Adam Graham column
Adam Graham was Montana State Coordinator for the Alan Keyes campaign in 2000, and in 2004 was a candidate for the Republican nomination for the Idaho State House. He and his wife live in Boise, Idaho. Graham writes about U.S. and Idaho politics on his blog at http://adamsweb.us/blog. Graham hosts "The Truth and Hope Report," a Political Podcast focusing on important stories you need to know about. You can subscribe to his podcast at http://www.truthandhope.2truth.com


My Candidate is Nobody
Adam Graham
June 25, 2013

In 2005, I was sure who I wanted to be President in 2008. Mike Pence, now Governor of Indiana, then Congressman, was my choice and I made it known. Pence . . .


It's time for John Boehner to go
Adam Graham
January 2, 2013

In 2008, then-Minority Leader John Boehner urged Republicans to vote for the TARP- a $750 billion Government bailout, calling it a "crap sandwich" but he voted . . .


The American crisis: it's not just a political problem, it's an educational problem
Adam Graham
November 27, 2012

I wrote in a previous piece that the problem that has led America to its current state is not just a political problem, it's a spiritual problem. While this is . . .


The American crisis: it's not just a political problem, it's a spiritual problem
Adam Graham
November 15, 2012

As I mentioned in my previous piece, the political animals of our culture dream that the re-election of Barack Obama was primarily a political failure . . .


The America crisis: enough with the nonsense
Adam Graham
November 13, 2012

The American political scene on both sides of the aisle is inhabited some relatively shallow individuals in their understanding of the world. To most . . .


Is Newt Gingrich helping or hurting Mitt Romney?
Adam Graham
March 15, 2012

Newt Gingrich in the wake of two losses in deep South States is seeking a justification for remaining in the race. When challenged by Brett Baier, Gingrich was . . .


An appeal to Ohio Gingrich supporters
Adam Graham
March 6, 2012

It's tough to change candidates in order to do the right thing for the country. Tennessee State Senator Stacey Campfield was (until Saturday) Tennessee Co . . .


Letters to conservatives #7: it depends on what the meaning of grandiose is
Adam Graham
January 31, 2012

Dear Fellow Conservatives, In our previous letter, we discussed the general character of Newt Gingrich. In this final piece, I want to focus on one . . .


Letters to conservatives #6: character is destiny
Adam Graham
January 29, 2012

Dear Fellow Conservatives, Having explained in the previous four letters why I support Rick Santorum for president, in these last two letters I will turn to . . .


Letter to conservatives #5: Santorum's faults
Adam Graham
January 28, 2012

Dear Conservatives, In the last three letters, I've taken a look at how I see Rick Santorum being able to win the presidency, his vision for America, and his . . .


Letters to conservatives #4: Santorum the steadfast warrior
Adam Graham
January 27, 2012

Dear Fellow Conservatives, Having examined, in the last letter, Senator Santorum's proposals, we turn to the issue of Santorum's character and capacity to be . . .


Letter to conservatives #3: Rick Santorum's vision for America
Adam Graham
January 25, 2012

Dear Conservatives, In the second piece, I offered my opinion as to why I thought Senator Santorum could win the Republican presidential nomination. Now, we . . .


Letters to conservatives: Santorum's path to victory
Adam Graham
January 24, 2012

Dear Fellow Conservatives, In my first piece, I responded to the call of certain supporters of Newt Gingrich, as well as Gingrich himself, for Senator Rick . . .


Letters to conservatives: a plea for reason
Adam Graham
January 23, 2012

Dear Fellow Conservatives, There is a time when it is time to put aside what Speaker Gingrich's aide once called "tweets and trivia" and lay out our concerns . . .


Rick Santorum for President
Adam Graham
January 5, 2012

Rick Santorum finished eight votes behind Mitt Romney in Iowa, a virtual tie. If this were a general election or even a primary where votes were binding, there . . .


Herman Cain is pro-life
Adam Graham
October 23, 2011

Leon Wolf of Red State did something rare among bloggers and columnists. He admitted he was wrong when he stated Herman Cain was pro-choice on abortion over . . .


How conservatives kill tax reform
Adam Graham
October 13, 2011

Conservatives like rail against our current anti-growth tax code. Despite loathing the tax code, conservatives invariably end up killing any fundamental . . .


Five things I hate about unions
Adam Graham
September 6, 2011

This Labor Day weekend, liberal union leaders throughout the country will likely be askings, "What is that conservatives have against unions?" The popular . . .


Religion in politics: what matters and what doesn't
Adam Graham
August 17, 2011

Sunday morning religion wasn't limited to churches this past week. NBC's David Gregory spent the last third of his interview with GOP Presidential Candidate . . .


Intervention: a political satire
Adam Graham
July 24, 2011

Editorial Note: It is rare that my interest in politics and my fiction writing interest intersect. However, the current political debate provided inspiration . . .


The real lesson of the government shutdown
Adam Graham
July 16, 2011

In light of the debt ceiling debate, many are warning that a failure to raise the debt ceiling which leads defaults or to a partial government shutdown would be . . .


As the vultures swoop down
Adam Graham
January 9, 2011

There's a familiar pattern to the crime in Tucson and its aftermath. The same pattern could be seen in acts of violence in Oklahoma City, Jonesboro, Columbine, . . .


The danger of doing good things
Adam Graham
May 19, 2010

The fall of Rep. Mark Souder (R-In.) will certainly raise the hackles of many on the left. "There goes another 'family values' guy. *snicker*" The Congressman . . .


Defining the opponent: pragmatic neo-Marxists
Adam Graham
May 17, 2010

Before discussing the left and how social liberalism serves its ends, we need to clarify terms. It is popular, and perhaps politically advantageous to define . . .


Time to face reality about Vaughn Ward
Adam Graham
May 14, 2010

In the national conservative blogosphere, Marine Lt. Colonel Vaughn Ward, a former employee of the CIA and a combat veteran is considered the candidate who will . . .


Social conservatism is fiscal conservatism #2: The folly of social libertarianism
Adam Graham
May 13, 2010

In our first part, we began to look at the essential nature of strong families and strong faith communities to the resolution of fiscal problems. In this number . . .


Social conservatism is fiscal conservatism #1: Introduction
Adam Graham
May 12, 2010

If you want to cause eyes to instantaneously roll on a conservative forum, raise a social conservative issue. In the midst of a heated discussion that will . . .


Scorched earth
Adam Graham
May 8, 2010

Is it time for the left to get some well-deserved payback? The Conservative site, Respect the Great Game thinks so. They want to know why mlb.com is allowing . . .


Democrats pledge passage of bill through hidden gavel trick
Adam Graham
March 17, 2010

Washington, DC (Satire) — Realizing that the Slaughter Rule may be too controversial to obtain 216 votes, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Democratic leadership . . .


Romney's sacrifice to the health care god
Adam Graham
March 10, 2010

With the Stupak Amendment and the hot topic of abortion funding back in the news, some people are beginning to remember that after RomneyCare was approved in . . .


Why I'm not an environmentalist
Adam Graham
February 7, 2010

At a Christian conference I attended this weekend, a fellow attendee suggested conservative Christians don't want to be identified with the environmentalist . . .


