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Under God
Under God
by | Sep 21, 2022

The Pew Research Center published a study last week that predicts Christians will make up less than half of Americans by around 2050, if current trends hold. According to this scenario, Americans will be split in 2070 between 46 percent…

by | Jul 30, 2022

It is a modern conceit that if we do not identify the unprovable first principles in our life, we have no religion. Religion, says this conceit, is something that others have. We have truth. All of us seek the deepest…

by | Jul 16, 2022

The Church of the Mountains and the Church of the Beach, not to mention the Church of the 18 Holes, have competition for the Sunday morning worship crowd: it’s called the Church of the Three-Piece Sectional. Pastors have been shaking…

by | Jul 14, 2022

For thousands of years, the upper echelon of the Vatican has been occupied by men. Pope Francis is reversing that custom, empowered by a new Vatican constitution he approved that allows for the appointment of non-ordained people to high-level Vatican…

by | Jul 6, 2022

Because my several thousand readers in The American Spectator seem mostly to be devout Christians (although rumor has it that Jews read me, too, as do agnostics and even anti-Semites), I present herein more universal thoughts rather than purely Judaic…

by | Jul 2, 2022

In one of his most moving speeches, President Ronald Reagan declared: “Freedom is never more than one generation from extinction. We didn’t pass it to our children in the bloodstream. It must be fought for, protected and handed on for…

by | Jun 25, 2022

After a half century, Roe v. Wade, one of the worst Supreme Court decisions — and there have been several doozies — is history. The ruling was controversial at the time and generated increasing political opposition over time. The opening…

by | Jun 18, 2022

Biographer Robert Caro described in brilliant detail the life and campaigns of Lyndon B. Johnson. Caro allows his readers few illusions about the gritty reality of those elections. In 1941, as Caro relates, federal judge Jimmy Allred was listening to…

by | Jun 11, 2022

The Religious Right has left. So says National Review fellow Nate Hochman, penning a long essay in the New York Times on the declining clout of religious conservatives. The New Right that continues to gain ground within the Republican Party…

by | Jun 9, 2022

In 1984, George Orwell depicted totalitarians using language in an effort to control thought for political purposes. Today’s totalitarians on the political and philosophical left have for some time now waged a war on “nationalism,” a term that formerly described…

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