Category Archives: Culture

If Armed Guards Can Protect Our Money, Why Not Our Kids?

It may not be welcome news to some gun enthusiasts, the ones who think there are no restrictions on their right to bear arms, but there are. None of our rights come without limits. The First Amendment says we have freedom of speech. But we can’t falsely yell fire in a crowded theater, without getting…

The Passion of the Trump: Taking People’s Property

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Donald Trump is a man of passion. He’s passionate about real estate, his wealth, his prestigious brand, and of course politics. It’s that passion that has been the driving force behind his infectious presidential campaign, shocking pundits and political observers alike as he continues to maintain a strong lead in the national polls. When Trump…

Should We Give the Oregon Mass Murderer What He Craved — Recognition?

If you watched any of the coverage on television of the mass shooting at that community college in Oregon, you probably heard Sheriff John Hanlin repeatedly tell reporters that he would never publicly utter the name of the shooter. Sheriff Hanlin isn’t alone. According to the Wall Street Journal the sheriff “is one of a…

What if Donald Trump Weren’t So Good Looking?

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Presidential candidate Donald Trump is once again taking some heat for a controversial statement he made while out on the campaign trail. As reported by writer Paul Solotaroff of Rolling Stone, who recently traveled with Mr. Trump for a story, the billionaire had some choice words for fellow GOP hopeful, Carly Fiorina — not so…

More on the County Clerk in Kentucky — and Christianity

I just read a very important piece on the case involving Kim Davis, the country clerk in Kentucky who refused to issue marriage licenses to gay couples. The column in Commentary runs under the headline, “The Wrong Fight for Christians to Wage.” The author is Peter Wehner, in my view one of the two or…