Ben Boychuk and Joel Mathis
Donald Trump is bad for America. He is bad for the Republican Party. He is bad for the conservative movement. He is bad for the country he wants to lead. And while he promises to “make America great again,” we worry the effects of a Trump presidency — or even of a candidacy that lasts very long into the new year — will damage the fabric of this country in such a fashion that it might take years, maybe decades, to recover.
Yes, they’re an obvious threat My liberal friend misses the point about halting the relocation of Syrian refugees to the United States. We’ve more or less always been a welcoming nation. But charity shouldn’t come at the expense of security. Different situations require different responses. The United States changed its refugee policy in the mid-1970s to accommodate boatloads of Vietnamese fleeing their communist rulers. We adjusted our laws again in 1980 to handle an influx of Cubans fleeing the “worker’s paradise.” But note the circumstances.
Not yet, but it’s time to prepare If you haven’t heard about the “Benedict Option” yet, you will soon enough. Some serious Christians are starting to think through what their lives might be like living in a country that isn’t merely indifferent to their faith, but overtly hostile to it. “Benedict” here refers not to the recent Roman Catholic pope, Benedict XVI, but rather his namesake, St.
The U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday ruled 5-4 that a cap on the total amount of money donors can give to political campaigns — “aggregate contribution limits” — are unconstitutional. Such limits, Chief Justice John Roberts wrote for the majority in McCutcheon v.