President Joe Biden used his bully pulpit to chastise the Dobbs decision reversing Roe v. Wade. When Roe was first announced, however, Biden was singing a very different tune. John […]
Dr. Katharine Hayhoe is a climate scientist and one of the most widely heard voices taking the message to the masses. John recently talked with Katharine and the results are […]
In the tragic wake of the Uvalde shootings and the much less publicized deaths at a D.C. abortion clinic, John looks at the politics of compassion here at First Things.
The last pro-life Democrat in the U.S. House of Representatives faced another border battle for his seat. John explores the race at First Things here. (As of now, with all […]
John reviews Common Good Constitutionalism, Harvard Law Professor Adrian Vermeule’s vision of a mighty leader bound by only the loose cords of a constitution, here at Front Porch Republic.
Congressman Henry Cuellar will not go down in history as the best of the pro-life House Democrats (e.g. Dan Lipinski was a far more spirited champion of the unborn), but […]
On George Washington’s Birthday, John looks at some of the lesser lights to lead and one future president who drew a line. Here, on the Porch.
Cursing a person strikes not at flawed policies or poor decisions but at the image of God. The rise of coded and not-so-coded cursing of the President of the United […]
On the Porch, John rattles the supply chains with an assist from Ronald Reagan, Sam Walton, and an Amish guy on a bus. Read it here, assuming it’s not out […]
Let’s hope this doesn’t become a regular feature—the Letter to the Editor that did not get published. First Things is a magazine that I have enjoyed since I would peruse […]