When people speak of virtue they often think of religion and more and more people are believing that there should be no connection between government and religion. The fallacy of this argument is that virtue and religion are not necessarily the same thing. Virtue is just another word for morality, and morality simply means doing [...]
In today’s climate, people are afraid to talk about virtue because it makes them sound as though they are some sort of religious zealot. Thus, virtue is viewed as a quaint, old fashioned notion of a by-gone era that has no real meaning in today’s sophisticated, more highly mature culture. But virtue is just another [...]
Here's an excellent five-minute rebuttal of big government by Dennis Prager. He summarizes founding principles that have been key to America's success: small government, individual responsibility, work and charity. Let's restore that founding vision.