War may come, culture may crumble and reshape, and over that, I have no dominion. I can accept, with trepidation, that the end of the American Dream as it was may disappear for a while. My love affair with America may be a sweet summer dream, not a lifelong marriage. Timing is cruel that way.Read More
Realpolitik? Real mental wellness. Whew, I bet no one has written that sentence before. Politics helped me find peace with my own mind. I will have to work to keep that peace, now I know how.
Politics is the art of the possible – and perhaps, too, it is the art of balancing an impossible scale, knowing that at our best, human beings will always be doing no more, and no less, than correcting our course.
Motherhood changed me forever. I l already tried to live as best I could for what I would leave behind – but now I deeply understand why.
If we all spent a little more time on our own characters, only judging our own actions, we’d realize that none of us have any room to talk down to anyone else, or become offended over trivial offenses. Life is just too short.
I want to be popular, as much as I hate to admit it. I pray to be successful. But I know I will be true to myself and my ideals.
The point is this: it might be unfair, it might be difficult, but when you’re a young conservative, you have more responsibility to get it right. Not less.
We are all yin and yang. We all have contradictions within us.
I will always strive to be authentic with you as I work these things out in my writing.
You say you believe man is evil, and yet, you think I can avoid their evil by assuming their good?
I was wrong about self defense, and because of that, I was wrong about guns.
I will demand the right to protect myself from this day forward.