Carson Holloway

November 22, 2015

Justice Scalia, Parental Rights, and the Constitution

This blog post reproduces an e-mail from criticizing Justice Scalia for being unwilling to use the power of the Supreme Court to protect parental rights.
November 16, 2015

Terror in Paris, Confusion in Washington

President Obama’s statements about politics–and especially about foreign policy–often leave me with the sense that he has an unrealistic, utopian view of the world.  This sense
November 5, 2015

Ben Carson and the Constitution

A few weeks ago, presidential candidate Ben Carson provoked a bit of a firestorm by declaring that he “would not advocate that we put a Muslim
October 22, 2015

Synod Confusion

The Synod on the family is getting ready to wrap up in Rome, and–not surprisingly–the coverage of it by the mainstream American media shows widespread confusion
October 21, 2015

Biden’s Bad Idea

Today, in a Rose Garden speech, Joe Biden announced that he would not be running for president.  He also, however, announced his determination to be a
October 12, 2015

Joe Biden Should Run For President and Defend the Pro-Life Cause

Joe Biden should run for the Democratic nomination for the presidency and defend the pro-life cause.  This strange and seemingly unlikely idea came to me after
October 5, 2015

Trump as the Anti-Obama

A while ago Tom Hoopes posted an interesting piece pointing out the many ways in which Donald Trump’s candidacy is like Barack Obama’s 2008 campaign.  I’m
September 28, 2015

Assad Must Go: Moral Statesmanship or Moralistic Folly?

President Obama says that Syria’s President Bashar al-Assad must go–must be removed from office.  This is not a distinctively Democratic position.  It is shared, for example,
September 28, 2015

Coarse Culture, Coarse Politics

As I was driving home from work, I heard a radio commentator expressing his surprise at how coarse our politics had become, and how quickly.  Who