5 Facts About Rick Santorum

Rick Santorum is not a new name in politics, but here are five things you probably do not know about the candidate.

Capitalism and the Family

“Understanding how capitalism has met our material needs is one thing, but as we more easily meet our material needs, we open up the ability to pursue all kinds of non-material values.”

Different Party Priorities

As the next presidential election looms on the horizon, the differences between America’s two political parties will become even more unmistakable. Not only do the two political parties see issues which concern the American public differently, but how the parties prioritize the issues differs vastly as well.

The Illiberal Left

At this point Christians are countercultural, ironically. They have become the counterculture. They are what the liberals used to be, and when the liberals were them, they were fighting for the free speech rights.

It All Starts in Iowa

The importance of the Iowa caucus is well-known. As Sen. George McGovern, the Democratic contender in the 1972 election, explained, “Iowa is terribly important. It’s the first test in the nation, where we get any test at all.” While the Iowa Caucus has not occurred yet for the 2016 presidential election, the political season has begun.