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Prudence, the new cowardice- my brief for the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals.

In the wake of the Charlie Hebdo slaughter, some brave news outlets chose to print the satirical paper’s disparaging cartoons of the prophet Mohammed.  Many others chickened out using the “let’s be prudent” defense. They have, unfortunately, confused prudence for cowardice in this case and I have found myself increasingly frustrated by those mediaites who refuse to speak the truth about…

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OH BOY! You’re a girl?

“Transgender toddler”. These words don’t belong in the same sentence. The “Transitioning Ryland Whittington” story smells to me a whole lot like The Next Thing and they are going to use a sweet, innocent child as the symbol for the campaign. After all, what is left for the cause crusading junkie? Racism? Pretty much done.…

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Dan Cathy Loves His Enemies.

Today I read the article “Dan and Me: My Coming Out as a Friend of Dan Cathy and Chick-fil-A” by Shane Windmeyer.  This gay activist, bestselling author, and Executive Director of Campus Pride shares his perspective on a new-found friendship with Dan Cathy, a man whom he had previously considered his enemy.  He wrote that Cathy…

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Why do I blog?

Over Christmas break, my dad and I were talking about gun control (but we could have been talking about any hot-button issue).  Though we come from opposing positions, we agreed that the media and special interest groups skew much of the discussion on the subject.  It crystalized some thoughts I’ve had on blogging. Social media…