Media & Culture

Integrity-Gate

When I finished my graduate study and moved out of Buffalo, NY to take my first full-time professional job at the University of Missouri, I called my telephone company to discontinue my landline service. After being put on hold while … Continue reading

Helping America’s Children

Countless Americans are expressing outrage at the separation of almost 2,000 children from their parents who illegally crossed the U.S.-Mexico border in a recent six-week period. Leading Republicans have joined the chorus of Democrats who are denouncing this policy. Columnist … Continue reading

1968: A Year of Lost Innocence

This weekend, I will celebrate the 50th anniversary of my high school graduation with most of the surviving classmates of the Cranbrook School Class of 1968. They became accomplished men (it was an all-boys school then), whose greatest common achievement … Continue reading

Homeland: Art imitating Life

“All theory is gray. But forever green is the tree of life.” —Johann Wolfgang von Goethe I have enjoyed every season of the TV series “Homeland.” Writers and producers surely anticipated Hillary Clinton winning the 2016 election because season six … Continue reading

The Problem of FOSTA

The 1990s and early 2000s saw the rise of a new form of online-only marketplace. Companies like Amazon, eBay, and Craigslist became household words by providing familiar services from the convenience of a computer monitor. In 2004, Backpage.com joined the … Continue reading

The Law and the “Profits”

Christian theologian R.C. Sproul, founder and chairman of Ligonier Ministries, died on December 14, 2017 at the age of 78. In mid-1990, Sproul gave the following talk to the Institute on Market Economics and Religious Faith held at Grove City … Continue reading