Tag: Rick Santorum

Mitch PerryJuly 23, 2015
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4min36
Evangelicals are the Republican Party’s, “biggest, most reliable voting bloc,” according to Republican National Committee faith engagement director Chad Connelly. But there has been grumbling for years that they’ve received a raw deal from the party. The New York Times reported in March that evangelical leaders and other socially conservative groups said they didn’t believe Jeb […]

Mitch PerryJuly 17, 2015
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6min29
“I love America.” Those were the first words out of Scott Walker’s mouth Monday night when he announced from Waukesha, Wis., that he’s now the 15th official candidate in the GOP 2016 presidential sweepstakes. Since the campaign began in earnest earlier this year, Walker has been considered in the top tier of candidates who could […]

Martin DyckmanJuly 1, 2015
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10min44
Those who flaunt the Confederate flag insist that it symbolizes “heritage,” not hate. Call it what they will, but that heritage is a heritage of hate. The slave owners and their politicians fancied themselves good, decent, God-fearing people. How could they square that with the countless hideous brutalities they inflicted on their human chattels? They […]

Bill PrescottJune 30, 2015

11min70
Those who flaunt the Confederate flag insist that it symbolizes “heritage,” not hate. Call it what they will, but that heritage is a heritage of hate. The slave owners and their politicians fancied themselves good, decent, God-fearing people. How could they square that with the countless hideous brutalities they inflicted on their human chattels? They […]

Diane RobertsJune 26, 2015

9min65
I am the descendant of at least 10 Confederate soldiers. A few owned slaves; most did not. One great-great-grandfather fought at the Battle of Natural Bridge. Another survived the Siege of Petersburg. So don’t throw the Y-word at me. Don’t tell me I don’t understand. I understand all too well.  The Confederate battle flag is […]


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