Don’t sanction Americans for Russia’s misdeeds

President Trump just signed a Russian sanctions bill into law — and in doing so, narrowly avoided an economic catastrophe. Thanks to modificatio...

September 17th, 2017 |  


How often do you practice?

How often do you practice?

Imagine you are the coach of a small high school football team. It is game day; Friday night; minutes before kickoff. All of a sudden a boy walks up a...

September 17th, 2017 |  


The national debt ceiling

The U.S. government has spent more than it received in revenue in 42 of the past 46 years. Those annual deficits constitute our national debt, now app...

September 15th, 2017 |  


Advice to younger self

Advice to younger self

God blesses me to talk to people all over the world. Sometimes they share their struggles with me and our hearts are instantly connected by pain or ci...

September 10th, 2017 |  


Sticks and stones

Sticks and stones

“Sticks and stones may break your bones, but names will never hurt you.” — My Mom.Oh, I know, my mother was not the first person to ...

September 10th, 2017 |  


The Constitution is a shield from the tyranny of the majority

The Constitution is a shield from the tyranny of the majority

“The Constitution is a shield from the tyranny of the majority,” so said U.S. District Federal Judge, Roger Benitez late last June when he...

September 10th, 2017 |  


Asking for the gift of wisdom

Asking for the gift of wisdom

When I think about having wisdom, I am reminded of King Solomon. If you remember the popular story about David and Bathsheba, Solomon was their only s...

September 9th, 2017 |  


Who needs to step up?

Who needs to step up?

An interesting thing keeps happening to me. Every few days, someone — an acquaintance, a colleague, even a stranger on the street — approa...

September 7th, 2017 |  


A nation divided

A nation divided

“A house divided against itself cannot stand.” — Abraham Lincoln.“Every kingdom divided against itself is brought to desolatio...

September 3rd, 2017 |  


Nine presidents

One reason I consider myself fortunate to have led a life in politics is that, over time, I’ve had a chance to work with nine presidents. From L...

September 3rd, 2017 |