The Rushmore Report: What We Learned from the Sessions Hearing

Tuesday, Attorney General Jeff Sessions came before the Senate Intelligence Committee. He was grilled for about two and a half hours. In the process, he called criticisms of Russian collusion “detestable lies.” Democrats blasted Sessions for not divulging the details of his personal conversations with the President. Republicans defended his integrity. But what did we […]

The Miracle of the Constitutional Convention

It happened this day in history, 230 years ago. On May 25, 1787, delegates convened a Constitutional Convention to write a new Constitution for the United States. George Washington presided. Also known as the Federal Convention, the meeting lasted until September 17. The session was formed to cement the direction of the fledgling country, which […]

The Rushmore Report: Seven Things You Didn’t Know about Ronald Reagan

Like none other, Ronald Reagan scaled the heights of both acting and politics. The conservative icon is still the man by whom all Republican candidates are measured. He served as President of the Screen Actors Guild during the golden age of cinema, and as the 40th President of the United States. But there are seven […]

The Rushmore Report: America’s Top Ten Conservative Universities

Conservative colleges provide an important counterbalance to the liberalism that pervades so much of American higher education. For students raised with traditional values, entering the world of higher education is too often an alienating experience. But for conservative students, there is hope. These are the top ten conservative universities in America, according to the most […]

The Rushmore Report: Liberals Unhinged over Pence Loyalty to His Wife

Vice President Mike Pence probably wasn’t expecting to receive backlash when the Washington Post published a profile last Tuesday on his wife, Karen. The piece detailed the couple’s relationship and included a statement Pence made in 2002 saying he didn’t go out to dinner with another woman without his wife being present and that he didn’t attend […]

Inauguration Day – A Christian Response

Today is the day. Donald J. Trump will be inaugurated as the 45th President of the United States. Whether you supported Trump’s run for the White House or spiraled into major depression with his win on November 8, he is about to be your president. The question is how we, as believers, should respond on […]

America’s Top Ten Universities

If you want to stir up a heated debate, talk religion, politics, or – alma maters. There are unlimited lists of America’s best colleges and universities. For our purposes, we consulted the current list from Forbes, one of the most respected analyses of American institutions of higher education. Up front, I will offer one obvious […]

The Rushmore Report – The Ten Most Liberal and Conservative Cities in America

New York City may be less liberal than you thought. At least according to The Economist, which pulled data from an MIT study on how city governments reflect their constituents’ politics to produce a ranking of cities with populations of over 250,000. As The Economist asked, “Would people expect Washington, DC, Seattle, or Boston to […]

10 Things Great Dads Do

Mark Merrill, of Family First, has given us some great advice for being a great Christian dad. With Father’s Day just two days away, I thought I’d share with you some of his thoughts. 1. Love your kids’ mother. This is the best thing you can do. A husband and wife who love each other provide […]

America’s Top Ten Beaches

I love beaches. We used to live near Galveston, Texas, which boasts amazing restaurants, waves, Victorian mansions, historical sites, and the incredible seawall, built after the Great Storm of 1900. On Galveston Island you will find the most spectacular ice cream parlor ever – LaKing’s. There is no place like Galveston. But I’m biased. For […]