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Ranting Against Big Government—But Voting for It by Tad DeHaven. Drudge is currently linking to a Brietbart TV video titled “‘USA! USA!’ Congressman’s Anti-Big Government Rant Gets Standing Ovation on House Floor.” In it, Rep. Mike Kelly (R-Pa.) unleashes an [...]
Creationism’s Far from Unintelligent Design on Our Schools by Nelson Jones. I knew a creationist once. He believed in a literal Adam and Eve and in the Tower of Babel, yet claimed to find natural selection implausible. He was no-one’s [...]
Chairman Lakoff’s Cognitive Casuistry by Chris Bray. George Lakoff is an impossibility. A hapless totalitarian clown of such extreme dimensions, a rational mind has to assume the possibility he isn’t real. He writes whole pages at a time in which [...]
The Ballad of Richard Jewell by Marie Brenner. On July 30, 1996, the media identified Richard Jewell as the F.B.I.’s prime suspect in the Olympic Park bombing. For the first time, the 34-year-old security guard tells his extraordinary story: his [...]
The End of the World as We Know It by Amy Butler. Has anybody out there noticed that church attendance has been lower lately? The church budget is stretched thin because fewer people are giving? You can’t get a commitment [...]
Lisa Miller: Praying for rain: Atheist critics show how petty and small-minded they’ve become. With the death of the writer Christopher Hitchens, and the withdrawal of Sam Harris, author of The End of Faith, from the front lines into a [...]