The congressman and the bishop
Adam Graham
November 26, 2009

Former Governor Howard Dean (D-VT) was raised Episcopalian, but the moment of truth came when he could no longer in good conscience call himself a member of . . .


It's time for a real peace prize
Adam Graham
October 12, 2009

Does everyone remember the year that Yankees #1 draft pick Brian Taylor was awarded the Cy Young Award for intending to be a great major league pitcher, or when . . .


Don't mess with Sarah Palin
Adam Graham
July 7, 2009

Some conservatives fear Sarah Palin's political career is over with her recent decision to resign as governor of Alaska. Captain Ed Morrissey has even ripped . . .


Smile when you say that
Adam Graham
May 28, 2009

If duplicity is noble, then President Obama's speech at Notre Dame was as praiseworthy as Jim Kearney said it was on Sunday. I'm all for civility and . . .


We are Miss California
Adam Graham
April 25, 2009

The Miss USA contest was decided, not because of beauty or style points, but because of the political and religious views of one of the contestants. Miss . . .


Huckabee's strategy
Adam Graham
March 10, 2009

David Hill, at the Hill newspaper, alleges that Former Arkansas Governor Mike Huckabee has an extreme risk of "catching a cold" in his "breezy" role as host of . . .


The meaningless CPAC straw poll
Adam Graham
March 1, 2009

At the CPAC straw poll, Mitt Romney won for the third straight time with 20% of the vote, Governor Bobby Jindal finished second with 14%, Sarah Palin and Ron . . .


Reagan in perspective
Adam Graham
February 20, 2009

Two schools of thought exist regarding Ronald Reagan. One venerates Reagan as the pinnacle of conservatism, whose legacy holds the key to Republican renewal. . . .


Grading Bush
Adam Graham
January 15, 2009

Six days away from the end of the Bush Administration, it's time to look back on and evaluate the Bush Administration. I'll divide my grade up into three areas: . . .


Yes, he can...fail
Adam Graham
January 13, 2009

Flying over the Capitol in Marine One for the last time, President Barack Obama waves to the cheering crowds below. The day is January 20, 2013. Obama leans . . .


The man to bring back the GOP
Adam Graham
January 8, 2009

At long last, I'm going to announce my choice for Republican Party Chairman. I will not talk about the five candidates I choose not to support at this time. We . . .


Coulter: Congratulations, unlearned fool, you're the conservative of the year
Adam Graham
December 23, 2008

In what amounts to one of the most bizarre columns I've read by Ann Coulter (and with Coulter, that says something), Coulter hands out Human Events' . . .


The Dark Knight of conservatism
Adam Graham
December 21, 2008

The office of Senator Tom Coburn (R-Ok.) released a report of outrageous pork and wasteful programs. The Government spent $15,000 to provide voicemail to the . . .


A giant on whose shoulders we stand
Adam Graham
December 20, 2008

The great Paul Weyrich passed away at the age of 66. He was not known by most Americans, but he was one of the most important conservatives of our time. As is . . .


It's our inauguration, too
Adam Graham
December 19, 2008

Behind the radical left's reaction to Rick Warren speaking at the inauguration is a fundamental misunderstanding of what the inaugural event is about.  . . .


Things too wonderful
Adam Graham
December 13, 2008

President Bush is creating some confusion over the issue of religion. The president has declared Christianity but one avenue to God among many. This has left . . .


We call it the Fair Tax--not the Perfect Tax
Adam Graham
December 8, 2008

Recently on his radio program, Hugh Hewitt raised two objections to the National Retail Sales Tax (i.e. the Fair Tax.) That it would eliminate the charitable . . .


Do the right thing--ignore phony reviews
Adam Graham
December 3, 2008

Six months ago, I wrote a scathing critique of National Review's treatment of Mike Huckabee and warned that there is media bias from those on the right. To my . . .


Screwtape: This year, I'm thankful for Republicans
Adam Graham
December 1, 2008

From: Dave Screwtape To: Subscribers Subject: Thanksgiving Thoughts As Democrats, we should be thankful for many things this year. I'm of course . . .


It's 1992 all over again
Adam Graham
November 19, 2008

America elected a new Democratic President with more than 360 electoral votes. Liberals streamed to power, leaving the conservatives downcast. The Republican . . .


Understanding Palin power
Adam Graham
November 11, 2008

In a CBS Poll after the 1992 election, 12% of Republicans supported Dan Quayle for President. In 1996, no one clamored for Jack Kemp to run in 2000. After the 2 . . .


Center of confusion
Adam Graham
November 10, 2008

One of the statements coming out of Washington from both sides of the aisle is that Barack Obama will govern from the Center. Centrist governance will be the . . .


With unhingedness towards none
Adam Graham
November 7, 2008

After the crushing defeat, Republicans face a tough road back. How do we get there? I'll be addressing this in the next few columns. The first thing is to . . .


Why McCain lost
Adam Graham
November 5, 2008

John McCain ran an honorable campaign, but still came up short. Any Republican would have trouble in this environment, with the state of the economy, the . . .


The top 10 reasons Walt Minnick shouldn't be elected to Congress
Adam Graham
November 1, 2008

Walt Minnick is running for Congress in Idaho as a conservative Democrat. The problem it's that it's not true, and Idaho needs the facts. They won't get them . . .


The Chicagization of the Idaho Democratic Party
Adam Graham
October 29, 2008

Imagine that tens of thousands of mailers were sent out to potential identity thieves with your social security number on it, as well as your wife's. If you're . . .


McCain and the angry Americans
Adam Graham
October 11, 2008

It was an ugly scene yesterday when Senator John McCain (R-AZ.) tried to calm a crowd of angry supporters. He urged them to stay "respectful" and there was . . .


500,063 reasons not to give up on McCain/Palin
Adam Graham
October 9, 2008

I've begun to notice a disturbing trend among conservatives. Many are giving up on the idea of John McCain becoming president. I can understand those who won't . . .


The vindication of Mike Huckabee
Adam Graham
October 3, 2008

During the primaries, National Review Magazine led the charge against Mike Huckabee. In fact, they were so scared of Huckabee that they wrote a cover story . . .


The bail out=Iraq War II
Adam Graham
October 2, 2008

Idaho Democratic Congressional Candidate Debbie Holmes declared regarding the $700 billion bail out, "I want this bailout to not look like the lead up to the . . .


No time to get wobbly
Adam Graham
September 27, 2008

So, it's panic time among right wing elitists. CNN is reporting that "prominent conservative columnist Kathleen Parker" has called for Sarah Palin to get off . . .


Country first
Adam Graham
September 25, 2008

"I've got news for you, John McCain. We all put our country first." -Barack Obama. Every presidential campaign has a slogan, some have multiple slogans. Most . . .


Getting messed with
Adam Graham
September 21, 2008

Former Presidential Candidate Mike Huckabee has said that growing up in his hometown, the only people who were Republicans were those who "got messed with."  . . .


The column I never thought I'd write
Adam Graham
September 15, 2008

I've been officially on the sidelines of the Presidential race the past few months. The race between John McCain and Barack Obama has been represented as a . . .


