Reconstructed Capitalism

There’s a lot of talk about how our economy can be fixed. The solution: spend a lot of money, whether it is done by the private (businesses and consumers) or public sector (government). I’m not an economist. I’m just an ordinary guy who goes to work every morning, pay his taxes, and goes home to… Continue reading Reconstructed Capitalism

Freedom Fries

With a new U.S. President coming into the White House, we are left to ponder about the previous President, George W. Bush. Without a doubt the Bush Administration left us with a legacy that has particularly reshaped our view of freedom. I believe one of the most memorable reform during Bush’s presidency was the congressional… Continue reading Freedom Fries

Liberalism, Conservatism, Truth

I have friends from both sides of the spectrum: conservatives and liberals (religiously and politically). It’s not that I’m categorizing them as so. These labels are self-professed. I get the satisfaction of hearing two different perspectives. It’s quite nice to hear different perspectives, actually. It keeps me in check. It keeps me connected. I am… Continue reading Liberalism, Conservatism, Truth

Republican, Partisan Christians

I received a forward yesterday with a 10 second clip capturing Obama saying to the interviewer, “You’re right in saying that John McCain did not talk about my Muslim faith…” The email asked the question, “was this really a slip of the tongue” with the obvious implication that it wasn’t and it revealed Obama is… Continue reading Republican, Partisan Christians

Christians and Sarah Palin

Many Republicans are excited about Sarah Palin. Many Christians are thanking God that their vote for the Republican party this year can now be justified. I don’t know about you, Palin, but I would be utterly disillusioned with politics if the only reason McCain picked me had nothing to do with my accomplishments or even… Continue reading Christians and Sarah Palin

Why I Am a Democrat

Why am I a Democrat? I was asked about this two weeks ago. The honest to God answer is that it’s political. I’d rather be independent but then I would have to forego voting in the primaries, and that’s not something I want to do. I could go third party but, frankly, that’d be the… Continue reading Why I Am a Democrat