Tagged: Public Policy

Is American Patriotism Un-Christian?

American patriotism, I would argue, is not as simple as most. Unlike most countries, our patriotism is not based primarily on ethnicity or shared lands or history or even culture, but on ideas and ideals, much of which was informed and under-girded by Christianity and...


No Quick Fixes for Gun Violence

Our political system is polarized on many issues, many of which, like education and healthcare, probably do not yield to a simplistic either or, statist or free-market solution. Gun violence, brought to our attention by another mass shooting, is also one of these contentious issues...