A bridgehead is defined as “a strong position secured by an army inside enemy territory from which to advance or attack.” In today’s culture wars, a bridgehead of truth and common sense is exactly what we need. As Ronald Reagan once said, “When you’re outnumbered and surrounded and someone yells ‘charge,’ any way you’re facing…Details
LGBT activists accuse Education Secretary Betsy DeVos of being on an anti-trans “crusade” for visiting Catholic elementary school
By Jonathon Van Maren Every so often, the mainstream media hands us a story that so perfectly displays their contempt for Christians in the United States that it almost necessitates an educational diagnosis. Earlier this week, NBC News produced one such story, sporting the foreboding title “Betsy DeVos visits school with explicit anti-transgender policy.” Trump’s…Details
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By Jonathon Van Maren As the battle lines over abortion become starker and progressives double down on support for feticide from conception until birth, abortion activists have been rallying all of the cultural forces at their disposal to combat the wave of state-level pro-life laws passing across the United States. Unlike the pro-life movement, the…Details
By Jonathon Van Maren By my count, there are now three photos and one video of Justin Trudeau in blackface (or what some are kindly but confusingly calling “brownface”) circulating online, two of the photos being from an Arabian Nights Party when he was 29 and one from back when he was in high school.…Details
LGBT activist claims that Toronto’s Chick-Fil-A customers are eating chicken “spitefully” because LGBT lives are “worthless
By Jonathon Van Maren The definition of a “crybully” is someone “who engages in intimidation, harassment, or other abusive behaviour while claiming to be a victim.” In other words, they use their claims of victimhood as a club, insisting that it gives them unique insight into an injustice being perpetrated on whichever identity group they…Details
By Jonathon Van Maren Douglas Murray’s invigorating new book The Madness of Crowds: Gender, Race, and Identity, has just been released, and you can tell by the chapter titles alone—Gay, Women, Race, Trans—that he won’t be strolling through any minefields. He’ll be doing some salsa dancing, with today’s triggered progressives exploding in his wake. I’ll have…Details
Over at the National Catholic Register, Benjamin Wiker, Professor of Political Science and Director of Human Life Studies as Franciscan University, proposes an interesting plan in a column titled “Here’s How We Can Stop the Transgender Juggernaut”: Sue the doctors carrying out sex-change surgeries (now helpfully called “gender affirmation surgeries”) on children. Wiker isn’t the…Details
Scientist says we have to get over our “taboo” about cannibalism and eat human flesh to combat climate change
By Jonathon Van Maren Back when I was still a university student in British Columbia, I used to travel to other campuses quite often to help out with pro-life displays. Debating secular university students is an always interesting and sometimes infuriating experience, and one of my friends used to box pro-abortion philosophy students into admitting…Details
The Van Maren Show Episode 33: Mary Eberstadt on how the Sexual Revolution created identity politics
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