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Lie down with dogs, rise up with fleas November 16, 2020
Occam’s razor November 14, 2020
Compare and contrast November 14, 2020
Republicans living in Orange Man’s Alternate Reality November 12, 2020
ACLU, ADF, Becket Fund November 12, 2020
News from the Idiocracy November 12, 2020
Money saved November 11, 2020
This eats at me November 11, 2020
Abysmal smart person ignorance November 6, 2020
He cannot concede November 6, 2020
Donnie from Queens November 6, 2020
Shy Trump voters? November 4, 2020
Game over October 30, 2020
Notable October 28, 2020
Why JHK will vote for DJT October 26, 2020
How many ways does he dishonor us? October 25, 2020
Secularism in disguise October 24, 2020
Let it be … October 23, 2020
Is Biden too woke? October 23, 2020
Why we vote today October 22, 2020
The Atlantic Endorses Biden October 22, 2020
You wanna talk erasure? October 16, 2020
Does Trump think he’s God? October 11, 2020
Tuesday’s debate October 4, 2020
Ignorance abounds October 3, 2020
Is “religion” meaningful? October 3, 2020
A moral puzzle October 3, 2020
Worth a read October 2, 2020
Caesarship of a fake empire October 2, 2020
Wisdom of Repugnance redux October 2, 2020
the Proud Boys group added comments by President Donald Trump to their logo after he referred to them during the presidential debate … The Proud Boys’ new logo includes the phrase “stand back and stand by. October 1, 2020
Nonsense 200, Reality 58 October 1, 2020
Image 9-28-20 at 9.54 PM September 29, 2020
Why Democrats deserve another SCOTUS seat September 24, 2020
Africa tries to convert the pagans September 22, 2020
Double-standard? September 21, 2020
Some hoaxes are more evil than others September 21, 2020
Coming unhinged September 19, 2020
Delusional September 19, 2020
Excess love September 19, 2020
Following a campaign rally in Minnesota, Mr. September 19, 2020
Be careful what you say insincerely. September 17, 2020
Should We Really Expect Democrats to Promote Democracy Better Than Trump? September 13, 2020
Why was Jessica Krug wrong? September 12, 2020
Delusional News from Fox September 10, 2020
I just don’t get this. September 10, 2020
Do some implied “rights” outweigh explicit constitutional rights? September 7, 2020
Perfect consumers August 31, 2020
Calvinists take note: August 28, 2020
Whatever August 28, 2020
Second-rate banana republic August 28, 2020
A doozy of a pair on the GOP August 26, 2020
How the Election Could Go Seriously Awry August 26, 2020
What’s wrong with this paragraph? August 25, 2020
RNC First-Night wrap-up excerpts August 25, 2020
Has Ellen DeGeneres passed her sell-by date?. August 24, 2020
Bringing it into focus August 24, 2020
Watch what he does, not what he says August 24, 2020
Our hawkish, imperious ways August 22, 2020
This year’s election key(s) August 22, 2020
Well, that should settle it August 22, 2020
AMENDED INDICTMENT August 22, 2020
Not a hoax August 22, 2020
Opine now, repent later August 22, 2020
Conspiracy-fodder August 19, 2020
Fake news. Yeah. Sure. August 16, 2020
Two roads diverged in high school. August 16, 2020
0 for 2 August 14, 2020
How conveeeeeenient! August 13, 2020
Now that’s a thought … August 13, 2020
Trump, our Sadaam, our al-Assad August 11, 2020
Set aside the pretty girl in Daisy Maes with zipper partly down and tummy exposed. August 10, 2020
What is American conservatism (cynical view)? August 9, 2020
The White House feels empty August 7, 2020
Mansplaining Russia August 7, 2020
Never trust a CEO who smokes joints as big as cigars August 5, 2020
Stop “improving” things, please August 4, 2020
Mike Pompeo is a blowhard and a fabulist August 3, 2020
Apocalypse August 2, 2020
Is “Trumpism” even a thing? August 1, 2020
Joseph, the Prophet July 30, 2020
Incubus, Succubus, Covid-19 July 29, 2020
Albert Mohler explains in First Things why he is a Baptist, except for the part where he doesn’t explain it at all, but does pugnaciously dare anyone to try to change him (see the paragraphs that begin “Why am I a Baptist? July 26, 2020
Why I’m leery of “hate crime” laws July 26, 2020
Weird Kool-Aid July 23, 2020
Real Corruption July 23, 2020
Speechless July 23, 2020
