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You Will Be Made to Comply

You Will Be Made to Comply

At colleges and universities across the country, mental illness increasingly reigns. Students are allowed to reconstruct reality using nothing more than the contents of their own minds, and encouraged to force others to accept their alternative reality. Last week, a...
The Stupidest Thing You’ll Read All Week

The Stupidest Thing You’ll Read All Week

George Orwell famously said, “There are some ideas so absurd that only an intellectual could believe them.” From Hot Air’s John Sexton comes word of a new book that fits that epigram to a tee. The book in question is entitled The Ahuman Manifesto, whose author...
Big Brother Goes to College

Big Brother Goes to College

It is well known that American higher education has a Red Guard problem. The Red Guards, readers of a certain age will recall, were students who served as the fanatical shock troops of the Chinese Cultural Revolution. Their specialty was taking citizens who might have...
Shake Those Moneymakers, Feminists

Shake Those Moneymakers, Feminists

I’m not a football fan. I keep up with the NFL just enough so that I can talk to my parishioners and not sound like an idiot. I think of the Super Bowl the same way as Ebenezer Scrooge thought of Christmas, as a “false and commercial festival, devoutly to...
Christopher Tolkien Has Died

Christopher Tolkien Has Died

One of the great literary figures of the last fifty years has passed away. Christopher Tolkien, the youngest son of J.R.R. and Edith Tolkien, was 95. When I was growing up, I devoutly ignored The Lord of the Rings. I had no interest in fantasy, and was enough of a...