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The 25 page Intelligence Community Assessment (ICA), “Assessing Russian Activities and Intentions in Recent US Elections,” has just been released. Contrary to the impression that the Democrat-dominated media is anxious to convey, this assessment supplies no substantial evidence for the […]

By now, there is scarcely anyone who isn’t familiar with the repulsive video. Two young black men and their black female counterparts—let’s call them “the Chicago Four”—recorded themselves as they beat, bound, cut, kicked, and tormented a cognitively challenged white […]

“Love must be sincere.  Hate what is evil; cling to what is good” (Romans 12:9).  “Put on the full armor of God, so that you can take your stand against the Devil’s schemes” (Ephesians 6:11).  “To fear the Lord is […]

Regarding the Russians-Made-Us-Do-It narrative that the Democrats and their propagandists in the media are busy pushing, some sober thought is much needed. First, that the world’s sovereign states regularly attempt to interfere with the internal politics of other sovereign states, […]

Unquestionably, no one who has ever lived has impacted the course of human history to the extent that Jesus of Nazareth has.  In fact, to speak this way is to dramatically understate matters, for such was the power of His […]

That there is some sense in which Christmas can be said to have become “secularized” over the years is undoubtedly true.  Nevertheless, this judgment may be overwrought. Perhaps Christ is more present in “secularized” expressions of Christmas than either Christian […]

Whenever it came to anything that he knew he shouldn’t have done, the comedian Flip Wilson used to say: “The Devil made me do it.” For the Democrats, it is the Russians who made us do it. More exactly, it […]

I’ve been trying to get into the Christmas spirit by detaching myself somewhat from politics. But I have too many friends who aren’t there yet, and they pull me in. So I just want to offer some quick thoughts on […]

Not all news coming from academia these days is necessarily bad news. In my own little corner of this world, some of it is actually quite good, and it’s all that much sweeter when it is considered within the larger […]

In an election season like the present, the Alfred E. Smith Dinner seems conspicuously dated. Not unlike the annual White House Correspondents’ Dinner, in this year of the Outsider (or is it the year of the Deplorables?) last week’s event […]