Is Psychology Losing Its Way?

December 21, 2005 | by | Topic: The Content of Character

A recent book edited by eminent psychologists Rogers Wright and Nicholas Cummings delivers a stunning indictment of the mental health professions. Destructive Trends in Mental Health: The Well-Intentioned Path to Harm  documents and critiques the ascent of social activism over … More>

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The Vast Left-Wing Conspiracy

December 19, 2005 | by | Topic: The American Story

We all remember Hillary Rodham Clinton’s charge of a “vast right-wing conspiracy”: the allegation that there were a bunch of right-wingers out to get her husband, hoping to impeach him and dance on his grave. Admittedly, there were many such … More>

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Raising the Minimum Wage

December 19, 2005 | by | Topic: The Path to Freedom

Good intentions, when guided by error and ignorance, may have undesirable consequences. There is no better example than minimum wage legislation. It means to raise the wages and improve the living conditions of poor workers but actually condemns many to … More>

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Vindication for the Idiot-in-Chief: What’s His Secret?

December 16, 2005 | by | Topic: The Global Challenge

When George W. Bush insisted that Iraqis, like Afghans before them, would go to the polls to elect their leaders, many of us were skeptical, and not unreasonably.

After all, the term “Muslim democracy” has seemed an oxymoron. Of all … More>

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Responding to the Anti-Wal-Mart Crusaders

December 15, 2005 | by | Topic: The Path to Freedom

Recently, Wal-Mart Corporation announced plans to build a Super Wal-Mart store a few miles outside of the town where I live, Grove City, Pa. In response to Wal-Mart’s plan, a local faith organization held an open showing of a film … More>

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Happy Holyday

December 13, 2005 | by | Topic: The Persuaders

This Christmas season is just getting stranger as we go.

All over the place people are trying to figure out what to say to each other (“Happy holiday(s),” “Merry Christmas,” “Get out of my way, I want that iPod”) and … More>

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Those “First Christmases After”

December 12, 2005 | by | Topic: The Persuaders

While I cannot say I look forward to Christmas, I celebrate it, even if less enthusiastically as time passes. Perhaps it’s the “bah humbug factor” that comes with fading eyesight and the other vicissitudes of what is, however—at least for … More>

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‘Tis the Season

December 12, 2005 | by | Topic: The Content of Character

Unfortunately, one of the ways I know that Christmas is coming is that I begin to hear stories about some kerfuffle or another regarding religion in the public square. One year it’s a nativity scene, the next it’s a menorah, … More>

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Every Judge a God

December 6, 2005 | by | Topic: The Content of Character

Of the hundreds of articles I’ve written, I’ve never done a piece on the issue of gay adoption. However, I was recently so struck by a particular court case that I feel compelled to weigh in.

Jennifer Roback Morse, a … More>

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Ye Shall Know Them By Their Fruits: A Book Review of Jimmy Carter’s Latest Book, “Our Endangered Values”

November 30, 2005 | by | Topic: The Path to Freedom

In a national election, the people pick a president and for four years; thereafter they pick on him.  But few presidents have ever picked on their successors after they failed to be reelected.  Most have made a graceful exit and … More>

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Sexually Transmitted Depression – The New STD?

November 29, 2005 | by | Topic: The Battle for the Mind

Nearly every discussion about sexual education focuses on preventing sexually transmitted diseases and pregnancy. However, recent research published in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine finds that, especially for girls, the discussion needs to include a third negative possibility: depression.… More>

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Beware of Reasoning by Historical Analogy

November 28, 2005 | by | Topic: The American Story

Thirty years ago, in the wake of the Vietnam War, historian James Clay Thompson warned: the primary lesson learned was that the United States should never again go to war in a former French colony located on the other side … More>

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Big Oil vs. Big Lotteries: Where’s Congress?

November 11, 2005 | by | Topic: The Path to Freedom

What a spectacle! This week Congress heard testimony from oil executives, who, along with the companies they run, are allegedly making too much money. As such, “Big Oil,” or—more specifically—those rapacious, robber-baron CEOs who stand atop that heaping mass of … More>

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Letters from the Front Lines: The Media and Iraq

November 9, 2005 | by | Topic: The Global Challenge

Guest Commentary

Editor’s Note: The following correspondence was sent to Dr. Paul Kengor–the executive director of the CVV–by Lt George Kipp, Baqubah, Iraq.

