Dear Flip: An open letter to Flip Benham on the occasion of his disrupting wedding ceremonies

Dear Flip, I don’t know if you remember me or not, but there was a time back in the 1990s when you were on a first name basis with my parents. If you don’t know me you should, my photo is on the cover of one of your Operation Save America brochures and the cover […]

Malala and Me

I sat here crying as I watched Malala Yousafzai talk about wanting to get an education and follow her dreams. She talks about how she decided to speak up against the Taliban because she didn’t want to be locked away in her house with no education, forced to marry at 13 or 14, and I […]

Save the Internet

The Internet that you know and love is about the free exchange of information without censorship. If Internet providers have their way, that will end and providers will be able to slow down sites unless site owners pay for full speed. Join us in fighting for Net Neutrality. Tell Congress, the FCC, and the White […]

In which we live tweet a Kevin Swanson radio show rant about homeschooling and World Magazine

Have fun reading this. Or not. In any case, it’s a whole lot of ridiculous strawmen and a whole lot of attacks on homeschool alumni. Also, WORLD Magazine may be harboring socialists. He hopes not, but it’s possible. The storified version of the tweets is after the jump. [View the story “Kevin Swanson on WORLD […]

Michelle Duggar’s anti-trans* robocalls and #DuggarHypocrisy

I haven’t really written about the Duggar family before because I feel for their kids still at home. They had no say about being thrust into the national spotlight, and invariably criticism of Jim Bob and Michelle turns into snark about the kids, and I don’t want that. Before I go any farther, let me […]


I haven’t written about the last ten days in Ferguson because I don’t know what I can say that hasn’t already been said.  I’m heartbroken. How many more black people have to die before this country really, truly believes that black lives matter?  Michael Brown mattered. Not because of what he might have become, but […]

What in the name of all that is good and right is John Piper tweeting about?

Tweeted tonight. Whatever he was trying to say, all I can picture is young John Piper hiding behind a tree staring at the cool kids, silently fuming with jealousy. Or current John Piper peering out of an attic window, wishing for the freshness of youth that he can never reattain.  Either way, it reads like […]

My Brain is Broken

As you’ve probably noticed, I’ve been on a hiatus from any kind of serious blogging until the bar exam. Well, except for last night’s “Mark Driscoll or Tyler Durden” posts, that is. Turns out that when you’re running on that much adrenaline from stress it’s not so easy to fall asleep even when you’re exhausted. […]