The opening of diplomatic relations with Cuba is the latest, and one fears, not the last in a string of preemptive concessions to vicious regimes by the Obama administration.
The ordinary synod of 2015 ought to reflect more clearly the three concerns that Pope Francis expressed in his closing address to synod 2014: a passionate concern for mission, a compassionate concern for people in difficult situations, and a committed concern for the settled truths of the Catholic faith.
If the Supreme Court rules against the White House in King v. Burwell, states could face a difficult choice between fixing and reinforcing Obamacare or seeing some residents lose coverage they now have. Congress should give them a third option: a viable alternative to the Affordable Care Act.
In its coverage of Pope Francis, the mainstream media continues to filter out all the things the pope says that don’t fit the now-established “narrative.”
Modern art has been shaped, above all else, by a fear of kitsch, but modernists’ obsession with fake emotion continues to haunt their enterprise.
Very little of the world order of which the United States has been the linchpin and guarantor will be left on January 21, 2017. Indeed, there is very little of that post-Cold War order left today.
Conservative Republicans should recognize the very real difficulties that working-class voters face and seek to devise innovative ways to address them. Doing so would address the GOP’s decades-long empathy gap and recover the party’s historic role as the natural home for the American worker.
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