When conservatives talk about a culture of responsibility, weâ€™re not just talking about the personal responsibility of the individual in trouble. Weâ€™re talking about the personal responsibility of the rest of us toward that individual.
He unfurled this showmanship in this campaign of redemption, in which he was combatting not just his opponent, but also his deeply tarnished image as result of serious ethical transgressions during his second term as governor.
Analysis of 2010 census data by an initiative called Protecting Black Life shows that 79 percent of Planned Parenthood abortion clinics are located within walking distance of minority neighborhoods â€“ 62 percent within 2 miles of primarily black neighborhoods and 64 percent of Hispanic/Latino neighborhoods.
This, of course, is the horror story of a cesspool in Philadelphia posturing as an abortion clinic, operating without inspection for 17 years. Gosnell, the doctor who ran the place, is formally charged with the murder of one woman and seven infants.
Carson, who is director of pediatric neurosurgery at Johns Hopkins Hospital, is a hero to many. His life story, rising from a Detroit ghetto to a life of accomplishment and distinction, is a story of American ideals on steroids.
If we are going to tackle immigration reform, there should be agreement at the outset on what objectives should be achieved. In my view, there should be three. It should enhance the freedom, fairness and security of the nation. If not, why bother?
The Indiana Supreme Court has just ruled unanimously, 5-0, that Indianaâ€™s school voucher program, signed into law in 2011, the most expansive school voucher program in the nation, does not violate the stateâ€™s constitution.
The travesty now taking place in Detroit should be carefully watched by all Americans. This is not a one off exception to the rule, but is just the latest case study of a pathology dragging down the whole nation. And itâ€™s a pathology for which low-income minority Americans are paying the dearest price.
Even if there were tougher background checks, Wilson continued, â€śaccess to guns would be relatively easy â€¦ many would be stolen, and others would be obtained through straw purchases by a willing confederate. It is virtually impossible to use new background-check or waiting-period laws to prevent dangerous people from getting guns. Those they cannot buy, they will steal or borrow.â€ť