Category Archives: Politics

It Will Only End When You End It

We’re once again deep into Covid’s seasonal surge despite two years of masks, jabs, mandates, and lockdowns. And again, those living among petty tyrants are subjected to a renewed push for the same masks, jabs, mandates, and lockdowns that never … Continue reading

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Upcoming Radio Interview

I had a great conversation with Rick Stannard of American Endeavor  recently.  We talked mainly about the intersection of family and politics, including a few of my Federalist articles (“Amid The Parent Surge, Republicans Can Either Lead, Follow, Or Get Out … Continue reading

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Mass Deception Without Conspiracy

One of America’s most common mistakes these days is blaming everything on conspiracies. But I don’t mean people who are dubious about the official narratives for things like election integrity, vaccine safety, Jeffery Epstein’s death, and the like. Neither do … Continue reading

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The Flotsam and Jetsam of Rights

Like equality, the West developed our concept of rights as a means of safeguarding people from their government and from one another. Rights are held in particularly high regard in America, where each and every individual’s rights to “life, liberty, … Continue reading

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Is Slavery Sinful?

Is slavery sinful? That’s not really a debate most Western Christians engage in anymore, as there’s just about as much consensus on the point as its possible to have. But then, consensus isn’t unanimity, and I have seen the question … Continue reading

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Parents Are Taking Back Their Authority; Republicans Can Either Get On Board or Get Out of the Way

From my latest at The Federalist: Providence has given parents the awesome responsibility to raise and provide for the well-being of their children. Like any true responsibility, it comes with the authority to carry it out. When parents are unable to … Continue reading

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Assassinating America’s Common Ground

In their latest album, Toad the Wet Sprocket wonders why Americans don’t get along anymore: Give me your tired and your poor Who yearn to breathe free Send the homeless tempest-tossed to me Where’s the line that we crossed That … Continue reading

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A Lutheran Case for Religious Exemption

Religious exemptions aren’t the long-term solution to the tyrannical vaccine mandates, but for some families, they may be what keeps a roof overhead and food on the table in the short-term. I’ve been frustrated that the LCMS has thus far … Continue reading

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The Ants’ Real Enemy?

I’ve seen this meme a lot this year: I’m sure you have too: Is it factually accurate? I have no idea. It does strike me as the kind of “experiment” that was never actually conducted. Nevertheless, I’m pretty ignorant when … Continue reading

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Cut Off From The Land

I’ve recently begun leading a study of Proverbs at my congregation, and was particularly stuck by the end of the 2nd chapter: So you will walk in the way of the good and keep to the paths of the righteous. … Continue reading

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