Reading Time: 4 minutes The thing about dog whistles is that they are often innocuous looking. There’s nothing wrong-sounding about something like fighting for “family values” or being “tough on crime”. They look, or sound rather, like ordinary and colorless statements.
Reading Time: 6 minutes No way, no how did Burnett Robinson come by his opinion recently. No way, no how did he get any significant pushback for his views from anyone he counted as important — until now, at least. Instead, he was telling us exactly who he was, and exactly who he’s been for a long time. But he also told us a lot of other important stuff.
Reading Time: 6 minutes The story of Carl Lentz’ pursuit of his mistress reminded me so much of other stories I’ve heard from adulterous evangelical men that I just had to bring it here. Today, let me show you the adulterous ‘drug’ that so many married evangelical men seek, and what their example shows us.
Reading Time: 4 minutes As school year begins, specter of epidemic shrouds activities. New York’s legislature passed a law in June requiring student immunizations. No exceptions.
Reading Time: 10 minutes In today’s installment, a young man shows up and talks like a kidnapper to Sandy Hogan’s devastated parents, and they do not immediately take him prisoner and start removing bits of him till he tells them where their daughter is. Today, Lord Snow Presides over the misogynistic projection in This Present Darkness.
Reading Time: 3 minutes Here’s a good article on a corruption fighter and some great books being read by former President Obama this summer.
Reading Time: 12 minutes I recently watched a documentary that said some stuff that really touched a chord in me. Thanks to it, I’m noticing some very uncomfortable parallels between the ideas it’s discussing and what I see happening in society itself: that Christians today are trying to manage other people’s morality the same way they tried to do it in the 19th and early 20th centuries, and failing for the exact same reasons that they failed back then.