Why is it ok to Hate White People?

I remember once in college I had the opportunity to witness a human dissection. Two, actually; they were happening side by side. My friend—she was pre-med and the reason I got to watch this whole thing—was working on the male cadaver, and was in the process of exploring his left arm. I’ll never forget how…

Dear World: No, We Don’t Actually Owe You Anything

In the fall of 2012, an elderly California man named Jay Leone found himself the victim of a home invasion. As he sat, ordered to stay still as the thief rifled through his things, the man remembered he had a gun in the bathroom. Leone convinced the thief—a drug addict felon named Samuel Cutrufelli—to let…

Parenting in the Time of Drag Queen Story Hour

  My daughter was playing after dinner the other night and casually said, “Pá, guess what! Blue and red make purple!” Queue the proverbial double-take. (She’s only just turned three, so this was kind of a big deal.) In her daycare/pre-school program, she’s learning about animals and colors and letters. She’s also learning languages and…

Be Bold, and Speak Truth.

A few days ago I sat scrolling through Facebook—and a video appeared on my feed. In short (and you can watch the full video plus more here), the clip was about why he walked away from the liberal left he once belonged to. In it, the man realizes that the Democrat Party has long “encouraged…

ENOUGH: A Few Thoughts on Family Separation

You know those times when you and your siblings would be squabbling despite your mom’s repeated calls to knock it off—and finally she’d yell “ENOUGHHHHHHHH” so loud all your heads would jerk to attention? Yeah, would love to be able to do that now, but on a much larger scale. Seriously, ENOUGH. I don’t often…