Tagged: bret kincaid

Farewell for Now

by Bret Kincaid Today I officially hand over the Public Policy editorial reins to Heidi Unruh, who will be introduced in the coming weeks. For over two years, I’ve had the privilege of sending...

Unnatural Causes

by Bret Kincaid Preparing to teach a college course on justice, I was looking for some video to help make justice issues real to my young students.  In my search I came across a...

Just Policy, not Waterloo

by Bret Kincaid Last week the Democratic National Committee (DNC) pilloried Senator Jim DeMint of South Carolina for putting politics above policy when he said, “if we’re able to stop Obama on [healthcare reform],...

Realizing a Vision

by Bret Kincaid Lately, I’ve been reading Walter Isaacson’s biography of Albert Einstein. (http://www.amazon.com/Einstein-Life-Universe-Walter-Isaacson/dp/0743264746/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&s=books&qid=1248105850&sr=1-1) Since I was a teenager I’ve been interested in physics and the mysteries of the universe, but my math (in)ability...

The Genuine “Brilliant Gem”

by Bret Kincaid Several years ago, while still early in my policy teaching gig on Capitol Hill, I insisted that my fellow American Studies Program faculty hang quality photos of persons affected by and...

Hate on the Rise

by Bret Kincaid Just six miles from my house and only a mile from the White House, a man walked into my favorite DC museum, pulled out his rifle, and began shooting.  Mr. James...

Obama’s Pick

by Bret Kincaid “Ah, you who make iniquitous decrees, who write oppressive statutes, to turn aside the needy from justice and to rob the poor of my people of their right, that widows may...

Hearts, Minds, and Fair-minded Words

by Bret Kincaid I just finished listening to the 30-minute speech President Obama gave last weekend at my alma mater, the University of Notre Dame.  It had been controversial since Notre Dame President Father...