The Catastrophe of Fatherless America

The Catastrophe of Fatherless America

Much of the mayhem we see today is linked to fatherlessness. Around this time we celebrate Father’s Day. But fathers in our culture have not recently appeared very important—at least according to Hollywood and other culture-shapers. We used to have programs like “Father Knows Best” or “Leave It to Beaver” with a respectable father figure. Then we devolved to Archie Bunker on “All in the Family.” H [...]

Actress Falsely Puts a Bible in Hitler’s Hand

Actress Falsely Puts a Bible in Hitler’s Hand

Last week, during some of the race-related protests, President Trump famously held up a Bible in one hand outside of an historic D.C. church that rioters had set afire. Actress Debra Messing (Will and Grace) then sent out a tweet, in which she showed Trump with the Bible and next to it she juxtaposed a picture of Hitler supposedly holding a Bible. She had the caption: “A dog whistle to white natio [...]

How Politically Diverse are US Universities? Consider Yale.

Colleges like Harvard, Yale, and Princeton were once bastions of Christian orthodoxy. Consider the following: Harvard’s earliest motto was In Christi Gloriam, “For the Glory of Christ.” One of Harvard’s early seals (1692) contained the Latin phrase Veritas (Truth) Christo (for Christ) Et Ecclesiae (and the Church). A group of ministers, who viewed Harvard as increasingly liberal, found [...]

Revolutionary War Silhouettes Cause Freakout

The English poet Steve Turner once observed, “History repeats itself. It has to. No one is listening.” I think this applies very well to American history. The average American today is grossly ignorant of our history and we fall prey too often to those cutting us off from that history—for whatever reason. Here is a case in point. In an obscure display in the state of Washington, liberals are melti [...]