Sir, it has come to my attention, but not to my surprise, that recent incidents that occurred … More>

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Becoming Out

November 7, 2005 | by | Topic: The Content of Character

Sheryl Swoopes is arguably the finest female basketball player ever. No, check that, actually there is no argument; as a three-time MVP in the Woman’s National Basketball Association (WNBA), and three-time gold medal Olympian, she is the best. So when … More>

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Did Jesus Bless Homosexuality?

October 28, 2005 | by | Topic: The Content of Character

Many gay religionists insist that Jesus never mentioned homosexuality and thus could not have opposed it. Often conservatives counter that He taught against any form of sexual expression other than heterosexual marriage, so He did not need to specify every … More>

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Letters from the Front Lines: Iraq Election – Part II

October 27, 2005 | by | Topic: The Global Challenge

Guest Commentary

Editor’s Note: The following correspondence was sent to Dr. Paul Kengor–the executive director of the CVV–by Lt George Kipp, Baqubah, Iraq.

Sir, the voting that took place on the 15th of October was the end goal of months … More>

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Letters from the Front Lines: Iraq Election – Part I

October 27, 2005 | by | Topic: The Global Challenge

Guest Commentary

Editor’s Note: The following correspondence was sent to Dr. Paul Kengor–the executive director of the CVV–by Lt George Kipp, Baqubah, Iraq.

Sir, this was an article I wrote for an Iraqi paper a few days after the election.

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Response to the Dover, PA Trial Concerning Intelligent Design

October 25, 2005 | by | Topic: The Battle for the Mind

The Dover Area School District in York County, Pennsylvania is seeking to require that science students be told that Darwin’s theory of evolution is (as it says) a theory and “not a fact,” and that intelligent design is “an explanation … More>

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Religious Conservatives Should Hold Their Powder on Harriet Miers

October 25, 2005 | by | Topic: The Content of Character

Religious conservatives worried about the Harriet Miers nomination, and her stance on abortion and other social-cultural issues, ought to step back and consider the transparent religious faith of President George W. Bush and his Supreme Court associate justice nominee.

The … More>

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Are There Any Good Colleges Left?

October 24, 2005 | by | Topic: The Battle for the Mind, Vision & Values Concise E-publications

Dear Vision & Values Concise Readers,

Here’s an article by Jennifer Biddison at Townhall.com, the leading source for conservative news and commentary, that gets the story straight about Grove City College. If you know high school students or parents who … More>

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Fewer Teachers; More Coaches

October 22, 2005 | by | Topic: The Battle for the Mind

America needs fewer teachers and more coaches.

After twenty-three years of schooling, I have seen my fair share of teachers and perhaps the best was my dissertation advisor Dr. John R. Thelin. As would be expected, Dr. Thelin brought to … More>

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Conservatives Are Blowing It

October 20, 2005 | by | Topic: The American Story

Conservatives are blowing it. In Harriet Miers, George W. Bush designated a nominee to the Supreme Court who, without conservative opposition and digging, particularly by the diligent Wall Street Journal, would almost surely have sailed through Senate confirmation. By all … More>

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White House Names CVV Fellow to Army War College Board of Visitors

October 18, 2005 | by | Topic: The Global Challenge

The White House appointed Center for Vision & Values Fellow and Grove City College Professor of History Dr. Earl Tilford to the U.S. Army War College Board of Visitors. The Board is equivalent to a board of trustees and meets … More>

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VISION & VALUES CONCISE: The Sound of Freedom

October 18, 2005 | by | Topic: The American Story, Vision & Values Concise E-publications

This year, the nation of Austria celebrates the 60th anniversary of its liberation from Nazi occupation. With the Allied victory in May 1945, the German “Anschluss” that had dragooned Austrians into Hitler’s socialist Third Reich in 1938 passed into history, … More>

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Primer on Austrian Economics

October 15, 2005 | by | Topic: The Path to Freedom, White Papers

(Download the PDF white paper here.)

