Jack Kerwick, Ph.D.
Whatever we decide to call same sex-unions, marriage always has been and always will be an inherently heterosexual concept.
The fact that the new Catholic Pope undoubtedly chose as his namesake St. Francis of Assisi, who gave his life to the poor, is encouraging to media and some Catholics that he will call for "social justice" — forcibly redistributing wealth from the rich to the poor.
New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg suffered an embarrassing defeat this week when a judge ruled that his now infamous “soda ban” failed to pass legal muster, and he promised to appeal the court’s decision. He shouldn't.
John McCain's and Lindsey Graham's response to Rand Paul's filibuster is at least as significant as Paul's filibuster itself.
Rand Paul’s nearly 13-hour filibuster on the Senate floor last week was a stroke of political genius that still has not yet been fully appreciated.
The Southern Poverty Law Center has blasted The John Birch Society, while aiming at me specifically; here, I expose their bogus criticisms.
Three reasons why Michelle Obama showed up at the Oscars.
I show the problems that occur when America is treated as a creedal nation or community as opposed to the civil or legal association that the Founders intended for it to be.
Recently, I was asked by someone to compile a list of 10 — 10! — things that are right with the world. I would like to believe that most of my colleagues will find this as daunting a task as do I. After all, those of us who practice philosophy and write cultural commentary are accustomed to sniffing out problems: The glass is always half empty for us. But there are indeed 10 things for which we must be grateful.
"Zero tolerance" policies that resulted in seven-year-old Alex Evans' suspension for pretending to throw a grenade while "rescuing the world" not only harm the boy/boys affected, they harm the men the boys become.