• In Defense of Pro-Trump Christians

    In Defense of Pro-Trump Christians

    There are many good conservatives who are Never-Trumpers, and there are many good conservatives who will vote for Donald Trump. Eight months ago, I warned that conservatives must resist gratuitous hatred or they will destroy themselves more effectively than the left ever could on its own. I used the term…

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  • Trump’s Comments: The Latest Left-Wing Hysteria

    Trump’s Comments: The Latest Left-Wing Hysteria

    Regarding Donald Trump's private sexual comments: We are living through a national hysteria. To understand how and why, it is necessary to understand the indispensable role hysteria plays on the left. The left is always in major crisis mode. And, in nearly every case, the crisis is either wildly exaggerated…

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  • Clinton Won on Nonsense, Trump Won on Substance

    Clinton Won on Nonsense, Trump Won on Substance

    The overwhelming media consensus regarding the first presidential debate — Donald Trump vs. Hillary Clinton and Lester Holt — is that Clinton won. If she did win it was because Trump, after a strong opening 30 minutes, allowed himself to get baited into emotional and tendentious self-defense. And because the…

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  • How Is the Godless West Working Out?

    How Is the Godless West Working Out?

    There are many recent developments in the godless West. To name a few: –The Supreme Court of Italy last week ruled that public masturbation is legal (except in front of minors). –The New York City Council voted in May that public urination is not a criminal act. –The San Francisco…

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  • Trump, Republicans and the ‘Principles’ Question

    Trump, Republicans and the ‘Principles’ Question

    All #NeverTrump conservatives maintain that their decision to never vote for Donald Trump is guided by their principles. I have no doubt that this is true. But some of them seem to imply, or at least might think, that conservatives who vote for Trump have abandoned their principles. Indeed, the…

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  • On Hillary Clinton as a Model for Young Girls

    On Hillary Clinton as a Model for Young Girls

    One of the most oft-heard claims made by supporters of Hillary Clinton is what a positive role model she would be for young girls as president. They say: “Then, my daughters will know that nothing is to too great for them to aspire to. A woman can indeed be president…

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  • Why Do People Still Donate to Universities?

    Why Do People Still Donate to Universities?

    There was rare good news this month. On August 4, The New York Times published a front-page article headlined, “College Students Protest, Alumni's Fondness Fades and Checks Shrink.” According to The Times, some college alumni are awakening to the fact that their beloved alma maters are nothing like the decent,…

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  • Pope Francis and the Decline of the West

    Pope Francis and the Decline of the West

    Pope Francis made comments last week that reveal the most important single thing you need to know about the modern world: The most dynamic religion of the last hundred years has been leftism. Not Christianity, and not Islam, but leftism. Leftism has taken over the world's leading educational institutions, the…

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