Editor’s note: Jeffrey M. Herbener, Ph.D. is a fellow for economic theory and policy at The Center for Vision & Values. He is a professor of economics and chair of the economics department at More>

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O’Reilly is Right About Gay Teens

October 14, 2005 | by | Topic: The Content of Character

Is there a battle over gay teens? If you can believe a recent Time  Magazine cover story, a war is on between gay activists and social conservatives over adolescents who are declaring gay and lesbian identities at early ages. The … More>

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The Lion, The Witch, and The Worldviews

October 9, 2005 | by | Topic: The Persuaders

Six hundred million and counting. That is the number of dollars that The Passion of the Christ has grossed and the number of reasons why Disney has been marketing its new film, The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe, to … More>

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VISION & VALUES: Shadows of Foreign Debt

October 1, 2005 | by | Topic: The Path to Freedom, Vision & Values Mailings

Ever eager to observe and command, government officials like to record their countrymen’s economic dealings with people abroad. They create balances of payments which are to help them evaluate and manage economic relations. Last year the American balance posted extraordinary … More>

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VISION & VALUES CONCISE: Protecting Your Castle from the Courts

September 30, 2005 | by | Topic: The American Story, Vision & Values Concise E-publications

You love your house, you love your neighborhood, and you are pleased that local officials want to help toward its development. Yet, after the Supreme Court recently declined to rehear the Kelo vs New London, CT decision, economic development in … More>

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Silo Rains on the Penguin Pride Parade

September 20, 2005 | by | Topic: The Content of Character

One of America’s A-list gay couples has broken up.

No, it’s not Rosie and Kelli. It’s Roy and Silo. Roy and Silo are male penguins. Chinstrap penguins to be exact.

About six years ago, Roy and Silo set up housekeeping … More>

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Constitution Day: Byrd’s Latest Highway to Nowhere

September 19, 2005 | by | Topic: The American Story

Guest Commentary

I drive through West Virginia all the time, and it’s hard to give directions there.  You always find yourself saying, “Take the Robert Byrd out to the Robert Byrd, and make a left onto the Robert Byrd.”  It … More>

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VISION & VALUES CONCISE: The Supreme Court’s Private Life

September 18, 2005 | by | Topic: The American Story, Vision & Values Concise E-publications

Editor’s note: This article first appeared in the The New York Times.

When John Roberts, President Bush’s nominee for chief justice of the Supreme Court, told the Senate Judiciary Committee last week that “the right to privacy is protected … More>

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Judicial Activism and Suggestions for Senators

September 17, 2005 | by | Topic: The American Story

Guest Commentary

Opening the hearings on Monday on the nomination of Judge John Roberts to the Supreme Court, Senator Chuck Schumer (D-NY) claimed that four years ago he was in the minority to emphasize the critical importance of judicial ideology.  … More>

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A Thankful Michael Newdow

September 16, 2005 | by | Topic: The Battle for the Mind

Upon learning that a federal judge issued an order against the Elk Grove (CA) United School District to forbid even the voluntary recitation of “under God” in the Pledge of Allegiance, lawsuit instigator Michael Newdow said this: “A federal judge … More>

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God in School: Where Bill and Hillary Clinton, Bush, and Reagan Agreed

September 15, 2005 | by | Topic: The Content of Character

By now everyone knows that a California judge has ruled the pledge of allegiance unconstitutional. Specifically, Senior District Court Judge Lawrence Karlton has ruled that the pledge’s reference to one nation “under God” violates the right of school children to … More>

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Judge Roberts and the Living Constitution

September 12, 2005 | by | Topic: The American Story

The Judiciary Committee hearings for Judge John Roberts provide an arena in which the supporters of the “living Constitution” will clash, however politely, with the advocates of “original intent” sometimes called “originalists.”These two conflicting judicial philosophies lurk behind almost every … More>

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VISION & VALUES CONCISE: A Scene on Rhode Island Avenue

September 11, 2005 | by | Topic: The American Story, Vision & Values Concise E-publications

Sitting in a black Yukon with a machine gun in his lap, Condoleezza Rice’s bodyguard was not the most striking figure outside of St. Matthew’s Cathedral in Washington, D.C. Neither was the thin, black-clad Secretary of State as she departed … More>

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Solomon’s Wisdom Missing in California Decisions

September 2, 2005 | by | Topic: The Content of Character

The ancient king of Israel, Solomon, was faced with a dilemma. Two women came before him claiming parentage of an infant son. Each woman was adamant the infant belonged to her. Knowing real maternal instincts, Solomon called for a sword … More>

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So Crazy I Tried to Bury a Cat with My Daughter

August 25, 2005 | by | Topic: The American Story

On July 6, 1992, Tory, my fourteen-year old daughter died after a ten year battle with juvenile rheumatoid arthritis. The grief one feels at the loss of a child is indescribable. The natural order is for children to bury their … More>

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Scotland: Seven Centuries After William Wallace

August 23, 2005 | by | Topic: General

Guest Commentary

I am an American citizen of Scottish extraction, and few things stir my blood more than the colorful history of my ancestral homeland. Through the centuries, rugged Scots stand tall among those heroes who gave every ounce of … More>

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Are Sexual Preferences Changeable?

