A Congressman for our Time (and Place)

By Mark T. Mitchell for FRONT PORCH REPUBLIC

See Rod Dreher’s interview of Congressman Jeff Fortenberry (R-NE), one of the few Congressmen who would feel right at home on the porch. Here’s a snippet, but read it all.

That’s why I think an entrepreneurial model rooted in localism, one that defends family life and defends cultural institutions as critical to social renewal, is a compelling vision….

We have to have a vibrant economy that’s good for persons. We have to also be talking about a different economic emphasis, rather than the current one, which simply focuses on the tactics of job creation but is not challenging the concentration of power in Washington and Wall Street, which is making us more insecure.


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