Dave Screwtape's complete guide to discrediting Sarah Palin
Adam Graham
September 2, 2008

Confidential Memo To: Democratic Operatives, Our Media Allies From: Dave Screwtape, Democratic Consultant Sarah Palin must be discredited. The risks of . . .


The coming war on Sarah Palin
Adam Graham
August 30, 2008

On Friday, Sarah Palin was introduced to America as John McCain's Vice-Presidential running mate, and she became a top target. You can expect a full frontal . . .


What happened in West Virginia?
Adam Graham
August 28, 2008

There's a lasting controversy over how Mike Huckabee won the West Virginia Republican Convention on Super Tuesday. At the time, Romney griped about it, losing . . .


Should religious conservatives dump Huckabee?
Adam Graham
August 21, 2008

After a candidate came out of nowhere and wins four times as many primaries in 2008 as economic-conservative-supported candidate Steve Forbes did in two tries, . . .


Walt Minnick's big benefactor
Adam Graham
August 18, 2008

In Idaho's 1st District, Congressman Bill Sali (R-ID) is being challenged by Walt Minnick, a businessman and 1996 Senate Candidate. Minnick calls himself a  . . .


Fred Phelps: the father of the new liberal tactics
Adam Graham
July 23, 2008

There are few people who are as universally loathed as Fred Phelps. I think it wouldn't be understatement to say that more Americans sympathize with Osama bin . . .


The unbound wounds
Adam Graham
July 14, 2008

There are few speeches in American history that are more tragically beautiful than Abraham Lincoln's 2nd Inaugural. In the speech, he acknowledged what was at . . .


The unbalanced party
Adam Graham
July 11, 2008

Democrats have run around the country talking about how Republicans have run up big deficits. Democratic congressional candidates have taken advantage of . . .


Big Daddy
Adam Graham
July 9, 2008

Barack Obama wants seventeen weeks of your life — if you're a middleschooler. He wants to require Middle and High Schoolers to do 50 hours of Community Service . . .


Whatever happened to absolute truth?
Adam Graham
July 7, 2008

As I continue writing about the Young Evangelical seduction, I want to point out, after receiving some e-mail, that I am, in fact, a young Evangelical in my mid . . .


The seduction of young evangelicals
Adam Graham
July 2, 2008

Young Evangelicals are considered to be a key swing vote in this upcoming election. I'd suggest the issue of Young Evangelicals is far more important than this . . .


Language wars: re-redefining judicial activism
Adam Graham
July 1, 2008

The Heller decision has been disdained by many liberal activists as "conservative judicial activism" to sell their favorite meme: That conservatives are big . . .


How will you hang?
Adam Graham
June 28, 2008

"We must hang together, gentlemen...else, we shall most assuredly hang separately." — Benjamin Franklin. Imagine your city council enacts controversial . . .


National Review does not speak for me
Adam Graham
June 26, 2008

National Review is set this Friday to release the names of four people it views as unacceptable Vice-Presidential Candidates: Tom Ridge, Charlie Crist, Joe . . .


Huckabeeing Bobby Jindal
Adam Graham
June 25, 2008

The Club for Growth, which focused on the less conservative parts of Mike Huckabee's Arkansas record with laserbeam intensity is doing the same thing with . . .


It's the end of the world as we know it
Adam Graham
June 24, 2008

There's a 63% chance that this November, America will die, Western Civilization will die. Yes, what has endured for 2,000 years will be completely undone should . . .


The power veeps
Adam Graham
June 2, 2008

With the Republican nomination settled on John McCain and the Democratic nomination about settled for Barack Obama, political coverage is slowly pivoting to the . . .


The optimistic fatalist
Adam Graham
April 7, 2008

In a recent telephone conversation with my brother, he accused me of being a fatalist. I said with a smile, "Nonsense, I'm not a fatalist, I just believe the . . .


Irresponsibility destroys freedom
Adam Graham
April 3, 2008

I was outraged this past week when I read that a municipal government in Great Britain declared it would take away a couple's children, if those children didn't . . .


Wright flap can't fix what's wrong with the GOP
Adam Graham
March 18, 2008

In addition to outrage, some of my fellow Republicans seem almost giddy over the revelations about Barack Obama's former pastor and spiritual mentor's history . . .


The man with no core
Adam Graham
March 14, 2008

If the race comes down to Mitt Romney and John McCain, the choice is between the unknown and the intolerable. It's as clear as the choice between playing . . .


Keep it simple: primary and caucus reform
Adam Graham
March 7, 2008

There seems to be growing consensus around the need to reform the Presidential nominating process. Few like the way our current system works, and there are a . . .


If we chose world series winners the way we choose presidents
Adam Graham
March 4, 2008

As baseball comes upon us and the presidential primary cycle winds down, I thought it'd be interesting to look at what baseball would be like if we played the . . .


Mathematically impossible
Adam Graham
March 3, 2008

Mathematically impossible has become a phrase those who've watched coverage of the Mike Huckabee presidential campaign have heard ad nauseum. I become very wary . . .


Dump McCain
Adam Graham
February 28, 2008

John McCain's condemnation of Bill Cunningham for his vigorous attack on the ability of Barack Obama to be Commander in Chief and for mentioning Obama's middle . . .


The case for caucuses
Adam Graham
February 27, 2008

Many commentators have called for an elimination of caucuses. I beg to differ and in fact argue that we should give primaries the axe. The arguments for . . .


Presidential candidates: see why they run
Adam Graham
February 25, 2008

One of the more frustrating statements made during a campaign is impugning the motives of presidential candidates for running their campaigns. Now, certainly, I . . .


When McCain was the loser
Adam Graham
February 24, 2008

Imagine if Mike Huckabee waits two months after John McCain clinches the nomination to endorse him, and waits to release his delegates to McCain until the day . . .


Huckabee plays defense
Adam Graham
February 22, 2008

I read a very interesting article on February 20th that pointed out the campaign of Mike Huckabee was in trouble, as it hadn't won a state since February 9th, a . . .


Gilgoff: Bigoted redneck evangelicals stopped the nomination of Marvelous Mitt
Adam Graham
February 19, 2008

In the 2000 Montana GOP Primary, I voted for Rob Natelson, a Jewish Conservative as the Candidate for Governor. In 2004, I supported the re-election of Senator . . .


Huckabee is not the problem--we are
Adam Graham
February 17, 2008

In 2004, George W. Bush was challenged for the Republican nomination by Bill Wyatt, a t-shirt maker from California who ran on anti-Iraq War platform. Mr. Wyatt . . .


Seven actions of highly ineffective conservatives that gave us John McCain
Adam Graham
February 13, 2008

Okay, I'm a conservative, so I confess I'm part of the problem. Why is the GOP looking at McCain as a possible nominee? Let's take a look at the reasons. We're . . .


For the future: Huckabee 2008
Adam Graham
February 7, 2008

A candidate has won primary elections in twelve states, and only gotten 50% of the vote in three of them, and the majority of voters in his home state which . . .


The evil of five lessers
Adam Graham
January 29, 2008

Rarely has our Republican Party faced a choice as difficult as the one we face in the current presidential nomination process. The five men running for . . .


