Pregnancy: A “Curable” Disability?

The Americans with Disabilities Act should be expanded to include pregnant workers, according to research to be presented... at the American Association of Law Schools annual meeting in Washington, D.C. "The recent expansion of the ADA's protected class now includes persons with minor temporary … [Read more...]

2012: Year of the Bible

General Assembly of Pennsylvania, H.R. 535 -- Declaring 2012 as the "Year of the Bible" in Pennsylvania. WHEREAS, The Bible, the word of God, has made a unique contribution in shaping the United States as a distinctive and blessed nation and people; and WHEREAS, Deeply held religious … [Read more...]

Legislating Ideals

As redundant as this is going to sound, I think for all the similarities, I think there are vast differences between liberals and conservatives when it comes to dealing with reality.  I am not suggesting one side is delusional, but I am suggesting they deal with reality in fundamentally different … [Read more...]

The Cradle And The Grave

As a generality I think we -- as a people -- are becoming far too selfishly frivolous when it comes to matters of life and death.  Or put from a different angle: those who are most in need of protection are having that protection rationalized away from them.  Those in the womb, "pulling the plug", … [Read more...]

Income inequality

I normally don't like writing such short or flippant posts, but reading a blog post made me think about those who complain about income inequality. Has anyone noticed the glaring lack of demand for effort equality when discussing income equality?  Liberals love demanding everyone receive equality … [Read more...]

When even a drive-thru option is too much exercise

( -- Burger King, the No. 2 burger chain, has quietly begun testing home delivery of its burgers, fries and other sandwiches since fall at four of its restaurants in the greater Washington, D.C., area, with an eye on expanding beyond that. [...] Burger King has developed a … [Read more...]

In Whose Image?

In at least two conversations on the subject of religion in the past week for rejecting God, the reason was that God is merely a projection of the self onto an imaginary representation.  In other words, the qualities and attributes of the God people believe they worship aren't really the attributes … [Read more...]

What A Relief

Christianity (and religious belief generally) is sometimes criticized for being nothing more than an emotional crutch of some sort by its critics.  Its adherents find solace in knowing an eternal reward is awaiting them for their faithful devotion.  There is something comforting and fulfilling in … [Read more...]

Whatever Doesn’t Kill You, Makes You Stronger

Keep your laws off my body is the first thing I see upon entering the locker-room emblazoned on a bumper sticker where I work.  I find this to be one of the weaker slogans offered by those who defend elective abortion: That the issue is about the woman's body alone.  In fact, I would go so far as to … [Read more...]

Magic Eye Jesus

With all the complaints Atheists have against theists generally, and Christians in particular accusing most of having a gullible blind faith, you'd think Christians would be less willing to provide fodder. (Daily Mail) -- A woman who prayed for a sign from Jesus got a little more than she … [Read more...]

The Days Of Old (Genesis Creation)

Of the many issues that create barriers between Christians (usually) and skeptics is the age of the universe and the Earth.   Within the Christian camp there are two factions: Young Earth Creationists (YEC) -- the universe and Earth are thousands and not millions or billions of years old.  And Old … [Read more...]

Unequals Are Not Equal

Politicians, activists, and the media are keen on sloganeering.  Sloganeering is the practice of reducing a movement's ideology and/or purpose to a bumper-sticker sized slogan.  Whatever the slogan, they are rarely given much thought.  Or maybe they are, but the idea itself is poorly thought out.  … [Read more...]

Musicians are still poor theologians

Singer Ce-Lo Green held a performance for New Year's Eve giving his rendition of John Lennon's Imagine.  Only it wasn't Lennon's version.  Green, when he was supposed to say, Imagine there's no countries It isn't hard to do Nothing to kill or die for And no religion too Imagine all the … [Read more...]