Republican Party

April 26, 2013

Dubyapalooza: Catholics Share the Presidential W. Love

After the Dubyapalooza at the opening of the George W. Bush Presidential Center in Dallas, a badly needed reassessment of former President Bush is underway. I
July 12, 2013

The Supreme Court’s DOMA Ruling: What Would Abraham Lincoln Say?

Does every Supreme Court ruling deserve our total and unhesitating support?  No.  That, at least, was the view of one of our greatest citizens and statesmen,
October 10, 2013

Paul Ryan, Statesman

In yesterday’s Wall Street Journal, Congressman Paul Ryan made the case for a compromise to end the government shutdown, address the approaching debt limit, and start
October 17, 2013

Mitch McConnell isn’t the problem. Mark Begich is the problem.

There are many people today who are furious at Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell and Speaker Boehner for accepting this deal and ending the shutdown. Not
October 17, 2013

Are Republicans going soft on gay marriage? Not if Chris Christie has anything to say about it

Many right-of-center ideologues consider New Jersey Governor Chris Christie a Republican in name only. Not only does his cordial relationship with President Obama make their heads
October 21, 2013

Iraq, Obamacare, and the Uncertain Future of American Politics

Now that the partial government shutdown is over, the news is becoming more focused on problems with the launch of the Affordable Care Act.  Writing in
October 25, 2013

The GOP’s “Truce” on Social Issues is Political Suicide

Conventional wisdom suggests that in 2012, social issues distracted from the Republican Party’s winning economic message, causing the GOP to lose. At American Principles in Action, we
October 30, 2013

A Rallying Cry For Virginia, And For Decency

In less than a week, Virginians will go to the polls to elect a new governor. On the ticket are two contenders: Ken Cuccinelli, Virginia’s current
October 31, 2013

Tom Ridge accuses social conservatives of ‘tyranny’

But the truth is that I save my greatest ammunition for pro-abortion Republicans, especially those who also claim to be Catholic. Thankfully the number of pro-abortion Catholic