Death’s Progress: Part 2

Editor’s note: This article first appeared at American Thinker. In 2010, I wrote a piece titled, “Death’s Progress,” which was widely published. What I laid out needs to be reiterated and updated. Unfortunately, it will need to be regularly reiterated … Continue reading

God and Dick Scaife

Editor’s note: This article first appeared in The American Spectator. I was saddened to wake up the morning of July 4 and learn that Richard Mellon Scaife, Pittsburgh billionaire, conservative philanthropist extraordinaire, and spearhead of Hillary Clinton’s ominous “vast right-wing … Continue reading

Obama appointments nixed

In a rare unanimous decision, all nine justices of the U.S. Supreme Court agreed with the outcome in NLRB v. Canning. The Supreme Court found that President Obama’s recess appointments to the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) were unconstitutional. However, … Continue reading

Recent presidents and religious liberty

American presidents have played a major role in fostering religious liberty at home and abroad. George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, and James Madison strongly supported the separation of church and state and freedom of worship. Washington used his enormous influence as both commander in … Continue reading

God and Jesus, Politics and Government

Is God a Democrat? A Republican? Was Jesus a conservative, liberal, socialist, or libertarian? Those are jarring questions. Yet, because faith informs one’s values and values inform one’s political leanings, it is understandable why religion and politics often intersect and overlap. … Continue reading