Franklin Graham on who to vote for

By |April 15th, 2016|Categories: Politics, Religion|Tags: , , , , |

(By Joy Overbeck, '76 Contributor) Gotcha. Of course the leader of Samaritan’s Purse, among the largest worldwide Christian charities, who is also the son of Billy Graham, the world’s foremost Christian Evangelist, didn’t name names. But I [...]

Will he use Trumped-up Colorado lies as excuse for third-party run?

By |April 15th, 2016|Categories: Colorado, Politics|Tags: , , , , |

(By Joy Overbeck, '76 Contributor) Colorado is getting falsely smeared by Trump’s lies repeated by a lazy and ignorant media. “They (the party establishment) took the votes away from the people in Colorado” he raves. Is Trump [...]

Potty talk: The tyranny of the .03 percent

By |April 15th, 2016|Categories: Politics|Tags: , , , , , , |

(By Joy Overbeck, '76 Contributor) It was very late at night in a nearly-deserted airport and I was alone in the bathroom when a man walked in. Or maybe just a person who looked like [...]

Should Christians engage in politics

By |April 15th, 2016|Categories: Politics, Religion|Tags: , , , , , |

(By Evan Verbal, ’76 Scholar) As our country approaches election season, an engaged citizen cannot help but observe a malicious side to politics. Nasty campaign advertisements, emerging scandals, and hypocrisy emerge under the national spotlight. [...]

Rumblings of revolution in Colorado

By |April 15th, 2016|Categories: Colorado, Politics|Tags: , , , , |

(By Ellen Densmore, '76 Scholar) The Centennial State is declaring a revolution to overthrow establishment politicians, liberal values, and the entitlement mindset that is the foundation of socialism. In their place, constitutional conservatism is rising, coupled [...]

College students: Before you ask “Who’s teaching us?” ask yourself “What have I learned?”

By |April 12th, 2016|Categories: Education, Politics|Tags: , , , , |

(By Helen Raleigh, Centennial Fellow) There is more bad news out of US college campuses. At Stanford, one of the most prestigious universities in the world, a group called Who’s Teaching Us (WTU) has been campaigning [...]

GOP can avert split by vowing #NeverFear

By |April 5th, 2016|Categories: Elections, Politics|Tags: , , , , , , |

(By John Andrews, Centennial Fellow)  Whatever happened to the home of the brave?  The air of this election year is so filled with appeals to fear that you’d think all Americans were timid children, frightened of the future.  […]

Presidential politics in turmoil: shades of 1968

By |April 3rd, 2016|Categories: Politics|Tags: , , , , |

(By Bill Moloney, '76 Contributor) (Washington)  If one seeks continuity and tradition here in the Imperial City one readily finds it within the dark paneled walls of the Old Ebbitt Grill.  Established in 1856- a block from [...]

2016’s gonna be a nightmare, believe me

By |March 28th, 2016|Categories: Politics|Tags: , , , |

(By Melanie Sturm, '76 Contributor) “Our long national nightmare is over,” President Gerald Ford declared at his swearing-in, marking the end of the most dangerous constitutional crisis since the Civil War — Watergate. After becoming the only [...]

Kafer: A conservative against Trump

By |March 22nd, 2016|Categories: Politics|Tags: , , , |

(By Krista Kafer, '76 Contributor) Would she sleep with him for $1 million? "Sure." How about $50? "Of course not," she snapped. "What do think I am?" "We've established that," he said, "Now we're just haggling." The [...]