Justina Pelletier And The Rule Of The Little Eichmanns
In February 2013, Linda and Lou Pelletier brought their daughter, Justina, to Boston Children’s Hospital. She was unable to walk, but, as it has turned out that was the least of her problems. Justina had been treated for some years by a specialist for mitochondrial disease, but was otherwise normal. For years Justina had been diagnosed mitochondrial disease, a relatively newly discovered disease, causing | Read More »
Welcome to The Vine, where every week I strive to bring you updates from around the pro-life community to help you keep up with the ever constant battle to save lives. If you aren’t plugged-in, it is my sincere hope that The Vine will allow you to get familiar with those on the front lines and find your place among them. Today, Americans across the country cheered | Read More »
Federal Arrogance Fuels The New Sagebrush Rebellion
The recent standoff between the paramilitary wing of the US Bureau of Land Management and Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy is simply bringing to the surface a long standing controversy between BLM, USDA, and other federal agencies and ranchers and miners in the West. This is not new. It is merely a continuation of the Sagebrush Rebellion that began under the regime of the | Read More »
Randall Munroe is right about the First Amendment
Randall Munroe went off on First Amendment issues in his xkcd comic last week. He’s absolutely right too, when he says “If you’re yelled at, boycotted, have your show cancelled, or get banned from an Internet community, your free speech rights aren’t being violated.
I would just suggest we need to take this further than I suspect he predicted.
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Easter 1916 And A Lesson For The GOP
The situation facing the Irish Republican faction in Ireland in 1916 was grim. Though thee movement had made immense strides towards Irish independence in the first decade of the 20th Century, World War I had bought it to a halt. Thousands of Irishmen joined the British Army at the outbreak of the war, many of them had died on the Western Front and at Gallipoli. | Read More »
Resurrection Sunday: Easter 2014
But on the first day of the week, at early dawn, they went to the tomb, taking the spices they had prepared. And they found the stone rolled away from the tomb, but when they went in they did not find the body of the Lord Jesus. While they were perplexed about this, behold, two men stood by them in dazzling apparel. And as they | Read More »
We accept that Socrates existed, though Socrates did not leave writings behind. A few people so intent on believing Jesus is imaginary have decided Socrates was too. These are largely weak minded fools. Socrates may have no writings on his own, but Plato, Xenophon and Aristophanes — all of whom we know existed — wrote about Socrates. We derive knowledge of Socrates from those who | Read More »
Ecce Homo: Good Friday 2014
And they crucified him, and parted his garments, casting lots: that it might be fulfilled which was spoken by the prophet, They parted my garments among them, and upon my vesture did they cast lots. And sitting down they watched him there; And set up over his head his accusation written, THIS IS JESUS THE KING OF THE JEWS. Now from the sixth hour there | Read More »
The Good Friday Show
At 4:00 pm ET, I will start my annual Good Friday radio show. This is a show a lot of RedState readers have tuned in to over the years. You can listen live here and later will be able to get a download of the show. You can call in at 1-800-WSB-TALK as well if you’d like to participate. The show will be live from | Read More »
Christians Side With Mammon. Mammon Sided with Barabbas.
No one can serve two masters, for either he will hate the one and love the other, or he will be devoted to the one and despise the other. You cannot serve God and mammon. Matthew 6:24 “One thousand nine hundred eighty-one years ago today, the world chose to spare a criminal and crucify God himself.” 1,981 years ago today, the world put God on | Read More »
You Can Cook the Census but the Truth Remains True
Here is some data that apparently will not be showing up in the next data release from the US Census Bureau. “We had 30 people and 15 or 16 were full time,” says the owner, Jones. “Now I can only have four of the full time position.” Oh, and pity the widows impacted by the generous liberalism inflicted upon the people by The Democratic Party | Read More »
The Chamber of Cowards
“Senator [fill in the blank] had the courage to save our financial system by supporting the $700 billion Wall Street bailout. He saved us from default by voting to constantly raise the debt ceiling and ended the government shutdown by voting for Obamacare. In addition, he has stood firm against right – wingers who seek to end corporate welfare. Finally, Senator… has always been a | Read More »
Did Lois Lerner Want Conservatives to go to Jail?
New emails show that at the same time the IRS was targeting hundreds of conservative groups, at a time Lois Lerner was fully aware of it, and was about to plant a question to supposedly apologize for it, Lerner was colluding with her former boss from the FEC, who was essentially now a liberal lobbyist, and the Obama DOJ to “piece together” criminal charges against conservative groups, not because of any hard evidence, but because liberal Senators and left-leaning groups “think” they should.
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Bloomberg Vows To Nanny The NRA Out Of Existence
Having nannied his way into Heaven, now former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg is trying to buy his way into the US Constitution. Michael Bloomberg is investing a chunk of his personal fortune to minimize the influence of the National Rifle Association. The former New York City mayor pledged $50 million to his new group Everytown for Gun Safety, an umbrella organization for his | Read More »