A Christian Perspective on Black Friday

[Here’s my annual repost of my Black Friday ruminations. Although, as I got my first email about “Black Friday Deals!” the day after Halloween this year, Black Friday looks like it’s becoming less of an event. Maybe one day Black Friday reenactors will gather at malls after Thanksgiving and pretend to beat each other up over a Tickle Me Elmo. More …

You Have Won Nothing; You Have Lost Nothing

Once upon a time, the Christian church dominated the culture in America. People who really didn’t care one way or the other said they were Christians by default. Our art, literature, and conversations were shot through with Christian references and symbolism. When you spoke of the widow’s mite or the battle of Jericho, you could be pretty sure that everybody knew More …

Former Owner of USFL’s New Jersey Generals Gains Access to Nuclear Launch Codes

What just happened? I could not be more amazed if I had turned on the news and seen Bigfoot walk out of the woods and give a press conference where he announced that he was opening a chain of hair salons called “Sassyquatch.” I haven’t been this wrong about anything since that time I let Anthony Weiner borrow my cell phone. More …

A Further Explanation

I recently wrote a post that attempted to demonstrate the awesome scope of the brokenness of our current system. Long story short, I said that, in spite of historic electoral gains at every level of government, if conservatives don’t control the presidency, and therefore the supreme court, then conservatism is doomed. A friend of mine then asked, “Hey genius, if More …