The Moral Status of the Unborn

Courtesy of Daniel Foster on the Corner, a debate between Michael Brendan Dougherty of The American Conservative and Zack Beauchamp of ThinkProgress on the moral status of the unborn. It’s pitched as a “civil” debate, and looks to be largely so, in spite of the fact that everything I see out of ThinkProgress is crazier than a Mel Gibson love letter.

"2016: Obama’s America" and Why We Don’t Need It

I wish all the success in the world to Dinesh D’Souza and his movie 2016: Obama’s America. It’s good when anybody does the work of looking into Obama’s background that the press has refused to do. But, really, what is there to know about him that we don’t already know? A documentary can fill in the details, but it’s not More …

Report Helpfully Lists the Kinds of Religious Discrimination that are Still OK in America

The Family Research Council is still hard at work on their research–shaking off armed attacks like they was 50 Cent, yo. They’ve just released a report on patterns of hostility to Christians in America, chronicling “more than 600 examples illustrating what it characterized as religious animosity shown by judges, government bureaucrats, schools and secular groups.” Here are just of few More …

The Success of Feminism

(Or, rather, the “success” of feminism.) An article in The Atlantic examines how good the hookup culture has been for women. No, seriously, that’s what it says: But this analysis downplays the unbelievable gains women have lately made, and, more important, it forgets how much those gains depend on sexual liberation. Single young women in their sexual prime—that is, their More …