Why Obama's South Carolina win doesn't matter
Adam Graham
January 28, 2008

Senator Obama (D-Ill) won big in South Carolina. In a sane political process, beating the Democratic frontrunner 2:1 ought to give momentum and opportunity in . . .


President McCain
Adam Graham
January 21, 2008

Republican voters are trending towards John McCain in recent primaries. What would John McCain do as President? Many of his supporters are ignorant of his . . .


The Fair Tax smack
Adam Graham
January 8, 2008

To say the reaction to my last piece on the Fair Tax has stirred conversation would be an understatement. I've been called every name in the book except for the . . .


The Fair Tax and the elderly
Adam Graham
December 31, 2007

Does the Fair Tax cause undo harm to the elderly? This was recently a topic on a popular conservative Internet discussion board. The theory is laid out by . . .


Christmas means freedom
Adam Graham
December 23, 2007

America has changed, though in a small way. We still have more serious problems than I can count. But I have to say that something has fundamentally changed.  . . .


Man of the year: Trevor Lyman
Adam Graham
December 21, 2007

Those of you reading this headline may wonder who the heck is Trevor Lyman? A year ago, Trevor Lyman was a non-voter who ran a website to allow Independent . . .


Mike Huckabee: brought to you courtesy of the GOP establishment
Adam Graham
December 3, 2007

The Republican establishment and many pundits have had this race figured out for a long. It's Mitt or Rudy, Rudy or Mitt. That was the way this was supposed to . . .


Questions raised about candidate Christ
Adam Graham
November 25, 2007

The following is satire in the light of many negative attacks in this current campaign season and imagines Jesus Christ as a candidate for Congress in Ohio in  . . .


Huckabee waxes eloquent--and inaccurate on illegal immigration
Adam Graham
November 24, 2007

Mike Huckabee is getting some love from the left side of the blogosphere tonight. You see he's made a statement on illegal immigration that is so sensitive,  . . .


The Democrats hate pregnant women, infants, and mothers
Adam Graham
October 19, 2007

The above title is harsh, demagogic, and unkind. It fits perfectly with the conversation that's been started by National Democrats over SCHIP, and I do have an . . .


Mitt Romney's purpose-driven pandering
Adam Graham
October 17, 2007

Last Friday for the first time, I heard Mitt Romney speak in person. I must admit, he was impressive. Speaking before a crowd of Reagan Republicans, Romney was . . .


Flashpoint of a new genre
Adam Graham
October 1, 2007

So did you read the latest Christian novel? You know, the romance. You know, the historical one. Oh, then there was the other one that made me think, "Boy, all . . .


A spoiled child or a covenanter?
Adam Graham
September 17, 2007

Both liberals and conservatives talk about freedom. We're told Conservatives are against freedom because they don't believe in abortion, don't believe in . . .


The cult of men
Adam Graham
September 10, 2007

Our government, we're been told, is one of laws, not of men. Yet, our politics have fast become a politics devoid of ideas and focusing instead on personalities . . .


Midnight for Larry Craig
Adam Graham
August 27, 2007

Senator Larry Craig's guilty plea in June of this year to a charge of lewd conduct should lead to the end of his Senate career. The honorable thing for Larry . . .


Your health is the government's business
Adam Graham
August 20, 2007

A dispatch from 2037 The following piece is from David Jenkins who writes of American culture and health 28 years after the passage of the National Health . . .


The way to victory in Iraq
Adam Graham
August 6, 2007

Some folks seem to delight in reminding that the Presidential Candidate I support, John Cox of Illinois, faces an uphill battle in his race for the Presidency. . . .


The nation that shrunk God
Adam Graham
August 1, 2007

What is the problem with our nation? This is the Summer of our discontent. We're dissatisfied with our President and our Congress. We're dissatisfied with the . . .


The new kingmakers
Adam Graham
July 29, 2007

The following is a commentary from the Truth and Hope Report (http://www.truthandhope.2truth.com) Weekend update by Democratic Political Dave Screwtape in which . . .


The sum of all Christian fears
Adam Graham
July 22, 2007

Imagine a world where children are taken from their families in order to stop them from turning their children into terrorists. Now imagine that on the list of . . .


Use Romney to destroy the religious right
Adam Graham
July 9, 2007

The following is a commentary from the Truth and Hope Report (http://www.truthandhope.2truth.com) Weekend update by Democratic Political Dave Screwtape in which . . .


How to poison the well
Adam Graham
July 2, 2007

The following is a commentary from the Truth and Hope Report (http://www.truthandhope.2truth.com) Weekend update by Democratic Political Dave Screwtape in which . . .


The life of pro-life
Adam Graham
June 26, 2007

The following is a review of Robert Elmer's novel Like Always: Synopsis Will and Merit Sullivan and their two daughters move to small town Idaho in an . . .


Open letter to United States Senator Lindsey Graham
Adam Graham
June 21, 2007

Senator, I'm not one of your constituents, but I've followed your career for years. Let's be honest, I've disagreed with you quite a few times, but I've never . . .


The irrelevance of fathers
Adam Graham
June 17, 2007

The following is a commentary from the Truth and Hope Report (http://www.truthandhope.2truth.com) Weekend update by Democratic Political Dave Screwtape  . . .


Don't let them win
Adam Graham
June 10, 2007

The following is a commentary from the Truth and Hope Report (http://www.truthandhope.2truth.com) Weekend update by Democratic Political Dave Screwtape The . . .


Take their money: enjoy the spoils of victory
Adam Graham
June 3, 2007

The following is a commentary from the Truth and Hope Report (http://www.truthandhope.2truth.com) Weekend update by Democratic Political Dave Screwtape There . . .


Politicize everything
Adam Graham
May 27, 2007

The following is a commentary from the Truth and Hope Report (http://www.truthandhope.2truth.com) Weekend update by Democratic Political Dave Screwtape.  . . .


Selling abortion
Adam Graham
May 24, 2007

Are Religious women in Boise being sold abortions? Pro-Choicers often intone that a woman's choice on abortion should be left between a woman, her doctor, . . .


Screwtape: Looking for someone to loathe
Adam Graham
May 20, 2007

The following comes from the "Screwtape Reports" feature on "The Truth and Hope Report" Podcast (http://www.truthandhope.2truth.com) Democratic Strategist Dave . . .


The Evangelical self-destruction
Adam Graham
May 13, 2007

I'm a fervent opponent of the nomination of Mitt Romney for the Presidency of the United States on the Republican side. Romney's multiple flip flops right . . .


Of the people
Adam Graham
May 6, 2007

The media and parties are confused about their role in the presidential election process. Their job, in principle is to present to us our choices, provide . . .


No fault exit from Iraq
Adam Graham
April 29, 2007

Iraq's most famous blogger, Omar from Iraqthemodel.com expresses confusion at recent Congressional action on Iraq: "Just as we began to see signs of progress . . .


Losing heritage
Adam Graham
April 6, 2007

April 6 is National Tartan Day. Two hundred and twenty-five years ago, an act banning highland dress was repealed in England. After thirty-six years of . . .


