Politics

Is There a Christian Way to Vote?

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After nearly 20 months of campaigning, tomorrow is election day. For most of us, the end of the 2016 election cycle has been long-awaited. To be honest, it is almost an afterthought for me, as I have been largely disengaged from the election for some time.

Statesmanship vs. Politicking

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One of the greatest blessings we have as a nation is a history of a representative democracy in which we can take for granted the fact that we have peaceful transitions of power every four years.

Social Security, "What a Duesy!"

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Many Americans fail to understand there is no system set up by the government to invest their money or to provide any return on investment. The money you think you stored in the government "lock box" simply is paid out to current social security benefactors.

"The Big Short": Funny, But Misleading

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Big government encouraged the bad practices behind the financial crisis, it turned the crisis into a long-term economic disaster, and it etched the same bad policies in the stone of regulation. While “The Big Short” is a fun movie, its minimizing of government’s role in the financial crisis isn’t just laughable—it’s egregious.

Bursting Our Bloated Presidency

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After watching the recent Republican presidential nominee debates and the fine documentary on the Roosevelts, I was amazed at how much the media has changed in the past 70 years. But I was even more impressed with how much personality and charisma define the presidency.