Category Archives: Columns

Conservatives Serve Social Justice to Memories Pizza

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Social justice is a concept we typically identify with the liberal ideology. The belief held by many progressives is that you’re a victim of societal unfairness in America if you were born outside of this country’s traditional white male power structure. People without that privilege face less opportunity and more discrimination, thus society owes them…

What the Media Left Out of the Phony Rolling Stone Story

The Rolling Stone story about a student named Jackie who said she was ganged raped at a fraternity house at the University of Virginia is a textbook example of journalistic malpractice. Rolling Stone got just about everything wrong. For openers, there was no gang rape. The reporter didn’t even try to talk to the alleged…

Will Bob Corker Save the GOP?

“Pat, sometimes it seems like our friends want me to go over the cliff with flags flying,” President Reagan once told me. Today, it is “Bibi” Netanyahu and the neocons howling “kill the deal” and “bomb Iran” who are shoving the Republican Party toward the cliff. The question, which may decide 2016, may be framed…

America’s Decay Is Speeding Up

As one who loves America — not only because I am American, but even more so because I know (not believe, know) that the American experiment in forming a decent society has been the most successful in history — I write the following words in sadness: With few exceptions, every aspect of American life is…

Religious Freedom vs. Gay Rights

Should a born again Christian who runs a catering business have to provide the food and drinks at a gay wedding? Should an evangelical who operates a photography studio have to take pictures of a gay marriage? Should a baker have to deliver a cake to a gay couple’s wedding if same-sex marriage violates her…