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Mary Landrieu Voted Against Religious Liberty

Well, this is a clarifying event for voters in Louisiana’s US Senate …

Posted July 17th, 2014

Moralistic Therapeutic Politics

A reader sends in a story with the comment, “This is what …

Posted July 15th, 2014

The Future Of Christians In Post-Christian America

Writing in the Chronicle of Higher Education, Peter Conn says that religious …

Posted July 4th, 2014

A Kolakowskian Conservative

A reader sends in this excerpt from an essay by the Polish …

Posted July 3rd, 2014

Jonathan Haidt Can Explain The Liberal Hobby Lobby Freakout

A reader who posts under the name Salamander left this comment on …

Posted July 2nd, 2014

Two Out Of Three Ain’t Bad

Hector writes: Increasingly I have the suspicion that out of the set …

Posted June 29th, 2014

Am I A Faith-And-Family Leftist?

Yes, I am, according to the Pew Political Typology Quiz, which puts …

Posted June 28th, 2014

Thad Cochran Rises From The Dead

Unbelievably, Sen. Thad Cochran of Mississippi has beaten back his Tea Party …

Posted June 25th, 2014

Poor Hillary/Annoying Hillary

Two views of Hillary Clinton’s contentious interview with Terry Gross of Fresh …

Posted June 16th, 2014

The Geography Of Ideological Partisanship

It turns out that a well-known stereotype is true: “Imagine for a …

Posted June 13th, 2014

Voting Has Consequences, Ma’am

A resident of the People’s Republic of Austin, Texas, just can’t believe …

Posted June 4th, 2014

Dinesh D’Souza Might Be Going To Jail

The best-selling conservative author pled guilty today to knowingly violating federal campaign …

Posted May 20th, 2014

In Defense Of Global Warming Futility

I caught hell from some of you readers for heavily doubting that …

Posted May 13th, 2014

Bonfire Of The Vanities, West Coast Edition

I pointed out yesterday the amusing fact of the degenerate Los Angeles …

Posted April 29th, 2014

Baptism As Torture: Une Petite Histoire

As we ponder Sarah Palin’s applause line “waterboarding is how we baptize …

Posted April 29th, 2014

The Karma Of The Tea Party

This Jonathan Haidt article is four years old, but when it turned …

Posted April 27th, 2014

Nobody Watches The Sunday Shows Anymore

Well, almost nobody, says Dylan Byers: The Sunday morning shows once occupied …

Posted April 22nd, 2014