In just a few days, countless numbers of Americans will celebrate St. Patrick’s Day. Many will do so with no small share of adult spirits. Yet how many of these people genuinely know anything about Saint Patrick? While it’s true that many of the details of his life are lost in the midst of time,…

Your average American generally and your average flag-waving, parade-attending American specifically, is likely to be unaware of two facts. First, when Republicans and Democrats, “liberals” and “conservatives,” in government and Big Media reference America, they have something very different in mind than that entertained by everyday Americans when the latter refer to their country. Secondly,…

Big Conservatism, or the Big Con, having long ago fused with the GOP, embodies its vision in the Republican Party platform.  One of the planks of the latter is the Big Con’s “pro-life” position on abortion. Now, the most fundamental reason for opposing abortion is that it consists in the killing of an innocent, defenseless…

During a recent exchange with some essentially like-minded friends, someone—a Republican voter who is typically and appropriately critical of the conservative movement, or what I call the Big Con—suggested that we would spend our time more wisely if we reserved our harshest criticisms for the left. After all, as Barack Hussein Obama, in a rare…

Jack Kerwick
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Jack Kerwick

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.

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