civilsociety
No, Time, Truth is Not Dead

On this day in 1966, Time Magazine published it's (in)famous cover story, "Is God Dead...

books
If You Want to Understand the Trump Phenomenon, Read “The Revolt Against The Masses”

As I was reading Fred Siegel's book I kept thinking how hopeless I felt (politically a...

books
Darwinism: A Theory in Crisis?

Darwinists are fond of saying that evolution is a "fact." Maybe, but facts are not sel...

television
Marvel’s Daredevil on Netflix

I had Marvel's Daredevil on my Netflix watch list for a long time, but for some reason...

civilsociety
A Different Take on Evangelicals and Race: Marxism

Race and faith in America have a checkered past; specifically the Christian faith. Man...

music
Album Review: The Fringe

In case you haven't heard, a new power trio just released their eponymous first CD: Th...

civilsociety
I Wonder How Many People Have Been Killed Because of This Image?

I woke up to this headline this morning: "Suspected Islamic extremist shoots dead at ...

manners-and-morals
A.C. Green: Iron Virgin

I was born and raised in the Los Angeles area, and also raised a passionate L.A. sport...

education
Classical Education: Hope for America’s Future

About five or six years ago classical education meant as much to me as it probably mea...

music
Rock Star Prince Dead at 57

If your musical decade was the 1980s this is likely a sad day for you. Prince, who exp...

music
Where Did All The Rock ‘n’ Roll Go?

If you grew up in the 60s and 70s like I did, you were fortunate to have grown up in t...

politics
Obama in Che Guevara’s Shadow

President Obama "palled around with terrorists" back the day, as Sarah Palin memorably...

education
Modern Education Succeeding in Educating Our Youth Out of Their Inheritance

The lament about American education, both its K-12 and higher variety, comes in for it...

philosophy
Bill Nye the Science Guy: Philosophical Idiot

Before you think I call people names, this comes from the title of a piece about smart...

popularstories
Undying Devotion: The Untold Story of How Nancy Reagan Would Have Taken a Bullet for Her Husband

On March 30, 1981, at 2:25 p.m., President Ronald Reagan was leaving the Washington Hi...

politics
Liberals and Conservatives United: Oppose Trump!

I never thought I'd see such a bonding between the two polar opposites of the politica...

uncategorized
Admit it, White People, You Are Racists

In case you didn't know, if you are white, you are a racist. Go ahead and admit it, yo...

religion
“Death, the Prosperity Gospel and Me”

Death has a funny way of relativizing everything. Not long ago I caught a snippet on t...

scitech
Predicting El Niño, and “Climate Change,” Might Be Rocket Science After All

For much of the past year I've been reading headlines in the LA Times (where I was bor...

politics
The Me Myself And I Megyn Kelly Production

The Iowa caucuses are upon us. Every sentient human being who has lived through The Tr...

politics-and-policy
Schooling Beck On Trump’s Nullification Promise

Former Fox News Channel broadcaster Glenn Beck, now of The Blaze TV, has been warning ...

music
Glenn Frey Tribute

Rock critics never liked Eagles founder and leader Glenn Frey. They didn’t like The...

movies
If Hillary Clinton is Elected We Will Officially Have a Liar In Chief As Our Next President

My son and I just got back from watching 13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi. Th...

politics
Trump’s Invisible, Poor White Army’s Waiting On The Ropes

Donald Trump’s mortal enemies in mainstream politics and media have shifted strategy...

music
Maybe Bowie is Looking Down from Heaven

Since Father Time took the great David Bowie, I have read numerous speculations about ...

politics-and-policy
Ranchers Hammond And Bundy: The Best Of America

America, as one wag put it, is a “post-constitutional” country. Even worse, a plur...

books
On Black Crime, Obama’s ‘Blackism’ & Burke’s Allergy To Neocons

The following is Part II in a conversation with Jack Kerwick, author of "The American ...

civilsociety
Racialized Islam & The Racial-Industrial-Complex

The following is part I in a conversation with Jack Kerwick, author of "The American O...

business-commerce
Chipotle and Food Fadism

It seems your local Chipotle is potentially a dangerous place to eat. If you've ever b...

hollywood
When Hollywood Celebrated Christmas and Marriage

A few days before Christmas, I checked the schedule for Turner Classic Movies, one of ...

politics
GOP Debate: America-First Alliance Emerges; Neoconservatives Neutralized

Donald Trump strode into the gaudy Venetian, in Las Vegas, for the CNN-Facebook Republ...

politics
Trump: The Ultimate Rorschach Test

Yes, I know, just what the world needs, another blog post on Donald Trump. Just this m...

politics-and-policy
No Wonder The Pols Think Businessman Trump’s Crazy; He Understands Scarcity

Right after the Murder-by-Muslim of the San Bernardino 14, on Dec. 2, immigration lawy...