Note to readers: Many years ago, I “kissed blogging goodbye” and I am not looking to turn this website into a blog. I remain generally committed to engaging a writing […]
Joe Biden was one of Jimmy Carter’s first supporters in the Senate, and at the time, the two saw abortion in much the same way. With the nomination of Xavier […]
With sadness I must report that The Stream has gone over the cliff. I had hoped that the outlet might come out of the Trump years (during which it went […]
Longtime NFL tight end and father of seven Benjamin Watson has used some of his football millions to fund a film that engages the abortion debate. In an age of […]
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 […]