My Apologies to Rev. Edward Ramage and Rev. Earl Stallings

In an earlier post (The Forgotten) I reflected on the moral and historical insignificance of the eight pastors who were the recipients of King’s Letter from a Birmingham Jail, noting that while King is revered they are forgotten.  I implied that they lacked the courage and moral fortitude to challenge the status quo. After reading… Continue Reading

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Eleven Reasons Why Agriculture Supports Immigration Reform.

Agriculture has always been an important part of the U.S. economy and culture.  In recent years, it has been one of the most profitable parts of the economy.  More than any other part of the economy, agriculture stands to benefit from immigration reform. It also stands to suffer if reform efforts stall.  Listed below are… Continue Reading

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Two New Surveys Show Strong Support for Immigration Reform. Is Washington Listening?

  *Originally published by the Ohio Conservative Review. As the year draws to a close, two new surveys of likely voters show that they are ready for immigration reform and frustrated with those who stand in the way. The independent surveys were conducted by Basswood Research and Harper Polling. Basswood surveyed 1,000 likely voters in… Continue Reading

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The Mouse Trap

The following story was sent to me today from the pastor of a Latino church who was thanking us for coming to DC for the American’s for Reform lobby day.  Tomorrow I will be helping to lead a delegation of 2o Ohioans around for about 10 meetings with Ohio Congressmen and their staffers to advocate… Continue Reading

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True Conservatives: Don’t Be Fooled by “Amnesty” Ruse

True conservatives are realists.  We are guided by an ideology of limited government, fiscal responsibility, and dignity of life.  When everything works correctly our conservative ideals provide a framework for understanding truth and using it to make the world a safer and better place. But ideology doesn’t always work that way.  When it goes awry,… Continue Reading

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