On President Obama’s ‘Kindness’

Last week, while honoring the late Roger Ebert, President Obama said this: [Read more...]

The HuffPo Doubles Down on a Hoax

The proper thing to do after inadvertently publishing a hoax is to apologize. [Read more...]

The Left Falls for a Revealing Poverty Hoax

If you pay any attention to coverage or discussion of poverty issues, you’ve likely read or heard about this post by a woman named Linda Walther Tirado. [Read more...]

The Difference Between a Hand-out and a Leg Up

My post yesterday on dependency triggered an interesting discussion in the comments, and I wanted to follow up on a point I made near the end of the post — regarding the imperative of personal mentoring to help kids and families escape poverty. [Read more...]

Pull Back From Politics? Evangelicals Aren’t Engaged Enough

So we appear to be going through one of the periodic cycles where liberals tell Evangelicals, “We’d like you more if you disagreed with us less.”  You see, the main barrier between Evangelicals and the culture is our obsession with politics –how we allegedly focus on abortion and same-sex marriage to the exclusion of loving people and sharing the Gospel.  Focus on serving the poor and caring for your fellow man, then we’ll rebuild all the cultural respect you’ve squandered in the midst of the hateful and divisive “culture wars.”

So goes the argument, anyway. [Read more...]