GUG Book Review: Thomas Jefferson’s Bible

What is the role of religion in a secular society? How do we (should we) reconcile science and religion? These are questions that have haunted intellectuals for centuries. As we see in one of Thomas Jefferson’s most secretive personal projects, such questions have never been easy to resolve. In 1820, he infamously carved copies ofContinue reading “GUG Book Review: Thomas Jefferson’s Bible”

The Conservative Case for Trump

Donald Trump is imperfect. He is overtly lacking, deeply flawed. From his extra-marital failures to his maddeningly imprecise language. He is a bull in a china shop. A metaphorical middle finger to establishment elites far too cozy on their porcelain thrones. The core of what he says is usually correct, but his details are fuzzy,Continue reading “The Conservative Case for Trump”

The Conservative Case for Kanye West

“Poopy-di scoop, Scoop-diddy-whoop, Whoop-di-scoop-di-poop, Poop-di-scoopty, Scoopty-whoop…” Lift Yourself, Kanye West The man who wrote these “lyrics” is running for president and I’m deeply amused by that fact. I’m going to front load this piece by saying I was mostly kidding when I thought of writing this piece. Kanye West isn’t technically a “seriously candidate forContinue reading “The Conservative Case for Kanye West”