John interviews three “angels” from the organization Braver Angels about whether “red” and “blue” can talk to each other in our polarized political climate. Here on the Porch.
The nomination of ACB is neither a constitutional crisis nor fake news, but it has highlighted the low value we put on words. More here at First Things.
John explores the latest in Cornucopian literature here on the Porch.
Danger abounds in the Trump era. The Donald provides plenty on his own, but his detractors can risk falling into the trap of seeing him as the “only” danger. When […]
There are plenty of things to knock Donald Trump about, but the recent media hysteria over his comments regarding Kamala Harris’s eligibility to be Vice-President seem misplaced. I explore the […]
We can simply respond to an over-reaching “cancel culture” with amplified resentment or we can use this moment as a time for reflection. If even Planned Parenthood can confess some […]
Chief Justice John Roberts brought down a Louisiana abortion regulation and built up stare decisis. Does this mean that Roe is safe (and the unborn are not) for the foreseeable […]
As we remember our nation’s birth, 2020 presents us with yet another test. President Trump has given us plenty of reason to return home. John discusses a prodigal and politics […]
Sir John Houghton helped to convince Margaret Thatcher and many evangelicals that climate change was worth taking seriously. He passed away last week, struck down by the coronavirus after his […]
Both pro-life House Democrats representing solidly blue districts were targeted by progressives for purging. Congressman Henry Cuellar narrowly won in south Texas. Dan Lipinski narrowly lost in Chicago amid the […]