This was first published at The Washington Times: http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2014/sep/8/overbeck-misplaced-hope-in-progress/
President Obama thinks that history will magically take out all the bad guys in the world. He repeatedly lectures us that bad actors – people like Vladimir Putin, Syria’s president… Continue reading
Sen. Mark Udall’s campaign consultants must be scratching their heads. After months of paying for expensive ads focused almost exclusively on birth control and abortion, their candidate remains statistically tied with his opponent, Congressman Cory Gardner, in the polls. A… Continue reading
Asked by a convert to distill the Torah’s essence, Rabbi Hillel — Judaism’s great sage — taught, “What is hateful unto you, do not do unto your neighbor.”
Like the Golden Rule that roots most ethical traditions, Hillel’s first-century precept… Continue reading
The Supreme Court today sided with Hobby Lobby, and other similarly situated privately held companies, allowing them to choose not to offer specific types of birth control in their health benefits package.
The religious freedom argument is ubiquitous today, and… Continue reading
Recently, the House of Representatives passed H.R. 863 titled “On the Commission to Study Feminist History Museum” on a vote of 383 to 33, creating a commission to study placing the National Women’s History Museum on a location on the… Continue reading