Qualified Good News

Just a few quick words about this evening’s decision of the Moscow City Council. As the title indicates, it was qualified good news. A zoning complaint had been filed against New St. Andrews College by three gentlemen who have a highly rarified and abstract love of the zoning code. The city official responsible for making …

Beware All Isms Except for Prisms

One other follow-up on the accusations of my adversaries that I am a racist. Instead of denying the charge (as framed by them), I simply want to point out the grotesque nature of racism inflation. That all-purpose word is now supposed to represent anyone or anything that opposes or interferes with their agenda. And if …

Home Grown Hatred

An insightful correspondent noted something peculiar about the charges against the Australian evangelicals that I wrote about yesterday. They were guilty of an offending statement, which he tinkered around with, substituting words like Bible for words like Koran, and Christ Church for things like Islam. What we find is some compelling evidence of some home-grown …

Seething With Hatreds

The province of Victoria in Australia passed a “Racial and Religious Tolerance Act,” which now looks to end in what happening? You guessed it — several evangelical teachers going to jail. A judge has ordered these two Christians to apologize for comments they made in a seminar on Islam or face some jail time. Check …

Lambs and Geese, Foxes and Wolves

Also in this morning’s paper was an editorial response of mine to the column of Rose Huskey and Saundra Lund last Saturday. Here it is: If I might, I would like to briefly respond to Rose Huskey and Saundra Lund, who served up a veritable casserole of charges to your readers on Saturday last. This …

Someone Is Keeping Their Attorney in the Dark

This morning in the Daily News, they ran an extended front page story on the Moscow “culture skirmishes,” an article that I thought was really even-handed. That said, there is one detail that I need to correct from the article, which is really only a detail. The article said of me that he “is pretty …

And My Son Weighed In

Visionaries, Finally! Someone understands! Of course, it is my son who understands, one who knows my quirks, like believing in right and wrong, not in mostly right and kinda wrong, but nevertheless I am encouraged to persevere. Cordially, Douglas Wilson At 10:58 PM 8/19/2003 Nate wrote: In my years on this mortal coil, there is …