Video: The Church or the Welfare State?

In this interview, Ben Johnson discusses the the Christian view of welfare vs. charity, the Christian's four obligations toward wealth, and the Democrats' cynical exploitation of religion to promote their Big Government agenda. My thanks to Crane Durham of "Nothing But Truth" on the American Family Radio Network for having me on the April 26, 2011, program to discuss who came closer to the truth: … [Read more...]

Two Congressmen I’ll Miss

In the aftermath of the presidential election, two significant Congressional races have gone unnoticed. Last Tuesday, America lost two representatives who have served their districts and their nation honorably: Charlie Stenholm of Texas and Phil Crane of Illinois. Rep. Charlie Stenholm, D-TX, earned a reputation as one of his party's most responsible moderates. Representing the interests … [Read more...]

The Axis of Evil Endorsement

“You shall judge of a man by his foes as well as by his friends.” – Joseph Conrad in the novel Lord Jim. Months after John Kerry boasted of having received secret endorsements from anonymous foreign leaders around the world, many of the gaps have been filled in. The leaders of the world have weighed in on the 2004 presidential election. Let’s run down the list of nations supporting each … [Read more...]

False Hope is on the Way

The Wall Street Journal has reportedthe new Democratic 527 organization “Win Back Respect” – which recently aired a series of commercials accusing the president of secretly plotting to bring back the draft – is set to air a campaign ad featuring the father-in-law of one of the 9/11 victims criticizing George W. Bush’s foreign policy. (Remember the outrage when George W. Bush featured a few … [Read more...]

Al Gore’s Naked Leftist Ambition

The media have heralded Al Gore’s endorsement of Howard Dean as the Democratic Party establishment’s embrace of Dean’s candidacy, the golden moment the conservative Democratic leadership (!) threw out its inhibitions and accepted the people’s anointed crusader. The trouble is, Democratic Party stalwarts – correctly worried Dean’s candidacy will lead them to a landslide defeat – have had no change … [Read more...]