As he was dying of cancer, notorious atheist Christopher Hitchens turned to a number of his Christian friends for conversation. One of them was Larry Alex Taunton, who he embarked on several road trips with. Larry Taunton joins Jonathon Van Maren to discuss his recently published memoir of his friendship with Christopher Hitchens.
By Jonathon Van Maren Rarely these days does a news article make me laugh out loud. Until today, when the Huffington Post announced: “Porn Site Bans North Carolina Users Due To State’s Anti-LGBT Laws.” By “Anti-LGBT laws,” of course, the HuffPo means North Carolina’s new law stating that biological men cannot go into bathrooms reserved…Details
By Jonathon Van Maren The incessant debate about sex education has reared its head once again, this time in Manitoba. The Carillon, which prides itself on publishing “news that matters to people in Southeastern Manitoba,” published an article on a mother who is advocating that “LGBT information” be taught in middle school: A mother told…Details
By Jonathon Van Maren Two years ago, Lord Conrad Black published his first volume since his 2011 memoir A Matter of Principle, a scathing prison memoir that excoriated his foes and detailed the almost entirely-failed prosecution that landed him in an American jail. Rise to Greatness: A History of Canada from the Vikings to the…Details
By Jonathon Van Maren I’ve been saying for awhile that the fight over so-called “gay marriage” was not the “battle for marriage,” but rather the end game. Marriage was eroded by divorce, common-law relationships, and hook-up culture long before the gay community demanded that their relationships be recognized as marriages, too. The New York Post…Details
By Jonathon Van Maren Well, what do you know. A prominent biologist has come out with a statement that should surprise no one: There is no such thing as casual sex. From the Business Insider: Helen Fisher, biological anthropologist and author of “Anatomy of Love,” says sex triggers the brain regions linked to love and…Details
Conservative Member of Parliament Cathay Wagantall joins Jonathon Van Maren to discuss her new private member’s bill, Cassie and Molly’s Law. Cassie and Molly were brutally murdered in Windsor, Ontario. Cathay Wagantall plans to bring their case to the floor of the House of Commons.
By Jonathon Van Maren Finally, finally someone is addressing the perpetual nonsense about Donald Trump channelling “legitimate anger” and how we should “respect” the dumpster fire that is the Trump campaign. From the always-brilliant David French over at the National Review: For generations, conservatives have rightly railed against deterministic progressive notions that put human choices…Details
In this week’s episode of The Bridgehead, Jonathon Van Maren talks to Astrid Gutierrez about how to run a crisis pregnancy centre–and how to dissuade women from having abortions.
By Jonathon Van Maren Yuval was probably around sixty, but moved like someone much older. His facial expressions were either entirely impassive or wildly unimpressed. At the moment, he was also irritated. His white van had been idling at the curb of our Eilat hostel for a full thirty-seven seconds, and one of my three…Details