Perhaps you’ve heard of the latest Federal taxes imposed on tobacco. This unprecedented tax hike will fund health insurance for poor children, and will also help deter smoking as a public health measure. Sounds great as marketed to the public, but as a Christian, I vehemently oppose this nonsense, and I would like to tell you why, as a Christian, you should, too.
As we contemplate the various reasons morality has declined in American culture, it is sometimes helpful to review past, and all-but-forgotten, battles over morality in the public square. In such cases, we can see just how poorly the poor arguments did the last time, and feel ashamed at why some of our guys keep using […]
This weekend delivered us one of those rare gems that you just can’t make up: one lawless individual’s act of nationalistic idolatry sent conservative news outlets and bloggers into paeans of uncritical praise. It was an embarrassing display. Conservatives apparently checked no background and paid attention to few facts. The result was that Christians and […]
A group of student atheists in Texas have made it possible at the school for students to swap their religious “propaganda” — like Bibles, for instance — for pornography. The idea being the this is “Smut for Smut.” Gary has a few words to say about this.