Wagging the Dog in Portland (and Chicago, and …) July 22, 2020
Chris Wallace’s interview of President Trump, which aired on Sunday, is well worth watching if you’ve got a strong stomach. July 22, 2020
Josh Hawley continues to strike me as a posturing populist prick, which positions him to be a top Republican contender in 2024. July 22, 2020
St. Patrick’s Breastplate July 20, 2020
Alternate cancel culture definition July 15, 2020
The Roger Stone pardon July 15, 2020
Sorting wreckage of The Flight 93 Election July 15, 2020
Damned-if-you do, damned-if-you-don’t July 14, 2020
Philadelphia Eagles wide receiver DeSean Jackson uploaded several anti-Semitic posts to Instagram last week … New England Patriots wide receiver Julian Edelman, who is Jewish, said he has invited Jackson to the Holocaust and African American History museums so the two could educate one another. July 14, 2020
This shambling, incompetent, self-dealing mess of a man is the only thing between us and the government falling into the hands of people who are going to do deep damage to the country. July 13, 2020
A fair point July 12, 2020
Interesting Times highlights July 11, 2020
Trump’s Minus Touch strikes again July 9, 2020
A very flimsy ax to grind July 9, 2020
Religious Americans sometimes fear that intolerant secular progressives will soon try to ruin them for holding traditional views. July 9, 2020
Trump’s speech was aggressive, painting his political opponents in the least charitable light possible, seeking to exacerbate—not bridge—the country’s divisions one day before its 244th birthday. July 6, 2020
President Trump on Thursday morning appeared before reporters in the White House briefing room to rattle off a bunch of numbers — unemployment numbers, stock-market numbers, consumer-confidence numbers. July 3, 2020
While the court fiddles, the culture heals. July 3, 2020
What happens when you pardon and valorize a war criminal? July 3, 2020
Somerville, MA elevates notional family above biological family. July 3, 2020
In the past few months, the Lincoln Project — a PAC with not much funding, as far as PACs go — has successfully established itself as a squatter in Trump’s mental space, thanks to several factors: members each boasting hundreds of thousands of social media followers, rapidly cut ads that respond to current events and a single-minded focus on buying airtime wherever Trump is most likely to be binging cable news that day, whether it’s the D. June 27, 2020
I thought I’d been wrong, calling “sycophants” those who really were “toadies. June 27, 2020
Devin Nunes is such a disgrace and such an abuser of lawsuits that I’d be hard pressed to muster any sympathy if he wrongly lost one. June 27, 2020
Feds sue Stafford County over law blocking Islamic cemetery June 27, 2020
Trump is not wrong … to feel a personal sting in the court’s decision. June 20, 2020
Dear Religious Conservatives: June 19, 2020
The Department of Justice is suing John Bolton—Trump’s former national security adviser—in an attempt to prevent him from publishing his new book describing his time in the White House. June 17, 2020
[L]et’s be clear: The anthem and the flag symbolize the ideal of equality that America stands for, not those who failed to live up to those ideals. June 17, 2020
Our brave truth-tellers make great shows of shaking fists at our parody president, but not one of them will talk honestly about the fear running through their own newsrooms. June 13, 2020
There were no press calls for self-audits after those episodes, just as there won’t be a few weeks from now if Covid–19 cases spike, or a few months from now if Donald Trump wins re-election successfully painting the Democrats as supporters of violent protest who want to abolish police. June 13, 2020
The media in the last four years has devolved into a succession of moral manias. June 13, 2020
One more way, among countless other, that Donald Trump is “part of the problem”: June 12, 2020
‘People who menstruate. June 12, 2020
Woke illiberals to the left of me, Trumpist illiberals to the <alt-right> of me June 12, 2020
How exactly does a narrative coalesce such that “silence is violence” about some forms of suffering but not others, even if the others have greater scope? June 11, 2020
