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Hope Hodge
by | Sep 4, 2009

Thus the history of nations teaches us the necessity of the Union with Christ. To be sure, even when we study the history of the individual and the nature of man, we always see a divine spark in his breast,…

by | Aug 12, 2009

Congratulations! Today is the day in the year, according to the Americans for Tax Reform, that you can start working for yourself. 224 days of working just to pay taxes leaves a meager 141 days out of the year in…

by | Aug 6, 2009

Conservatives in their teens and early twenties, who will continue to confer over at George Washington University through Friday, took a break from exhortations from the likes of Sen. Jim DeMint and Stephen Moore to entertain a cautionary missive carried…

by | Jul 24, 2009

When an amendment by Rep. Mike Pence that would de-fund Planned Parenthood made it out of committee on Thursday, congressmen were forced to take a stand on the issue in a roll call vote. And though the amendment was neatly…

by | Jul 20, 2009

In the last month, the New York Senate plumbed a new low in messy and irresponsible non-governance. Two Democratic senators, Hiram Monserrate and Pedro Espada, brought business to a standstill on June 8, when they abruptly switched political parties, giving…

by | Jul 17, 2009

Thursday wrapped Senate questioning in the Sotomayor hearings and brought the much-anticipated testimony of New Haven firefighter Frank Ricci. Sen. Kyl began the morning’s questions, dwelling heavily on the Ricci case and refusing to accept the diplomatic non-answers that Sotomayor…

by | Jul 15, 2009

Slate Magazine’s Dahlia Lithwick predicted Saturday what we would see today at the Sotomayor hearings in the Senate Judiciary Committee: “The judicial confirmation process is more or less the political equivalent of Dancing With the Stars, in that the senators…

by | Jul 13, 2009

The first day of Senate hearings on the appointment of Sonia Sotomayor to replace Justice David Souter’s seat on the Supreme Court was all that Democrat strategists could have hoped: boring. Sotomayor sat silent for most of the day as…

by | Jun 30, 2009

The fight for a referendum on recognizing same-sex marriage in D.C. likely came to an end today. After a ballot petition from traditional marriage advocacy coalition Stand4MarriageDC was rejected by the district Board of Elections on June 16, the group…

by | Jun 30, 2009

Last week, a Washington, D.C. election board rejected a ballot initiative to overturn the city council’s recent vote in favor of same-sex marriage. A coalition of traditional marriage supporters quickly sprang into action, appealing the board’s decision in the district…

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