Profile in Faith

by baldilocks Freedom of religion and of association in action. Kansas City Archbishop Joseph Naumann announced on May 1 that the Catholic churches┬áin his archdiocese would be transitioning away from the secularist Girl Scouts to the Christian-based American Heritage Girls, citing in part the national Girl Scouts' support for the international Girl Scouts, which┬áis tied … Continue reading Profile in Faith

Asia Notebook: ‘We Can Do Business with Trump’

For the past two weeks as a trekked across China, Myanmar and Thailand, I have been repeatedly asked this question: What do you think of Trump? Before I answer, I ask the questioners, from businessmen to government officials to tour guides, what THEY think of Trump. Almost universally, their answer is: We can do business … Continue reading Asia Notebook: ‘We Can Do Business with Trump’

The Expectations game vs the Excuse game

Far be it from me to give ideas to the president's opponents in the media (not that they'd listen to me anyways) but there is one card that I don't see them playing. The expectations game. There are several things that people who voted for Trump are expecting, the wall, the vetting, the tax cuts, … Continue reading The Expectations game vs the Excuse game