Well, first of all, to Jim on the reaching the Centennnial number of comments. We can add, of course, over 75O TWEETS. In general, our SOCIAL MEDIA attention has been up, and I remind all our fans to get in the habit of TWEETING, LIKING, and SHARING all our POSTMODERN yet CONSERVATIVE wisdom. On . . . . Continue Reading »

On Reaching the Centennial

Ever since joining the postmodern conservative blog site, it has been my fondest fantasy to receive one hundred comments on a post. It has so pre-occupied my thoughts that as the number of comments on my last post yesterday crept into the nineties, I could not resist trying to force the day, . . . . Continue Reading »

Civility and Civil Rights

In today’s On the Square , the excellently named John Daniel Davidson wants to talk about why healthcare cannot become a civil right (so, perhaps that’s one word Republicans ought not steal ): But there’s another, more urgent, reason to invoke the civil rights movement in the . . . . Continue Reading »

Christians, American and Syrian

President Obama’s astonishing decision to reverse course and seek congressional authorization for military action in Syria has given Americans an opportunity to think about the situation a bit more. One important consideration is the fate of Syria’s Christians. This group, which numbers . . . . Continue Reading »

First Links — 9.5.13

Why the Frankfurt School Couldn’t Understand Fascism Walter Laqueur, Standpoint Allison Benedikt’s Immodest Proposal Christopher O. Tollefsen, Public Discourse Dan Brown’s Inferno and Overpopulation Ronald P. Millett, Meridian Law, Not Theology Kyle Duncan , Becket Fund On . . . . Continue Reading »

Sprigg on Assembly Bill 3371

Peter Sprigg of the Family Research Council weighs in on New Jersey’s Assembly Bill 3371 , which bans therapy meant to “engage in sexual orientation change efforts with a person under 18 years of age,” in today’s On the Square : The two fundamental arguments against sexual . . . . Continue Reading »