by | Jan 2, 2020

The other day Joe Biden claimed that he would consider a Republican running mate. Right. The chances of that happening are nil, given the hardcore leftist composition of the Democratic Party. But Biden likes to feed the mythology that he…

by | Dec 31, 2019

Although many tennis players achieved substantial wealth in 2019, it is unlikely Margaret Court will get big bucks for endorsing Nike apparel. She likely will not even be asked to endorse it. The Australian tennis legend will be honored next…

by | Nov 28, 2019

A friend informs me of a young lady from his hometown and home church. Valedictorian of her classical Christian high school, she was a solid evangelical raised in an evangelical home, an evangelical church, and by evangelical parents. “Guess what…

by | Jul 13, 2018

In a 72-25 ruling, the Senate confirmed Trump Court of Appeals nominee Mark Bennett to the U.S. 9th Circuit Court.  Trump nominated Bennett on February 12th and he was confirmed July 9th. The majority of votes in favor (46) were…

by | Jun 5, 2018

There was a time, before Obamacare passed, when conservatives felt sure that Obamacare would not pass, could not pass, and if it did pass, it would be reversed. My take back then: It will pass, it will be hated, and…

by | Jun 5, 2018

The U.S. Supreme Court’s 7-2 decision in the Masterpiece Cake Shop case makes clear as day what the justices’ careful reasonings merely imply. To wit, the rights of religious freedom and free exercise thereof are anything but elephant traps along…

by | Jun 4, 2018

There was a time, before Obamacare passed, when conservatives felt sure that Obamacare would not pass, could not pass, and if it did pass, it would be reversed. My take back then: It will pass, it will be hated, and…

by | Oct 6, 2017

Bret Stephens, casting himself as one of conservatism’s most conscientious guardians, warned that Donald Trump would blow up the “conservative movement.” He didn’t mention the sticks of dynamite in his own pocket. This week he tossed one out in a…

by | Jun 27, 2017

Nobody ever called the late Rodney King a model citizen of Los Angeles. But he gave the world what was likely the most plaintive, plangent query of our time. He wanted to know, in the aftermath of the L.A. burning,…

by | Jun 4, 2017

Sunday June 4 is opening day of the East Lansing, Michigan, farmers market. But if you’re in the neighborhood you won’t be able to buy fresh produce from farmers Steve and Bridget Tennes. Although the Tennes family has been a…

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