by | Mar 18, 2020

Washington There is a new book out that bids fair to win this year’s J. Gordon Coogler Award for the Worst Book of the Year, and remember the year has just begun. The dreadful effort is The Ones We’ve Been…

by | Mar 4, 2020

Much to the dismay of their Boomer and Gen X elders, an Axios poll from early 2019 indicated that roughly half of millennial and Generation Z respondents agreed with the statement that they “would prefer to live in a socialist country.” This…

by | Feb 12, 2020

Millennials love socialism. They like redistributive social policies. They want everyone “taken care of.” The purveyors of current American socialist policy are a communist, Bernie Sanders, and current “democrat socialists” aka “the Squad.” Millennials haven’t connected the totalitarian means being…

by and | Jan 18, 2020

In recent years, the “perpetually offended” movement has infiltrated higher education with the invention of safe spaces, trigger warnings, and cancel culture (events being interrupted and/or cancelled due to students protesting those who share different ideological or political views). In…

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 | Sep 24, 2019

“That wasn’t real socialism.” “I want democratic socialism, not authoritarian socialism.” “Capitalism is an archaic system.” If you know a politically active young person, I am sure at least one of these quotes will ring a bell. Well, at least 49.6 percent sure…

by | Aug 18, 2019

A few years back, my wife heard a young woman share that she had felt guilty for being able to go out to dinner with friends in Chicago because she knew her mother in South Africa was struggling to scrape…

by | Jul 9, 2019

For the millennial generation and those on campus, your campus professors have taught you that injustice is endemic in America and that you do not deserve the benefits of the college education that the homeless do not enjoy. You feel…

by | Jun 2, 2019

I talked with a good buddy of mine the other night about the Contemporary Christian Music (CCM) takeover of my denomination, the Lutheran Church–Missouri Synod. Needless to say, we didn’t break any new ground. We’ve been complaining about this for…

by | May 11, 2019

There is a real crisis in America. The severity of the crisis transcends religious and political boundaries. It has nothing to do with the shrinking of the ice caps; it has everything to do with the expansion of the waistbands….

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