J. June 11, 2020
Ardent Trumpists (“Front Row Joes”) are kinda like DeadHeads: June 11, 2020
The United States of America, after many years of union and peace, after gigantic material and moral development, are separated into two hostile camps. June 10, 2020
The scandal American slavery frustrated efforts of Protestant missionaries to convert Lebanese Christians to Protestant novelties. June 10, 2020
[U]pset that people might be getting the impression he was a physical coward, he set out to prove he is brave. June 10, 2020
Yes. June 9, 2020
Kay Coles James May 29 at 9:01 AM · June 9, 2020
Eugene Volokh, What Would It Mean for President Trump to Declare Antifa a “Domestic Terrorist Organization”? June 7, 2020
Never Use the Military to Trigger the Libs - The French Press On the profound implications of the attack in Lafayette Square. June 5, 2020
Right-wingers treated Covid-19 not like a virus, but like a political construct — and what do you know, when the Floyd killing happened, left-wingers behaved just like the right-wingers they criticized earlier. June 4, 2020
I alerted Trumpistas the other day that some of their pundits were deliberately deceiving them. June 3, 2020
Reciprocity Today June 2, 2020
This unraveling presidency began with the Crybaby-in-Chief banging his spoon on his highchair tray to protest a photograph — a photograph — showing that his inauguration crowd the day before had been smaller than the one four years previous. June 2, 2020
Bret: We knew from the moment Donald Trump won that we were destined for a national crisis like this one. June 2, 2020
I prefer gods that don’t let themselves get crucified—Thor, Narcissus, gods like that. June 2, 2020
An atheist speaks for me here June 2, 2020
Dear Trumpists: Your pundits are consciously lying to you June 2, 2020
Quit living as though modernity were true. June 2, 2020
Donald J. May 31, 2020
David A. May 30, 2020
Truth-seekers lying like mad May 29, 2020
Metaxas beslimes himself again/further May 23, 2020
Best use yet for whatever this genre is May 21, 2020
Deepest distress May 21, 2020
What if Trump isn’t lying? May 20, 2020
Nah, no thanks! May 20, 2020
And today’s winner is … May 20, 2020
“Obamagate” finally defined May 19, 2020
Missing the point May 18, 2020
Curdled milk or arsenic? May 17, 2020
Liberal bias, conservative abdication (and even sabotage) May 15, 2020
Pandemic posturing & performance May 15, 2020
Eric Metaxas bring in a second May 15, 2020
Is this “American Exceptionalism”? May 15, 2020
Things that matter May 15, 2020
Obamagate - no more excuse for feigned confusion May 14, 2020
The Real Victims May 14, 2020
Education on the assembly-line May 14, 2020
Gibberish, or darned close May 13, 2020
Devin Nunes, Secretary of Something May 13, 2020
Newsmakers vs. Reporters May 12, 2020
Dumbstruck May 11, 2020
Embrace the awfulness May 10, 2020
Press fetish May 10, 2020
No pearl-clutching May 9, 2020
The new Adele May 9, 2020
Kunstler miscellany May 9, 2020
The bottom line May 9, 2020
Use your noggin’ May 9, 2020
Getting to know Glenn Greenwald May 8, 2020
What hath Betsy wrought? May 8, 2020
Young and foolish May 7, 2020
There is no “team” in “I.” May 6, 2020
Why the fascination? May 6, 2020
X Æ A-12 Musk May 6, 2020
What’s the point? May 6, 2020
Forecast: partly irenic with a 99% chance of prolonged tweetstorms May 6, 2020
Once I did a good thing May 5, 2020
Trump Count I May 5, 2020
Forecast from now until 11/3: non-stop shitstorms May 5, 2020
Existential threat? May 5, 2020
Pulitzer Prize May 4, 2020
The metafilter May 3, 2020
Fair question April 30, 2020
How much truth is optional? April 27, 2020
Big fat mouth April 26, 2020
Triple nothingburger (with lickspittle sauce) April 25, 2020
He’s not right in his head April 24, 2020
The Challenge Ahead April 23, 2020
Populist incompetence has consequences April 23, 2020
Counterpoint April 23, 2020
The Great Trump Blame Game April 22, 2020
How do you sleep at night? April 21, 2020
A lot of people are saying … April 21, 2020
A guy can dream, can’t he? April 21, 2020
Some evil people want to keep us divided April 20, 2020
Punditry in a nutshell April 19, 2020
