Category Archives: commentary

Marriage as #1 Driver of Social Justice

A foundational value in our nation is the opportunity for all its citizens to be able to compete for a fair and meaningful shot at the American dream. This begins with access to citizenship, educational opportunity, and securing meaningful work … Continue reading

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Reformation Day: What You’ve Been Taught Is Not Even Close to the Truth

Millions are celebrating one young Augustinian monk’s consequential actions on this year’s 500th anniversary of the Reformation. Even those with no interest in the history of Christianity often know the story of the great Martin Luther and his revolutionary doings … Continue reading

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Gender Theorists Can’t Keep Their Story Straight

What a different world we’d have if more people evaluated a belief system, not from what they assume about it, but what they learn from the experienced and serious people who hold those beliefs. Because of my work at Focus on the … Continue reading

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A Man with a Gun in Taco Bueno

Last week I was taking advantage of .99 cent taco burgers at Taco Bueno. Taco burgers. 99 cents. Duh. As I’m enjoying my dinner, a man walks in with a gun. Few were in the place, so there was not … Continue reading

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