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
By Jonathon Van Maren In case you needed another reason to oppose the porn industry, The Independent is reporting that women are “regularly” forced into pornography in Japan. Women in Japan are being exploited by the country’s multi-million-pound pornography industry, it has been alleged. More than 130 cases have come to light over the last…Details
In the months since the Planned Parenthood baby parts scandal broke, the abortion giant has struck back hard with lawsuits and indictments. Troy Newman joins Jonathon Van Maren to update him on what’s happening now.
By Jonathon Van Maren As the culture wars heat up and assaults on religious liberty increase, Christians are increasingly beginning to wonder who their friends are. After some thought, I’ve come up with a helpful litmus test: If a someone identifies as a Christian (and people can identify as anything these days) but spends more…Details
By Jonathon Van Maren Times seem dark for American conservatism. With the Republican Party engaging in a bloody, full-fledged civil war, the House of Clinton slowly rising once again, and the potential of Barack Obama stacking the Supreme Court with progressive justices for a generation, politicians constantly conjure up the smiling, sunny face of Ronald…Details
By Jonathon Van Maren The big story this week is the ongoing discussion surrounding euthanasia in Canada—but there’s been other developments, as well. My weekly culture update: **** Euthanasia has many victims, but it seems that the first one the suicide cheerleaders are attempting to claim is freedom of conscience, with a Canadian parliamentary panel…Details
By Jonathon Van Maren If there’s one thing that many conservatives have traditionally hated doing, it’s recognizing that the left has conquered virtually every aspect of mainstream culture: Hollywood, the mainstream media, the music industry. Left-wing politicians have a horde of attractive movie stars and musicians to headline their rallies—conservatives have had virtually none. When…Details
In the sixth installment of The Bridgehead’s series on the history of the sweeping Rescue movement of the late ’80s and early ’90s, Jonathon Van Maren speaks with former Rescue leader Joe Slovenec.
By Jonathon Van Maren Nearly half a dozen times in the last month, I have seen media stories say precisely the opposite thing, about precisely the same event. This time around, it was a reporter from TIME magazine getting choke-slammed by a member of Donald Trump’s Secret Service detail, which most of the media is…Details
By Jonathon Van Maren Here is this week’s culture update! **** As Donald J. Trump marches ever closer to securing the Republican nomination, those of us who recognize him for the narcissistic charlatan that he is had the pleasure of watching him get thoroughly thrashed by Marco Rubio during the CNN debate. Douglas Wilson’s comment…Details