Pascha! Christ is risen! April 19, 2020
Would You Care if a White Man Cured Covid-19? April 18, 2020
Appalling April 17, 2020
Leave our swamp alone! April 16, 2020
Game-changer? April 14, 2020
Gotcha #Fail April 14, 2020
An anniversary and a cautionary tale April 12, 2020
Why we can’t have nice things April 12, 2020
Bernie bends Biden April 10, 2020
Scientific ethics … April 10, 2020
What narcissist doesn’t like limelight? April 10, 2020
Serious Social Disease April 10, 2020
Immoralists, faux moralists April 9, 2020
Partisan Judicial Divide? April 8, 2020
Sean Hannity at the Pearly Gates April 7, 2020
Perfection April 7, 2020
Epitaph April 7, 2020
A little perspective, please April 7, 2020
Money still can’t buy you … April 6, 2020
Let’s politicize this crisis bigly April 6, 2020
No big deal April 6, 2020
“Justification” April 4, 2020
Banal Vermeule April 3, 2020
Ideological violence April 3, 2020
Incommensurable April 3, 2020
Mythbuilders April 3, 2020
Virulence April 2, 2020
Vincible, but inexcusible April 2, 2020
Unsurprising news April 2, 2020
Focus on your proper role, Mr. President April 2, 2020
So absurd, only a critical theory intellectual could believe it March 31, 2020
Penitent flagellants March 31, 2020
TBTC? March 30, 2020
No choice March 28, 2020
Giving experts a bad name March 28, 2020
Ack-bassward March 28, 2020
Lethal quid pro quo March 27, 2020
Trump incapable of sacriledge, but not of ploy March 27, 2020
Insurrection March 25, 2020
REDUNDANT IDIOCY March 25, 2020
Mild to Moderate symptoms March 25, 2020
Take his mike away March 22, 2020
Learned today March 22, 2020
Performative recklessness March 22, 2020
The “me” guy meets a “we” crisis March 22, 2020
What we need from our leaders now March 21, 2020
Epidemiological Russian roulette March 20, 2020
Old dog, new trick March 20, 2020
If the press was responsible … March 20, 2020
Is God a Republican after all? March 19, 2020
World To End Tomorrow: Women, Minorities Hardest Hit March 19, 2020
Reflections on the daily coronavirus press conference: March 18, 2020
Catholic Integralists March 18, 2020
In the meantime … March 18, 2020
Plague poetry March 17, 2020
Clint Eastwood’s brilliant analogy March 17, 2020
Categorical compensation March 16, 2020
Sharing the blame for polarization March 16, 2020
Carnival barker outside a blazing tent March 15, 2020
Deja vu March 14, 2020
Clear and present danger March 14, 2020
Shabby March 14, 2020
Ignorant March 14, 2020
Unbelievable March 13, 2020
Blame-shifting #fail March 13, 2020
Outsourced ideology March 13, 2020
A naked-emperor nullity March 13, 2020
No mere math mistake March 12, 2020
A faltering start back from the brink March 12, 2020
History of the Bern March 12, 2020
Trump and his acolytes March 12, 2020
Darwin Awards March 12, 2020
The truth, the whole truth March 10, 2020
The last great act of defiance March 9, 2020
Sunday in Lent March 8, 2020
On not over-reacting March 8, 2020
Damned if you do … March 7, 2020
How Buttigieg almost won March 6, 2020
Politics as usual — i.e., dirty and dishonest March 6, 2020
2020 Dems show 2016 GOP how it’s done March 6, 2020
Where are the calculators, yes, but what about the crap detectors? March 6, 2020
The longings of an exhausted country March 6, 2020
Return to moderation March 6, 2020
The truth hurts March 6, 2020
The Coronavirus Market March 5, 2020
Question for 2020 Trump Voters March 5, 2020
Eventualities and paybacks March 5, 2020
Judgment, not prejudgment March 5, 2020
When he’s good, he’s very, very good March 5, 2020
Islams, Protestantisms March 4, 2020
The future of actual, credible journalism March 3, 2020
Self-discrediting March 3, 2020
Political anti-semitism March 3, 2020
Damaging the rule of law March 3, 2020
Kindred spirit March 3, 2020
Damon Linker’s Presidential Endorsement March 2, 2020
Just plain evil March 2, 2020
Blowhard Bernie March 1, 2020
Election 2020 March 1, 2020
Praying for a real downer February 29, 2020
Bret on Bernie February 29, 2020
Coronavirus White House spin: perverse but telling February 29, 2020
Summarizing the last five years … February 29, 2020
Scariest statistic you’ll read today February 29, 2020
Back-door bandits February 28, 2020
Christianism February 26, 2020
