Planned Parenthood Videos: Why A Lifelong Democrat Went Independent

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by Jennifer James McCollum  

So say goodbye it’s Independence Day
It’s Independence Day, All down the line

– Springsteen

I live in Oklahoma where every autumn the football rivalry between the state’s two largest universities is as reliable as sorority girls tweeting pictures of their pumpkin spice cappuccinos. Competition wafts its way into every broadcast, every neighborhood bar and grill, local blogs and pulpits.  Occasionally, it even seeps into families with members with opposing loyalties.

Up and down the streets of my city (and I suspect your city, too), house-divided flags billow from porches and pickups. Two school emblems sewn together waving across the plains. Marriage and kinship joined together despite competing values. Let no man put asunder.

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VIDEO: Senator Tim Scott tears up talking about victim’s son

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Touching, powerful words from Sen. Scott, one of our nation’s best. [Read more...]

Why Parents Are So Afraid: The Overprotected Kid Syndrome

Last month Hanna Rosin penned a much-discussed article entitled “The Overprotected Kid,” lamenting how parents have worked mightily to strip virtually every perceived risk from childhood without actually making childhood that much safer. [Read more...]

Elizabeth Scalia Versus Shaquille ONeal: A Giveaway of the New Book “Strange Gods”

What would happen if you could put Shaquille O’Neal in the same room as Elizabeth Scalia? [Read more...]

Rare Glimpse of True Love: Last Season of The Office

I’ve faithfully watched The Office, through thick and thin, over all the seasons of cringe-inducing silliness and fun. [Read more...]