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April 24, 2016: Winning at All Costs: Really?

May 27, 2015: Where's the Gratitude? Where's the Concern?

November 22, 2014: A Demagogue Without Credibility or Honor

July 27, 2014: Sad Observations, Sadder Conclusions

July 17, 2014: A Law Professor's Twisted Take on Hobby Lobby

June 21, 2014: Transforming America "Obama-Style"

May 17, 2014: Obama Gets an "F"

May 6, 2014: Greece & Rice, Etc.

April 27, 2014: On "Getting Educated"

April 13, 2014: Jeb's B.S.

April 2, 2014: A "Politically Correct" Gospel

March 29, 2014: Miracle in Philadelphia, 1787

March 19, 2014: An Inspired Book

February 27, 2014: Texas Voters Slapped in the Face!

February 16, 2014: America's Employment Crisis

February 9, 2014: Black Like Me

February 1, 2014: A Prediction I Once Made About Obama

January 20, 2014: Remembering Martin Luther King, Jr.

January 16, 2014: Angry and Alienated

December 14, 2013: A Christmas Greeting

November 28, 2013: A Judicious Constitutional Amendment

November 14, 2013: Government-Coerced Photography

November 9, 2013: A Greece Fire

November 3, 2013: In the Wake of Obamacare

October 14, 2013: Root Causes of Government Paralysis

September 28, 2013: Are the American People Corrupt?

September 15, 2013: Prince Obama

September 8, 2013: This War Can Be Won!

September 4, 2013: More Trouble in the Middle East

August 17, 2013: A New Presiding Bishopette

August 11, 2013: An Unfolding Tragedy in College Sport

August 4, 2013: Trying to Understand Obama

July 27, 2013: Politically Correct Racism

July 24, 2013: The "Civil Rights" Racket

July 15, 2013: The Victimization of George Zimmerman

July 8, 2013: Rank Judicial Politics

June 12, 2013: The Creed of America's Walking Dead

June 10, 2013: America's Budding Police State

June 2, 2013: I'd Like a Real President, Wouldn't You?

May 27, 2013: Should Lady Liberty Welcome Muslims?

May 24, 2013: Does God Care About Oklahoma?

May 19, 2013: A Tale of Two Corrupt Presidents

May 12, 2013: Democracy, Inc.

May 6, 2013: A Two-Faced President and Immigration Policy

May 1, 2013: How Long the Denial?

April 23, 2013: Power for Power's Sake

April 17, 2013: A Second Boston Massacre

February 6, 2013: NFL Theology

January 28, 2013: Three Outrageous Lies about Immigration

January 24,  2013: The Not-So-Good Future for Conservatives

January 11, 2013: "Stay the Hell Away from My Firearms!"

December 31, 2012: Christianity and the Political Left

December 17, 2012: What's So Great About Christmas?

December 9, 2012: The Supreme Court Back in Action!

December 3, 2012: America's New Motto

November 13, 2012: A Questionable Election and Its Aftermath

November 9, 2012: America's Descent into Darkness

November 6, 2012: Election Day Is Here!

October 31, 2012: The Wasteland of American Politics

October 23, 2012: Romney's Strategy in the Third Debate

October 17, 2012: Obama is Toast

October 12, 2012: "Biden" the Democrat Ticket

October 7, 2012: What If Mitt Romney Really Wins?

September 24, 2012: America's Lost Democracy

September 20, 2012: Give 'Em Hell, Mitt!

September 16, 2012: Barack Carter

July 1, 2012: What's Next for Arizona?

June 13, 2012:  The Texas Republican Convention of 2012

April 10, 2012: A Story that Doesn't Fit the Media's Crooked Narrative

April 4, 2012: Another Tale Told By an Idiot

March 28, 2012: Today's Race-Baiters

March 23, 2012:  The Sheep and Their Leader

February 19, 2012: "No!" to Football at the University

February 8, 2012:  Is America Still "The Last Best Hope of Earth"?

January 29, 2012: Gingrich and the "Republican Establishment"

January 23, 2012:  Postscript on South Carolina

January 21, 2012:  Another Take on the Debates

January 1, 2012: Race Still an Issue?

December 18, 2011: A Foray into "Higher Education"

August 14, 2011:  The Media, Mickey Mouse, and Gotcha

August 4, 2011: Small Gains Now, Big Challenges Later

July 22, 2011: Postmortem

July 17,2011: A New Twist on the Taxation-Representation Issue

July 10, 2011: TRAVESTY!

June 24, 2011: Is "Reactionary" a Dirty Word?

