Charlie Hebdo is a rape victim

By now everyone has heard of the Muslims who exacted revenge for what they considered blasphemy of their prophet on the satire paper Charlie Hebdo. Three masked men opened fire on and killed 12 people, only some of whom were "culpable" for the alleged crime. The social media response to this wasn't … [Read more...]

Do we have a right to die?

Brittany Maynard has renewed the discussion on the ethics of assisted suicide and assisted death after she wrote an op-ed piece for CNN sharing her story about her decision to take her life early next month.  Assisted suicide and assisted death are different, and I think the distinction is … [Read more...]

Perpetuating the myth of domestic violence

  The above graphic has been circulating the internet for at least a couple weeks now.  It references the incident between former Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice assaulting his then fiancee in an Atlantic City casino elevator.  I think the image above only serves to show the bias most … [Read more...]

Obama’s rich vs. poor politics are dangerous

Regardless of your politics, you really should be uncomfortable with President Obama's tendency to demarcate the wealthy and the poor in America.  Demonizing or otherwise creating an 'us vs. them' mentality really isn't good for the country or the political atmosphere overall.  It can lead to some … [Read more...]

Navigating the news

Australian judge opines on incest citing its taboo is similar to that of homosexuality.  This isn't at all surprising.  When the LGBT activist community used a very particular kind of defense for accepting their sexual proclivities.  If you are inclined to accept their defense, you are logically … [Read more...]

Voter remorse: poll finds more voters think Romney would have been better

Quinnipiac University has published a poll finding that a majority of voters believe Mitt Romney would be doing a better job as president than President Barack Obama. America would be better off if Republican Mitt Romney had won the 2012 presidential election, 45 percent of voters say, while 38 … [Read more...]

Oops! After voter ID law passed, minority turnout increased

Many on the political left decry the attempted implementation of voter ID laws requiring voters to produce photo identification when they vote.  These laws are an attempt to reduce the number of minority voters, since so many minorities either don't have, or would have difficulty obtaining a valid … [Read more...]

Patent revocation for Washington Redskins strictly a political witch hunt

The recent -- and I do mean recent -- offense taken by the team name of the Washington Redskins has resulted in the revocation of their patent trademark by the US Parent Office.  This move came only after the political left began to become offended, in an election year, and had been lobbying the … [Read more...]

Planned Parenthood gives award for increase in abortions at facility

Supporters of the right to elective abortion and Planned Parenthood often tout that only 3% of their 'business' is abortion.  This number is, of course, misleading. However, of the women who get services from Planned Parenthood because they're pregnant, there's another story to be told.  A … [Read more...]

Proposed public drinking ban… is racist

A Columbia city Councilwoman is being criticized for proposing a drinking ban in a local park because the park is located in a predominantly black neighborhood. (Columbia Tribune) -- Citing a desire to improve public health and make Columbia parks more family friendly, First Ward Councilwoman Ginny … [Read more...]

Supreme Court strikes down Mass. law enacting buffer zones at abortion clinics

Earlier this week the Supreme Court unanimously -- yes, unanimously -- ruled that a Massachusetts law prohibiting discussions with, and handing out leaflets to people entering or exiting abortion clinics within 35 feet, even if public property encroaches closer than that, as unconstitutional.  For … [Read more...]

Progressive news sources

I found this image on a very Liberal Progressive social media page.  It speaks volumes...even if a joke. … [Read more...]

Failed Oklahoma execution means what exactly?

By now most have heard about the murderer who was supposed to be executed but instead died from a heart attack in the execution chamber.  Some are calling for an end of the "barbaric" practice of capital punishment.  But is this a good reason? Agreed, this particular incident should have … [Read more...]

Pastors challenge ban on same-sex marriage

A group of North Carolina clergy are challenging their state's constitutional prohibition on same sex marriage on religious grounds.  They claim the prohibition violates their right to practice their religion freely as guaranteed in the First Amendment to the Constitution. (Charlotte Observer) -- A … [Read more...]

Shocker: Governments meddled in UN’s IPCC report

Harvard professor Robert Stavins revealed that the world's main countries insisted on changes to the UN's Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change's annual report.  These changes weren't exactly based on science, Stavins' claims, they were political. (Daily Mail) -- A top US academic has … [Read more...]

Navigating the news

White people are white, and that's racist A speaker at an event railed against white people claiming that being white brings inherent racism. (Maciver Institute) – The city of Madison hosted the 15th annual national White Privilege Conference last week at the Monona Terrace to discuss issues of … [Read more...]

Unfit mother arrested for leaving children locked in a hot car, Progressives rush to her defense

I have been reading in Progressive leaning blogs about a homeless woman who was arrested after attending a job interview for child abuse.  Apparently, she left her children, 2 years-old and 6 months, locked in her car (in Arizona) for at least 45 minutes while she interviewed.  The spin being added … [Read more...]

When we dehumanize the pre-born…

This is the kind of thing that happens... (Telegraph) -- The bodies of thousands of aborted and miscarried babies were incinerated as clinical waste, with some even used to heat hospitals, an investigation has found. Ten NHS trusts have admitted burning foetal remains alongside other rubbish … [Read more...]

Atheist group demand Governor keep his religion to himself, whining ensues

If it's not protesting memorial crosses on the sides of the highway, Christmas displays, or twisted pieces of metal that resemble a cross, they're whining that some pol said a religious thing. FFRF -- "I can do all things through Christ" sounds like a threat to them?  Hearing a bible quote is … [Read more...]

Why banning My Little Pony backpack is the right decision

By now most everyone has heard about the 9 year-old boy who was bullied for bring his My Little Pony backpack and accessories to school. The school told the boy he could no longer continue to bring the backpack to school because it was prompting bullying and causing a disruption.  Supporters of the … [Read more...]