Trump, race-baiter February 26, 2020
Deja vu all over again February 26, 2020
Close, but no cigar February 26, 2020
Pete’s main qualification to be President February 25, 2020
The day the GOP died February 25, 2020
Place your wagers February 25, 2020
Good men increasingly hard to find February 24, 2020
Promoting chaos, not Trump February 24, 2020
Ripe for tyranny February 22, 2020
If Mike Bloomberg’s heart were pure … February 21, 2020
Who Warren fights for February 20, 2020
The worship of relevance February 20, 2020
Yale descends February 19, 2020
“Buttigieg”: rhymes with “bullshit” February 19, 2020
How to drain a swamp February 17, 2020
Unchanged since 2016 February 17, 2020
If I were a malpractice insurer February 17, 2020
Words the world really wouldn’t miss February 16, 2020
The Politics of Shut-Up February 16, 2020
No gaudy chrome and tailfins February 16, 2020
NSFW? February 16, 2020
Ben Shapiro February 16, 2020
Smitten February 15, 2020
The Butterfly Effect in Brooklyn February 15, 2020
Saying nice things about Bloomberg February 15, 2020
The fat lady ain’t singin’ yet February 14, 2020
Trifecta February 14, 2020
Progressive moderation February 13, 2020
L’état, c’est Trump February 13, 2020
I got the blues February 13, 2020
Making America Beautiful Again February 12, 2020
America’s repentance deficit February 12, 2020
Trump’s one consistency February 12, 2020
Crypto AG & Huawei February 11, 2020
Miscellaneous political comments February 11, 2020
Elizabeth’s Baby February 10, 2020
Brand names: Acronym, Shadow, Depends February 10, 2020
Biden & Buttigieg February 9, 2020
Long live Frenchism! February 9, 2020
And then the other shoe dropped … February 8, 2020
Ross Douthat shines, dimly February 8, 2020
The price of preening February 8, 2020
Nice aphorism February 8, 2020
Ho! Ho! Ho! Ho! February 7, 2020
Motivated reasoning February 6, 2020
Socially liberal, no balls February 6, 2020
Nostalgia February 5, 2020
Amazon February 5, 2020
The plan to eliminate Trump February 4, 2020
Trump takes Iowa February 4, 2020
What gives Jake Meador hope February 3, 2020
Satanic Pregnancies February 2, 2020
Disconnect January 31, 2020
Anthropology matters January 31, 2020
Pithy Truth January 31, 2020
If wishes were horses January 31, 2020
Faux pas January 31, 2020
The End of “Evangelical” January 31, 2020
Don Lemon is an ignorant bigot January 30, 2020
Trump lies January 29, 2020
Tone-deaf January 29, 2020
Pitch perfect January 29, 2020
Unintended consequences January 28, 2020
Impeachment in 280 characters January 28, 2020
Preposterosity January 28, 2020
Sunday Morning in Pigeon Forge January 28, 2020
Harvard vs. Annapolis January 26, 2020
Pious obituary fail January 26, 2020
With friends like this … January 26, 2020
Mike Pompeo January 26, 2020
A price one must pay January 26, 2020
The Tell January 24, 2020
The NYT Chooses January 22, 2020
Looking in the mirror January 22, 2020
No-drama Dhimmitude January 21, 2020
Yes man January 21, 2020
Oh, please, Ruth! January 21, 2020
Worthwhile political reading. January 20, 2020
Linker delivers January 20, 2020
Gratifying yet worrisome January 20, 2020
Wiley Trump January 18, 2020
The child-care problem nobody’s talking about January 17, 2020
Why people hate the press January 17, 2020
Burgers January 16, 2020
Immanent red herrings January 16, 2020
O tempora! O mores! January 16, 2020
ERA NOW?! January 15, 2020
Totus mundus est vis artium studia converteret lascivitis January 15, 2020
Epistemic humility, 2020 edition January 15, 2020
Intricate malice January 14, 2020
Pseudo-monarchy January 14, 2020
A Hidden Life January 14, 2020
He must really think we’re stupid January 13, 2020
Public Education is propaganda January 12, 2020
Glass houses update January 12, 2020
Prophecy Porn update … January 11, 2020
This is how to do it, Nikki January 11, 2020
WSJ News Exclusive January 11, 2020
Liberty Gained and Power Lost January 10, 2020
Some are guilty, all are complicit January 10, 2020
Sundry thoughts January 10, 2020
Poetic justice January 10, 2020
Trump’s ultimate victory January 10, 2020
War: What is it good for? January 9, 2020
Bullshitters and fact-checkers of the Right January 8, 2020
