A couple of weeks ago, on Super Tuesday, I found myself feeling depressed for what seemed like no real reason. I was obsessively checking primary results, though, and at some point I noticed an association between Trump wins and that little squeeze of sick dread. Oh, I thought to myself.Continue Reading

R. Albert Mohler, Jr., president of the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, reacts to the rapid progress on gay rights: From the Boy Scouts to the British Parliament: Left behind? Conservative Christians and the gay revolution The piece seemed interesting to me for its sad, resigned tone — the tone ofContinue Reading

The finger wounds that started to bug me over the weekend were actually a return of the dyshidrotic eczema that has plagued me periodically throughout my life. Usually, when it appears, it is painful and irritating for a couple of weeks, then it goes away. Except in the summer/fall ofContinue Reading

I know, I know, but sometimes when I pass the USA Today paper box I scan the headlines for what’s up in the moderately right-leaning mainstream zeitgeist. Those guys fluffed McCain something fierce in 2008 — they seem a little less enthused about Romney, at least, so far. But theContinue Reading

This is a politically-related thought that has been bugging me for a while, so I thought I would share it: all other disagreements aside, I oppose the Republican agenda because I find it difficult to imagine a country run according to modern right wing orthodoxy ever becoming the great countryContinue Reading

I just thought of something. Twilight fans might be overwhelmingly female and largely teenage, but Sarah Palin fans are middle-aged white men, and she gets quite a lot of media backlash. Say what you like about changing demographics and whatnot, but last time I checked middle-aged white men still prettyContinue Reading