July 27, 2005 | by | Topic: The Content of Character

“(Wayne) Besen tracks down a dizzying array of former ex-gay leaders who later came out of the closet for good, including the two founders of Exodus.”
- From an article by Mark Benjamin on Salon.com, July 18, 2005.

The article … More>

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The Evolving Lesson of the Scopes Trial

July 21, 2005 | by | Topic: The American Story

This month marks the 80th anniversary of the Scopes Trial, the original trial of the century. Civility, not a survival-of-the-fittest demeanor, marked the proceedings. It’s not a bad precedent for our U.S. Senators to follow in their deliberations over U.S. … More>

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Paul Kengor Lecture and Booksigning at the Ronald Reagan Library

July 20, 2005 | by | Topic: Uncategorized

On Wednesday, July 20, Paul Kengor, executive director of The Center for Vision & Values at Grove City College, will do a booksigning and lecture at the Ronald Reagan Library in Simi Valley, California. His lecture will be titled, “The … More>

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Polyamorists Want Rights Too

July 19, 2005 | by | Topic: The Content of Character

Well I have finally seen it. “Protect Yourself,” the movie, that is. The seven and a half minute condom demonstration video produced by the Montgomery County Public Schools will be shown to all 10th grade students this Spring. I had … More>

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Strategy and Purposes of War

July 11, 2005 | by | Topic: The Global Challenge

Devising a strategy appropriate to the war at hand is fundamental to military success. Neither massive firepower nor effusions of heroically-shed blood will redeem a faulty strategy. The big question in the “Global War on Terror” must be, “Is U.S. … More>

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A “Foote” Note of History

July 7, 2005 | by | Topic: The DNA of Greatness

With the arrival of a national holiday, concomitant weekend getaways, and the ceaseless pounding of sensationalistic news headlines, it sadly becomes far too easy to miss the passing of an age. And, in fact, that has just happened when at … More>

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It’s the Story, Stupid!

July 7, 2005 | by | Topic: The Persuaders

Summer’s arrival means one thing to Hollywood: money. For decades summer blockbusters have represented both Hollywood’s largest budgets and revenues. Not looking to impress the Academy with thought-provoking scripts or virtuoso acting performances, movie studios offer roller-coasters not Shakespeare-in-the-park.

Perhaps … More>

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Celebrating the 4th

June 30, 2005 | by | Topic: The American Story

How will you celebrate the 4th of July? Will you have/Are you having a picnic? Going to one? Picnics are fine, but all of us should also truly celebrate the essence of the Fourth – the propositions about rights and … More>

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Three Weeks in a Progressive Swamp

June 16, 2005 | by | Topic: The Global Challenge

Through the first three weeks of May, the Rockridge Institute, a California-based politically progressive think tank, partnered with a coalition of religious organizations to host an online conference on “Values and Building a Movement.” After going to http://www.rockridgeinstitute.org, signing on … More>

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Choosing Sides: The PTA Chooses PFLAG

June 14, 2005 | by | Topic: The Battle for the Mind

For years, the National Education Association has taken teachers’ dues money and pursued left of center social advocacy objectives. And now, another acronym in the American educational establishment, the National Parent Teacher Association has joined the NEA in choosing sides … More>

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The Downing Street Dead End

June 14, 2005 | by | Topic: The Global Challenge

For the American radical left the July 23, 2002 “Iraq: Prime Minister’s Meeting” memorandum, dubbed “The Downing Street Memo,” was the “smoking gun” that convicted President George W. Bush of manipulating intelligence to support his decision to go to war … More>

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Sexual Orientation & Public Schools: A Balanced Approach

June 1, 2005 | by | Topic: The Content of Character, White Papers

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Don’t “Bench” the Veterans

May 24, 2005 | by | Topic: The American Story

Professors Calabresi and Lindgren in a recent Wall Street Journal article entitled “Supreme Gerontocracy” (April 8) complain that U.S. Supreme Court justices are retiring 10 years later on average than were the earlier justices. Therefore, they support the adoption of … More>

