It’s not enough for Bruce Rauner to hold liberal views on the evasively-called “social issues.” No siree. In his grasping..
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[Editor’s note: Laurie Higgins’ article, Electoral Nose-Holding v. Sabotage, was also posted at an Illinois blog where the critics filled..
I live in Illinois where incumbent Democratic Governor Pat Quinn is being challenged by multimillionaire and “socially moderate” Republican Bruce..
During a recent CNN discussion about NFL player Ray Rice’s infamous elevator assault on his then-fiancée Janay, someone brought up..
In this cultural moment in which half of Americans work in large corporations and the Internet disseminates information in the..
In response to last week’s article on Banned Books Week, multiple homosexuality-affirming websites have been apoplectic about the five story ideas about homosexuality..
Self-righteous, dissembling librarians are seeking once again to foment “book-banning” hysteria through their annual dishonest Banned Books Week campaign (Sept…
For those who want to watch or record the pro-late-term abortion film After Tiller airing on PBS tonight, it’s being..
In honor of Labor Day, the Public Broadcasting Company (PBS) is showing the documentary After Tiller that follows America’s four remaining..
On Tuesday August 27, Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals judge, Richard Posner, grilled attorneys from Wisconsin and Indiana who were..
Holy Family Parish in Inverness, Illinois has been at the center of yet another controversy spawned by the unholy effort..
Last weekend, I wrote an article about the fetid fruits of feminism, chief of which is the legalized slaughter of preborn..
Hillary Clinton infamously said that abortion should be legal, safe, and rare. She also said that conception marks the beginning..
“Foolish: lacking good sense or judgment; unwise” The Chicago Tribune must have an expansive anti-discrimination hiring policy that prohibits discrimination..
By David E. Smith and Laurie Higgins Despite receiving hundreds of emails, faxes and phone calls from his constituents, Mark Kirk,..
Readers who hold the unbiblical notion that the rhetoric of Christians is restricted to “nice” words expressed in mellow, smooth..
Providence College English professor, Anthony Esolen, has done it again. He’s written another must-read piece, this time an impassioned plea to Christian parents..
“Tumultuary”: Marked by confusion and disorder Maybe there’s a silver lining to the cloud created by U.S. Senator Harry Reid’s tumult..
Those who have been literally and figuratively taking a vacation from our increasingly strident culture wars may be surprised to..
Editor’s note: this was first published at IllinoisFamily.org. The new website Barbwire carries many of my articles. In my recent..
I’m a huge fan of theologian and pastor Doug Wilson, whom some may know from the film Collision that documents..
“Barbarous: Primitive in culture and customs; uncivilized; coarse” It shouldn’t surprise anyone that the Independence Day parade in Deerfield, Illinois..
On Monday at the Aspen Institute’s “Aspen Ideas Festival,” Hillary Clinton offered some ideas that could have floated right out..
Following the recent Supreme Court decision in favor of the religious liberty of the owners of Hobby Lobby, there’s been a lot of handwringing,..
Two more judges spat in the faces of citizens. Federal judges in Indiana and Utah have effectively and presumptuously redefined..
I was recently asked this question: “Do you believe that disapproval of interracial relationships is indicative of hatred or bigotry?..
The Left has either a problematic inability to think analogically and logically or a Machiavellian willingness to pretend they don’t…
It serves the strategic purposes of the Left to lead the public to believe that there exists no one under..
The National Post in Canada is reporting on a recent controversial school board decision in Vancouver to accommodate the desires..
On Monday, President Barack Obama’s lackeys started spreading the word that he would be signing yet another executive order. This..