Deep political division today, like in 1860, is driven by fundamental differences in world-views regarding what this country is about.
We cannot continue our entitlements programs as they are and still remain a free country.
Bureaucratic social engineering should be replaced by personal responsibility and market based incentives.
The NAACP has consistently opposed school choice and voucher initiatives and has been a stalwart defender of the public school system that traps kids in poverty.
Americans have come to see government, rather than family, as the institution through which we primarily help each other.
The Fed either is going to protect the value of our money or it is going to print it to pay for spending -- unfortunately, it has chosen the latter.
We've now gone beyond blacks just buying into the great welfare state lie -- we now have a black president who is leading us all into the abyss.
But just one week before, the President and his Democrat colleagues used this very point -- that the budget is about values -- as an excuse to attack conservatives and Republicans.
One hundred billion dollars is wasted in Washington on any given day by the time President Barack Obama, Harry Reid and Nancy Pelosi have finished breakfast.
How much do politicians believe that, ultimately, things will go on and be just fine no matter what we do?