My Role As Evil Genius

Okay. I guess I need to say something. For those readers from out of town we have a small local dust-up going, having to do with some irrelevant bigotries from the ebbing world of print journalism. What happened was this. Our town has a locally-owned food co-op, and a number of our church members get …

My Old Friend, Controversy

Inside Higher Ed has published a fair-minded piece on the resurgence of classical Christian education at the college level, which you can read more about here. Since New St. Andrews is featured prominently in that piece, and since NSA has among its founders a controversial figure (three guesses), and a portion of the article was …

Absolutely Anything

An assassination has occurred in Arizona. A Democratic congresswoman has been shot, and is still struggling for her life. A federal judge is dead, along with some other people. The perpetrator initially appears to fit the profile of a conspiracy nut — his favorite books include Mein Kampf, The Communist Manifesto, and Siddhartha. I found …

Tarbaby Twice

The Southern Poverty Law Center, the world’s richest civil rights organization, has devoted a recent Hatewatch article to humble moi. The logo for Hatewatch is, appropriately, what looks like an eyeball peeping through somebody’s keyhole. It is probably the keyhole to your bedroom, and they are just making sure the government stays out of it. …

The Code-Mongers Dilemma

Okay, here is a ripe one. Those who have been following the lefti-capades here in Moscow should remember that this last November, a strident hard-left Moscow City Council was voted out and replaced by some grown-ups. In a fit of pique, before the old council left, they extended benefits to domestic partners of city workers. …