Category Archives: Conservatism

Liberty!

Sit back and tell me how you feel when you read the word, Hobby Lobby, Starbucks or Chic-fil-la?  If you are emotional, see two homosexuals kissing in front of the store, or have a bubbling sense of pride with a … Continue reading

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America In Action

Advanced warning: this one is much longer than the 1,000 word limit.  On Monday a student asked me what I thought of the government shutdown, and I had to embarrassingly admit that I had no idea what he was talking … Continue reading

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A Friday Night with Modern Literature

Here at Idlelog we like to keep things classy. In honor of this tradition, I’d like to spend some time tonight, on a Friday night—when the Philistines of the world are out pursuing various immoralities and dancing scandalously to the … Continue reading

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The Great Divorce: Between Christians, Politics, and the Gospel

I agree that a big government does not build relationships. This is bad when your government is a representative democracy.  Civic participation is vital in keeping a vibrant commitment to American life.  However, given what I am about write, I … Continue reading

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When Information is Used as an Ideological Weapon

Or: “So Apparently I’m a White-Supremacist Now” I came across an article today (via an email newsletter) from Mother Jones: a news site that I have described in the past and will continue to describe in the future as a steaming … Continue reading

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Before I’m Placed Into a Box

This is for everybody.  Some may view me as a liberal or have a liberal bent, at the least.  However, I am not comfortable with this label nor do I want this label.   This post is to act as a calibrator. The … Continue reading

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Arkansas, Health Care, and Money

Ok, Logan. I’m gonna try to engage with these ideas you’ve been throwing out about income inequality, but I need to go ahead and admit that my knowledge of economics and politics is shoddy at best. So I recognize my … Continue reading

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