A gift for the one who “has everything” January 8, 2020
Ready-made Democrat response on Suleimani January 8, 2020
The Dean’s menagerie January 8, 2020
The wages of original sin January 6, 2020
Senseless punditry January 6, 2020
Trump’s optics January 5, 2020
Dancing the Masochism Tango January 4, 2020
This is some kind of milestone January 3, 2020
Disciples of Trump January 3, 2020
Seed planted in 1972 sprouts in 2020 January 2, 2020
Septet pour la fin de la présidence January 2, 2020
Do-nothing Congress does, er, something January 1, 2020
Stolen Valor redux December 31, 2019
Trump’s false flag church shoot-em-up December 31, 2019
What’s in your soundtrack? December 31, 2019
How committed crackpots win December 30, 2019
You can’t make this stuff up December 28, 2019
Will Emma Green develop a stammer … December 28, 2019
Reading the other side’s blueprints December 28, 2019
Reining in rainmakers December 27, 2019
Plus ça change, plus c’est la même chose December 27, 2019
Pompeo lies December 26, 2019
Don’t waste your breath December 26, 2019
Will Emma Green develop a stammer … December 26, 2019
Bombshell December 26, 2019
Good ole days December 26, 2019
Quid pro quo redux December 26, 2019
Put a cork in it December 23, 2019
The Lord and his vassals December 23, 2019
News that did not surprise me in the least: December 23, 2019
Visceral disgust December 23, 2019
Reading Playboy for the articles December 23, 2019
Trojan horses December 23, 2019
Winning with a stacked deck December 22, 2019
Some strange madness December 22, 2019
Bad omen December 21, 2019
2020 bumper sticker preview December 21, 2019
Intersex and the gender binary December 21, 2019
Heckuva choice December 21, 2019
His rallies are to Trump’s ego as Viagra is to ED. December 21, 2019
Franklin Graham unmasked December 21, 2019
Go home, ET! December 20, 2019
Two impeachment narratives December 19, 2019
My conviction has a name! December 19, 2019
Has Boris the balls to repeal or amend the Gender Recognition Act? December 19, 2019
The “War on Christmas” December 19, 2019
Paradigms and narratives December 19, 2019
Douthat on Comey December 19, 2019
Good question December 18, 2019
PornHub and Doctors’ favorite cigarette December 17, 2019
Siren Song December 17, 2019
Settled science December 17, 2019
Pitching Russiagate December 17, 2019
Belated wisdom December 17, 2019
Ukraine phone call/Congress = Steele Dossier/FBI December 16, 2019
Comforting the comfortable, afflicting the afflicted December 14, 2019
Sad, sad juxtaposition December 14, 2019
Sufficient, but far from exclusive … December 14, 2019
Self-governance, viewed from Manhattan December 14, 2019
A certain level of alienation December 13, 2019
Catch 22 December 13, 2019
Giving the devil his due December 13, 2019
“Homophobe”? December 13, 2019
Others are waking up finally December 12, 2019
Horowitz in a nutshell December 12, 2019
The New York Times Continues to Misreport the Trump Executive Order on Antisemitism December 12, 2019
Adult coloring books December 11, 2019
Trump Derangement Dims Dems’ 2020 Prospects December 11, 2019
Christians and pop culture December 9, 2019
Impeachment December 9, 2019
What is the Democratic Party today? … December 7, 2019
An interesting case for Bernie December 7, 2019
Existential desparation December 6, 2019
Perfect storm December 4, 2019
Made my day December 3, 2019
What happens when a narcissist’s Twitter account gets all our attention December 3, 2019
Democratic Socialists December 3, 2019
Liberals and marriage December 3, 2019
Resist! December 2, 2019
Entropy: it’s the law December 2, 2019
Not coincidentially … December 2, 2019
Invincible depravity December 2, 2019
N.T. Wright on the past and future of Christianity December 2, 2019
History rhymes December 1, 2019
Our conundrum December 1, 2019
Genderfluid Conan December 1, 2019
Cutting down some Christian-nationalist notions December 1, 2019
Corporations, Capitalist Culture December 1, 2019
God’s chosen Presidents December 1, 2019
Thomas More in Grand Rapids November 27, 2019
The problem of “political correctness” November 27, 2019
Disparate faiths November 26, 2019
Atlantic Alliance aggresssion November 26, 2019
