'76 Blog

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|

Doing immigration right

(Centennial Fellow) I am Helen Raleigh, an immigrant from Communist China, an American by choice. Seventeen years, that was how long it took me […]

By |April 13th, 2015|Categories: Immigration|

Applying Lincoln to our culture’s civil wars

Last week, as radical Islamists slaughtered 148 Christian students at a Kenyan university, America’s faithful celebrated Easter and Passover in tranquility, demonstrating why religious liberty is not the eccentric uncle in the human-rights family — it’s the matriarch. […]

Apple won’t tolerate intolerance? Look in the mirror, Tim Cook

(CCU Student) Responding to Indiana’s Religious Freedom Restoration Act in a Washington Post op-ed last week, Apple CEO Tim Cook wrote, “There’s something very dangerous happening in states across the country.” […]

By |April 6th, 2015|Categories: constitution, Culture Wars, Law Justice Courts|Tags: , , , , |

Exotic Las Vegas and singular Nevada

(Las Vegas) The longtime Las Vegas headliner Liberace famously remarked that “too Much of a good thing is…Wonderful”. He might have been describing this fabled desert playground itself which very simply has no counterpart  […]

By |April 4th, 2015|Categories: Economics, Politics|Tags: , , , , , |

Easter is proof of heaven

While Easter TV movies and films always seem to focus on the blood-drenched agony of Christ’s lashing, torture and horrific crucifixion, the real story of Easter is the rest of the story — the part we don’t see. It’s reunion with God. The whole purpose of God coming down to earth […]

By |April 4th, 2015|Categories: Religion|Tags: , , , , |

School funding suffers from ObamaCare

Coloradans’ eyes understandably pass over reports about legislators working on the annual state budget. After all, the “long bill” – so named because it spans nearly 500 pages – is a necessary but mind-numbing legislative drudgery, salted with indiscernible acronyms, and largely incomprehensible to anyone outside the State Capitol. […]

By |April 4th, 2015|Categories: Education, Politics|Tags: , , , , , |

Christ and his cross have lessons for leaders

(Centennial Fellow) The week that stretches from Palm Sunday through Easter is the most significant week of the Christian’s year. Historically and spiritually, this week marks Jesus’ triumphant […]

By |March 31st, 2015|Categories: Ideas, Religion, World|Tags: , , , , , , |

A nation of citizens, not of immigrants

(’76 Contributor) I think it’s always good to know where people come from before you consider what they have to say. The truth of the matter is, with reference to this evening’s panel, I am not a legal immigrant […]

By |March 31st, 2015|Categories: Immigration|

Head for WCS15 with Walker, Carson, Hewitt, Horowitz & more

(’76 Editor) We are having, if I may turn a phrase you’ve never ever heard before, an absolute ball getting ready for Western Conservative Summit 2015 on June 26-28 at the Colorado Convention Center. […]