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Jesus Chicken

Gay rights advocates go after Chick-fil-A. See here.


On many days I get anywhere from 3-5 registrations from readers wanting to post comments on this blog. It’s after registering that readers than find out comments are moderated, therefore, people seldom post any comment. My main reason for moderating […]


WSJ: Professor Cornpone. The last time these columns were lambasted by a presidential candidate in Iowa, he was Democrat Richard Gephardt and the year was 1988. The Missouri populist won the state caucuses in part on the rallying cry that […]

Gone Wrong

Sex Gone Wrong by R. J. Snell. In the latest issue of The Atlantic we learn that the world of online pornography reveals eternal truths about men and women. These aren’t happy truths, and the needlessly prurient article makes them […]

Loving Reagan

Everybody Loves Reagan. The arrival of Ronald Reagan’s 100th birthday will be accompanied by a chorus of fond reminiscences and misty-eyed appreciations. In fact, the tributes are already underway. And, they are not just coming from Dutch’s ideological descendants. President […]

Old Age

WSJ reviews Never Say Die: The Myth and Marketing of the New Old Age by Susan Jacoby. You can read the Preface here.


Scott Perlo: The Vanishing American Religious Male. See here.

Not Selling

WSJ: Why Electric Cars Aren’t Selling. See here.


What Does Google’s Subtle Censorship Say About Us? The latest news from Google is that searches related to online piracy through torrent downloads are being dropped from the much touted ‘autocomplete’ and ‘instant search’ functions. As we have noted in […]

Muslim Brotherhood

Andrew C. McCarthy: Fear the Muslim Brotherhood. At the Daily Beast, Bruce Riedel has posted an essay called “Don’t fear Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood,” the classic, conventional-wisdom response to the crisis in Egypt. The Muslim Brotherhood is just fine, he’d have […]

Biblical Tutorial

Steven Crowder: A Biblical Tutorial for Bill Maher. Bill Maher’s a smart guy. None of us can deny that. A nuisance at worst, a more than worthy adversary at best, Bill Maher is the kind of intellectual whose worst enemy […]


The end of Borders (books)? See here.


Is It Really The Warmest Ever? by Joseph D’Aleo. The winter of 2009/10 was the coldest ever in parts of the southeast, and in parts of Siberia and the coldest since 1977/78 or 1962/63 in many parts of the United […]

Hidden Reality

Here’s a review of The Hidden Reality: Parallel Universes and the Deep Laws of the Cosmos by Brian Greene. You can read an excerpt here.


Cherryl Smith: The Church in America: Adopting the Religion of Green/Environmental Activism/Social Justice. See here.


Clarice’s Pieces: She Wouldn’t Harm a Fly by Clarice Feldman. Frances Fox Piven is a sociology professor who for four decades has advocated violent social upheaval as a means of effecting the radical change she believes in. Her notion of […]


New York Times Magazine reviews The Neoconservative Persuasion by Irving Kristol.


Martin Peretz Is Not Sorry. About Anything. See here.

Compassionate Life

Karen Armstrong’s 12 Steps of Compassion to Change the World. Karen Armstrong began her recent talk at the New York Public Library by illustrating the centrality of the Golden Rule in the Abrahamic faiths with a traditional story of Rabbi […]

New Arab World

Robert D. Kaplan: The New Arab World Order. The most telling aspect of the anti-regime demonstrations that have rocked the Arab world is what they are not about: They are not about the existential plight of the Palestinians under Israeli […]