Politics

Michael Steele, the GOP, and the Golden Rule

Michael Steele is the first African-American chairman of the Republican National Committee. It is only logical to think that Republicans would handle his chairmanship with care–given the fragile nature of recent Republican relations with the black community. Continue reading

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Politics

The GOP needs an ‘extreme makeover’

If Republicans hope to salvage their base and expand upon it, they must reach out to communities that usually do not see a genuine alternative. Conservative principles are not geared toward whites, the wealthy, or “Joe American”–they are for everybody. The sooner Republicans put that to action is when they will start seeing results. Continue reading

Government / Politics

E pluribus unum, the Ground Zero mosque & political correctness?

E pluribus unum is a foundational principle that suggests unity. If we look at Feisal Abdul Rauf’s record, it is pretty clear that we do not have a person who truly seeks peace–only justice for crimes he believes American committed against the Muslim people. Common sense (if not prayer), should govern our diverse nation. Not political correctness. Continue reading