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Ancient heresies become new again

Ancient heresies become new again

The decline of the prestige of Christianity raises the question of what will replace it. No culture can live without a philosophy which gives structu ...

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'Lady Bird' amusingly mixes politics, family life and teen angst

'Lady Bird' amusingly mixes politics, family life and teen angst

Set in Sacramento in 2002-2003, Greta Gerwig's female coming-of-age story Lady Bird provides two main points of perspective on the otherwise cl ...

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Judaism, Zionism and the Land of Israel: new book gives context to Trump's move on Jerusalem

Judaism, Zionism and the Land of Israel: new book gives context to Trump's move on Jerusalem

Judaism Zionism and the Land of Israel. Yotav Eliach. Dialog Books, 2018. 807 pp. Rabbi Yotav Eliach’s new book, Judaism, Zionism and the La ...

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With Netflix banned at Cannes Festival, director Martin Scorsese calls for open minds to technology

With Netflix banned at Cannes Festival, director Martin Scorsese calls for open minds to technology

Famed American filmmaker Martin Scorsese was interviewed during the 2018 Cannes Film Festival in France on Wednesday, just a month after receiving wo ...

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Melania Trump: 'not culturally American'?

Melania Trump: 'not culturally American'?

Following First Lady Melania Trump's appearance at the White House Rose Garden, where she announced her "Be Best" anti-bullying cam ...

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Edwin Black: why new book 'Judaism, Zionism and the Land of Israel' fills a void

Edwin Black: why new book 'Judaism, Zionism and the Land of Israel' fills a void

For decades, Rabbi Yotav Eliach, esteemed principal of Rambam Mesivta High School in Long Island, has accumulated his teachings, writings, and those ...

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Trump praises Kanye West for 'great service to Black community'

Trump praises Kanye West for 'great service to Black community'

On Friday, President Donald Trump praised recording artist Kanye West. The president wrote that West has performed a great service to the Blac ...

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New for Netflix, Hulu, and Amazon for May 2018

New for Netflix, Hulu, and Amazon for May 2018

May 2018 brings lots to watch on Netflix, Amazon, and Hulu. Netflix continues with its independent programming with a zombie flick that stars British ...

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How the Muslim Brotherhood influences Hollywood, and young minds

How the Muslim Brotherhood influences Hollywood, and young minds

Deborah Weiss of the Center for Security Policy said in an interview with Spero News that political Islam has made inroads not only in Hollywood, but ...

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Trump thanks rapper Kanye West for his support

Trump thanks rapper Kanye West for his support

On Wednesday, recording artist Kanye West defended President Trump on Twitter, writing that the presidentís haters cannot lessen his love for h ...

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Cartoonist Scott Adams and rapper Kanye West see a coming 'Golden Age' for the U.S.

Cartoonist Scott Adams and rapper Kanye West see a coming 'Golden Age' for the U.S.

Celebrity producer and performer Kanye West outraged progressives by expressing support not only for black conservative commentator Candace Owens and ...

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Author suggests that Western civilization may not survive identity politics

Author suggests that Western civilization may not survive identity politics

Two authors recently revealed how the economy and polity of the West, and perhaps Western civilization itself, are endangered by the identity politic ...

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Diamond and Silk duo are a danger to society?

Diamond and Silk duo are a danger to society?

The hilarious duo of Diamond and Silk is a danger to society. That's according to Facebook. The pro-Trump pair posted on the embattled so ...

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Flaws in CNN's series on the popes

Flaws in CNN's series on the popes

For the past month, CNN has been running weekly episodes of a series called Pope: The Most Powerful Man in History. Each episode focuses on an era an ...

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Jordan Peterson: The Last Professor

Jordan Peterson: The Last Professor

I typically stay away from topical subjects. As a scholar of Metaphysical poetry, theology, and philosophy, the subjects that I usually write about...

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New for Netflix, Amazon, and Hulu: April 2018

New for Netflix, Amazon, and Hulu: April 2018

If you are not outside enjoying springtime weather in the Northern Hemisphere, you can sit back and enjoy any number of movies and shows on Netf ...

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ACLU wants to censor 'Jesus Christ Superstar'?

ACLU wants to censor 'Jesus Christ Superstar'?