Going Hollywood
Adam Graham
March 27, 2007

"The church, which used to be all powerful, has been usurped by film" -George Lucas With a lackluster 2008 Democratic Presidential field, a lifetime ambition . . .


Letting the terrorists win
Adam Graham
March 14, 2007

After 9/11, the Administration and many patriotic folks told us not to let the terrorists win. The terrorists' goal was to disrupt our lives and change who we . . .


A conservative to win
Adam Graham
February 27, 2007

In a column a few weeks ago entitled, "The Conservative Movements of 2008," I explained that if a principled Conservative were to win the Republican . . .


Searching for George Washington
Adam Graham
February 18, 2007

Last year I learned an embarrassing lesson from Basil of Basil's Blog. President's Day is not a holiday, Washington's birthday is. If you don't believe me, . . .


The conservative movements and 2008
Adam Graham
February 11, 2007

In my last column, "The Men Who Would Destroy Conservatism" I explained why Rudy Giuliani, John McCain, and Mitt Romney posed a great threat to the future of . . .


The men who would destroy conservatism
Adam Graham
February 5, 2007

For what is a man profited, if he shall gain the whole world, and lose his own soul? or what shall a man give in exchange for his soul? -Matt. 16:26 The same . . .


The man who was Bush
Adam Graham
January 21, 2007

George W. Bush is still the President of the United States, but these days, he hasn't been acting like it. That once-reassuring confidence is gone. Left behind . . .


Bold Incrementalism
Adam Graham
January 14, 2007

Pro-Life groups are often attacked by some quarters for backing legislation that mitigates the tragedy of abortion by limiting access to the procedure or . . .


The great leap backwards
Adam Graham
January 11, 2007

Paul Weyrich in a January 10th column made the case for conservatives to get behind one candidate. I agree entirely with Mr. Weyrich's sentiment that a divided . . .


Seven reasons to back John Cox for President
Adam Graham
December 18, 2006

After much thought and prayer over this election, I've accepted the position of Idaho State Coordinator for the John Cox Presidential Campaign. While this may . . .


Open letter to Tom Delay
Adam Graham
December 17, 2006

Dear Mr. DeLay, I'd like to begin by welcoming you to the blogosphere. I'm so glad you have discovered the power of this medium to communicate directly with . . .


Christmas triumphant
Adam Graham
December 3, 2006

Oh what a difference three years makes! In my 2003 Christmas column, before John Gibson wrote the book entitled The War on Christmas, I called for Christians to . . .


The price of not caring
Adam Graham
November 26, 2006

Felicia Benamon, in writing her weekly internet syndicated column declared, "No sooner had the 2006 Mid-Term elections ended, Democrat and Republican . . .


Rudy riding his moment
Adam Graham
November 14, 2006

Two reasons are commonly cited for backing Rudy Giuliani for President. The first is fighting the war on terror and the second is his ability to defeat Hillary . . .


From the ashes
Adam Graham
November 12, 2006

Democrats are to be congratulated on a hard-fought win. Certainly, we should pray that the new Majority acts with wisdom and intelligence. While I have . . .


The war on faith
Adam Graham
November 6, 2006

The question often comes up as to why Christian Conservatives care about issues such as gay marriage or the display of the Ten Commandments. A libertarian . . .


Unmasking Larry Grant
Adam Graham
November 2, 2006

Halloween was on Tuesday, but Idaho Democrat Larry Grant is still trying to hang onto his costume for a few days longer. This year, he went dressed as a . . .


Final 2006 election predictions
Adam Graham
October 29, 2006

It's come that time again to take my stance on what will happen in the November elections. These predictions are just that, predictions. Not wishes. You don't . . .


Screwtape 2006 #3: Getting ready to take control
Adam Graham
October 22, 2006

From: Dave Screwtape To: Democratic Members of Congress, Our Media Allies Re: Screwtape 2006 #3: Getting Ready to Take Control It has been a long time . . .


How should Conservatives vote?
Adam Graham
October 18, 2006

The issue this Fall for many Conservatives is how they are going to vote. In past years, this has not been the case with most decidedly favoring the GOP. . . .


These are the stakes
Adam Graham
October 9, 2006

Oftentimes, religious conservatives are chided for being obsessed with issues surrounding homosexuality. There's something to be said for this charge. It can . . .


Life, man, and God on the silver screen
Adam Graham
October 3, 2006

One of the most profound movies to hit the silver screen in recent years wrestles with profound issues of God, faithfulness, and success. The film comes not . . .


Betrayed: Why Dennis Hastert must resign
Adam Graham
October 1, 2006

The recent resignation of Congressman Mark Foley (R-Fl.) is the latest in a string of disgraceful performances by the Republican Conference. A story of "too . . .


Where's Osama?
Adam Graham
September 24, 2006

This question, repeatedly raised by the American left, shows that they really don't get it when it comes to the Global War on Terrorism. In the first place, . . .


More than our checkbooks
Adam Graham
September 19, 2006

This was adapted from my response to a fellow man of the right at WhereIStand.com who argued that culture issues are less important than (for example: The . . .


The forgotten truths #4: We are economically connected
Adam Graham
September 17, 2006

Most often when discussing tax policy, it is couched in class warfare rhetoric. "Tax Cuts for the rich" is a favorite epithet. Indeed, our Income Tax came about . . .


Heal our land
Adam Graham
September 10, 2006

If my people, which are called by my name, shall humble themselves, and pray, and seek my face, and turn from their wicked ways; then will I hear from heaven, . . .


Say anything to live
Adam Graham
September 3, 2006

I've been struggling all this week to find the right words regarding Steve Centanni and Olaf Wiig, who were released after being forced to convert to Islam. . . .


The advantages of covert war
Adam Graham
August 28, 2006

U.S. Troops are doing excellent work in Iraq. In what has been a long and expensive process, progress is being made towards a free Iraq. However, while praising . . .


Being human
Adam Graham
August 14, 2006

Within hours of the successful capture of British Muslims accused of planning an attack on American airlines, liberals were finding a way to bash Bush, while . . .


Forgotten truths #3: Sacrifices will be made
Adam Graham
July 16, 2006

Recently, ABC News Anchor Elizabeth Vargas left the nightly news for a regular gig on 20/20. Her reason? She was expecting another child and the nightly news . . .


Forgotten truths, Part Two: Heaven is not a civil right
Adam Graham
July 9, 2006

Belief in the exclusive claims of the Bible, that only those who believe on the Lord Jesus Christ as their personal savior may enter Heaven has caused some . . .


The glory of America
Adam Graham
July 2, 2006

I rarely think about the simple fact that I'm an American. As proud as I am of my Scottish heritage, I'm so grateful to have been born on this shore rather than . . .


The forgotten truths, Part One: There is one God
Adam Graham
June 25, 2006

To some, this would seem a silly point to begin a discussion of forgotten truths. After all, over eighty percent of Americans claim membership in a Monotheistic . . .


Playing the religion card
Adam Graham
June 11, 2006

We're in the midst of a campaign to mischaracterize the true issue with the presidential candidacy of Governor Mitt Romney. The issue has been raised time and . . .


