God and Churchill

By Jonathon Van Maren To express admiration for Winston Churchill is so cliché it has become banal. After all, who doesn’t admire the British bulldog who led Great Britain through the storms of the Second World War with a cigar clamped between his teeth and his indomitable growl breathing life into his fellow citizens? In…

Is the statue of statutory rapist Harvey Milk coming down, too?

By Jonathon Van Maren Great explorers. Former presidents. Rebel generals. It is unfortunate that the progressive interest in history has come so firmly harnessed to iconoclasm, or it might even be encouraging. Instead, it took several hurricanes to finally knock footage of angry activists mounting nondescript statues in town squares across the United States of…