“The Journal News, which serves New York City’s northern suburbs, sparked an outcry last month when it published clickable online maps with the names and addresses of pistol permit holders in Rockland and Westchester counties.” Gun owners are outraged that their personal information has been made public. Liberals are such hypocrites. During the Bush Administration …

The New York Times, the paper of record with “all the news that’s fit to print”1 (except when it’s favorable to conservatives), has published an article by Louis Michael Seidman, a professor of constitutional law at Georgetown University and the author of the forthcoming book On Constitutional Disobedience. The Constitution of the United States was …

The first thing any good debater learns is that the debate is never with the guy on the stage. The debate is always with the audience. Os Guinness makes a very astute observation in his book The Gravedigger File. It’s the 10-10-80 principle. In most social movements, there are worldview spokespeople on both ends of …

It’s 2013, and to the surprise of many, we’re still here. We don’t know what the future will bring. With that in mind, many people are nostalgic for the past. Not so fast. The writer of the biblical book Ecclesiastes puts the past in perspective when he writes: “Do not say, ‘Why is it that …

It’s easy to blame guns for violence. They are the end-point of the death and destruction. But there have always been guns and gun crime, but nothing like we are seeing today. Why the difference? There are a number of factors. First, moral certainty is uncertain. Moral relativism rules the day. Second, most Americans have …

Hobby Lobby is standing up to the Federal Government. It’s refusing to pay for contraceptives that are abortifacients. An abortifacient is a substance that induces an abortion. It’s a post-conception drug, therefore, it does not come under the definition of a contra (against) conception. This new healthcare mandate goes beyond paying for contraception. It’s a …

Sen. Dianne Feinstein has come up with comprehensive anti-gun legislation. It’s a series of first steps in later legislation. The details of the proposed legislation have been a long time in coming. It’s not something that was put together this week. You can read her proposed legislation here. The ultimate goal of the anti-gun lobby …

Being called a ‘fundamentalist’ is the ultimate put-down word when you want to discredit a person’s belief system. That’s why secularist and evolutionist Richard Dawkins is outraged that theoretical physicist Peter Higgs has called him a “fundamentalist of another kind.” Originally, the word “fundamentalist” meant someone who held to the “fundamentals of the Christian faith.” …

Sam Donaldson has been in Washington too longer. He’s been infected with the belief that his observations are holy writ. Prime evidence is his attack on the Tea Party. “The greatest slogan that I hated during this last campaign was ‘We want to take back our country.’ Guys, it’s not your country anymore — it’s …

I’m sitting here watching a Christmas classic starring Bing Crosby and Barry Fitzgerald — “Going My Way” (1944). The film was nominated for 10 Academy Awards, winning 7, including Best Picture and Best Actor for Crosby Near the end of the film, Crosby and his young choir sing “Swinging on a Star.” “Its success helped …

If you’ve been following news about the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School you’ve learned that so much of what has been written has been incorrect or not substantiated. For example, there’s no real evidence that Adam Lanza’s mother took him to a firing range or that she was a “prepper.” Lionel Shriver of The …

“If we want change to come, we would do well not to look at the sites of power we have no access to; the White House, the Congress, the Pentagon,” Bill Ayers said. “We have absolute access to the community, the school, the neighborhood, the street, the classroom, the workplace, the shop, the farm.” There’s …