Season of Civility

Christ died and rose from death for all—we are His family, all of us. Of course, profound gratitude, but also profound implications for the way we are to express it: kindness, forgiving, caring, honesty, virtue and love. We are to rise from malice as He rose from...

Sharing Values

Arthur Brooks at The Atlantic: If we want any chance at persuasion, we must offer [our values] happily. A weapon is an ugly thing, designed to frighten and coerce. A gift is something we believe to be good for the recipient, who, we hope, may accept it voluntarily,...

Upton Retires

Philip Elliott at Time reports on the retirement of Rep. Fred Upton: Well, the Reagan Administration aide and 18-term Congressman did the math this week and came to a decision with a Midwestern sensibility. On Tuesday, the long-serving Republican took the floor of the...

Civility in Nevada

Jessica Hill at The Las Vegas Sun: Pahrump resident Bill Hockstedler, a veteran who works as the vice president of strategic development for Mayo Clinic, refers to himself as a “straight shooter” and a moderate Republican who wants to see a level of civility and...