Politics and its Discontents: Making Church Relevant?

Somehow, I think Pastor Heath Mooneyham of Joplin, Missouri took the wrong religion marketing course: Recommend this Post

Politics and its Discontents: Conservative MP Blaine Calkins’ Bromance

Either the Alberta Conservative MP has a thing for the late Charlton Heston or he has a love of a darker kind. Recommend this Post

Politics and its Discontents: The Home Of Free Speech?

Guess it depends on what you have to say: A journalism professor at the University of Kansas was placed on indefinite administrative leave Friday after he Tweeted about the Navy Yard shooting, saying “blood is on the hands of the #NRA. Next time, let it be YOUR sons and daughters.” This situation is a case-book ...

Politics and its Discontents: Guns Don’t Kill People – Video Games Do: Pretzel Logic From Fox

I’m sure this makes sense to many Americans: Recommend this Post

Politics and its Discontents: Depraved Indifference – UPDATED

The term ‘cultural divide’ does not begin to explain this. Depraved indifference, on the part of both the company and the parents, perhaps does. UPDATE: This piece on Slate, which includes a ‘charming’ video on ‘My First Rifle,’ is well worth a look. Recommend this Post

Politics and its Discontents: A Law And Order Government That Loves Guns – Part 2

The post I wrote yesterday elicited a rather spirited and passionate response from one of its readers. Since I promised a reply to Anonymous after reading the links he provided, I thought I would base today’s contribution on his observations. First, one of the points Anon made (I will reproduce his entire commentary in a ...

Politics and its Discontents: The Hour of The Gun

This article from The Edmonton Journal offers an interesting explanation of why ‘black guns’ are growing in popularity amongst gun ‘hobbyists’. Were I a conspiracy-minded individual (which, of course, I am not), I might wonder about the relationship between two of the major industries discussed within. Recommend this Post