June 18, 2011: The Recent Republican Debate

June 12, 2011: Pearls on a Dung Heap

June 5, 2011: Democracy, Suffrage, and a Tide of Mud

May 29, 2011: Gingrich "Newtered"

May 23, 2011: How Dysfunctional is Your Church?

May 16, 2011:  The Presbyterian Church Did WHAT?

May 8, 2011: Outrage in Canterbury

April 28, 2011: Is Heaven for Liberals Too?

April 21, 2011: Disheartened at Easter?

March 29, 2011: American Exceptionalism

March 7, 2011: Thinking about the Words of a Few Dissenters

January 11, 2011: Reflecting on the Carnage in Arizona

January 3, 2011: Honoring a Hero Rightly

December 8, 2010:  A Personal Update and Christmas Blessing

May 20, 2010:  Answering My Critics . . . Again?

May 16, 2010:  Why This Immigration Mess?

May 13, 2010:  Judgement Day on the Horizon

May 6, 2010:  Remembering Another Villain

April 29, 2010:  One Man Who Screwed Up America

April 26, 2010:  Defending Obama Against All the Tea Party "Racists"

April 22, 2010:  A Racist in Journalist's Clothing

April 17, 2010:  The Looting of Traditional American Culture

April 14, 2010:  Obama, the Savior of America's Future?

April 10, 2010:  Obama's Civilian National Security Force

April 7, 2010:  Introducing My Congressman

April 4, 2010:  Easter Hope

March 30, 2010:  The "Glorious Symphony" of Diversity

March 26, 2010:  Doubts of My Own

March 24, 2010:  Leaders the People Deserve

March 19, 2010:  Regarding the Textbook Controversy

March 15, 2010:  Memory and Immortality

March 7, 2010:  Civilized Society Needs the Death Penalty

March 3, 2010:  Another Victory for Our Justice System

February 28, 2010:  Anticipating Election Day

February 24, 2010:  A New, Conservative Voice in the Senate?  Think Again!

February 21, 2010:  The Incomparable Dr. Freud

February 17, 2010:  One Good Apple in a Rotten Barrel

February 14, 2010: Honoring the Book

February 9, 2010:  From Tossing Tea Bags to Riding the Elephant

February 5, 2010:  The Growing Divide in America

February 1, 2010:  An "Obamanation"

January 24, 2010:  Sarah Palin, a News Analyst?

January 20, 2010:  Corrupt Bargains

January 16, 2010:  On the Right of Governments to Survive

January 10, 2010:  Something about Birds of a Feather

January 4, 2010:  The Firing of a Head Coach

December 10, 2009:  Pondering the Meaning of Christmas

December 2, 2009:  What's All This Stuff about Tiger Woods?

November 25, 2009:  Can Barack Obama Still Be a Mystery to Anyone?

November 15, 2009:  Why the Term "Islamic Terrorist?"

November 12, 2009:  Obama the Glib

November 8, 2009:  Do "Islamic Terrorists" Really Exist?

November 3, 2009:  Answering My Critics

October 29, 2009:  The Home Depot Travesty

October 24, 2009: Obama's a Far Cry from Lincoln!

October 18, 2009:  Reflecting Upon the Limbaugh Episode

October 9, 2009:  A Local Leader and a World Imposter

September 28, 2009:  More Government Outrage

September 26, 2009:  Overreaching in Public Schools

September 18, 2009:  The Joys of a Public School Education

September 16, 2009:  The Ipana Beaver . . . Again?

September 6, 2009:  May the Massachusetts Senator Rest in Peace

September 2, 2009:  Is It Ever Righteous to Say "No" to Dialogue?

August 29, 2009:  Obama on Mt. Rushmore: Is There Room for His Many Faces?

August 26, 2009: Democracy and the Voter "F-Word"

August 22, 2009:  America, the Largest Country in the Third World

August 20, 2009:  Was It "Michelle" or "Marie" Antoinette?

August 16, 2009:  Mass Immigration and the American Will

August 12, 2009:  The Brilliant Mr. Nietzsche

August 5, 2009:  A Question that Won't Go Away

July 30, 2009: A Gravestone for Mainline Protestantism

July 24, 2009:  More About the Open Wound of Race in America

July 17, 2009:  A Deluded Bishop, A Misdirected Church

July 14, 2009:  "Class, Tomorrow's Assignment Is . . . ."

July 8, 2009:  Will the Degeneracy of Popular Culture Ever Bottom Out?

June 30, 2009:  A New Pledge of Allegiance?

