Lesbian sues over artificial insemination misadventure
I’ve written a couple of times on surrogacy, the process by which a person is hired to be carry a child on behalf of another party, and the ways it degrades the relationship between parent and child, essentially turning the child into a commodity that can be rejected if it is imperfect (here | here). The opposite side of surrogacy is artificial insemination where either | Read More »
Rise of the ineptocracy
I made a living for many years teaching small business owners and their employees how to use a powerful and intricate computer program. “You must think we’re stupid,” they would occasionally say with a rueful chuckle, after making mistakes. Often the person making such a self-deprecating comment had recently one of those behind-the-scenes websites filled with anecdotes from computer-support techs about their goofy clients. (As | Read More »
IRS Cover-Up: IG Report Exposes IRS Lying to American Public
A new Inspector General (IG) report general report exposes yet more abuse and cover-up at the IRS.
In response to a report (from the same IG’s office) detailing the IRS targeting scandal, the American public demanded to know the truth. The American people sent in numerous FOIA requests, and the IRS concealed pertinent information at least 336 times.
If that’s not a cover-up I don’t know what is.
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Mother declines cancer treatment to save baby
Over the past few weeks we’ve posted on the efforts of the pro-abort movement to portray abortion, even in late term, as a difficult, yet noble, act worthy of praise but at the very least an act immune from criticism. Texas gubernatorial candidate Wendy Davis is one of the most prominent people to take this stance, using the late term abortion of her daughter, who | Read More »
Principles for American Renewal
As we approach Election Day, it’s important for voters to understand not just that Republicans oppose the policies of President Obama and the Democrat Party, but also to know what unifying goals Republicans share and what policies we support. That’s why today I’m unveiling the Principles for American Renewal, eleven core principles that unite Republicans across the country and up and down the ballot. I | Read More »
The Rather-ization of Neil DeGrasse Tyson
A couple of days ago we looked at the exploits of serial fabulist and pop-science impressario Neil DeGrasse Tyson. Sean Davis, writing at The Federalist, took the time to dig into the various anecdotes Tyson lards his lectures with which are designed to make him look smart and those he doesn’t like look dumb. Of particular interest was a quote that he attributed to President | Read More »
Mark Udall is an Abortion Extremist
Perhaps the most popular Democrat political gambit for the last 25 years has been to accuse every Republican of being an extremist on abortion. Democrats have had some measure of success at this since the media basically shares their views on abortion, by and large. Even the rare media person who tilts center-right overall tends to be pro-choice. Strong pro-lifers in the media are virtually | Read More »
Government, Hospital Fumble Handling of Ebola Spread in Dallas
On today’s edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson is joined by Elizabeth Blackney to discuss the spread of Ebola from West Africa to here in the U.S., how officials in the government and at the Dallas hospital have mishandled this case and if a nightmare scenario of a mutated airborne strain could become reality.
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Progressivism Will Lead To The Rise of Neo-Fascism
The current, dying state of Europe is our warning that the world must be saved from Progressivism. That starts at home. That starts with the election of 2014. By killing the human spirit, Progressivism reduces societies braced by vibrant and sustaining cultures into dystopias of brain-washed, homogeneous diversity reminiscent of the one in Ayn Rand’s novella Anthem. By choosing enforced equality and homogenized diversity over | Read More »
Barack Obama Bans Flights to Israel, But Not Flights From Ebola Affected Countries
“If you like your Ebola free United States, you can keep your Ebola free United States” could be another Barack Obama promise. Just another in the long time of promises with, as Jim Geraghty of National Review has noted, comes with an expiration date. This one set on September 20, 2014, when the Ebola patient arrived in Dallas carrying the disease. Since then, the Obama | Read More »
Tech at Night: The Democrats get into the broadcast decency game
I’m old enough to remember 2001. Back in the early days of the Bush administration, the new Bush FCC took an active role in enforcing the decency rules that had gotten pretty much ignored under the Clinton administration. This enforcement culminated with the 2004 Super Bowl halftime show, featuring Janet Jackson.
Democrats naturally were outraged. But, fast forward ten years, and now Democrats are talking about pushing their own broadcast decency preferences, against the Washington Redskins.
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Secret Service Director Resigns– Open Thread
http://www.cnn.com/2014/10/01/politics/secret-service-director-resigns/index.html Julia Pierson, the first female director of the Secret Service, resigned her post Wednesday after a fence jumper gained access to the White House on Sept. 19 and a subsequent congressional inquiry uncovered other security lapses. Homeland Security Director Jeh Johnson announced the resignation in a statement. He also announced that the DHS would take over an internal inquiry of the Secret Service and | Read More »
Cindy Sheehan: Democrats support war because of “reverse racism”
One of the questions everyone has been asking since 20111, when Obama started his slow motion, unilateral and ineffectual wars against a lot of stuff in the Arab world, is where the hell is Cindy Sheehan? Sheehan, you may recall, was the frothing, addled woman who shambled about the political landscape during President Bush’s second term protesting the Iraq War based on the loss of | Read More »
RedState Interview: Rick Wilson and I discuss the Democrats’ Cruel Emails of Fear.
In terms of direct influence both Rick and I think these tactics are not going to motivate Democratic voters to go to the polls on Election Day.
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