We have a hard time understanding big numbers, because we never encounter them in day-to-day life. “1 Trillion Dollars”? What does that even mean?
Carrie Lukas at NRO’s The Corner blog points us to something very helpful — explaining the U.S. Budget in terms of a household budget:
The Gainesville Tea Party seems to have the right idea: They take some of our key economic num... More
Adrienne Ives refused to ignore her daughter's lawlessness.
Just as Prime Minister David Cameron was promising to “restore a sense of morality and responsibility” following the recent riots in England, Adrienne Ives made a courageous phone call that proved that good parents – the tough love type – still exist across the pond.
Mrs. Ives and her husband were watching news reports of the ... More
What exactly are our moral obligations here?
Fr. Robert Sirico from Acton tells me:
There are three important things any legislator must base his decisions on: First, our responsibility to future generations requires that we keep our fiscal house in order. Second, the dignity of individual citizens must be protected by allowing wealth-creating institutions to flourish and respecting the importan... More