Joshua Bowman

December 23, 2013
A Cat (Felis catus)

The Dog With Nine Lives

It has always been said that dogs go to heaven But sadly for cats there is no dispensation. We must recognize then there is a solution […]
December 18, 2013
We Three King Penguins?

Is Christmas Racist?

In recent days, there has been much debate over whether popular depictions of Santa Claus are somehow racist. For many years now, American public discourse has […]
November 28, 2013
The Wild Turkey (Meleagris gallopavo) is native to North America

Let’s Be Thankful

Thanksgiving is a holiday with religious origins, but is arguably the most important secular holiday in America, more so even than Independence Day. The Thanksgiving feast […]
October 18, 2013
Costco

What if Costco Ran Healthcare?

As people have finally managed to penetrate the riddle, wrapped in a mystery, inside an enigma that is the federal health insurance exchange login screen, they […]
October 7, 2013
It Will Take More Than Barricades to Stop WWII Veterans (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

The Seven Days of Shutdown (and Counting)

The so-called government “shutdown” which is not really a shutdown at all, but perhaps more of a slowdown, is now approaching the end of its first […]
September 23, 2013
Doppelgängen

Real Pope Francis vs. Media Pope Francis

Everyone is talking about the Big Interview that Pope Francis gave last week. Catholic blogs are abuzz. My news feed on The Facebook is full of a […]
September 19, 2013

ObamaCare’s Hidden Pregnancy Tax

In the law, what is left unsaid is as important as what is said. Nowhere is this more true than in the thousands of pages of […]
September 9, 2013
World War II Cemetery and Memorial, near Colleville-sur-mer in Normandy, France

For God or For Country?

Perhaps you have heard about the story of Senior Master Sergeant Phillip Monk, USAF? Then again, with the media’s attention dominated by Syria, maybe you haven’t. […]