Money Madness: Why and How College Athletes Should be Paid

Free markets and college football. Deeply embedded into the sociocultural fabric of American life, these two time-honored traditions are incompatible.


Float Like A Butterfly, And Sting Like One Too

Its Sunday April 28th! Do you know where your podcast is? On this day in history back in 1967, Muhammad Ali refused induction into the U.S. military.

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Stopping Rush: A Modern David and Goliath Tale

"The truest characters of ignorance are vanity and pride and arrogance." --Samuel Butler


Your Child is Gay: Oh What Now!

I know a police officer who is very socially conservative. He’s a Baptist who believes that homosexuality is wrong, as most evangelical do, if not all. We had the usual discussion about gay people and he expressed his disapproval as a Christian.


Dream Team Gleam Scheme

It’s Wednesday August 8th! Do you know where your podcast is? On this day in history back in 1992, the U.S. Olympic Men’s Basketball Dream Team clinched the gold medal at the Barcelona Summer Olympics.


The Smile on a Mother’s Face and My Heart is Envious

Today I’m feeling a little envious of someone. That someone is Michael Phelps. It has nothing to do with his gold medals, his good looks or how much more money he probably has than I.


Opening Ceremonies

And so we begin another Olympic Games tonight with all of the pomp and ceremony - marching athletes, flag waving, lighting the caldron, speeches, huzzahs. Hyper-nationalism on display for all to see.


North Carolina Pastor Advocates Physical Abuse of Effeminate Boys

Pastor Sean Harris of Berean Baptist Church in Fayetteville, N.C. is no kind of shepherd at all. A pastor to me has always been someone to turn to for spiritual guidance; someone who has the ear of God and speaks for God.


Should I grow Paganini?

Most parents are convinced of the extraordinary talents of his offspring. Try to say a loving father or mother that they grow not Beethoven or Lobachevsky, a humble engineer, salesman, and even the janitor - and you will instantly become the worst enemy.


Why Israelis Love Iranians [Dean's Corner]

How could Israelis love Iranians? This compelling video points a simple truth: how can you hate someone you don't know? Could this be a game changer?