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Top 10 Posts of 2023 on rightingamerica

by William Trollinger Image of student protesters at Cedarville University. Photo by Emilie Schulze. It was another good year for rightingamerica, both in the variety of authors’ voices and topics, and in the number and variety of viewers. Below are the top ten read...

Before he was House speaker, Mike Johnson represented a creationist museum in court. Here’s what that episode reveals about his politics.

by William Trollinger Editor’s Note: This article originally appeared at The Conversation. Speaker of the House Mike Johnson takes questions from reporters at the Capitol in Washington on Nov. 14, 2023. AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite Speaker of the House Mike...

Ronald Numbers (1942-2023): Rest in Peace

by William Trollinger Ronald Numbers (1942-2023). Image via YouTube. On June 02 Ron Numbers sent Sue and myself a goodbye email, letting us know that “I am now receiving hospice care, waiting for ‘The End.’”  Then, last Monday (July 24), he passed. One of those...

Biblical Marriage Isn’t Biblical

by Paul Braterman Paul Braterman is Professor Emeritus in Chemistry, University of North Texas, and Honorary Research Fellow (formerly Reader) at the University of Glasgow. His research has involved topics related to the early Earth and the origins of life, and...

Charles Darwin was Responsible for the Vietnam War?

by William Trollinger Photo taken by United States Army photographer Ronald L. Haeberle on March 16, 1968 in the aftermath of the My Lai massacre showing mostly women and children dead on a road. Image via Wikimedia...

The Best of rightingamerica in 2022

by William Trollinger Exterior of Ark Encounter. Image by Susan L. Trollinger (March 15, 2022). It was another good year for rightingamerica, both in the variety of authors’ voices and topics, and in the number and variety of visitors/viewers. Regarding the latter,...