The cardinal sin here is that I didn’t take the accusation at face value. I believed Pastor Jack Morgan.
St. Thomas More did precisely this when he resigned as chancellor to the King of England — specifically because his conscience was challenged in such a way that it could not be reconciled with his duties.
It is difficult to understand the impulse on the nationalist right to over-correct with regards to immigration. That somehow, by trading just a few more of our civil liberties, the appeasement will suffice and we will magically trade freedom for safety.
Is Trump’s inner circle dangerously lacking in competence? OR is Trump savvy enough to push the reckless, out-of-touch, agenda-driven media into focusing on all the wrong things?
The enemy of the “lie” will forever be the truth — solid, cold, unafraid, and present.
There’s a reason why this feels different, and why Trump’s approval ratings are at 59% right now. We just witnessed a political realignment that was 20 years in the making.
Restricting immigration will not make us safer anymore than restricting gun ownership will. In fact, both can be classified as badly counterproductive.
Riggleman: “If HB 1766 is passed, Dominion Power can arbitrarily and legally “run over or under” any local resistance by communities in regards to placement of transmission lines and associated facilities.”
Pragmatic populism is just shorthand for screwing other people first.
The concern for civic institutions is at an ebb… while political advantage on both sides seems to be the principal concern.