Both are living examples that personal success is not about government programs but about taking personal responsibility.
A 2011 Gallup poll showed that whereas 39 percent of whites say they are "very religious," 53 percent of blacks do.
Compromisers tell us that we have no choice but to resign ourselves to a bloated, second-class America.
Many Republicans have bought the myth that the immigration issue is the main barrier between Hispanics and the Republican Party.
Does anybody really think we can change big government without talking about the human attitudes and values that produced it?
Republican Party operatives ignored both a clear definition of their product and savvy marketing to a diverse base of customers.
By it’s very nature, liberalism creates political classes – whether based on race or gender or business interests.
What really should be provoking fear is not that there are committed conservatives who want genuine change but that Americans are becoming resigned that real change is not possible.
How is it that, after almost four years of terrible economic results that Obama's persona is not more tarnished?
The growth of government dependency, the displacement of personal responsibility for government responsibility, and the unraveling of the American family all have moved in lockstep.