Ultimate Sacrifice

(The Washington Free Beacon) -- The Obama administration’s proposed defense budget calls for military families and retirees to pay sharply more for their healthcare, while leaving unionized civilian defense workers’ benefits untouched. The proposal is causing a major rift within the Pentagon, … [Read more...]

Politics and gas prices

I seem to remember the last time gas prices were on the rise threatening to hit $4 and $5 per gallon, the blame was laid at the feet of the man in the White House.  It was claimed that W was just taking care of his oil buddies, that gas prices were raising arbitrarily.  So I have to ask, why is no … [Read more...]

Do as we say, not as we do

(The Daily Caller) -- Documents published online this month show that People for the Ethical Treatment  of Animals, an organization known for its uncompromising animal-rights  positions, killed more than 95 percent of the pets in its care in 2011 [...] Fifteen years’ worth of similar records … [Read more...]


My experience has led me to the conclusion that abortion advocates and defenders are some of the most intellectually dishonest debaters of issues.  Some of the arguments they make span the spectrum from vile (See: Hookworms, Mosquitoes, and Embryos), to wholly uninformed (See: Get A Life, Part 1), … [Read more...]

Rep. Darrell Issa Bars Minority Witness, a Woman, on Contraception? So What

(ABCnews) -- A Capitol Hill hearing that was supposed to be about religious freedom and a mandate that health insurers cover contraception in the United States began as an argument about whether Democrats could add a woman to the all-male panel. “Where are the women?” the minority Rep. Carolyn … [Read more...]

This Is A Democracy, Not A Theocracy!

This is a democracy, not a theocracy! is something I have heard more than once from both liberals and secularists, who are likely to be one in the same.  Non-religious Americans are nearly twice as likely to be Democrat or Democrat leaning, and in my experience both more likely to be hostile and … [Read more...]


(NBCConnecticut.com) -- An elementary school teacher in Newfoundland, Canada has reportedly been put on paid leave as district officials investigate a claim she sprayed a student with an odor eliminator to mask his fishy-smelling lunch. Patti Rideout told CBC News she was “very hurt and very angry” … [Read more...]

Don’t You Know Who I Am?

The Obama administration has successfully brought to the fore a legitimate discussion on what it means to have a separation between church and state with the healthcare mandate requiring insurance plans to cover birth control, the morning after pill, and sterilization.  By not exempting religious … [Read more...]

Me, Myself, And I

Though clichéd it is not any less true that the nanny state -- or as I call it, the mommy government -- is operating in full force with the support of a large swath of the population.  Record numbers of young adults have moved back in with or have never left their parents' homes.  New participants … [Read more...]