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Avoiding a D.O.D. Train Wreck

May 23, 2005 | by | Topic: The Global Challenge

“There is a time for all things: there is even a time for change; and that is when it can no longer be resisted.”
– Duke of Cambridge, 1904

The howling started as soon as the Department of Defense released … More>

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The Return of the Parents

May 17, 2005 | by | Topic: The Battle for the Mind

Students are approaching the final days of this educational year but increasingly parents are heading back to school. While many students will soon be thinking of summer jobs, administrators, teachers and parents will not be getting a break. Controversies involving … More>

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One Side Fits All? Not in Montgomery County, Maryland

May 12, 2005 | by | Topic: The Battle for the Mind

In a ruling that may create ripples throughout the nation’s public schools, Federal District Court Judge Alexander Williams, Jr. decided on May 5 to issue a temporary restraining order directing the Montgomery County, Md., Public Schools to halt planned field … More>

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Health Education as Social Advocacy

May 2, 2005 | by | Topic: The Content of Character, White Papers

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Microsoft Thinks Hard

May 2, 2005 | by | Topic: The Content of Character

Washington state, the bill’s supporters were outraged. Failing by one vote in the Senate, the bill’s demise has been blamed on Microsoft’s official neutrality.

Gay rights supporters were livid. Columnist Wayne Besen reacted by suggesting gay activists “…dust off your … More>

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Vietnam War Thirty Years in Retrospect

May 2, 2005 | by | Topic: The Global Challenge

Thirty years ago Friday, April 29, a North Vietnamese tank crashed through the walls of Saigon’s Presidential Palace to raise a Viet Cong flag over Ho Chi Minh City ending the twenty-year Republic of Vietnam and America’s longest war. This … More>

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Teach Respect?

April 11, 2005 | by | Topic: The Battle for the Mind

Well, soon schools will be taking another well deserved break from academics and plunge headlong into political advocacy. Yes, Virginia there is a Day of Silence and it is coming to a school near you.

The DOS is an advocacy … More>

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National Center for Neighborhood Enterprise video

April 5, 2005 | by | Topic: Conference Papers, The Content of Character

CVV Inaugural Conference
The Road From Poverty to Freedom: A Look Backward and Forward at the War on Poverty
(Sticht Lecture Hall in the Hall of Arts and Letters)

“NCNE Video”
Robert L. Woodson, Sr.
Founder and President, National Center … More>

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A Biblical Theology of Almsgiving

April 5, 2005 | by | Topic: Conference Papers, The Content of Character

CVV Inaugural Conference
The Road From Poverty to Freedom: A Look Backward and Forward at the War on Poverty
(Sticht Lecture Hall in the Hall of Arts and Letters)

“A Biblical Theology of Almsgiving”
By T. David Gordon, Ph.D.
Professor … More>

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The Bad Effects of Good Intentions: Why the Welfare State Inevitably Fails

April 5, 2005 | by | Topic: Conference Papers, The Path to Freedom

CVV Inaugural Conference
The Road From Poverty to Freedom: A Look Backward and Forward at the War on Poverty
(Sticht Lecture Hall in the Hall of Arts and Letters)

“The Bad Effects of Good Intentions: Why the Welfare State Inevitably … More>

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Education Means Emancipation: Poverty and Schooling, the Hope and Reality

April 4, 2005 | by | Topic: Conference Papers, The Battle for the Mind

CVV Inaugural Conference
The Road From Poverty to Freedom: A Look Backward and Forward at the War on Poverty
(Sticht Lecture Hall in the Hall of Arts and Letters)

“Education Means Emancipation: Poverty and Schooling, the Hope and Reality”
By … More>

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VISION & VALUES: Is Social Security Reform Possible?

April 1, 2005 | by | Topic: The Path to Freedom, Vision & Values Mailings

EDITOR’S NOTE: In the following essay, Dr. Sennholz provides perspective and proposals on the current Social Security debate.

