Carson Holloway

July 31, 2014

Does Obama Sense a Wave?

Is a Republican wave building for the fall congressional elections?  It’s possible.  After all, it would seem more likely that the 2014 midterm electorate will look […]
July 19, 2014

A Few More Questions for Elizabeth Warren

Elizabeth Warren’s speech to the Netroots Nation convention is much on my mind right now.  I thought of some other points after putting up an earlier […]
July 19, 2014

Elizabeth Warren’s 11 Commandments of Progressivism

National Journal‘s blog has a post outlining what it claims are Elizabeth Warren’s 11 Commandments of Progressivism, as she stated them at the recent Netroots Nation […]
July 18, 2014

An Attack on Religious Freedom

According to the Weekly Standard‘s Terry Eastland, the bill introduced by Senate Democrats to effectively overturn the Hobby Lobby verdict in fact sweeps far more widely […]
July 8, 2014

A Great Catholic Writer on Marriage and Moral Tragedy

About a month ago I posted a blog item on “Divorce, Remarriage, and Moral Tragedy.”  The point I tried to make is that some of those […]
July 7, 2014

Catholicism and Libertarianism, Part 2

In a recent post I discussed what I think are some problems in Kevin Williamson’s critique of Catholic thinking about economics and politics.  Here I would […]
July 3, 2014

The Left’s Reaction to the Hobby Lobby Verdict

The American left’s reaction to the Hobby Lobby case ruling is a little strange.  It is not strange that they are disappointed.  Their side lost, so […]
June 30, 2014

A Founding Father’s Advice to the IRS

While doing some work on the thought of Alexander Hamilton, America’s first Secretary of the Treasury, I came across a remark that contemporary IRS officials might […]
June 24, 2014

Libertarianism and Catholicism

Kevin Williamson has a piece at National Review that is sharply critical of some Catholic pronouncements on economics.  I’d like to respond to his piece, with […]