Black Friday

The Tyranny of Tolerance

When the Supreme Court re-defined marriage in the Obergefell v. Hodges decision to include same-sex relationships, it was immediately clear that this sea change would create a conflict between this newly-discovered constitutional right, and the first freedom listed in the First Amendment of the Bill of Rights: the right of religious liberty. Everyone from pundits [...]

The Fight Before Christmas

Black Friday, 6:15 AM. The checkout lane was already twenty persons deep, but worse—it hadn’t moved in five minutes. As I scanned the other seven lanes, they were no better. Resigned, I took my place in line clutching the electronic gadgetry I had snatched up in my bargain-hunting frenzy. As everyone knows, deep mark-downs await [...]

Friday Free-for-All: Thanksgiving Leftovers

Hope everyone had a great Thanksgiving! I'm still more or less stuffed from yesterday's feast, which I think means I did it right. Feel free to supplement today's round-up with tales from your own holiday, interesting reads you found over the break, or whatever else is on your mind. You too can make your very [...]