Jack Kerwick, Ph.D.

Thursday, 24 January 2013 11:22

The Fundamental Transformation of America

What does Obama mean when he declares his intentions to fundamentally transform the country?

A warning against confusing forgiveness with shamelessness

Thursday, 17 January 2013 08:07

Politics and Emoting

President Obama’s decision to have himself surrounded with school children as he announced his “proposals” to deal with “gun violence” on Wednesday caused a lot of hand-wringing among his opponents, but it should have served as a model for political victory.

Wednesday, 16 January 2013 13:13

"Gun Control" and "Fairness"

If "gun control" enthusiasts were really for fairness, then they would have to be willing to either give up their guns or make it as easy as possible for Americans to arm themselves.

As he reveals in his recently published Don’t Thank Me, Thank Your Recruiter, Army veteran Ken Conklin is one person who knows the value of using metaphors to better discern the pearls that life has to offer.

It is by way of the imagery of the military that Conklin delineates for his readers the contours of life. And it is from his actual experience in the military that he draws, in a way that is sure to charm readers.

Friday, 11 January 2013 14:43

Marco Rubio: No Conservative

It is shown that from his positions on various issues, Marco Rubio is just as much a proponent of Big Government as any other establishment politician. 

The real reason Republicans are ballistic over the nomination of Chuck Hagel to the position of Secretary of Defense.

Tuesday, 08 January 2013 09:53

Learning Conservatism from Edmund Burke

As the members of America’s “conservative” party struggle to get a hold of themselves following this past election, they should revisit — or visit — the thought of modern conservatism’s “patron saint,” Edmund Burke. 

Thursday, 03 January 2013 17:45

GOP: A Party of "Moderates"

Until Republicans realize that the way to win future elections is to make sure that they are, well, conservative, Republicans will continue to lose ground with the American public.

Wednesday, 02 January 2013 15:15

More "Conservative" Blindness

A critique of Thomas Sowell's analysis of the "moderate" problem within the GOP