“Senator Warren, we’re dealing with two bodies, not one.”

fear in baby eyes

I’m troubled. Senator Elizabeth Warren, speaking against the bill introduced to the U.S. Senate yesterday, said: “The Republican vote to defund Planned Parenthood is just one more piece of a deliberate, methodical, orchestrated, right-wing attack on women’s rights, and I’m sick and tired of it.” She also said, “The Republicans have had a plan for [Read More...]

Only men can change the boy into a man

men leading boys

“It’s becoming clear to us that manhood doesn’t happen by itself; it doesn’t happen just because we eat Wheaties. The active intervention of the older men means that older men welcome the younger man into the ancient, mythologized, instinctive male world.” – Robert Bly I remember the precise moment that I felt welcomed into the [Read More...]

Gosnell, & Silent, Spineless Reporting


Mammas, don’t let your babies grow up to be cowboys. Why not? Because America desperately needs them to become journalists. And not just any kind of journalists—we need them to become courageous, morally-governed, cultural commentators. Why? Because a good percentage of the current crop of reporters leading our major networks, magazines, and newspapers are spinelessly [Read More...]