Which country is acting Imperially? November 26, 2019
Pearl-clutching on WaPo’s Religion beat November 26, 2019
Our word is not our bond November 26, 2019
A paradox only for those who don’t get religion November 25, 2019
A debate that’s totally beside the point November 24, 2019
Our idiot leaders, local government edition November 24, 2019
Communist China, Corporatist America November 24, 2019
Ukrainianizing MAGA America November 23, 2019
Surreality November 22, 2019
Survival of the unscrupulous November 22, 2019
Performative communication November 22, 2019
Not politics in drag November 21, 2019
Traitors who think they’re martys November 20, 2019
Of progressive reformers November 20, 2019
Rights Talk November 20, 2019
Divisive spirit November 20, 2019
There’s a leering wink in here somewhere November 20, 2019
Punch, counterpunch November 20, 2019
The problem with hysteria November 19, 2019
Blindsided November 18, 2019
Veneration (of icons and of all creation) November 18, 2019
Why Trump Attacked Marie Yovanovitch November 18, 2019
Trump Derangement Syndrom on parade November 17, 2019
This bears repeating November 17, 2019
First Person Pity Party November 17, 2019
Father Stephen demotes morality November 16, 2019
Moderate Republicans November 14, 2019
Tendentious question November 14, 2019
What’s next for the RNC? November 13, 2019
Impeachment — and then the rough beast November 13, 2019
Putting it bluntly November 13, 2019
Let us count the ways November 9, 2019
On not “get[ting] over it” November 8, 2019
Irrational world November 7, 2019
Any criterion in a storm November 7, 2019
Hypocritical friends November 7, 2019
Russian reality check November 6, 2019
Business as usual November 6, 2019
Mayor Pete on Religious (un)Freedom November 5, 2019
Best now to pretend that they just can’t identify the culprits November 4, 2019
Pet Rhino November 4, 2019
… so little time November 2, 2019
Three-for-Three November 2, 2019
Is the witch dying? November 1, 2019
Gonzo … November 1, 2019
With Trump, there will always be a next November 1, 2019
The next phase November 1, 2019
Noonan on Impeachment November 1, 2019
More incoherent than necessary October 31, 2019
Quantum leap October 31, 2019
Sick, depraved October 30, 2019
What it means to be “modern” October 30, 2019
Norms October 30, 2019
Sully’s 2020 prediction October 29, 2019
Kanye The Christian October 29, 2019
The Minus Touch October 29, 2019
Democrats 2020 October 29, 2019
One real Trump business success October 29, 2019
Interesting vignette October 28, 2019
Rethinking Polarization October 28, 2019
Peer pressure October 28, 2019
How does an atheist conservative explain evil? October 28, 2019
Deep State versus Swamp October 28, 2019
Common Cause October 28, 2019
Evolution October 27, 2019
Bad “faith” October 24, 2019
Hold onto your belongings … October 24, 2019
The competitive advantage of the young October 24, 2019
Trust is not an option October 24, 2019
Tattletale October 24, 2019
An Atlantic video of zero interest to me October 24, 2019
Ironic glitch October 24, 2019
Makin’ a statement from my easy chair October 24, 2019
Resist October 24, 2019
Thanks, Donald! You saved me a bundle! October 23, 2019
Not carrying coals to Newcastle October 23, 2019
Contagion October 23, 2019
American Greatness October 22, 2019
Forgettable October 21, 2019
Disgraced, and he knows it October 21, 2019
America the irresistible force October 21, 2019
Sicko Hillary October 21, 2019
Crime’s refuge October 20, 2019
Religiously secular SJWs October 18, 2019
Salt the earth for good measure October 18, 2019
Biden’s got to do better than this October 18, 2019
Cunning Revolutionaries October 17, 2019
Snappy Rejoinder October 17, 2019
Short lists October 17, 2019
Rural Voters’ Pride and the Left’s Prejudice October 17, 2019
Sparring spinmeisters October 17, 2019
Lessons from Judas Maccabeus October 17, 2019
Consequential October 16, 2019
She has a point October 16, 2019
Datapoint October 16, 2019
“Parsimonious” illustrated October 16, 2019
Describing an arc October 16, 2019
Beto, an otherwise unemployable moron October 16, 2019
Theocracy today October 15, 2019
R.I.P. Harold Bloom October 15, 2019
Why populists are popular October 14, 2019
