By Tom Quiner Some Republican leaders are urging their party to focus on economic issues and de-emphasize cultural issues. They believe that it is economics and politics that drive history. Pope John Paul II (JPII) disagreed. He believed, and he proved, that it is culture that drives history. Not economics. Not politics. Economics and politics…

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By Tom Quiner [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oQsCW1hbOGw] What a country we have. Did you know that most Americans believe we are exceptional? The Gallup Poll asked us this question: “Because of the United States’ history and its Constitution, do you think the U.S. has a unique character that makes it the greatest country in the world, or don’t…

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By Tom Quiner Enjoy this vintage clip of the great Fred Astaire singing Happy Easter. [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pPbWNiaD_8g]

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By Tom Quiner Men have been known to go to their death for something in which they believe. Those men are few and far between. Men don’t give up their lives easily. Do men go to their death for a lie? No they don’t, because our lives are too precious to us. The ultimate sacrifice,…

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By Tom Quiner [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xe5kVw9JsYI] A stranger washed my feet last night. This unusual experience took place at the Holy Thursday service at my church last night. Just as Jesus washed the feet of His disciples, we washed each others’ feet in remembrance of the relevance of His actions today. In a short while, I’ll be…

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 By Lisa Bourne [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aq0kBkUZbvQ&feature=player_embedded] For those who may not be aware, Lila Rose is the founder of the organization Live Action. A visit to www.liveaction.org yields the group’s description of itself as a youth-led pro-life movement for human rights. Live Action has been responsible for numerous videos exposing Planned Parenthood for corruption and repeated illegal…

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By Tom Quiner [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=BH91X-5X40Q] What happens when one party controls the ability to spend taxpayer’s money too long? California happens. Democrats have controlled the legislature since 1996. According to WikiAnswers: “They have been in complete control of setting the legislative agenda and appointing the membership of every legislative committee, including those that deal with health…

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By Tom Quiner The Tea Party movement deserves credit for changing the entire national debate on fiscal accountability. More than ever, our two political parties are debating paths to deficit reduction. Republican Congressman, Paul Ryan, has outlined a detailed plan to fiscal sanity by calling for spending restraint. President Obama, after escalating spending to unprecedented…

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By Tom Quiner The President and his party believe in the public option when it comes to health insurance. They believe in more taxes for the top producers. They believe Guantanamo should be closed. They’re against warrantless wiretaps. They despise spending restraint. They rail against indefinite detention of terrorist suspects. And in particular, they are…

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By Tom Quiner A man burns a book many people love. He video tapes and broadcasts the event around the world. He adds subtitles to be sure his intended target can read it. The response to those upset with the book burning?  Mass murder.  Beheadings. All done to strangers. Let us not dwell on details.…

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