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on the NBC Easter Sunday broadcast of "Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert": One of t ...

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Some advertisers flee as Laura Ingraham apologizes

Some advertisers flee as Laura Ingraham apologizes

Several companies have pulled their ads from the program of noted conservative Fox News personality Laura Ingraham. Johnson & Johnson, Expedia, H ...

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Virginia Tech apology shows double standard for use of N-word

Virginia Tech apology shows double standard for use of N-word

After a video surfaced of the triumphant members of the Virginia Tech women’s lacrosse team, Coach John Sung released an apology for any offens ...

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A day of atonement for cult leader Keith Raniere

A day of atonement for cult leader Keith Raniere

Holy Week is a week of atonement for Christians, but this year it has special meaning for Keith Raniere as well: the cult guru, who exploited his wom ...

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Rapper asks 'where are my f***ing' tax dollars going?'

Rapper asks 'where are my f***ing' tax dollars going?'

In an expletive-laden video she shared on social media, New York rapper Belcalis Almanzar -- known to her fans as Cardi B -- ranted about tax policy, ...

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Scottish YouTuber convicted of hate crime for a dog's Nazi salute

Scottish YouTuber convicted of hate crime for a dog's Nazi salute

A comedian who goes by the name Count Dankula was found guilty of hate crime in the United Kingdom for training a dog to perform a Nazi-style salute. ...

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Catholic university hosts anti-Catholic bigot

Catholic university hosts anti-Catholic bigot

Like many comedians these days, stand-up comedian Hannibal Buress can't get through a show without being vulgar. Arrested in December for disorde ...

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Video: Runaway ski lift disaster

Video: Runaway ski lift disaster

At least eight persons were injured at ski resort in the Republic of Georgia when a ski lift malfunctioned and threw hapless skiers into the air. The ...

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Can anything change the metaphysical structure of reality?

Can anything change the metaphysical structure of reality?

A few days ago, CNN launched a four-part documentary on "The Most Powerful Man in History". Surprisingly, this man turned out to be Pope F ...

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CNN gets the papacy and the Crusade wrong

CNN gets the papacy and the Crusade wrong

Last night was the first installment of CNN's six-part series, "Pope: The Most Powerful Man in History." Its treatment of the rise of t ...

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The escalation in war on pornography: a ten-year update

The escalation in war on pornography: a ten-year update

Recently, for a talk in Chicago to parents of high school boys, I had to update my knowledge based on a 2009 review of the effects of pornography. On ...

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What CNN missed in documentary on Pope Benedict XVI

What CNN missed in documentary on Pope Benedict XVI

The CNN documentary, "What the Pope Knew,"deserves a response. The program begins with music and graphics t ...

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CNN's obsession with power and hierarchy

CNN's obsession with power and hierarchy

CNN's six-part series,"Pope: The Most Powerful Man in History," debuts on March 11. It promises to be a comprehensive account of the h ...

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The shock and awe of Muslim conquest

The shock and awe of Muslim conquest

A full assessment of Islamic rule in medieval Spain requires examining how the forces of the Islamic Caliphate gained control of this region. The rut ...

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What 'The Shape of Water' means for future of sexualization of children

What 'The Shape of Water' means for future of sexualization of children

 After a French court acquitted a 30-year old man of child rape after he had sexual relations with an 11-year old, the public was outraged and r ...

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Author Edwin Black offers 'secret' history of Balfour Declaration and the founding of Israel

Author Edwin Black offers 'secret' history of Balfour Declaration and the founding of Israel

New York Times best-selling historian Edwin Black, author of IBM and the Holocaust, appears March 20 at 7 PM at Manhattan East Synagogue to launch a ...

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New for Netflix, Amazon Prime, and HBO for March 2018

New for Netflix, Amazon Prime, and HBO for March 2018

The Academy Awards is happening on Sunday. But movie lovers may want to watch a good film, instead of the expected political monologues issuing from ...

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Trump suggests rating violent movies and games

Trump suggests rating violent movies and games

While meeting at the White House with Attorney General Jeff Sessions and other law enforcement officials, President Donald Trump suggested on Thursda ...

