Government unions use the force model to enrich themselves at the direct expense of taxpayers to the point of bankrupting us all.
Despite the major repudiation Obama received in last year's election, he has not changed at all.
How do we reconcile the paradox that most know that the federal government is out of control, yet support the programs that are driving it out of control?
What individuals choose in private, and for which they bear personal responsibility, is separate from what we sanction publicly for which we all must bear responsibility.
The fact that experts in Washington are wrong 100 percent of the time never seems to discourage us from going down the same path again and again.
If Republicans offer a bold alternative to seize control from politicians and bureaucrats and return power and freedom to citizens, they can bet on public support.
If some of the logic in Steele's election was that a black chairman would expand the GOP's appeal to minority voters, there's scant evidence that this was accomplished.
When we sanction ourselves to make everything up, who can the God that our Declaration of Independence refers to possibly be?
One can only hope that at some point black clergy will grasp that freedom means a culture of responsibility, not a culture of entitlement.
If the government can dictate how I live and what I do, I begin to feel like they own me.