Re-elect Arnold
Adam Graham
June 9, 2006

As a rule, I don't publicly endorse any candidate who's socially liberal. In the case of Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger. While Schwarzenegger is socially . . .


Freedom's hope
Adam Graham
June 6, 2006

Our information age has made us good at one thing. We can spot a lying dishonest politician with ease. If the Internet merely gives us the ability to identify . . .


Screwtape 2006 #2: My advice to Senator John McCain
Adam Graham
June 5, 2006

From: Dave Screwtape To: Senator John McCain Subject: Screwtape 2006 #2: My Advice to Senator John McCain Senator, I was appreciative when your office . . .


What cost freedom?
Adam Graham
May 28, 2006

Our political system is a mess and it's not likely to get better anytime soon. Democrats may promise to end the culture of corruption, but there's no reason to . . .


Screwtape 2006: The Democratic Outlook
Adam Graham
May 14, 2006

From: Dave Screwtape To: Congressional Democratic Candidates, Democratic Governors, DNC Volunteers Subject: Screwtape 2006 #1: Democratic Outlook The future . . .


The new McCarthyists
Adam Graham
May 4, 2006

Ryan Lizza, fancying himself as the new Bob Woodward is on a search and destroy mission to prove that George Allen is a Confederate Sympathizer. Though a . . .


It doesn't take Sherlock Holmes to solve this one
Adam Graham
May 1, 2006

May 1st is slated as a day when illegal aliens will walk off their jobs and take to the streets to illustrate how much our cities depend on cheap illegal labor. . . .


John McCain v. America
Adam Graham
April 30, 2006

Senator John McCain (R-Az.) crossed a line in a recent response to Don Imus. Without Imus asking about it, McCain responded to a critics attack on his campaign . . .


The long cons
Adam Graham
April 24, 2006

If you're anything like me, about this time of year, your e-mail and letter boxes start getting filled with urgent letters asking you to save the country. Of . . .


Even so, come Lord Jesus
Adam Graham
April 15, 2006

Easter is not only a celebration of Christ's resurrection, but a promise. As Christ rose from the dead, those who believe on him shall also rise on the last day . . .


Playing with fire
Adam Graham
April 9, 2006

Fire is vital to the maintenance of life on Earth. Yet, fire can be dangerous when not properly controlled. As any camper will tell you, attempts to start a . . .


The challenge of nationalism
Adam Graham
April 2, 2006

In my last column, I wrote that the Nationalist movement threatens to create a third party that will challenge the GOP in 2008. In this column, I turn to . . .


The new nationalism
Adam Graham
March 30, 2006

In the midst of the apathy and blah of our current political environment, I've been wondering where the next Ross Perot would come from. The answer has become . . .


A reminder of Christ
Adam Graham
March 26, 2006

This past week, the imprisonment of Abdul Rahman made international headlines and created a furor over the Afghan government's plan to execute him. It must be . . .


Be bloody, be bold
Adam Graham
March 15, 2006

Be bloody, bold, and resolute; laugh to scorn the power of man, for none of woman born shall harm Macbeth. — Prophecy to Shakespeare's Macbeth Pro-abortion . . .


The greatest national security scandal
Adam Graham
February 26, 2006

I'm glad that our liberal friends, as well as many Conservatives have raised concerns about giving a United Arab Emirates State Owned Company control of Hiring . . .


Second Chance: a challenging film
Adam Graham
February 21, 2006

Second Chance is a rare movie. Movies often will preach to us from one side of an issue or another. Second Chance is a rare movie that opens the door to . . .


The appearance of weakness
Adam Graham
February 19, 2006

Many comments have been made about the decision of Dr. James Dobson and Focus on the Family to back a bill creating "Reciprocal Beneficiary" agreement within . . .


The party of outrage
Adam Graham
February 12, 2006

As I witnessed the Coretta Scott King DNC rally-er-funeral and the debate around the blogosphere afterwards, it became painfully obvious how desperate the . . .


A foolish peace
Adam Graham
February 5, 2006

In the quest for peace and coexistence with Islam, an important question has never been asked or its never been asked by the right people. Does Islam want peace . . .


Dump Chafee; Laffey for Senate
Adam Graham
January 30, 2006

I rarely concern myself with Congressional races outside of Idaho, but I'm making an exception in wading into the Rhode Island Senate Race. For more than 30 . . .


Boycott nation
Adam Graham
January 29, 2006

With word of Google censoring its new Chinese Search portal, there are calls for a boycott of the world's largest search engine and Internet ad-seller.  . . .


Reform government: Pay Congress more
Adam Graham
January 22, 2006

In light of the Abramoff scandal, there are many calls for reform. However, rather than making things better, it will as many past reforms have done, make . . .


The greatest American value
Adam Graham
January 19, 2006

This week I've realized something about America. In separate discussions over assisted suicide and sex before marriage, I've found out that we've gone quite a . . .


Love it or lose it
Adam Graham
January 15, 2006

Democrats are salivating over the possibility of Congressional Republicans suffering in the wake of the Jack Abramoff scandal. Unable to win on the merits, . . .


Say good night, Mr. Robertson
Adam Graham
January 8, 2006

When exactly did 700 Club show host Pat Robertson jump the shark? Was it his agreement with Jerry Falwell in blaming feminists, witches, and lesbians for . . .


The coming day of the blog
Adam Graham
January 1, 2006

"I envision a future where there'll be 300 million reporters, where anyone from anywhere can report for any reason. It's freedom of participation absolutely . . .


Men of the year
Adam Graham
December 18, 2005

This is my big year-end wrap up column where I discuss what I believe were the most important people and stories of 2005. Men of the Year: Pope John Paul II . . .


The truth about the Chronicles of Narnia
Adam Graham
December 11, 2005

If the White Witch had understood the meaning of sacrifice... —Aslan Rarely do I view a movie in the theater, but I made an exception for the adaptation of CS . . .


Don't let them steal Christmas
Adam Graham
December 4, 2005

The last couple of years I've written columns about the importance of keeping Christ in Christmas. This year, such a call would seem superfluous. One has to be . . .


The quiet warriors of the culture war
Adam Graham
November 27, 2005

This season is being overshadowed by the "War on Christmas," for to the modern secularist barbarians, nothing is sacred. Many Christian Conservatives are . . .


Dave Screwtape presents: "The Republican defeat checklist"
Adam Graham
November 20, 2005

This is a continuation of a series I wrote in 2003 and 2004. The "Screwtape Reports" containing the first 22 reports + 10 never before published reports is . . .


Faithful conservatives
Adam Graham
November 13, 2005

What will it take for Conservatism to triumph? The question will earn sad sighs and a few lectures from people on the right whose best dream for our country is . . .


There's a price to pay
Adam Graham
October 30, 2005

As we look towards the future, the Conservative movement is divided. I think every Conservative wants to see our nation with more freedom, strong national . . .


Time for Plan B
Adam Graham
October 23, 2005

As a writer, I have a computer that has countless half-finished columns and stories. Now, there are many finished stories and columns, this being one of them, . . .


Picking the President, Part Five: And the winner is...
Adam Graham
October 16, 2005

Over the past few weeks I've discussed the prospects of 14 potential presidential candidates. Now its my turn to say who I believe should be chosen to lead our . . .


