Jack Kerwick, One of the points for which I argue in my latest book, Christianity and the World: Essays Philosophical, Historical, and Cultural, is that the civilization—the world—that atheist and theist alike take for granted today would be unrecognizable to itself if not for the religion that produced it: Christianity. Take, for example, the “secular”
Lloyd Billingsley, Last week, a San Francisco jury acquitted seven-time felon Jose Ines Garcia Zarate, a repeatedly deported Mexican national, of all murder and manslaughter charges in the July 1, 2015, fatal shooting of Kate Steinle as she walked with her father and a friend on Pier 14. The jury found the confessed shooter guilty
Larry Elder, GQ magazine named former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick its 2017 “Citizen of the Year.” In doing so, GQ overlooked NFL Houston Texans’ J.J. Watt, who raised some $37 million for hurricane relief. Many of Kaepernick’s supporters liken his protest to that of boxer Muhammad Ali, who refused to be inducted into the military.
Katherine Blakeman, If reports are true that Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein sexually assaulted many women over his lifetime in the movie business, what is it that drove him to do so? The larger question is, why are sexual assault and sexual harassment so prevalent in our society, so much so that the Weinstein scandal incited
Adam Shaw, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s grip on the Republican leadership is shakier than ever, with a new Harvard-Harris poll showing that a majority of GOP voters want McConnell to resign. The poll, provided to the Hill, found that 56 percent of Republicans want McConnell out. It also found that he has the worst
Wayne Allyn Root, America has become a Banana Republic. You know, the kind of place where the media doesn’t report the news, they instead decide what news you should be allowed to hear. The Mainstream media determines the headlines. And since 99.9% of the people who run the media are either liberal Democrats, or crony
Walter Williams, The scam of higher education. August is the month when parents bid farewell to not only their college-bound youngsters but also a sizable chunk of cash for tuition. More than 18 million students attend our more than 4,300 degree-granting institutions. A question parents, their college-bound youngsters and taxpayers should ask: Is college worth
Gregg Jarrett, O. J. Simpson, one of the most heinous and depraved killers in modern American history, is up for parole consideration. If the Nevada Parole Board has a conscience, it will never set him free. He is a threat to society and will always be so. Simpson was found guilty in 2008 of armed