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Jess Fields

Jess Fields

Public policy analyst who has worked with state and local officials in 31 states. Prior to that, an at-large city councilman in a town of 100,000. His writing has been featured in such outlets as the Dallas Morning News, the New York Daily News, and the San Antonio Express-News. He lives in Houston, Texas.

What Does Success Feel Like?

The other day, the Editor of The Resurgent, Erick Erickson, wrote a thoughtful article about dealing with doubt as one’s career and life undergo change. Here are a few personal thoughts that may be …

How Far For Christ?

If you found your job suddenly at odds with your values, what would you do? One New Jersey college administrator recently faced that dilemma. Dr. Cynthia Newman was the Dean of Rider University’ …

Abolish Daylight Savings Time

Tomorrow morning, at 2 a.m., your digital devices will skip the 2 o’clock hour and go straight to 3 a.m. Those of us with analog clocks must manually wind them forward an hour sometime tomorrow, …

Brain Researchers Confirm That Faith is Inversely Correlated With Depression

A recently-released study confirms previous findings that depression is less likely when individuals report that religion and spirituality is highly important to them. The study, from researchers at E …

Save Us From Ourselves, Comrade Warren!

Elizabeth Warren knows best. Because whether you realize it or not (you don’t, moron) big tech companies such as Amazon, Google, and Facebook are taking advantage of you. You think you’re …

US House Votes For Illegal Immigrant Voting

HR 1, the “For the People Act of 2019,” just passed the U.S. House. There’s no way it will pass in the Senate, but take a look for yourself at what every present member of the Democr …

Mosquito Birth Control, An Issue to Unite Us All

Americans are more divided than ever. But there’s one thing all of us can agree on. That thing is mosquito birth control. The University of Arizona is to thank: Researchers at the University of Ariz …

Breaking: Households’ Biggest Decline in Net Worth Since Financial Crisis – $4 Trillion Slide

Nearly $4 Trillion in net worth was wiped off the books in 2018, the largest decline since the last financial crisis, according to data released by the Federal Reserve. Reports CNBC: Americans’ …

New Research: Most Churches Are Shrinking

A new study from Lifeway Research puts numbers to what many American Christians intuitively sense: most churches are shrinking. The study of 1,000 Protestant pastors found: 61% of churches are shrinki …

Transgender Egg-Freezing Scrambles Any Claim to Moral Authority

Talk of “transgender rights” is everywhere. Even public schools are getting in the mix by introducing transgender-affirming material into elementary schools. Last Thursday, schools across …

Socialist Ocasio-Cortez’s Mom Escaped New York’s High Taxes For Florida

Blanca Ocasio-Cortez, whose daughter has become the standard-bearer for millennial socialism, told the Daily Mail she escaped New York due to high taxes: ‘I was paying $10,000 a year in real est …

This is What Radical Forgiveness Looks Like

Our culture celebrates the act of holding a grudge. That’s why when we are confronted by Christ, it’s jarring. Consider that a trigger warning for this story from the Idaho State Journal a …

New York City’s Murder Rate Surges

New York’s trend of decreasing crime may be shifting. CBS New York reports that during the period from January 1 through February 24, 51 murders were reported in New York City, an increase of ov …

Sports Site Compares Excluding Biological Men From Women’s Sports to the Holocaust, Martina Navratilova to Goebbels

In slamming tennis legend Martina Navratilova, a lesbian herself, for questioning what she called “the transgender problem” in women’s sports, popular LGBT sports site Outsports writ …

The Joy of Books in Childhood

Today is National Read Across America Day, held annually on Saturday, March 2 – Dr. Seuss’s Birthday. In the third grade, I got hold of a copy of Laura Ingalls Wilder’s Little House on t …

Joe Biden’s Greatest Hits

Here comes Joe.  As Joe Biden prepares to launch his presidential campaign, it’s time to think back on how much great content Joe Biden has given us. Sure, he’ll never be president (the Democ …

Should Government Take Away Your Toilet Paper?

The other day I saw this interesting article by the left-wing Natural Resources Defense Council about how toilet paper is (according to them) destroying the boreal forests of Canada. They developed a …

It’s Okay to Not Hate People You Disagree With

Yesterday, Erick Erickson retweeted this oddity from Joe Biden’s corner of the universe: So Joe Biden calls Mike Pence a decent guy at some event, leftist actress Cynthia Nixon says no, you can& …

On Green New Deal, Liberal Democrats Are Being Held Hostage By Even More Liberal Democrats

It’s time for the Democratic Party to begin reaping what it has sown in courting the extreme left wing. That starts with the Senate Democratic Caucus, which according to the Hill is struggling w …

Everybody Loves Trains

What do you get when you take a giant, mushy pot of nostalgia, sprinkle in some lukewarm diner fare, a dash of high-risk accidents, and simmer on high with $1.9 billion in federal tax dollars? Why, Am …

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