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On Monday, March 20th, federal Judge Neil Gorsuch, President Trump’s nominee to replace the late Antonin Scalia on the United States Supreme Court, is slated to face questioning from the U.S. Senate during his confirmation hearing. Among other topics, his views on religious liberty are...

Yes, Facebook could soon morph into a digital monster of near comic-book proportions, and the other social media along with it. All, because of a lawsuit before the U.S. Supreme Court. To put this case in context, think of the mild-manner scientist in the Marvel...

You’re closer to a superhero than you think. Cultural pundits and critics are waxing philosophical over the superhero genre, engaging in heavy thinking about its influence in movies and novels. I decided to explore the issue after my recent novel The Occupied was published and Foreword...

Fake news is “killing people’s minds.” At least, that’s what Tim Cook, CEO of Apple told the Daily Telegraph on Saturday, vowing to kill it with a “massive campaign.” https://www.google.com/amp/thehill.com/policy/technology/319110-apple-ceo-calls-for-campaign-to-fight-fake-news%3Famp. It’s not what Mr. Cook said that matters most, though; it’s what he didn’t say. But first,...

If you don’t read the newspaper, you are uninformed; if you do read the newspaper you are misinformed. Mark Twain There is a national news and information disruption that is taking place, and it is unparalleled. If we don’t figure out, as citizen fact-and-opinion consumers, how...

Do you believe in miracles? Barna Research says you probably do, assuming you’re part of those 66% of adult Americans who answered “yes” to that question in its survey. On the other hand, you may be part of that group of young “millennials,” 26% of...

When crime fiction magazine Prose & Cons asked me about the supernatural themes in my novel #The Occupied, here is what I wrote. http://www.prose-n-cons.com/craig-parshall.html  ...

  In the middle of the political food fight we call the National Election, the article hit me squarely between the eyes. Even though it involved the Dems and the Republicans, it was decidedly non-political. But more than that, it said something very revealing about us....

If they’re selling it, don’t buy it. When a President (or a candidate) drops the names of Judges they want on the Supreme Court, the inference is that stellar legal qualifications are the primary litmus test. Wrong. After all, one rarely gets on the short-list to...