Author: Patrick Mason

Spiritual capital

When Pres. Bush was re-elected in 2004, he talked about having gained “political capital.â€? He chose to “spendâ€? it on Social Security reform, which didn’t work out so well for him. I want to offer a few thoughts about us…

An introductory note

Ben tells me that a few words of personal introduction are in order, both to introduce myself (since up to this point I’ve been a stranger to the blogosphere) and hopefully to contextualize some of what I’ll write over the…