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Columns

The future is female ­— but is that entirely a good thing?

“Men are abandoning higher education in such numbers that they now trail female college students by record levels.” So declares the opening sentence of a Wall Street Journal piece that is creating a buzz. Consider: Women now account for 59.5% of college students in the United States. They ...

‘Comedians’ curse and spit at anti-abortion advocates

The “progressives” among us who fervently argue for abortion do not argue calmly or rationally when they are losing. As state legislators in Austin debated the “Texas Heartbeat Act,” outlawing abortions after a baby’s heartbeat can be detected at six weeks, Planned Parenthood boss ...

Enjoying the summer season’s harvest

Gardening season is winding down, and I don’t know whether to be disappointed or relived. Sure, most days are still quite warm and leaves all around remain green. But there’s a bit of a rusty brown appearing atop many roadside plants, and many vegetables have begun to expire. We ...

Twenty years later, our country still needs our prayers

This past weekend was the 20th anniversary of the 9/11 tragedy. It is hard to believe that 20 years have passed, but the fact is it happened 9-11-2001, and that was 20 years ago. A famous writer, Dr. John Maxwell, said, “Life is like toilet paper, the closer you get to the end, the faster ...

Courage isn’t fearless, it’s about what’s right

We just had the 20th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks. Most people old enough to remember the time can recall vividly. Back then I was a corporate manager meeting with a customer in Buchanan, Virginia. Joe, a big burley guy, broke into the meeting and told us a plane just hit one of the twin ...