Ohio Congressman John Boehner stands in line to become the sixth Catholic Speaker of the House and the second Catholic Republican since 1789, after Massachusetts' Joseph Martin in 1946
The relevance of the mid-term election is very high this year given the difficult economic situation and the need for more effective policies
If Obama had done a better job explaining his policies, the election result would have been different. But after this defeat, might there not be some long-term areas of bipartisan cooperation?
Right now, based on the available raw data, the results of the elections can be summarized by the proclamation: The Republican Party has risen…as they said they would
The American people may want action to get the economy going again, but the recipe they appear leaning towards on the eve of the election is a recipe for inaction
After the elections, the important questions will remain unanswered. Only the saints and those who pursue the quest for sanctity will remain raising the fundamental questions for the society
The economy is not the problem; rather it is the symptom of a problem that plagues all of American politics: hope
2010 will be a good year for the GOP. However, this scenario could prove fortunate for President Obama. A Republican Congress may boost President Obama’s popularity
The difference between an ideology born in anger or frustration and a quest for sanctity which contributes to the life of society
Without saints a society will not be a just society. Its politics will be dominated by anger and the struggle for power. Saints are needed to make society human
According to a recent NBC/Wall Street Journal poll, small business owners are skeptical of “help” from Washington, and they are mad at everyone -- regardless of party. This frustration at ...