Introduction
An old English saying perfectly applies to election promises made by presidential candidates: “Vows made in a storm are forgotten in … More>

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Protect Yourself

March 27, 2005 | by | Topic: The Content of Character

Well I have finally seen it. “Protect Yourself,” the movie, that is. The seven and a half minute condom demonstration video produced by the Montgomery County Public Schools will be shown to all 10th grade students this Spring. I had … More>

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VISION & VALUES CONCISE: Fighting Poverty, Then and Now

March 21, 2005 | by | Topic: The Path to Freedom, Vision & Values Concise E-publications

A few weeks ago Senate Republicans unveiled a twelve-point poverty alleviation program. Many items on that agenda are controversial, but one of them—a push to reauthorize the welfare reform legislation that was enacted in 1996—won’t be. Although Democrats disagree with … More>

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The Human Kennan

March 21, 2005 | by | Topic: The DNA of Greatness

A giant of the 20th century died on Thursday, March 17. George F. Kennan lived for 101 years. Many things will be said of Kennan this week: He was a leading thinker of our time, the founding father of containment, … More>

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Abstain From Danger

March 15, 2005 | by | Topic: The Persuaders

Are abstinence education programs dangerous’ A recent editorial in the Philadelphia Daily News titled “Real Sex Ed for Real Lives” by ACLU staffers Nancy Hopkins and Louise Melling opines, “If the president gets what he asked for, the federal government … More>

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The Berlin Wall of the College Classroom

March 15, 2005 | by | Topic: The Battle for the Mind

“We’re going to lead the world to fight for freedom.” — George W. Bush, exchange with reporters, September 19, 2001

“I truly believe that out of this [September 11] will come more order in the world—real progress to peace in … More>

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Uli with the Uzi and Childlike Faith

March 10, 2005 | by | Topic: The Content of Character

arly last summer, I was among a dozen American university professors studying terrorism in Israel. On the Sabbath we took a day off to visit the religious sites in Jerusalem.

Given the terrorist threat, armed security personnel always accompanied us. … More>

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Nautical Nonsense: An Interview with Mrs. Squarepants

March 4, 2005 | by | Topic: The Content of Character

Probably you have heard of the Sponge Bob Squarepants flap. Dr. James Dobson, Founder of Focus on the Family mentioned the words Sponge Bob and gay in a speech and then all heck broke loose. If you want to get … More>

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Generalissimo Bush

February 28, 2005 | by | Topic: The American Story

Effective wartime presidents are generalissimos, commanders-in-chiefs wielding military power to achieve historically monumental strategic ends; visionaries who shape and mold events through bold political and military action. Abraham Lincoln and Franklin D. Roosevelt, America’s two greatest wartime Presidents, served the … More>

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VISION & VALUES CONCISE: 1040 Plunder

February 25, 2005 | by | Topic: The Path to Freedom, Vision & Values Concise E-publications

In a week I will be a reluctant recipient of plundered property. The modern day Robin Hood purloined the cash last year on my behalf and without my knowledge. Technology comes into play too. Using a piece of sophisticated software, … More>

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Billboards, Counselors and Ex-gays: Let it Shine

February 2, 2005 | by | Topic: The Content of Character

Recently controversy has erupted in Rockville, Maryland and Houston, Texas over billboard advertising concerning the right of people to seek change in homosexuality. The Alexandria billboard sponsored by Parents and Friends of Ex-gays and Gays (PFOX) shows the picture of … More>

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No Name Calling Week Revisited

January 27, 2005 | by | Topic: The Persuaders

Recently I wrote a column criticizing an event known as “No Name Calling Week.” NNCW is an event created by the Gay, Lesbian and Straight Educators Network to address name calling and gay public policy objectives all at once. Since … More>

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Principle or Pragmatism?

January 20, 2005 | by | Topic: The Persuaders

A little success is a dangerous thing, especially with regard to a political movement fuelled by ideas. Perhaps some sober self-examination at this time of inauguration would be prudent, if only as a healthy antidote to current conservative triumphalism.

Yes, … More>

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VISION & VALUES CONCISE: Is God Invited to the Inaugural?

January 17, 2005 | by | Topic: Vision & Values Concise E-publications

Editor’s note: This article first appeared in National Review.

George W. Bush will soon be delivering his second inaugural address. Will he mention God? Or, perhaps the better question is: Will any mention of God by Bush be tolerated … More>

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Teens Listen?

January 3, 2005 | by | Topic: The Content of Character

In 1988, George Michael won a Grammy award for his album Faith. This disc featured sexually graphic songs, the most controversial being “I Want Your Sex.” Apparently teens were listening to Mr. Michael. That same year, the Centers for Disease … More>

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