The Unborn Meet the Criteria for Life

The premise of the abortion argument in today’s society is that the unborn are non-living, and therefore the host of the pregnancy has the prerogative to decide whether it lives or dies.  However, if those who are so-called pro-choice have any interest in biology, they would know that the unborn meet the criteria for the…

2,000 Deployed to Guam

In an effort to boost Guam’s bird population and prevent further damage to electrical equipment on the Andersen Air Force Base believed to be caused by snakes, the U.S. Department of Agriculture recently spent $8 million to have 2,000 mice sent on a covert mission to Guam.  Given snakes’ sensitivity to acetaminophen (Tylenol), the objective was…

Mitt Romney’s Black Grandson

Former presidential nominee Mitt Romney has a new addition to the family, a beautiful baby boy adopted by his son, Ben, and his daughter-in-law, Andelynne.  Like any typically proud grandfather, he made the announcement of his 22nd grandchild to the world via Twitter.  But there is one slight problem:  Mitt Romney’s grandson is black. In…

So, Syria is About the Children?

    In several of President Obama’s speeches on Syria, he emphasized the wellbeing of Syrian children.  In his address on Tuesday night, he pleaded specifically with Progressives (contrary to popular belief, conservatives are not the only ones who oppose war with Syria): “I ask you to reconcile your belief in freedom and dignity for all…

What’s Next for Egypt?

Egyptians began their fireworks celebration a little early this year, but I’m not ready to celebrate with them just yet. Both Egyptians and Americans are celebrating the Egyptian revolution which resulted in former President Mohamed Morsi’s impeachment.  While this is a prime example of what people are able to accomplish as a collective when a violent oligarchy imposes…

Gay Marriage is NOT a Conservative Cause

Conservatives have always been at the forefront of civil rights: abolishing slavery, desegregation, and women’s suffrage. Democrats were in favor of each of these assaults on individual freedom and fought hard to keep them in place. The Democrats of today cannot claim to be the historic pioneers of the emancipation of slaves, nor of women’s…

Atarah Golden’s Interview with Texas State Representative Stefani Carter

Recently, I had the opportunity to interview Texas State Representative Stefani Carter.  In 2010, Carter, a Harvard Law School graduate, became the first black Republican woman to serve in the Texas house.  In this brief interview, she details her roots, family, Conservatism, and of course, Texas. Golden: What attracted you to conservatism? Carter: Growing up…