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Should NeverTrump Conservative Leaders Be Willing to Serve in the Administration?
I’ve now had three friends ask for advice about whether they should be willing to serve in the Trump administration. Two were people who opposed Mr. Trump in the Republican primaries but voted for him (reluctantly) in the general election. … Read More
Today, Trump Election and Anniversary of Clinton Impeachment
Today the Electoral College will vote to elect Donald J. Trump president of the United States. It is also the eighteenth anniversary of the impeachment of a president: William J. Clinton. As a … Read More
The Persecution of Professor Anthony Esolen at Providence College.
Tony Esolen and I are in different fields, we have different intellectual styles, and different personalities. But we share something much more fundamental: a worldview. We share basic values, principles, moral and religious … Read More
Gramsci’s Plan to Overwhelm Christianity With Socialism Using Culture
The Italian communist Antonio Gramsci, who died in one of Mussolini’s prisons, was the principal and intellectually most formidable exponent of what has come to be known as cultural Marxism. Here is what he wrote in 1915:
“Socialism is precisely … Read More
Ivy League Young People Are Natural Conformists Who Think They Are Non-Conformists
It is commonly supposed that young people are natural rebels. Youth, we sometimes imagine, is a time of free thinking and non-conformism—a time when people try to think things through for themselves, from scratch as it were. But this is … Read More
Some Anti-Semitic Poetry And Love Letter to Hitler From a Birth Control Movement Founder
The early leading advocates of contraception and sexual liberation in the U.S. and Britain were, respectively, Margaret Sanger and Mary Stopes. Although Planned Parenthood proudly claims Sanger as their founder and Hillary Clinton praises her, it is fairly widely known … Read More
Conservatives, Let’s Not Be at Each Other’s Throats About Trump
Lincoln famously said: “With malice towards none, with charity for all; with firmness in the right as God gives us to see the right.”
We Have Forgotten God
Lincoln’s wisdom is worth recalling at this moment. Very much worth recalling:
“Whereas it is the duty of nations as well as of men, to own their dependence upon the overruling power of God, to confess their sins and transgressions, … Read More
Abortion Lobbyist Admits He Lied About Rarity of Late Term Abortions
Alright Secretary Clinton, just tell us yourself when the child in the womb should be granted the same protection against deliberate homicide that you claim for yourself and other human beings whom you deem worthy of legal protection? Should … Read More
Clinton Plainly Violated the Law, Why Would It Be Bad to Indict?
So let me get this straight. Threatening to prosecute Clinton, who plainly violated the law and should have been the subject of an FBI referral to the justice department recommending grand jury indictment, that’s bad. But prosecuting soldiers whose breaches … Read More
The Election of Hilary Would Mean All Out War On People Like Us
Although I would never vote for or support Hillary Clinton, I cannot in good conscience endorse Donald Trump. I have stated my reasons for that position in various writings and interviews and won’t repeat them here.
But, lest there be … Read More
No, That Is Not Typical Male Locker Room Banter
A theme that emerged this weekend from Mr. Trump’s supporters (especially his female supporters) is that his “crude words” were “typical male locker room banter and braggadocio.” They were in poor taste, they say, but “that’s how men talk.” We … Read More
Obama to Black Audience, He Will be ‘Personally Insulted’ If They Don’t Vote for Hillary
Who does Barack Obama think he is? Has he himself bought into the absurd political messianism that swept him into office? One could be forgiven for thinking so after the man up in front of a mostly black audience at … Read More
A Conversation with a Closeted Conservative Colleague
Below is my conversation with a closeted conservative colleague.
CCC: “I don’t feel I can say what I think, at least not at this stage. I have a family to care for and other responsibilities, you know.”
Me: “Sure. … Read More
Make America Great Again, “Racist Code”? But Clintons Said It In Their Campaigns
Was there ever a more blatant hypocrite than William Jefferson Clinton? Honestly. His hypocrisy is truly disgusting. You may remember him hauling that enormous Bible around (for the photographers) after he was caught in his sordid affair with a White … Read More
Yes, I Am Questioning Tim Kaine’s Faith
The biggest falsehood in this article is the statement that Tim Kaine is a “devout Catholic.” He is objectively nothing of the kind. (Am I questioning the man’s faith? You bet I am. His public words and actions reveal that … Read More
The Poet Who Foretold the Rise of the Nazis
A hundred years before Hitler and the Nazis came to power in Germany, the German Jewish-Christian poet Heinrich Heine prophesied their rise and the death and destruction they would bring upon Europe and the world. I will post his words … Read More
After Transgenderism, ‘Children’s Sexual Autononomy’
From my perch, I get a glimpse of what’s over the horizon. Recently I gave you a heads up about the concept of “dignitary harm.” That will be (and indeed, is already) the idea used to rationalize trampling the freedom … Read More
‘Dignitarian Harm’: The Newest Thought Police Rationalization
Occasionally I warn people who share my point of view (or at least some of my values, like the importance of freedom of speech) of something that, from my perch in academic life, I see coming over the horizon. I’m … Read More
What’s Really Behind Transgender Policy in the Military?
So what’s up with this new transgender policy in the military? What is behind it? What’s it all about? Mark my words:
It’s about indoctrination and thought-policing.
This will become crystal clear in the weeks and months ahead. Keep … Read More
Slate Columnist Admits Unborn Are People, But…
Pro-abortion ideology does funny things to people’s heads–even smart people like Will Saletan of Slate (who I’m pretty sure is the smartest liberal commentator around). Here’s an example of what I’m talking about:
“I can’t get past the feeling … Read More
Our Beloved Country is in Trouble
On this 240th anniversary of our declaration of independence our beloved country is, alas, in trouble and badly in need of reform. At the heart of our woes is what has always been at the heart of our woes … Read More
Downton Abby’s Carson on Marriage as Conjugal Union
Viewers of Downton Abbey may have noticed in the recently aired first episode of Season Six that Carson the Butler articulated, in a delicate but firm and unmistakable way, the truth that marriage is a conjugal union. Mrs. Patmore, the … Read More