Politics and Public Life

After Parkland, The Way Forward Must Include a Sustained and Constructive Debate about These 3 Questions

On Wednesday afternoon, a shooter rained gunfire on students at a Florida school. The gunman, Nikolas Cruz, entered the campus armed with an AR-15-style rifle and shot students in the hallways and elsewhere on school grounds. In the face of horrors like this, we want comfort, answers, solutions. We want to be told that this [ Read More ]

Happy Valentine’s Day to Y’all. And These. And Those. (Romance after the Sexual Revolution)

Not for nothing, but the latest fruits of the Sexual Revolution are even more bizarre than most of us imagined. We knew things would get a little freaky, but maybe we didn’t know it would involve an upswing in polygamy, amorous activities with plastic women, or cuddling sessions with electric candelabra. But that is the [ Read More ]

Here’s Why GOP Legislators Should Create A Legal Pathway For Dreamers

During the next few weeks, GOP legislators have a golden opportunity to rise above bipartisan gridlock by passing a bill that secures American borders andcreates an earned pathway to citizenship for 1.8 million “Dreamers” who were brought here illegally as children. President Donald Trump has signaled recently that he wants to accomplish both objectives, and the vast [ Read More ]

No Moore Waffling: Conservatives, It’s Time to Make Up Our Minds about Roy

On Tuesday December 12, the good people of Alabama will decide whether to vote for Roy Moore, the Republican candidate who is accused of multiple accounts of inappropriate sexual contact with underage girls. Beside Moore on the ballot is Doug Jones, a pro-abortion candidate who generally supports the policies associated with his party’s secular progressive [ Read More ]