Walmart’s (and America’s) Lesson in Greed

Right up there with abortion, homosexuality, and man-made global warming, few things rally liberals like “corporate greed.” Writing for Salon earlier this year, Bill Moyers declared, “Corporate greed is poisoning…..

Making a god of Government

Recently, Jim Wallis, president and founder of Sojourners, and a leader of the so-called “evangelical left,” declared the government shutdown was “unbiblical.” On a video produced by Sojourners, Wallis said,…..

The Most Dangerous Place in America

Not long after the recent shooting at the Washington Navy Yard, Dr. Janis Orlowski, the chief operating officer of MedStar Washington Hospital Center, where three of the shooting victims of…..

Too Many Trayvons

One of the most dangerous things to be in America today is a young black male. Contrary to what the racism-as-publicity hounds (Jesse Jackson, Al Sharpton, et al) would have…..

The New “Marriage” Estate Tax Gambit

After the U.S. Supreme Court struck down section 3 of the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA), the liberal pundits predictably cheered the ruling. With few exceptions, such pundits were very…..

Big Government Can’t Fix Immorality

We see it time and again. Whether the problem is poverty, bad schools, gun violence, crime in general, or even the spread of disease, the liberal answer is always the…..

The Boy Scouts’ Next Capitulation

To encourage his demonic protégé, Screwtape explained to Wormwood, “It does not matter how small the sins are, provided that their cumulative effect is to edge the man away from…..

What Gave Us Gosnell?

The surest way for sin to prosper is for a culture to stop calling it sin. Given the rapidly decaying culture in the U.S., I could proceed in a myriad…..

Paganism and Today’s Liberal

In order to understand properly how we’ve gotten where we are in our cultural view of marriage, rights, and sexual ethics, one must first understand that this drastic change from…..

Legislating Morality

Being a lifelong fan of football, I have never had a problem with NFL instant replay. I’m in my early forties, so I can remember well the days before instant…..

Myths of the Liberal Faithful

One of the frequent cries of many on the left is that the world is overpopulated. The latest hysterical outburst on this matter came from Sir David Attenborough, a recent…..

Confronting Christmas

As godless secularism becomes more and more entrenched in our culture, the Christmas season is one of the most contentious times in our calendar. Every year there are stories in…..

Learning the Hard Way

Having four children 10 and under offers plenty of intimate, hands-on lessons on human nature. For example, sometimes, in spite of Michelle’s and my best efforts, good parental instruction is…..

Predicting the Presidential Election

I love Electoral College math. I mean, I teach mathematics and I write about politics, so pouring over various Electoral College combinations is right up my alley. Experts all across…..

The Clear Moral Choice

After his drubbing in the first debate, Barack Obama found himself on the receiving end of plenty of advice. Jennifer Granholm (remember her?), the former governor of Michigan turned political…..