Three Points About the ‘Torture Report’ and Morality


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...]

The Democrats’ ‘Torture Report’ Is a Dangerous, Partisan Mess



To read the some of the more liberal quarters of the Internet today — from the New York Timesto Andrew Sullivan’s blogto The Nation, and beyond — you would think that the United States is now a virtual criminal enterprise, run by war criminals, harboring war criminals and committing war crimes as a matter of national policy. You would think American national honor has been stained forever. And you would know that the American story told by the Left, one dominated by stories of American crimes (real and imagined), will now include a new chapter — the torture era.

And that leftist story will be partisan, ideological nonsense. [Read more...]

“F Words” for Feminism: Liberals Make Children Curse, Talk about Rape



This is classy. [Read more...]

Get Free Books, Get Published: Accepting Applications for Patheos Book Reviewers


Open books

Friends,  many of you know that I work with Patheos, the largest religious website in America.  Though it has Evangelical, Mormon, Catholic, Atheist, Muslim, Pagan, and other kinds of channels, I’m the channel manager of the Faith and Family Channel and (very recently) the Entertainment Channel.

Newsweek said that Patheos was an excellent way to “get smarter.” [Read more...]

Sons of Anarchy Say, “Get Your Boots On”



According to Entertainment Weekly, the Sons of Anarchy cast is encouraging people to wear boots — with suits, mini-skirts, and skinny jeans: [Read more...]