The 2 legal fictions in Roe decision

by Rita Dunaway -- Every year, on Jan. 22, we are reminded of what can happen when the rule of man prevails over the rule of law. On this date in 1973, more…

President Potty-mouth doesn't speak for me

by Rita Dunaway -- President Trump was not speaking for America's true conservatives when he made his repulsive, potty-mouthed comment about immigrants from El Salvador, Haiti and certain African nations. He certainly more…

The most basic act of self-governance

by Rita Dunaway -- In the nation of the most-celebrated government on earth, in the state George Washington, Thomas Jefferson and James Madison called home, control of the people's lawmaking body was more…

5 resolutions for America

by Rita Dunaway -- Some people scoff at the idea of "New Year's Resolutions." They say it's silly to wait until one particular day to start journaling, or they point out that more…

Christmas: Hope fulfilled for us sinners

by Rita Dunaway -- Because Jesus Christ was born in a stable over 2,000 years ago, there is hope for each one of us – no matter how failed, flawed, or frustrated more…

5 tips for improving public discourse

by Rita Dunaway -- One of the best things about the Christmas season is the way it seems to soften our rough edges. Most of us tend to be a little less more…

How to end the federal spend-fest

by Rita Dunaway -- 'Tis the season for hand-wringing about the federal budget. As taxpayers, most of us know a thing or two about budgeting. We make a budget so that we more…

Will SCOTUS stand with 'tolerance' bullies?

by Rita Dunaway -- On Tuesday, Dec. 5, the U.S. Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in the case of Masterpiece Cakeshop v. Colorado Civil Rights Commission. It's a case about a more…