We show more compassion to refugees by not bringing them here

By |November 22nd, 2015|

(By Joy Overbeck, ’76 Contributor) How would you feel to be uprooted from family, friends, people who share your culture, language and religion and be shipped half-way across the world to a huge and confusing […]

Two tales of two places: one tragic, one ridiculous

By |November 22nd, 2015|

(By Kelly Sloan, ’76 Contributor) The events in France shock and anger, yes, but a little less so with each report of some new terrorist act somewhere in the world. While one would hope the act […]

A Christian vision of civilization

By |November 22nd, 2015|

(By John Morgan, ’76 Contributor) The vision of Christianity is salvation and civilization.

Salvation is for the individual soul to find rest in God and life in him for eternity.

Civilization is for societies to find peace among their […]

Draining Washington’s swamp, Fred Thompson-style

By |November 16th, 2015|

(By Melanie Sturm, ’76 Contributor) “I often long for the realism and sincerity of Hollywood,” joked Sen. Fred Thompson, the “Law & Order” star who recently died. A real-life prosecutor and Watergate counsel, Thompson formulated the famous question […]

The Red Guards on America’s campuses

By |November 16th, 2015|

(By Helen Raleigh, Centennial Fellow) If you never heard of the term “Red Guards,” allow me to fill you in. During Chairman Mao’s Cultural Revolution movement (1966-1976), many over-zealous Chinese college students began referring to […]

How do we save education?

By |November 9th, 2015|

(By Jay Ambrose, ’76 Contributor) Go back a bit and there was President Barack Obama promising us educational utopia. Then move forward some and what you have is a hugely expensive, bureaucratically dumbfounding mix of […]

Politico and Carson: Who’s zooming whom?

By |November 8th, 2015|

(By Sosamma Samuel-Burnett) If I was approached by a creditor’s rep (as I sometimes am at a store or airport) that offers “instant credit and 0% financing” — I would know tha¬t I would get […]

Hugh Hewitt’s 16 keys to the 2016 race

By |November 6th, 2015|

(By John Andrews, ’76 Editor) Much like a sportscaster providing “keys to the game” ahead of an NFL kickoff, author and radio host Hugh Hewitt suggested 16 keys to the 2016 presidential race at an issue forum at CCU last night.  The fervent Ohio State and Cleveland Browns partisan pled for audience sympathy […]

Tax reform should take center stage at debates

By |October 27th, 2015|

(By Kelly Sloan, ’76 Contributor) A great deal has been made of the fact that in previous Republican presidential debates, the most conspicuous casualty has been discussion of serious questions of policy and that, by […]

Will union lies squash successful Colorado education reforms?

By |October 23rd, 2015|

(By Joy Overbeck, ’76 Contributor) Colorado teachers unions are working hard to erase the gains in student achievement that parents want by trying to defeat reform-minded Douglas and Jefferson County school board members in upcoming elections with national implications for educational transformation. […]