Quin Hillyer, a superb writer and great friend who has served as a Senior Fellow for CFIF for the past two-plus years, is laying down his pen to run for U.S. Congress in Alabama.
Hillyer made his intentions known yesterday to run for the seat being vacated by six-term Congressman Jo Bonner (R-AL), who announced earlier in the day that he will be leaving Congress in August to take a job with the University of Alabama.
Quin’s unwavering passion for the cause of liberty and conservative, limited government principles will be missed by all at CFIF.
Quin, we wish you all the best on your next “adventure!”…[more]
You never want to catch whatever Bill Clinton is spreading.
Accordingly, here’s some precautionary intellectual inoculation.
This week, Clinton attempted to rescue the political fortunes of a current president whose policy choices contrast sharply with his own. Instead of a rescue, however, Clinton may have simply highlighted the dichotomy between the two presidencies. Whereas Clinton grudgingly acknowledged, “The era of big government is over,” Barack Obama doubled down with, “You didn’t build that! Somebody else made that happen!” …