The Remarkable Unremarkable for 01/20/2017

We take it for granted. It is completely unremarkable, but so remarkable in the grand scheme of history. At noon on January 20 of the year following a presidential...

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Sore Losers for 01/13/2017

If you caught Donald Trump's press conference earlier this week, you saw a fascinating spectacle. The incoming President of the United States did not filibuster answers to run out...

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Barack Obama’s Legacy for 01/06/2017

As the nation prepares to formally enter the Age of Trump and leave the Age of Obama, it is worth noting that the left cannot honestly assess Barack Obama's...

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Leaving the Way They Came for 12/30/2016

There has always been a level of child-like petulance running through both Barack Obama and his administration. Friends were only tools of convenience, discarded once they were no...

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Burden in the Bells for 12/23/2016

"I heard the bells on Christmas Day / Their old, familiar carols play, / and wild and sweet / The words repeat / Of peace on earth, good-will to...

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The Russians Are (Not) Coming for 12/16/2016

Shortly before the presidential election, Donald Trump publicly announced that the election was rigged. It became the source of tough questioning from Fox News's Chris Wallace at the...

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Lies, Liars and the Press for 12/09/2016

On September 11, 2016, Hillary Clinton left a 9/11 memorial service early. Her campaign vigorously denied republican claims Clinton was ill. The press ridiculed republicans for suggesting it, calling...

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The Bigotry of Liberal America for 12/02/2016

Hillary Clinton did win the popular vote on Election Day. But that is not how presidential elections work in the United States. The founders were worried about...

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California Should Try to Secede for 11/25/2016

Left-wing activists in California want Californians to secede from the Union. They point to Scotland, Brexit, Catalonia and other modern secession movements as proof that the Civil War...

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The Worst Excesses Of The Left for 11/18/2016

In the past week, as conservative opponents of Donald Trump have come to terms with his victory, nothing has done more to help them give Trump the benefit of...

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So Much Wrong for 11/11/2016

It is humbling and humorous to so publicly get the presidential election so wrong. But after 16 years of marriage I am quite used to being wrong. The reason for being so badly wrong is actually humorous. In the primaries, the polls showed Donald Trum…

Cyrus The Great Rides Again for 11/04/2016

Two hundred years before Cyrus the Great brought down the Babylonian Empire, the prophet Isaiah had this prophesy: “Thus says the Lord to his anointed, to Cyrus, whose right hand I have grasped, to subdue nations before him and to loose the belts of k…

False Hope and Lies for 10/28/2016

For 16 years, a segment of the American public has repeatedly been betrayed and lied to by both parties in Washington, D.C. These voters, mostly white and mostly suburban and rural, were promised a Washington that would treat them respectfully and allo…

The Inevitable Outcome of Rage for 10/21/2016

Five years ago, after buying our new home, my wife bought two tall chairs for our children to sit at our kitchen counter. The kids never pushed the chairs under the counter. They were always across the room where, inevitably, the youngest would crawl…

Lessons For My Children for 10/14/2016

For the first time, my wife and I have had to consider what might happen if we both died and left our children behind. These are not the thoughts any parent likes to think about… but here we find ourselves. Starting in January, I found myself out of …

The Leviathan’s Failure for 10/07/2016

The liberal vision of America, as it ever more rapidly replaces the church and local community with the federal government as chief conveyor of charity and aid, is a leviathan that allegedly cares for all. From the leviathan, all will find comfort, hea…

When Faith and Politics Collide for 09/30/2016

Just over a year ago I enrolled in seminary. I had two reasons for doing so. First, I have found myself spending more time than I ever imagined both writing and talking about cultural and faith issues. Second, I had been getting numerous requests for m…

The Sane Alternative for 09/23/2016

He grew up in a lower middle-income household. His parents worked three jobs. In the winter they wore jackets inside because they could not afford to run the heat. In the summer they worried about losing their home because they could not make mortgage …

The Longer Game for 09/16/2016

Henry County, Georgia is one of those rapidly changing, rapidly growing counties causing Georgia to slowly turn back toward the Democrats. George W. Bush won the county in 2004 with almost 60 percent of the vote. John McCain won the county, as did Mi…

Kids or Mosquitoes for 09/09/2016

Aedes aegypti may be the most deadly animal on the planet. It is better known as one of several species of mosquitoes. Aedes aegypti carries the zika virus, malaria, dengue, yellow fever, and chikungunya, which is a disease that causes permanent jo…