Politics

Home/Politics

Midterm Election: What History Tells Us

(Denver) Beginning with election night the "Punditocracy"( or the "Chattering Classes" as the Brits call them) invariably do two things: 1. SPIN the results to reflect their own bias, and 2. PREDICT what those results

 0

WCS17: Conservatives Welcome to Our House

The Western Conservative Summit of 2017 began with a video fittingly synced to the pop song “My House” by Flo Rida. This is such a great example of one wonderful aspect of coming together each

 0

Making Goodness Fashionable at WCS17

As people enter the Colorado Convention Center they are greeted throughout by signs that display the Western Conservative Summit's 2017 motto--Making Goodness Fashionable. You would think this wouldn't be a controversial slogan, but in today's

 0

The secular argument for traditional marriage

(By Adam Densmore, 1776 Scholar) While scripture is an ideal starting point for any conversation—especially one relating to social questions of right and wrong—Christians are called to think biblically but speak secularly. To craft a persuasive

 0

Irresistible? Romans and the right to resist

(By Branden Yeates, 1776 Scholar) Paul’s command in Romans 13 to “be subject to the governing authorities” can stir up a lot of internal conflict in the mind of a Christian patriot. The Church often assumes that

 2

Traditional women and the wage gap

(By Mikaela Myers, 1776 Scholar) In between bites of his haphazardly built ham sandwich, my friend glanced up and asked me, “So what did you think?” We were sitting in the cafeteria after just finishing a particularly

 0

The Cult of Education

(By Ellen Densmore, 1776 Scholar) In his 1848 Communist Manifesto, Karl Marx identifies public education as a primary means of enacting Revolution—of shifting the societal focus away from the individual and the family unit, towards a

 0

How Good Intentions Crippled Economic Justice

(By Tegan Truitt, 1776 Scholar) The famed observer of democracy, Alexis de Tocqueville, writes that, though democratic nations love freedom, “for equality they have an ardent, insatiable, eternal, invincible passion; they want equality in freedom, and,

 0