Picking the President, Part Four: What can they do?
Adam Graham
October 12, 2005

I've addressed the problems with 14 different candidates for President, why they'll fail to unite all Conservatives and why they're not the best candidate for . . .


Picking the President, Part Three
Adam Graham
October 9, 2005

Having previously examined a total of 10 candidates for president, we turn to some of the more Conservative candidates for president. One popular name has been . . .


Picking the President, Part Two
Adam Graham
October 3, 2005

Before I get into examining more presidential candidates, I have to respond for some of the criticism of eliminating 7 oft-mentioned candidates from . . .


Picking the President, Part One
Adam Graham
September 26, 2005

As I've written about the necessity of being involved in choosing a President, and putting yourself in a position to make a difference, it's important now to . . .


Let the revolution begin!
Adam Graham
September 25, 2005

There was a time when there was a purpose to our politics. In 1995, the GOP came to Washington promising to reduce the size of the federal government. Those of . . .


A position to change
Adam Graham
September 18, 2005

I might be able to capture Osama Bin-Laden, if I were in the mountains of Pakistan. However, being in the Treasure Valley in Idaho would make the task . . .


Choose or be chosen for
Adam Graham
September 11, 2005

As I begin a series on the 2008 Presidential race, its basically required to make the case why you should even care about 2008. In fact, we're less than a year . . .


The liberal Ten Commandments
Adam Graham
September 4, 2005

When Robert F. Kennedy wrote that God punished Mississippi with Hurricane Katrina for electing former lobbyist Haley Barbour as governor, I realized that its . . .


Feigned love
Adam Graham
August 29, 2005

I was having a discussion on the issue of ex-gays recently. One man on Red State.org made this observation, "I would say that homosexual rights activists don't . . .


Screwtape returns: Taking Jesus back from the Republicans
Adam Graham
August 21, 2005

Author's Note: The following is a continuation of a series I wrote from May, 2003-November, 2004. More information is available at http://www.adamsweb.us . . .


House churches are not panacea
Adam Graham
August 14, 2005

Jim Rutz, WorldNetDaily's newest columnist is making the case for a revolution in the Western church world. Rutz advocates "Open Christianity" with no  . . .


Waiting for the double cross
Adam Graham
August 7, 2005

Conservatives have been betrayed so many times by Republican Presidents in regards to the Supreme Court, that many are anticipating a double cross. In the lack . . .


Wise questions to ask about war
Adam Graham
August 1, 2005

As we continue our series on Christians in public policy, its time to shift to foreign policy. How should the church handle issues of war and peace. A Misnomer . . .


Escape from Washington
Adam Graham
July 31, 2005

It has been noted by the mainstream press that President Bush is on his 50th visit to Crawford, Texas. Outraged liberals have wagged their finger at the . . .


The poor stewards
Adam Graham
July 24, 2005

As I end my discussion of Christian economic policy, the key thing that must be noted is that Christians can make a large difference in their nation by merely . . .


The future of war
Adam Graham
July 7, 2005

The decisions to invade Iraq and Afghanistan were unique. Since Vietnam, the US had fought three types of actions: bombing campaigns, quick invasions of a few . . .


Standing against economic exploitation
Adam Graham
June 28, 2005

The argument has been made that Christians who are concerned about moral issues are Pharisees. Liberals argue that Christians should be more concerned about . . .


Peace without honor
Adam Graham
June 26, 2005

In 2003, I was not a strong supporter of the war in Iraq. I was neutral on the issue, understanding the tyranny of Saddam Hussein but hesitant about military . . .


Desecration
Adam Graham
June 22, 2005

Congress is about to vote on a Constitutional Amendment to allow them to ban flag desecration. Rarely has such a poorly thought out proposal gained so much . . .


The covetous tax
Adam Graham
June 20, 2005

How would you like to pay an income tax of no more than 7% above the amount of your personal deduction. This was the situation when the income tax was created . . .


Gone to pot
Adam Graham
June 12, 2005

Last week, the Supreme Court issued a ruling allowing the Federal government to prosecute people who possess marijuana for medical purposes as allowed by their . . .


The Church and Statism
Adam Graham
June 6, 2005

The Church is engaged in a battle with secular humanism over the sanctity of human life, marriage, and the place of faith in the public square. Yet, secular . . .


Much ado about nothing
Adam Graham
June 5, 2005

The left is waiving the Downing Street memo and crying that it merits impeachment. The memo by a British official, indicates that the Coalition believed the . . .


The Iraq test for World War II
Adam Graham
May 15, 2005

Pat Buchanan is in hot water with the Anti-Defamation League for a column in which he questioned whether World War II was worth it. Buchanan reasoned that the . . .


The Protestant smackdown
Adam Graham
May 9, 2005

Orthodox Catholics love to praise the new Pope for putting the "smackdown" on heresy. While most would resist the same tight control on doctrine that Pope . . .


The Founders' Senate
Adam Graham
May 8, 2005

In the fight over the judicial filibusters, those favoring the filibuster have appealed to the Founding Fathers, to say this is the way that they intended . . .


The baseball fascists
Adam Graham
May 2, 2005

Baseball's new steroids rule has been in effect for two months but already Commissioner Bud Selig is proposing to scrap it in favor of a new tough, "three . . .


Let us pray
Adam Graham
May 1, 2005

In America, everyone knows a little bit of the Bible, generally just enough to twist it. The abusive husband will quote "Wives obey your husbands" to justify . . .


Restore the Constitution
Adam Graham
April 26, 2005

The atmosphere in Washington grows more poisonous as a showdown looms on filibustering judicial nominees. It would serve us well to realize the source of the . . .


The secret ingredient
Adam Graham
April 24, 2005

As we look at renewing the culture in regards to human life, education, and the media, there's one thing that's required of the church more than anything else: . . .


How I learned to stop worrying and love the nuclear option
Adam Graham
April 11, 2005

In coming days, all hell will break loose. Who will be the perpetrator? Osama Bin-Laden? Zarqawi? No, to believe the press, it will be Harry Reid and Bill Frist . . .


Reforming the culture
Adam Graham
April 10, 2005

Continuing the thread from previous weeks, our current culture feeds the minds of both young and old from a poisonous spring of secular humanism, nihilism, and . . .


Stealing the future
Adam Graham
March 28, 2005

As we look at changes Christians should advocate in solving our cultural problems, one of the chief priorities must be education. Christian Conservatives, on . . .


The rule of law v. the rule of judges
Adam Graham
March 26, 2005

We've repeatedly heard the phrase "the rule of law" used to defend the killing of Terri Schiavo. The media and politicians tell us that whenever a judge rules, . . .


How to win online debates
Adam Graham
March 25, 2005

I love a good debate as much as anyone. Two of my favorite videotapes are the Keyes/Dershowitz debate on religion in society and the Marshall/Wilkins debate on . . .


The Christian moral agenda
Adam Graham
March 24, 2005

Having written for the last few weeks about the reasons why Christians should get involved in politics, the question must be raised as to what stands Christians . . .


