Dan Flaherty

February 1, 2013

“I Heard The Heartbeat”…Beyonce Tells Of Her Lost Child

A week ago today, the pro-life marchers in Washington D.C. made a powerful statement that the cause for the protection of innocent life will always live on. Two days from now, the singer Beyonce will take the halftime stage at the Super Bowl. And the interviews she’s given over the past week have been an even more powerful statement about the humanity of the child in the womb.
January 27, 2013

The Over-Extension Of America Is A Worthy 2nd-Term Fight

Both parties are steeped in ideologies that make reducing American troop levels—and their attendants costs—politically impossible.
January 25, 2013

Colorado Tragedy Can’t Obscure The Heart Of The Pro-Life Movement

As hundreds of thousands peaceful pro-life demonstrators coverage on Washington D.C. today for the annual March For Life, the supporters of legalized abortion are gloating over […]
January 20, 2013

As Obama’s 2nd Term Begins So Does The Long Fight Over ObamaCare

President Obama’s second term officially begins this afternoon, but the signature legislation of his first term—the passage of ObamaCare—remains in substantial doubt. The political Left celebrated […]
January 18, 2013

The White House’s Empty Gun Propaganda

It’s not that I think a national background check on gun purchases is a bad idea. Nor is that I think it’s really necessary to own a semi-automatic assault rifle or that the right to purchase one is intrinsic to the Second Amendment. I don’t think either of these things and based on that, I find the actual policy proposals of President Obama regarding guns to be fairly benign. What is troubling, if unsurprising, is what’s omitted and its solutions that might actually matter and it’s an honest conversation about all facets of gun violence in this country.
January 13, 2013

Republican Establishment Trys To Devour Its Own

Well, the higher-ups in the Republican Party are doing some soul-searching and trying to figure out why they lost the presidential election and lost seats in the Senate, even as they expanded their House majority. According to Scott Rasmussen, the GOP Establishment has figured out what the problem is—it’s their own voters.
January 10, 2013

Why The Abortion Industry Thinks They’re Losing

The abortion industry and its Amen Corner like Time and Collins want it all—they want abortion to be accepted as true health care, while not playing by the same rules. Maybe even they too, know that it’s really not health care, regardless of how hard they protest otherwise. Even after forty years something--or Someone--is there tugging at human hearts.
January 6, 2013

The Budget Vote Reveals Republican Divide

What to make of the House’s ratification this week of the budget package passed by the U.S. Senate just minutes into 2013? I had no doubt […]
January 1, 2013

The House Should Reject The Senate’s Budget Plan

Even though I’ve advocated House Republicans being open to compromise, I’ve never suggested they be pushovers and a package this one-sided is much worse than the so-called fiscal cliff, and the House should dismiss the Senate plan for what it is—a politically-driven proposal aimed more at gaining partisan advantage than entering good-faith negotiations