Genetic Sin

I came across another one of those “old white slaveowners” dismissal of the Constitution and originalism (the idea that the Constitution should be interpreted as it was written, not as justices of today feel) the other day. The usual rebuttal of such an...

When Lawyers Define Sex Roles

In history, have more brains ever been more racked over anything less knowable than in analyzing the recollections of the teens Ford and Kavanaugh from back in 1982? (The Dreyfus Affair, maybe). Have more media ever before been spilled over less content? Now that the...

The Wrong Indoctrination

*Editor’s Note: This is a follow-up to Losing Americana, and part of a series on the “real” greatness of America. A political friend recently shared the observation: Indoctrination is a necessary evil to keep societies from being torn apart....

Losing Americana

I’m a semi-closeted fan of Antiques Road Show. I rarely have reason to talk about it, and don’t typically plan my schedule to view it, but if I’m channel surfing in the evenings (that’s showing my age – do young people even know of...

Hand Jiving With Nike And The NFL

Metaphors are seeds for a hopeful blossoming of greater truth. Otherwise, true stories would be nothing but encyclopedic recitation. Is the Bible undone because we know the world was not made in six days? Both sides of our arrayed partisan battle lines have the seeds...