While you were sleeping...
Adam Graham
March 19, 2005

I have no new teaching for America. I seek only to recall you to faithfulness to what you once taught the world. Your nation was founded on the proposition — . . .


The politics of exploitation
Adam Graham
March 14, 2005

The Black community today has gotten the short end of the stick politically. After 40 years of affirmative action, the war on poverty, and a myriad of other . . .


Jerry Falwell in the 21st Century
Adam Graham
February 27, 2005

I've never been a Jerry Falwell-hater. On the air, Falwell has almost always come across as a gentleman. He has even made friends with many people on the left . . .


When church and state collide
Adam Graham
February 24, 2005

Brian Hines of Church of the Churchless expressed the opinion of many strong advocates of the Separation of Church and State when he wrote, "Politics deals with . . .


Some ideas are more equal than others
Adam Graham
February 17, 2005

The principle of the Separation of Church and State has been trumpeted by many politicians as the that impenetrable wall that must separate religious principles . . .


Where Christians dare not tread
Adam Graham
February 7, 2005

Most Evangelical pastors proclaim that Christians should be a witness everywhere: on the job, in the grocery store, at the Laundromat, etc. Indeed, Christians . . .


The self-fulfilling prophet
Adam Graham
January 23, 2005

There is much debate in the church about the proper role of Christians in the public square. The answers range from the ultra-pious (don't even vote) to the . . .


It's his party
Adam Graham
January 17, 2005

The American inaugural is a special event. It is full of pageantry and tradition. As a people, we pride ourselves on the fact that our transfers of power are . . .


The devil's deal
Adam Graham
January 9, 2005

I was overwhelmed by the response to my last article on divorce. I expected perhaps 200 responses to the article when it was posted on Free Republic.com. The . . .


The sin of divorce
Adam Graham
January 3, 2005

The words were said countless thousands of times last year as a minister concluded the ceremony. "What God hath joined together, let no man put asunder." But so . . .


The need for common ground
Adam Graham
December 31, 2004

It is often said there's nothing more American than dissent. The right of dissent is fundamental to our society. Protesting, marching, writing letters, speaking . . .


"Michael Moore Hates America" exposes the real Moore
Adam Graham
December 27, 2004

For more than a decade and a half, Michael Moore has been the hunter, preying on politicians, political leaders, and anyone he wants to "expose." First time . . .


Christmas v. the holidays
Adam Graham
December 22, 2004

As sickeningly politically correct as the phrase, "Happy Holidays" is, it serves a purpose. It is a dividing line between what is real and what is fantasy, what . . .


Saving the future and destroying it
Adam Graham
December 12, 2004

President Bush wants to create a new Social Security system that will be solvent for younger workers and provide a better retirement than the current system . . .


The Neagle standard
Adam Graham
December 8, 2004

The Colorado Rockies baseball club has taken an incredible step with Pitcher Denny Neagle. They terminated the contract of the former all-star after he was . . .


The conservative alternative to secession
Adam Graham
November 30, 2004

Fresh off one of an unprofessional, albeit hilariously hysterical attack on "lying liar" John O'Neill, MSNBC's Lawrence O'Donnell suggested Blue State secession . . .


The return of hope
Adam Graham
November 21, 2004

As we enter the Thanksgiving season, I'm thankful for the re-election of President Bush and more importantly what his re-election represents. For many years, . . .


America deserves better than Giuliani
Adam Graham
November 19, 2004

Rudy Giuliani is being hailed in the media as the party's next savior. The Establishment see its new great leader who will create a large, permanent Republican . . .


Giuliani: the trojan candidate
Adam Graham
November 16, 2004

The presumptuous early polls show Rudy Giuliani leading the 2008 presidential race. Among some, there is a rush to nominate him, but I will say this once and . . .


The role of losers
Adam Graham
November 14, 2004

Alan Keyes has been attacked for losing his campaign in Illinois. However, he was not alone. Across the country, many Republicans lost and by wide margins. Are . . .


Screwtape #22: Election analysis
Adam Graham
November 7, 2004

From: Dave Screwtape To: Democratic Senators, Congressmen, Governors, and Report Subscribers Subject: Election Analysis Having recovered from three days of . . .


The lesson of 2004
Adam Graham
November 5, 2004

I won't engage in the speculation about 2008. While I originally planned to start my 2008 activities on November 4, I've decided I'll hold off until November  . . .


Why I'm voting for Bush
Adam Graham
November 1, 2004

In 2000, I held my nose and voted for President Bush despite my reservations about how he would deal with fiscal issues and whether he was ready for the . . .


Peroutka: The September 10th candidate
Adam Graham
October 29, 2004

September 11th forever changed my life and the way we live as Americans. It changed our politics and the issues that matter most. One thing it didn't change was . . .


Are you ready for incest?
Adam Graham
October 28, 2004

"Marriage is love." —from a Lesbian website. This is the gay/lesbian mantra. The argument goes, "Gays and Lesbians who love each other should be able to marry . . .


Past is prologue
Adam Graham
October 27, 2004

Have we forgotten what Democratic Foreign Policy looks like? We spent eight years under a Democratic President. If John Kerry is elected, Clinton . . .


Screwtape #21: Your fraud matters
Adam Graham
October 24, 2004

Note: The following is satire. From: Dave Screwtape To: Democratic leaders in Metropolitan areas in California, Illinois, Massachusetts, and New York Subject . . .


The Monday morning candidate
Adam Graham
October 22, 2004

Senator Kerry has attacked President Bush's for entering into a "premature" war in the Persian Gulf. The failure to find Weapons of Mass Destruction is being . . .


Screwtape #20: Understanding the American voter
Adam Graham
October 19, 2004

From: Dave Screwtape To: The Kerry Campaign, National Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee, National Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee Subject: . . .


Moses must go: A vision for the future
Adam Graham
October 17, 2004

The following scroll was found in the Sinai desert and claims to be an op-ed written by Dathan, a Hebrew opponent of Moses. What follows is "Dathan's" opinion . . .


And none dared call it victory
Adam Graham
October 15, 2004

In the articles on the Keyes-Obama radio debate, there's been a fundamental element lacking from analysis. No one asked a Political scientist who won the debate . . .


Yes, Kyle, there is a point
Adam Graham
October 12, 2004

I've been an avid fan of young Worldnetdaily columnist Kyle Williams for years. The 15 year-old columnist writes better than most pundits twice his age.  . . .


Screwtape #19: The Republican identity crisis
Adam Graham
October 10, 2004

Author's Note: The Screwtape Report is something I've been working on for the past year. The columns are written from a Democratic Perspective in the style of . . .


The theory of negativity
Adam Graham
October 7, 2004

I have a challenge for the Kerry campaign. State one position without first attacking President Bush. After watching the first presidential debate and the Vice . . .


A new fashioned prayer meeting
Adam Graham
October 5, 2004

I'm not accustomed to getting up at 6:00 a.m. At 7:30, I'm generally just out of the shower. I'd been part of the Keep the Commandments Coalition prayer vigils . . .


In education we trust
Adam Graham
October 4, 2004

Illinois Senate Candidate Barack Obama (D-Ill) at a forum in Chicago offered the following statement on school violence, "Young people don't shoot each other . . .


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