'76 Blog

How to bedevil a political party

(’76 Editor) Greetings, mortals. Uncle Screwtape here, senior devil, seldom seen but always lurking around and making mischief. You’ll remember me from C. S. Lewis’s little guidebook about how to subvert souls. As a sideline, […]

By |April 27th, 2015|Categories: Politics, Republicans|Tags: , , |

Are PERA and TABOR on a collision course?

Absent changes to the Colorado Public Employees’ Retirement Association, PERA, or Colorado’s Taxpayer Bill of Rights, TABOR, Colorado’s public employee retiree population will be on a collision course with the Colorado taxpayer population in the […]

By |April 26th, 2015|Categories: Colorado, Policy|Tags: , , , , |

Conservatives and the death penalty

I’m not afraid to get embarrassed, and I want to share this philosophical, political, and epistemological journey with you, the reader, in hopes that you will enrich it.

I have not given comprehensive review to my […]

By |April 26th, 2015|Categories: Culture Wars|Tags: , , , , |

Is God a homophobe?

A God versus political correctness hoo-ha erupted when the Western Conservative Summit, which has been called the CPAC of the West, refused to allow the Log Cabin Republicans, a same-sex marriage advocacy group, a display […]

Advancing justice for unborn victims

Acknowledging the humanity of an unborn child is always the right thing to do, and it shouldn’t always have to be discussed in the context of abortion. That’s why the recently introduced “Offenses Against […]

A new birth of fusionism

Charles C.W. Cooke’s The Conservatarian Manifesto is a delightful call for a fusion of conserva(tive) and (liber)tarian ideals into a new synthesis that can lead the right to victory after eight years under George W. […]

School reform rises from the ashes

(Centennial Fellow) This year marks the fiftieth anniversary of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA), the landmark legislation that launched the Federal Government as the principal force in American school reform. […]

By |April 18th, 2015|Categories: Education|

America 2015: Clashing freedoms can coexist

(’76 Editor) Did you hear about the Jewish festival selling an exhibit table to the Christian proselytizers? Or the Catholic conference where opponents, after pitching a fit, were allowed […]

By |April 18th, 2015|Categories: Culture Wars|Tags: , , , |

The facts: Who may advertise at Western Conservative Summit 2015?

(’76 Editor) Colorado Log Cabin Republicans, a prominent voice for gay marriage as the law of the land, have alleged in a press release that they were “disinvited” from exhibiting at Western Conservative Summit 2015 […]

The moral dimension of immigration policy

(’76 Contributor) Many conservatives criticizing illegal immigration appear forget the moral dimension of the law. They forget to ask themselves “Is this law good; is it ethical; is it moral?” or “Is it bad; unethical; immoral?” […]

By |April 15th, 2015|Categories: Immigration|