I am tired of hearing about Harvey Weinstein. I bet you are as well. If I had my way he would just go away to either jail or exile. In my perfect world, part of his punishment would be that his name be stricken from the lips of any television or radio personality from this day forward. But we are going to hear about him for a while because of the nature of the abuse he perpetuated and the corruption… Read more

Anti-Christian hostility has not significantly increased over the past few decades, but it has gotten wealthier and more prestigious. Read more

This past weekend I attended the first conference of the Foundation for the Individual Rights in Education (FIRE) aimed at faculty members. FIRE’s main mission is the promotion of free speech and academic freedom on college campuses. It is a mission which deeply resonates with what I want to see happening in academia. So even though I am not a member of FIRE, I have been part of the team planning this conference. While I picked up a lot of… Read more

Christians ought to passionate defenders of the religious liberties of others. Read more

When I woke up Monday morning and turned on the television, I was horrified, along with most of the nation, to learn of the mass shooting tragedy that occurred in Las Vegas. As I watched the news shows to get more information, shocked that this madness had visited our country once more, I had another sinking feeling come over me. I knew that I would not get a chance to mourn the event very long before the gun debate would… Read more

This seems pretty simply. Republicans should reach out to people of color, and Democrats should reach out to the religious. But neither of them do. Read more

Can we, as a society, deal with cultural differences and maintain our national identity? Read more

As most of you know, the NFL this weekend was full of players protesting the National Anthem. I have been a big-time football fan for most of my life. For reasons not having to do with the issues surrounding the recent protests, I have reduced my watching of the NFL. I am not boycotting it. My wife is a big-time Dallas Cowboys fan, and so the TV will have the Cowboys on when they play. But I really do not… Read more

Many people believe that if they allow their political enemies to have free speech rights, they may use those rights to bring back oppression. Read more

It seems that about every six months or so I see an article arguing that the political or religious disparities in academia haves little to do with bias and much to do with self-selection. Read more

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