June 26, 2009:  True Heroes

June 21, 2009:  Mindlessness from the Left about Sotomayor's Nomination

June 17, 2009:  Bill Clinton's Greatest Betrayal

June 13, 2009:  Talking Straight to Christians

June 8, 2009:  The Enduring Relevance of Lord Acton's Maxim

June 5, 2009:  And the Unraveling of America Continues

May 30, 2009:  Not "Change" But "Restoration"

May 27, 2009:  Judicial Empathy at Work

May 20. 2009:  A Continuing Dilemma

May 16, 2009:  Tolerance as a "Christian Virtue"?

May 13, 2009:  The Future of the Republican Party

May 9, 2009:  Giving Felons the Vote

May 6, 2009:  The Savaging of Miss California

May 3, 2009:  Another Profile in Opportunism

April 27, 2009:  Speaking Candidly about Human Nature and Torture

April 22, 2009:  Shame and Cowardice at Georgetown University

April 18, 2009:  "The Project of Democracy"

April 16, 2009:  Populist Protest and Barack Obama as Humpty Dumpty

April 12, 2009:  From Faith to Faith

April 9, 2009:  Secular Encounters of the First and Second Kind

April 5, 2009:  One Liberal's Vision of the Future

April 2, 2009:  The Multicultural Scam

March 28, 2009:  What is "Killology"?

March 22, 2009:  Still Proud to be an American?

January 10, 2009:  A Turn in the Road

January 3, 2009:  Rick Warren: Not My Cup of Tea, But No Villain

December 30, 2008:  From the Mouth of a Russian

December 26, 2008:  More Academic BS!

December 21, 2008:  What's Wrong With a Little Righteous Indignation?

December 18, 2008: A Warm Welcome for "Senators" Caroline Kennedy and Jeb Bush

December 14, 2008:  Culture, the Bedrock of National Identity

December 10, 2008:  On Fencing the Southern Border

December 6, 2008:  America's Culture of Death

December 2, 2008:  I Remember Lyndon Too!

November 29, 2008:  A New Twist on "Church Visitors"

November 26, 2008:  Another Bush Outrage:  "No Thanksgiving for Two Border Patrol Agents!"

November 21, 2008:  Two Founding Fathers on Requirements of Liberty

November 15, 2008:  Democratic Governance at Risk

November 13, 2008:  Between National Idolatry and Cynicism

November 9, 2008:  Reframing the Political Involvement of Christians

November 6, 2008:  A Sad Truth about the 2008 Presidential Election

November 3, 2008:  America's Fabulous World of Sport

October 29, 2008:  Barack Hussein Obama:  Protector of American Culture?

October 25, 2008:  America the Troubled

October 20, 2008:  Joe the Plumber Confronts Robin Hood

October 18, 2008:  Watergate and the Absence of Outrage

October 14, 2008:  Oh, Hum, a Third Presidential Debate

October 11, 2008:  What Has Happened to Greatness?

October 9, 2008:  Another Bewildering "Debate"

October 6, 2008:  An Adventure in Radio Land

October 3, 2008:  A Small Caliber Shoot-Out in St. Louis

October 1, 2008:  A Disgusting Demagogue

September 25, 2008:  Ain't No Such Thing as Free Love or Nickel Beer

September 23, 2008:  Wave Goodbye to the America We Once Knew

September 19, 2008:  When Americans Disrespect Their Flag

September 15, 2008:  Responses to a Killer Named "Ike"

September 11, 2008:  Is "Hollywood Politics" What We Need?

September 8, 2008:  The Charge of "Inexperience"

September 5, 2008:  And, Now, Heeeere's Sarah!

August 29, 2008:  Can Obama Be Elected President and Deliver?

August 22, 2008:  America's Great Cultural Divide

August 18, 2008:  John Edwards and America's Public Philosophy

August 11, 2008:  The World of Presidential Politics

August 4, 2008:  And Let Us Never Question Darwin . . . Amen.

July 28, 2008:  "Diversity" Is Often Spelled B-A-R-B-A-R-I-S-M

July 23, 2008:  A Patriot's Wake-Up Call

July 18, 2008:  A Look at One Review of America Unraveling

July 16, 2008:  The Public Faith of Presidents

July 9, 2008: Tyranny on the Bench!

July 2, 2008:  The Meaning of Patriotism

June 25, 2008:  More About the Stinking Media

June 18, 2008:  Justice and Hyprocrisy

June 12, 2008:  The Gosh-Awful State of Newspapers

June 5, 2008: The Meaning of Body Graffitti

May 31, 2008:  Energy Crisis Means Political Failure

May 20, 2008:  I Don't "Habla" Yet . . . Do You?

May 16, 2008:  The Big Vile "R-Word"

May 4, 2008:  Why Don't the 2008 Nominees Engage in a Real Debate?