MEMBERS ONLY: Serena Williams And The History Of Double Standards

In 1772, Phillis Wheatley was tried in the city of Boston for writing poetry. It wasn’t the content of her poems that they objected to; it was the fact that she was a black woman, and a slave (since the North had not yet abolished slavery). The white men who tried her were baffled that a slave with no formal schooling was knowledgeable enough to use words like “redemption,”...

MEMBERS ONLY: How To Be A Surrogate Father

For the last two weeks, before school started this past Tuesday, I was in full Stay-at-Home Daddy mode. Jordan was done with summer school and summer camp was over both Jordan and Anastasia. They would get up, I would make them breakfast, I would get some work done and by lunchtime, I would be ready to keep them occupied for the rest of the day. This was pretty much...

MEMBERS ONLY: The Sad Spectacle Of The “Intellectual Dark Web”

The "Intellectual Dark Web" is distinctly libertarian, distinctly atheistic (Shapiro asides), and firmly embedded in the notion that Judeo Christian civilization is the pinnacle of human achievement. It has Alt-Right overtones (despite the site creator's insistence that it doesn't) and has been embraced by the same Trump supporting zealots who supported the president over Hillary Clinton in 2016....