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Byzantine church discovered in Tunisia

Byzantine church discovered in Tunisia

A church dating from the late Byzantine period (5th - 7th century AD) was discovered at an archaeological site dubbed 'Castilia,'located b ...

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Actor Bill Murray trolls Democrats and identity politics

Actor Bill Murray trolls Democrats and identity politics

Actor and comedian Bill Murray, who got a start in the early days of NBC's Saturday Night Live and has been numerous films includ ...

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Obama's portrait artist 'glorifies racial violence'

Obama's portrait artist 'glorifies racial violence'

Kehinde Wiley is the artist who painted the portrait of former president Barack Obama, which was unveiled by the Smithsonian Institution. Wiley is kn ...

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DHS releases statement on NBC fake news on Russian election meddling

DHS releases statement on NBC fake news on Russian election meddling

In a statement regarding recent coverage by NBC news on alleged Russian meddling in the 2016 elections, the Department of Homeland Security issued a ...

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A counter-cultural proposal: pro-marriage music

A counter-cultural proposal: pro-marriage music

February 7 starts National Marriage Week. I propose that, in conjunction with this annual event, we identify, and create, music that promotes marriag ...

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Who is Jordan Peterson and why does it matter?

Who is Jordan Peterson and why does it matter?

One day I requested Jordan B. Peterson's first book, Maps of Meaning, from the university library stacks. I already had an electronic copy and ...

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Pat Buchanan: Trump has the media in a tizzy over FBI memo

Pat Buchanan: Trump has the media in a tizzy over FBI memo

"All the News That's Fit to Print" proclaims the masthead of The New York Times. "Democracy Dies in Darkness," echoes T ...

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Video: Michelle Obama's politically-incorrect gift for Ellen DeGeneres

Video: Michelle Obama's politically-incorrect gift for Ellen DeGeneres

Appearing on the “Ellen DeGeneres Show,” Michelle Obama brought gifts to celebrate the 60th birthday of show host Ellen DeGeneres. In a s ...

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Netflix: movies and shows for February 2018

Netflix: movies and shows for February 2018

Netflix viewers can watch movies of the original "Ocean's" series, including "Ocean's Eleven," Twelve,"...

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Ambassador Haley quashes rumor of affair with Trump

Ambassador Haley quashes rumor of affair with Trump

The U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations, Nikki Haley, denounced journalist Michael Wolff’s  “disgusting,” “highly offe ...

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Video: How experts preserved ancient mosaic in England

Video: How experts preserved ancient mosaic in England

A 1,600-year-old Roman mosaic was discovered in England by archaeologists from the University of Leicester Archaeological Services (ULAS) The mosaic ...

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Famed actress Brigitte Bardot dismisses #MeToo movement

Famed actress Brigitte Bardot dismisses #MeToo movement

Famed French actress Brigitte Bardot dismissed the so-called #MeToo movement which has been inspired by sexual harassment accusations directed by wom ...

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Numbing reality of Holocaust Poland recounted in 'No Resting Place'

Numbing reality of Holocaust Poland recounted in 'No Resting Place'

No Resting Place: Holocaust Poland by Rick Halperin and Denise Gee; photographs by Sherry Aikman SMU Embrey Human Rights Program/Terrace Partners (Oc ...

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France to loan famed relic of Norman invasion

France to loan famed relic of Norman invasion

A famed relic of the Norman invasion of England is about to be displayed in the United Kingdom after the French government agreed to allow the origin ...

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Trump denies meeting with Wolff, author of 'phony' book

Trump denies meeting with Wolff, author of 'phony' book

Despite receiving a cease and desist letter from the President’s private attorneys, the publishers of 'Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump Wh ...

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Despite rebuke from Trump, Bannon reiterates support for president

Despite rebuke from Trump, Bannon reiterates support for president

Following the release of an extraordinary statement by President Donald Trump directed at former White House strategist Stephen Bannon, Trump attorne ...

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Trump's public break with Steve Bannon

Trump's public break with Steve Bannon

Lashing out at his former chief political strategist and campaign manager, President Donald Trump issued an unusual statement about Stephen K. Bannon ...

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Jay-Z's 'Family Feud' video falls flat

Jay-Z's 'Family Feud' video falls flat

A video trailer is supposed to be a teaser, but in this case it falls flat, leading nowhere. Jay-Z's recently released "Fami ...

