“Americans Don’t Know Civics,” flatly declares the USA Today headline. Agence France Presse and Washington Post columnist Kathleen Parker dutifully follow suit, passing on the press release of the “Intercollegiate Studies Institute.” Americans are expected to recoil, recoil! at the following fact points: More than
Ronald Reagan’s ideology of deregulation and laissez faire reduction of government to the size of a gnat has been discredited, and Reagan now appears once more to be the empty-headed king of jellybeans he at first seemed to be. But, criticism of Reagan aside, what do we do now? Where do we go from here? Give us your ideas.
The essential message of the extremist agenda of the Wasilla Assembly of God beliefs about a prophecy of God’s plan for America, all the way through the stomping of non-Christians, comes from the same movement that inspired John Winthrop to write A Model of Christian Charity. So, by understanding that sermon, we can understand a lot more about the ideology that Sarah Palin would impose in the White House if John McCain were to be elected this year, and then die.
Joseph Biden has earned a progressive score of just 50 percent. Only half of the time over the last two years has Biden sided with a liberal perspective in the Senate. The other half of the time, he’s opposed it.