By Jonathon Van Maren (A few more thoughts after my column on the Manchester bombing yesterday.) In order to keep track of what people of every political stripe are saying, I follow media sources from across the spectrum—from Salon.com to Breitbart, from Mother Jones to the Drudge Report. And so in the aftermath of the…Details
By Jonathon Van Maren It’s a cruel irony that each fresh atrocity in Europe seems to pit the West’s decline against the Islamic death cult’s mindboggling sadism. The death metal of ISIS versus the Eagles of Death Metal in the Baclatan Theatre. Machinegun-toting murderers mowing down cartoonists specializing in the sacrilegious and obscene at the…Details
By Jonathon Van Maren YouTube comment sections are usually where intellectual discourse and wit go to die. It turns out there is one exception: Bill Nye the “Science” Guy’s new Netflix special, Bill Nye Saves the World. It’s a weird and wacky journey, in which Nye features a bizarre video of talking bisexual ice cream cones,…Details
At the Chateau Laurier following the Association for Reformed Political Action’s God & Government Conference, Jonathon Van Maren gave the closing speech to the conference attendees.
By Jonathon Van Maren On Canada’s 150th birthday, social conservatives are expected to review our nation’s legacy and admit defeat. The Sexual Revolution muscled into Parliament by Pierre Trudeau and the mop-up operations underway by his less impressive son Justin have been enormously successful, cutting across every layer of social strata and permeating nearly every…Details
By Jonathon Van Maren If climate change activists are wondering why people so consistently ignore them, it is perhaps time for them to take a long, hard look at the celebrities speaking on their behalf. And no, I’m not referring to Leonardo de Caprio’s dramatic recasting of a chinook (warm wind) as global warming. I’m…Details
By Jonathon Van Maren The Democrats and the media have been triumphantly announcing President Trump’s dismal polling numbers of late, but their celebrations have come a bit soon. The media, which seems to have bounced back rather well from their utter failure during the 2016 election, is still distrusted by the majority of the public.…Details
By Jonathon Van Maren In his most recent reincarnation, formerly Catholic columnist Michael Coren is now in the strange position of being a sexual progressive, but late enough to the game that he doesn’t have anything new to say. Having gone the way of many Christians who find their principles too feeble to withstand the…Details
Pierre Lemieux, candidate for the leadership of the Conservative Party of Canada, is running to replace Stephen Harper–and he’s a social conservative. He joined Jonathon to discuss social conservatism in Canada, and how Canadians are responding to his message, and what we can do next.
By Jonathon Van Maren One of the more common questions I get after giving presentations on pornography is how I manage to unwind after spending an hour or so explaining how pervasive and pernicious porn is, and then fielding questions and having conversations filled with horror stories of the swathe of destruction porn has cut…Details