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I have a Ph.D. in philosophy from Temple University, a master's degree in philosophy from Baylor University, and a bachelor's degree in philosophy and religious studies from Wingate University. I teach philosophy at several colleges in the New Jersey and Pennsylvania areas.

Roseanne, one of the most popular series of all time and the most highly rated show at the present moment, has been unceremoniously cancelled by ABC because of a single tweet—a “racist” tweet, according to everyone in Big Media, including […]

David Cole is an internet writer whose most recent piece, “In Grudging Praise of White Racists,” provides much food for thought. Cole’s thesis is actually quite simple: While he personally has no use for “right-wing white racism,” he thinks that […]

Did you know that John McCain, Arizona senator and former presidential candidate, is a war hero? It’s understandable if you didn’t know this, for no one, least of all Senator McCain himself, ever mentions this fact. In this respect, McCain […]

Below is my response to a person who apparently thinks that no one should criticize John McCain because, one, he’s dying and, two, he’s…what else?. . a “war hero.” // // You ask me if I have no decency? Do […]

One of the (Roman Catholic) Mass readings this past Sunday was from the Acts of the Apostles.  In this reading, Peter says: “In truth, I see that God shows no partiality. Rather, in every nation whoever fears him and acts […]

One of the (Roman Catholic) Mass readings this past Sunday was from the Acts of the Apostles.  In this reading, Peter says: “In truth, I see that God shows no partiality. Rather, in every nation whoever fears him and acts […]

George Yancy is a black professor of philosophy at Emory University whose research interests are almost entirely racially-oriented. Recently, he published an essay in The Chronicle of Higher Education entitled, “The Ugly Truth of Being a Black Professor in America.” […]

Randa Jarrar, a professor of English at Fresno State, will not be fired for the harsh remarks that she tweeted following the passing of former First Lady, Barbara Bush. And it’s a good thing too. Jarrar wrote: “Barbara Bush was […]

Starbucks, among the most liberal left companies in the country, a company that spares no occasion to virtue-signal to the PC gods, is now in the midst of a national controversy. Starbucks, so goes the charge, is “racist.” Of all […]

The comic book industry sure has changed since I was a kid. Today’s comics, which price from anywhere between $4.00 and $15.00 and which can only be purchased in book stores and from collectors, are more often than not referred […]