by | Jan 29, 2020

The First World War’s Christmas Truce witnessing impromptu soccer matches between the combatants and mutual caroling among Germans and Frenchmen proves that adults trying to kill one another one minute can treat one another humanely the next. This 105-year-old precedent,…

by | Dec 27, 2019

It is no secret that Mark Levin writes great, insightful books. Whether discussing the Supreme Court in Men in Black, examining the left-wing assault on the Constitution in Liberty and Tyranny, or looking for the essence of American freedom in Ameritopia: The Unmaking of…

by | Dec 25, 2019

Washington What do you make of it? Merry Christmas greetings have been assaulting me from every corner. The assaults began about two weeks ago. I think I was in a CVS store buying aspirin for a splitting headache. No, possibly…

by | Dec 24, 2019

As Christmas approaches, it renews a long-standing conflict over the holiday. It is religious versus secular. It is spiritual versus commercial. It is serious versus frivolous. It is a profound mistake to see the contrast as meaningless. Christians have long…

by | Dec 24, 2019

Memorizing the Middle English of Geoffrey Chaucer — as required in the senior English curriculum of long ago — I found sheer repetition the ticket to success. Whan that Aprille … whan that Aprille … whan that Aprille … over and over…

by | Dec 18, 2019

When I was growing up, Santa Claus was an inside joke that we all shared. Christmas Eve was at Grandma and Grandpa Lott’s house in Portland, Oregon. After dinner and so many sweets that the kids were spun up like…

by | Dec 24, 2018

The religion, the faith, the belief-species owing its origin to the Babe of Bethlehem has experienced pangs and pains aplenty in the expiring year. Not necessarily in order: the mounting moral toll of revelations about clerical sexual abuse; the continued…

by | Dec 26, 2017

Christmas Oooh, Merry Christmas, baby. Up early to write a letter of thanks to my wife to accompany the Christmas gifts I bought her. She’s a goddess/saint, so it’s easy to express happiness about her. She is as close to…

by | Dec 24, 2017

Mecca and Medina, Islam’s two holiest cities, are both located in Saudi Arabia. As guardians of these sacred sites, the Saudi royal family has decreed that no non-Muslim house of worship may be erected in the kingdom. Of course, not…

by | Dec 20, 2017

Rejoice, all ye faithful! Tax Reform has passed the Senate and the American people will be getting more of their money back. Hallelujah! What’s good about it? American Commitment’s Phil Kerpen shares all the ways the bill will make America…

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