Stephen Kokx column
Stephen Kokx is an adjunct professor of political science living in Grand Rapids, Michigan. He is a graduate of Aquinas College and Loyola University Chicago. Follow him on twitter @StephenKokx
July 6, 2012
June 20th marked the official start of summer. For many young girls, that means hanging out with their friends, going to the beach, and, perhaps most . . .
June 2, 2012
This column originally appeared on CatholicVote.org Last week 43 Catholic organizations, including Franciscan University and Ave Maria University — two . . .
May 22, 2012
A modified version of this column was originally posted at ConservativeHomeUSA In an interview conducted several years ago, Barack Obama acknowledged that if . . .
May 19, 2012
Although he could have blamed Sarah Palin and the Tea Party for Jared Lee Loughner's shooting rampage, Barack Obama played the role of uniter in chief, if only . . .
May 12, 2012
The transition of power from North Korean dictator Kim Jong-il to his twentysomething son Kim Jong-un serves as a reminder of the questions political philosophy . . .
May 10, 2012
I could be wrong, but Texas hold 'em seems to have successfully faded from the forefront of American pop culture. Other than the occasional televised event on a . . .
May 3, 2012
Knowledge is not typically gained from watching young men put a ball in a hoop. But there is one storyline that has emerged from this year's college basketball . . .
April 29, 2012
There's been a lot of intra-Catholic wrangling going on since the Obama administration announced it would force religious organizations to provide contraception . . .
April 17, 2012
When Dan Savage isn't busy browbeating conservatives in his sex advice column Savage Love, he finds time to shepherd sex-crazed college students into his . . .
March 27, 2012
A young American male was killed last week. And I'm not talking about Trayvon Martin, the Florida teen who was gunned down by neighborhood watch captain George . . .
March 16, 2012
For the past couple of weeks there has been an ongoing conversation within the limited government movement about the relationship between libertarianism, . . .
March 3, 2012
Anyone familiar with the Matrix films knows that Neo — played by Keanu Reeves — is able to dodge bullets. It's not that Agent Smith, Neo's archenemy . . .
February 7, 2012
It's not something that's required to be public knowledge, but knowing that the president is a God-fearing man is important to the vast majority of Americans. . . .
January 12, 2012
Now that Rick Santorum has emerged as a viable alternative to Mitt Romney, he will have to face a media onslaught that very few candidates can handle. But this . . .