Tagged: Politics

If Bush is evil, you are stupid

The List Universe had an interesting open question, entitled Your View: Who is the Most Evil Man?  Of course, the usuals showed up – Hitler, Stalin, Mao, Mohammed – but some people have been including GW Bush in that list.  After reiterating a list of...

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John McCain: A True Hero

Say what you will about his political positions, there is no doubt in my mind after watching this video that John McCain is a true hero. Hat tip: Hugh Hewitt

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McCain ‘flip-flops’, goes conservative on taxes

I found it interesting today that McCain has decided to go a little more fiscally conservative and support making the Bush tax cuts permanent, and lower spending.  Good boy. Now, if he really wants to please the far right, he’ll pick a good running mate. ...

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Essays in defense of traditional marriage

Catholic scholars Robert P. George and Jean Elshtain have put together a collection of essays, from scholars from many disciplines, defending traditional marriage, entitled The Meaning of Marriage: Family, State, Market, And Morals.  Table of Contents below.  This volume brings together the best of contemporary...

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Extreme identity politics

While many on the left have brought up evangelicals supporting Huckabee as merely being a “he’s one of us” phenomenon, the Democrats have their own candidates basing much of their appeal on their identity and not ideology. When that happens it can turn bad –...

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ICONS – the Independent Conservative Party ?

Based on the audio podcast and Hot Air post entitled Did the “religious right’s” mistakes make McCain inevitable?, conservatives who don’t like McCain are thinking about divorcing themselves from the Republican party in the near future.  Tammy bruce concludes the 10 minute podcast saying: "Obviously,...

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McCain: Well…maybe

There’s a lot for me, a Christian conservative, not to like about John McCain. But there are some things about him to like. This is one. Not so much that he has a son in the Marines, but the fact that his son enlisted as...

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How do you prioritize the issues?

I was discussing w/ Silver my hierarchy of values/issues, and thought to list them here.  If you had to prioritize, what order would you choose, and at what point would you draw a line between essential and non-essential positions for your candidate?

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