Delusional, vindictive, absurd October 14, 2019
See how you like this October 13, 2019
Red families, Blue families October 12, 2019
Unreality all the way down October 12, 2019
A ride along Chicago’s red line October 11, 2019
NBA’s idea of freedom October 11, 2019
Oh, Tulsi, we hardly knew ye! October 11, 2019
Decorum is not his long suit October 11, 2019
Is Trump above the law? October 11, 2019
Joe Biden: The only conservative running for president October 11, 2019
Troop withdrawal from Syria October 11, 2019
The Title VII debate distilled October 9, 2019
Get some balls, NBA October 9, 2019
The University of Iowa Bozos October 8, 2019
Emotivist par excellence October 8, 2019
Yeah? So what? October 4, 2019
Contemporaneous recollections October 4, 2019
Trump Derangement Syndrome October 4, 2019
Two political pundits for balance October 4, 2019
SCOTUS’ big Title VII case October 4, 2019
Impeaching the leadership class October 4, 2019
Notorious TIB October 3, 2019
The pagan civil war October 2, 2019
Sloppy misconstrual October 1, 2019
What has changed October 1, 2019
Desmond is Disgusting October 1, 2019
The many faces of Trump support October 1, 2019
Anti-Christian bigots hit in the pocketbook. Good. October 1, 2019
The week in doggerel October 1, 2019
Blowing the American spirit of 9/11 September 30, 2019
A greater threat September 28, 2019
Toast September 28, 2019
Just good writing September 28, 2019
Impeachment is inevitable September 27, 2019
Meanwhile, the world goes on September 27, 2019
Good analogy September 26, 2019
Going full Fox in defense of Trump September 26, 2019
Let me rephrase that … September 25, 2019
Vandals in high places September 25, 2019
Retirement: September 24, 2019
The difference between Nixon and Trump September 24, 2019
Toxic, insensitive, entitled September 24, 2019
Just one false note September 24, 2019
Cancel culture September 24, 2019
A thesis I will not dismiss September 24, 2019
From the Department of History September 24, 2019
Energy herbalism September 23, 2019
Stupid presumptions September 22, 2019
What’s beyond the pale? September 22, 2019
Sohrab Ahmari snippets September 22, 2019
From sin through toleration to approval September 21, 2019
Stultifying news September 20, 2019
Evangelical thought September 20, 2019
“Religion” September 20, 2019
Two Corinthians walk into a bar … September 20, 2019
Roy Cohn did the impossible September 20, 2019
Hypothetically speaking … September 20, 2019
A Brief History of the Warren Presidency September 20, 2019
Where’s my Roy Cohn? September 20, 2019
Getting the government you deserve September 20, 2019
Well, yeah. There is that. September 20, 2019
Mike Pence, hypocrite September 20, 2019
Pyromaniacs complicate things September 20, 2019
Worst Bill ever? September 19, 2019
Begging so many questions September 19, 2019
Demonizing Orban September 19, 2019
Dear New York Times … September 17, 2019
Getting rid of Trump? September 15, 2019
Democrat doom September 15, 2019
Putting it in perspective September 14, 2019
Holding Mussolini’s jacket September 14, 2019
Peak fundamentalism September 13, 2019
Joe Biden’s words September 12, 2019
So popular, it’s going into syndication September 12, 2019
We worked for the NOAA. Political appointees can’t overrule scientists. September 12, 2019
Bolton again September 11, 2019
Where’s the center-left? September 11, 2019
Bolton arises September 11, 2019
Molly Ivins, Take Two September 10, 2019
Kindle versus Nook September 10, 2019
Heart of Darkness September 10, 2019
SPLC September 9, 2019
Sworn to uphold their whims September 9, 2019
Fusionism in a nutshell September 6, 2019
Phony September 6, 2019
Keeping up his ministerial credentials September 5, 2019
Exacerbating the Right’s racism problem September 4, 2019
How progressives say “Thoughts’n’Prayers” September 3, 2019
Be angry but sin not September 3, 2019
Serenity in leisure July 5, 2019
Lonely, burnt out May 21, 2019
Election 2020 May 21, 2019
Personal, not manipulative May 21, 2019
Pious obituary fail May 21, 2019
Just askin’ May 21, 2019
World Series impressions May 21, 2019
Not exactly schadenfreude May 21, 2019
Getting from the the frying pan too Google’s fire May 21, 2019