Jack Kerwick received his doctoral degree in philosophy from Temple University. His area of specialization is ethics and political philosophy. He is a professor of philosophy at several colleges and universities in New Jersey and Pennsylvania. Jack blogs at Beliefnet.com: At the Intersection of Faith & Culture. Contact him at email@example.com or friend him on facebook. You can also follow him on twitter.
This year isnt just the golden anniversary of Selma. It also marks the 50th anniversary of the murder of Malcolm X.
Ben Carson got himself into some trouble a couple of weeks back for remarks concerning homosexuality that he made during an exchange with CNNs Chris Cuomo.
The president of the University of Oklahoma expelled white members of a fraternity that had been captured on video chanting what could be the last of the English languages four letter words recognized by our society. Some remarks are in order.
Only dont expect to hear this from Obama or John Kerry
No mention of real evil at the Oscars
In honor of African-American History month, lets take a quiz.
Wisconsin Governor and GOP presidential hopeful Scott Walker never graduated from college, and according to such critics as Howard Dean, his insufficient education renders him ineligible for the office of the presidency.
Back in 2011, Frank Borzellieri was terminated from his position as principal of Our Lady of Mount Carmel, a predominantly black and Hispanic Catholic elementary school located in the Bronx, New York.
Such, however, cannot be said for the Christians of dozens of countries around the world who daily suffer unimaginable predations at the hands of the Muslim majorities of their homelands.
Upon witnessing the trials of Nazi war criminals in Jerusalem, Hannah Arendt remarked that they shared in common one salient feature: it was not stupidity, she said, but a curious, quite authentic inability to think.
With all of the talk of Chris Kyle, the subject of Clint Eastwoods latest blockbuster film, American Sniper, a politically nave spectator could be forgiven for thinking that it really is Chris Kyle of whom people are talking.
And American values and/or foreign policy have nothing to do with it.
Politically Incorrect Slavery in the Present Day
You hypocrite, first take the log out of your own eye, and then you will see clearly to take the speck out of your neighbors eye (Mt. 7:5).
The latest event in France has elicited an array of responses from politicians and commentators here in America. For now, Id like to focus on the single judgment that everyone from across the political spectrum seems to share:
Jack Hunter is a former staffer for Rand Paul who once delivered politically incorrect commentary as the Southern Avenger. When Hunters past came to light, it wasnt before long that he and Senator Paul parted ways.
Recently, I claimed that everyonepoliticians, academics, and media commentatorswho promoted the idea that police brutality is a national epidemic, or even a growing concern, as one self-styled libertarian put it, share some culpability for the murders of the two NYPD officers who were gunned down in their vehicle right before Christmas.
He was an amazing man. He was the best father and husband and friend.
In the wake of the Eric Garner case, some libertarians have urged us to revisit the topic of natural law, a higher moral law that supplies an objective standard of justice for positive law, the law(s) posited (or made) by human beings.