Author Archives: John Howard

#platform Unity Is Better Than Division

The GOP is a house divided against itself on the issue of same-sex marriage, and this rift cannot be papered over just by leaving the issue out of the platform completely. There is still just as much distrust and division that drains energy and money and people from the party. Everyone seems to think there are only two choices: either…

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Senators are supposed to live in Washington

Scott Brown and Ed Markey seem to be mixed up about what house they serve in. Representatives are expected to stay closely in touch with their local constituents and serve their concerns first, while Senators are expected to put their state’s interests aside and serve the national interests. Senators aren’t supposed to be on the plane every weekend. Markey has…

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Pope urges opposition to Postgenderism

God created male and female, the Pope observed. “Man calls his nature into question,” he said, when he questions that fundamental concept of sexuality. Moreover, the Pope continued, because the “gender ideology” seeks to make every individual completely autonomous, it destroys the understanding of the family as a community designed for the rearing of children. Again citing Rabbi Bernheim, the…

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Appoint Brown as the interim senator!

This is a no brainer. He’s already got the office and staff and the pension and health plan, so just have him hang out down there for a few more months. It will cost us millions of dollars to give someone else a Senator’s pension and health plan – we are still paying what’s his name that filled in when…

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