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How two works of art describe a great chasm in a country: Part 2

How two works of art describe a great chasm in a country: Part 2

After his visit to Mexico, James Bradshaw discusses the country’s most iconic works of art and points out the great ideological and philosophic ...

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How two works of art describe a great chasm in a country

How two works of art describe a great chasm in a country

No trip to the capital of Mexico would be complete without a significant amount of time being devoted to the cityís various art works. Two i ...

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Trump predicts how he will win re-election

Trump predicts how he will win re-election

In an impromptu interview with Michael Schmidt of the New York Times, President Donald Trump said that the newspaper and other media are not able sur ...

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New on Netflix for January 2018

New on Netflix for January 2018

Besides classic movies, Netflix keeps on adding its own content. Available in January on Netflix will be "A Stupid and Futile Gesture," a f ...

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The Future of Religious Minorities in the Middle East

The Future of Religious Minorities in the Middle East

A new strain of thought has developed in Sunni Muslim thinking: ethnic cleansing. It's not genocide, but it involves expelling non-Sunni populati ...

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Media bias against Trump quantified

Media bias against Trump quantified

According to the Pew Research Center, negative coverage of the first two months of the Trump administration was triple the level aimed at Barack Obam ...

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'Chappaquiddick': a biopic in which Ted Kennedy reveals his true self

'Chappaquiddick': a biopic in which Ted Kennedy reveals his true self

A Hollywood vision of the most transformative incident in the life of Ted Kennedy -- youngest son of the Kennedy Clan, liberal Democrat and president ...

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A Crucified Santa Claus stirs debate in New York City

A Crucified Santa Claus stirs debate in New York City

Robert Cenedella's "The Presence of Man," a painting of Santa Claus nailed to the Cross hovering over New York City, is now being displ ...

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Choice electronics for Christmas

Choice electronics for Christmas

1. The LG CM4550 is a 700W 2.1CH Mini Shelf System with Built-in Subwoofer and Bluetooth capability that is the life of the party. An Auto ...

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Hollywood has no problem with sexism, or anti-Christian content

Hollywood has no problem with sexism, or anti-Christian content

Much to the approval of Showtime, women are treated as sexual toys by Hollywood moguls and actors. Indeed, it basks in the sexual exploitation of wom ...

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Sexist assaults on Sarah Huckabee Sanders must end

Sexist assaults on Sarah Huckabee Sanders must end

Attacks on the White House Press Secretary are a staple of all administrations, but most of the critics respect boundaries: it is okay to challe ...

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The darkening world: did Christianity really destroy classical civilization?

The darkening world: did Christianity really destroy classical civilization?

Did Christians destroy the Classical world? A new scholarly attack on early Christianity. The Darkening Age: the Christian Destruction of the ...

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The connection between Antifa, Muslim terror, and the FBI

The connection between Antifa, Muslim terror, and the FBI

What if I uncovered a major threat from a radical leftwing group to our national security, and documented it in my new book, All Out War: The Plot to ...

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Netflix: movies and shows for December 2017

Netflix: movies and shows for December 2017

Netflix is offering plenty of movies and shows in December that are certain to delight any number of audiences. The service continues to make offerin ...

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Trump wants probe of death of intern to MSNBC's Joe Scarborough

Trump wants probe of death of intern to MSNBC's Joe Scarborough

On Wednesday, President Donald Trump appeared to call for an investigation into the death of an intern who worked for MSNBC host Joe Scarborough. The ...

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Bill Clinton's strategy against Trump revealed

Bill Clinton's strategy against Trump revealed

Actor Alec Baldwin, who has revived his career with his appearances on NBC'"Saturday Night Live" where he impersonates President ...

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Prince Harry's American fiancee's remarks about Trump

Prince Harry's American fiancee's remarks about Trump

While Anglophiles throughout the world were thrilled on Monday with the news that the American actress Meghan Markle will wed Prince Harry next year, ...

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Actor Denzel Washington tells Americans 'can't blame the system' for black incarceration rates

Actor Denzel Washington tells Americans 'can't blame the system' for black incarceration rates

Award-winning actor Denzel Washington said that people "can't blame the system" in referring to rates of incarceration of black men ...

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