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William Murchison
William Murchison
William Murchison is a Dallas-based columnist for Creators Syndicate. He is completing a book on cross-currents in modern morality.
by | Dec 3, 2019

The Anglican Church of Canada clutches its throat at the prospect of — Lord have mercy — shutting down its ministries and works 20 years from now. You know — putting up the “Closed” sign, the public demand for said…

by | Nov 26, 2019

Beyond the Trump impeachment mess, which is due to be settled one of these days — I think in Trump’s favor, but what do I know? Beyond the impeachment mess, I was starting to declare, sprawl before us … what,…

by | Nov 12, 2019

“Vengeance is mine; I will repay, saith the Lord” — a pretty flat declaration as reported by the Apostle Paul, leaving few gaps for politicians to fill at their own discretion. But you know politicians. Here we go with the…

by | Nov 5, 2019

Beto O’Rourke’s pullout from the presidential race leaves the Democrats with, oh, a mere dozen and a half or so candidates available to run the country. The country’s corresponding task is to keep awake for the remainder of the race….

by | Oct 30, 2019

So you’re surprised? Sorry not to join in the sentiment. Our eyes, our instincts have noted silently the growing disappearance of religious commitment, as revealed in a new survey by the Pew Research Center. The famous “nones” — whose interest…

by | Oct 22, 2019

A New York Times opinion column acquaints humanity with the injustice of forbidding the vote to 16- and 17-year-olds — who, nevertheless, would gain the franchise once a budding movement to that end came to fruition — and then would…

by | Oct 15, 2019

At its best, Robert Francis (“Beto”) O’Rourke’s high-octane assault on religious freedom calls for brandy and an extended lie-down in a dark room. That’s the best that can be said of it. Its worst has to do with the disdain…

by | Oct 8, 2019

The “progressive,” so to speak, vision of politics and public life envisions tighter and tighter government control over economic life, along with looser and looser controls over human behavior. I think you’d refer to the overall design as a paradox:…

by | Oct 1, 2019

There’s so much to say about Nancy Pelosi’s impeachment gig that one hardly knows where to start. But here’s a live possibility: We start with Sen. Lindsey Graham’s characterization of how this game is to be played. We’re trying to…

by | Sep 24, 2019

We can’t seem to have a news event (and everything that happens in our capital city is a capital-“E” Event these days) without the searing cry in the background, drowning out all other discourse: “Impeach! Impeach!” You might call it…

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