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Southern Baptists: Repent!

Cover-ups of sexual misconduct, allegations of racism and intimidation of those who wish to speak their minds but can’t for fear of losing their jobs. It sounds like the dysfunctional ways of the world, doesn’t it? These are just some of the problems the Southern Baptist Convention (SBC) ...

American dream can be easily rented

As lockdowns sent city dwellers “fleeing” to the suburbs for more space, the prices of homes offering that space took off. To play in the bidding wars, homebuyers had to cough up big money and chain themselves to giant mortgages. This painful scenario led many to choose renting over ...

H.R. 1 is a travesty

HR 1 has achieved sacrosanct status on the center-left, such that the nation’s democratic future is said to depend on it. If so, it is time to weep for the republic. HR 1 (or S. 1 in the Senate), which is known as a voting bill but wanders into all sorts of other areas, is objectively ...

Trump takes broken record out on road

WASHINGTON — With Donald Trump denied Facebook and Twitter megaphones, he was obliged to take his Big Lie on his reelection defeat to the hustings, where he retold it to the still-faithful in North Carolina and Georgia. “That election will go down as the crime of the century,” he ...

In pursuit of wisdom: GOP looks hard at 2024

In an era of political correctness, virtue signaling and woke-ness, wisdom is in such short supply that when discovered it stands out like a beacon in a storm. Wisdom should not be equated with information, of which we have plenty, though information is less informative than it is directive ...

Don’t waste your tears on HR1; it wasn’t very good legislation

When Sen. Joe Manchin announced he would oppose the For the People Act, Steve Benen of MSNBC spoke for many Democrats when he declared that “Joe Manchin is prepared to be remembered by history as the senator who did little more than hope as his country’s democracy unraveled.” One can ...