Saluting a Flag Doesn’t Make You Patriotic

Posted by in Politics on 15. Sep, 2016 | 1 Comment

Saluting a flag doesn’t make you patriotic. Standing for an anthem doesn’t either.

Antonio Banderas Speaks Out on the Need for Latino Unity and How the U.S. Facilitates It

Posted by in Misc, Politics on 26. Mar, 2016 | No Comments Yet

Antonio Banderas received a Platino Award last year in a ceremony in Marbella, Spain. The actor took the chance to call for more Latino unity across Spanish-speaking countries as well as to recognize that the United States is where he has ironically seen the Latino best come together.

Announcing My Preliminary Presidential Endorsements

Posted by in Politics on 06. Dec, 2015 | No Comments Yet

So far, the lack of qualified, serious, trustworthy candidates running for president in 2016 is pretty notable. And yes, the election is still a year away. I will nonetheless announce my top two candidates thus far. I think everyone can agree that these two have set themselves apart from the rest of the field.

Quietly Celebrating the Civil Rights Victory of My Generation

Posted by in Politics, Religion on 20. Dec, 2014 | No Comments Yet

I think we’re missing out on a very important conversation as families and neighbors. Future generations will ask us about the civil rights movement of our day, and what will we tell them? Will we remember it? Will we learn from it?

“We do not believe it just to mingle religious influence with civil government…”

Posted by in Politics, Religion on 26. Dec, 2013 | No Comments Yet

I have an interesting thought exercise for those complaining that U.S. District Judge Robert J. Shelby’s decision constitutes an act of judicial tyranny because he overruled the will of the majority.

How Not to Win the Hearts of Religious Folk

Posted by in Politics, Religion on 29. Jun, 2013 | No Comments Yet

This new atheist monument seems too much about settling scores and not enough about furthering the freedom of (non)religion and the cause of open discourse.

Bob Bennett Says Harry Reid Furthers God’s Work

Posted by in Politics, Religion on 15. Nov, 2012 | 1 Comment

“…Harry Reid has done as much to further the work of the kingdom as any politician that has ever served in national office..”

Obama Forgets About Romney’s Etch-A-Sketch

Posted by in Politics on 13. Oct, 2012 | No Comments Yet

In the first debate between Romney and Obama, Romney walked out with a historic win. Obama was underprepared and unfocused. But I want to explore another factor that hurt him deeply: he forgot about Romney’s Etch-A-Sketch.

So What If Romney’s Politics Aren’t Based on Principles?

Posted by in Politics on 26. Mar, 2012 | No Comments Yet

Ever since Mitt Romney declared his intentions to become the Republican nominee for president in 2008, one of the chief criticisms directed at him has been that he isn’t ideologically pure enough, that he isn’t a “true” conservative, or that he’s changed positions on key issues too many times. In other words, he’s weak on […]

Activist Judges

Posted by in Politics on 22. Feb, 2012 | No Comments Yet

Whenever a court or a judge strikes down a popular piece of legislation, it’s pretty common to hear political pundits (or the people who parrot their talking points) complain about “activist judges”, a.k.a. “elites who overturn the will of the people”. However, these same people will often turn around the next week and praise similar […]