Why the Left’s Anti-Cop Sentiment is Dehumanizing and Wrong

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While I fully understand there are bad cops — and there are good cops who make bad mistakes — the Left’s recent wave of anti-cop sentiment is not only disgusting, it’s dehumanizing. Essentially, the Left places an inhuman burden of patience and tolerance for risk on police officers, then jumps on the inevitable failure to achieve an impossible standard as proof of police corruption and violence. [Read more...]

Top Ten Posts of 2014

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Since this is a joint blog, I thought it would be interesting to see whether David or I had the most highly read articles of 2014.

Want to see the results?

I was surprised to see how not all of these were even written in 2014, but they were circulated in some circles enough to land them on the list:

10.  Six Reasons Why Mormons Are Beating Baptists in Church GrowthDavid

9.  Living Without Sex: How Christian Singleness Doesn’t Mean Ignoring the Hunger for Sex - Nancy

8.  I’m a White Republican Raising a Black Child – Deal with ItNancy

7.  What This White Mom Did to Her Black Daughter’s Hair: Bantu KnotsNancy

6.  The Wheels Are Coming Off the Sexual RevolutionDavid

5.  How to Live in a World in Which Bill Cosby Might be a Serial RapistNancy

4.  A White Mom’s Plea to Others Giving Advice about her Black Daughter’s Hair - Nancy

3.   Yes, There Is Evidence God ExistsDavid

2.  How My Daughter Sabotaged a Books-a-Million “Fifty Shades of Grey” Display - Nancy

So that’s six for me and three for David.  But, the most highly read post from 2014 was…

1. Three Reasons Why The Giver is the Best Christian Film Since NarniaDavid

So, I guess we have to call it even-ish.

Thanks for reading in 2014, and we look forward to an even bigger 2015.  Thanks to you!

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How Brave Are We, Really? A Reflection on Sony Caving to North Korea

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I’ve found the entire Interview cancelation fiasco deeply disturbing. It’s one story if Sony faced a vague threat and canceled the movie in a panic, a cancellation that would also have the collateral effect of perhaps appeasing the hackers and preventing the further release of damaging e-mails. But the collapse of will here was far more systematic. It wasn’t just Sony. Every major theater chain pulled out. Major online streaming services indicated they wouldn’t run it. Another studio, Paramount, canceled the small-scale screenings of an entirely separate film, Team America: World Police, a movie that’s been viewed countless times in theaters and online without incident. [Read more...]

The Top Reason to be a “Santa Truther” This Year

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“I better be good this month,” my seven year old daughter said to me on the way to the grocery store. [Read more...]

Three Points About the ‘Torture Report’ and Morality

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When I speak about enhanced interrogation — or indeed virtually all of our controversial tactics in the war on terror, including the drone program — I tend to begin with three moral propositions. [Read more...]


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