More on Romania and Human Trafficking

PowerBlog readers will have noticed a strong, and from my point of view justified, negative reaction here to Elise Hilton’s Aug. 11 post titled, “The Lost Girls of Romania: A Nation of Sex Trafficking.” Commenters referred to the post as offensive and poorly researched. Continue Reading...

Whitney Ball — A Remarkable Woman

Whitney BallThe freedom movement lost a champion today. Whitney Ball, president and CEO of DonorsTrust, died last night after a long and courageous fight with cancer. Whitney was a dear friend of more than two decades, and one with whom I shared both a passion for liberty and the Christian faith. Continue Reading...

An Overview of the Riots of the 21st Century

Back in April I wrote about the Baltimore riots and noted the long term impact riots have historically had on cities. At the time I wrote, “Within a few weeks the riots in Baltimore will subside and the country’s attention will shift to other problems. Continue Reading...

The Economy of Order: Justice Requires Love

Jean Valjean in “Ep. 4: The Economy of Order” “Seeking justice isn’t a matter of designing the right programs or delivery systems… Seeking order means acting in accord with a true vision of our brothers and sisters.” –Evan Koons American society and public discourse seem to be stuck in a state of feverish discord, rightly concerned with severe acts and systems of injustice, even as we continue to dig deeper cultural divides over everything from healthcare to sexual ethics, race relations to religious liberty, immigration to foreign policy. Continue Reading...

Interview: High School ‘Acton Club’

Members of the “Acton Club” of West Catholic High School Culture has either an overly optimistic view of youth culture, or an overly dour and depressing one. However, neither view is entirely true, nor are such disparate opinions very helpful.  Continue Reading...

The Blue-Cold Child

From Flannery O’Connor’s The Violent Bear It Away: God told the world he was going to send it a king and the world waited. The world thought, a golden fleece will do for His bed. Continue Reading...