The 50% divorce-rate myth

by Jerry Newcombe -- June, long the most popular month of weddings, is a good time to ask: How strong is marriage today? In the pop culture, marriage is weak. Songs often more…

The fatal essence of liberalism

by Jerry Newcombe -- As the fallout from the Bowe Bergdahl swap for five Taliban prisoners of war continues to reverberate, there's a fascinating statement from one MSNBC host on the subject. more…

George Washington's warning to America

by Jerry Newcombe -- George Washington envisioned an America where people of all faiths could enjoy peace. He wrote to the synagogue in Newport, Rhode Island (Aug. 14, 1790): "May the children more…

Road rage, nagging and anger on the rise

by Jerry Newcombe -- If you can control your anger, you're greater than being able to control a city. That's a paraphrase from Solomon the Wise, about a thousand years before Christ. more…

Boko Haram's motivation mysterious?

by Jerry Newcombe -- Here we are, a month after the kidnapping of some 300 girls by a radical Islamic group in Nigeria, and there are still many in the West who more…

When school officials out-ACLU the ACLU

by Jerry Newcombe -- In our own backyard here in Broward County has arisen a disturbing story of a 12-year-old boy (Giovanni Rubeo) getting in trouble with his teacher for having the more…

The power of the tongue

by Jerry Newcombe -- Virtually every week there's a new headline of somebody getting in trouble because of something they've said. Perhaps a lifetime's work has been undone by a thoughtless remark. more…

America's 225th birthday – April 30

by Jerry Newcombe -- Two hundred twenty-five years ago (April 30, 1789), George Washington, the first president under the Constitution, was sworn in with his hand on a gigantic open Bible. He more…

Jim DeMint's critics are wrong

by Jerry Newcombe -- Recently, I interviewed Jim DeMint for my radio show to discuss his new book, "Falling In Love With America Again." Some remarks he made on the show, especially more…

Easter hope – based on facts of history

by Jerry Newcombe -- Jesus sells. That's why they have cover stories on Him in magazines and TV specials, even if some of them offer strange theories to try to explain away more…