Challenges Facing Catholic Voters in the 2016 Election

Deal W. Hudson March 11, 2015 Anyone who wishes to understand the Catholic vote needs to recognize two things from the start. First, there is no reliable “Catholic block” of voters, but there is a sizable group of white Catholic moderates who “swing” back and forth from one party to the other. They can determine… Continue reading Challenges Facing Catholic Voters in the 2016 Election

10 Ways Catholics Can Elect the Next President

Deal W. Hudson March 13, 2015 The 2016 election will be decisive for the future of our nation. Eight more years of leadership such as we have witnessed under Obama will stamp our culture so deeply it would take a century to undo the damage. What damage, you ask? Eight more years will bring an… Continue reading 10 Ways Catholics Can Elect the Next President

Will America Last? — The 2016 Election

Deal W. Hudson January 11, 2016 It’s tempting to say that the coming presidential election of 2016 is the most important in American history. What gives me pause is the number of times this has been said before, including by myself. But this time, I cannot help but believe it’s true. Why? Terrorism: A storm… Continue reading Will America Last? — The 2016 Election

Will Pro-Life Catholics Vote for Donald Trump?

Deal W. Hudson February 21, 2016 After his impressive victory in the South Carolina primary, the GOP nomination of Donald Trump is very likely.  Marco Rubio may pick up some support from Jeb Bush’s overdue decision to leave the race, but Ted Cruz has established a national network of highly-energized Evangelical activists who are not wavering.… Continue reading Will Pro-Life Catholics Vote for Donald Trump?

Trumping Political Correctness

Deal W. Hudson March 16, 2016 The sight of the rabble in Chicago forcing Donald Trump to cancel his appearance, coupled with the attack on Trump in Ohio, reveals the boil his candidacy has lanced on the face of America.  The boil has a name, “political correctness,” and millions of Americans eagerly support Trump as the man… Continue reading Trumping Political Correctness

CATHOLIC OUTREACH AND THE CLERGY: What Happens From a Layman’s Point of View

Deal W. Hudson June 24, 2016 I am giving a presentation tonight, and I thought I would share my outline with TCR readers. CATHOLIC OUTREACH AND THE CLERGY: What Happens From a Layman’s Point of View An Outline Deal W. Hudson Good-will, but naive, Catholic laypersons go to one of their priests to talk about… Continue reading CATHOLIC OUTREACH AND THE CLERGY: What Happens From a Layman’s Point of View

Voting Our Values: How to Vote Catholic

Deal W. Hudson June 25, 2016 How to Vote Catholic Voting Our Values Catholics make up about 30 percent of voters in national elections. Depending on voter turnout, these 36 to 39 million Catholics have the power to make our country a better nation that is more welcoming to life, more supportive of families, and… Continue reading Voting Our Values: How to Vote Catholic