August 19, 2014 Disposing of Those with Down Syndrome In today’s culture we are constantly cajoled about the need to concern ourselves with “niche interests” and to demonstrate acceptance for those who choose to live “outside the norm.” It….. Read More August 6, 2014 Corruption and Cronyism in the Old Dominion The first week of the McDonnell corruption trial has concluded, and if the testimony thus far is any indication, things aren’t looking good for the defendants. Regardless of the ultimate….. Read More July 22, 2014 Lies, Damned Lies, and Missing Hard Drives If ever a federal agency has made ineptitude into an art form, it has to be the IRS. After months of stonewalling and grandstanding and Fifth Amendment privilege-pleading before congressional….. Read More July 9, 2014 The Triumph of Law Over Ideology It’s been almost a week since the Supreme Court issued their ruling on the Hobby Lobby case, and there appears to be no end in sight to the Left’s outrage….. Read More June 25, 2014 All Politics is Local They say all politics is local, but this is easy to forget amidst the incessant frenzy of a 24-hour news cycle that tends to focus exclusively on national politics. For….. Read More June 11, 2014 Stemming the Tide of “Progress” Many people, when they hear talk of the growing “war on Christianity,” roll their eyes and dismiss the charges as mere political hyperbole designed to fire up the values voters….. Read More May 28, 2014 Can Christianity in the West Endure? This week I write upon returning from a nine day trip with friends to England, where much of my visit centered on an examination the English Reformation. I was fortunate….. Read More May 14, 2014 Our Silence is Deafening For several years my wife and I attended a little church in Virginia called St. Peter’s. Every Sunday during the “Prayers of the People” we would pray for persecuted Christians….. Read More April 30, 2014 Tea Anyone? This week the Washington Post’s Chris Cilizza took up the question of whether the ongoing antagonism between the Tea Party and the establishment wing of the GOP will spell doom….. Read More April 15, 2014 Pro-Markets or Pro-Business? Time for the GOP to Decide. It’s no secret that the Republican Party has for some time been coping with an multifaceted identity crisis. With the election of Barack Obama, the fallout from the 2008 economic….. Read More ← Older posts xDo you have hope for American leadership?Join the thousands of people who do. Join the John Jay Institute (it's free!). We'll plug you in with our astounding network of leaders nationwide, invite you to members-only events, and send you more thought-provoking content like this.