Illegal immigration, Abortion, Man’s morality, and Politics

Just a quick few thoughts here. Who among us have had a defender of elective abortion say "unless you're willing to adopt the children who'd be aborted, you shouldn't try to prevent it". Does the same reasoning apply to the illegal immigration issue? If you support an open border but you're not … [Read more...]

Everything is offensive when you’ve been taught to look for it

Progressivism thrives on conflict between blocs of the populace.  In fact, it can't survive without it.  Their voting blocs are victims of the others, usually due to alleged racism, misogyny, or some kind of xenophobia.  Bottom line, everything can be turned into an example of racism.  Peanut butter … [Read more...]

Government imposes political correctness on private business

For those of you who follow the news, the federal government has sufficiently pressured the US Patent Office to revoke the trademark for the NFL team, the Washington Redskins.  First and foremost I find it suspicious that these kinds of frivolous movements only take root in years when a certain … [Read more...]

Gun deaths in America by the numbers

Seemingly every time we pick up a newspaper or watch the evening news we are confronted with the tragedies of gun violence.  People use incidents in the news to further whatever their agenda may be.  The Political Left uses the news in an attempt to restrict the liberties of Americans to obtain, … [Read more...]

Insistence on diversity is the opposite of diversity

In a letter to the editor of the Daily Bruin, UCLA's campus newspaper, a UC Berkeley alumnus encapsulates the problem with obsessing over diversity.  His view mirrors my own on this issue. Martin Luther King's I Have A Dream speech embodies what true diversity looks like.  True diversity is … [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...]

The Weather Channel founder: Global Warming is political

The founder of The Weather Channel, John Coleman, has released a presentation making the argument that the debate over global warming and climate change is driven by politics, not science.  As I've been arguing for some time now, there has been no increase in the Earth's warming for nearly two … [Read more...]

Who’s to blame for exhorbinant student loan debt?

Every so often some politician makes it their (brief) mission to address the burdens of overwhelming student loan debt.  Universally overlooked is that these students chose their institutes of higher learning knowing exactly what the costs of education would be.  They intentionally overlooked … [Read more...]

Sunday Round-Up

Christine O’Donnell: I was a victim of the IRS Tea Party Queen, Christine O'Donnell, a victim of the IRS, she says. Is this believable? Consider. On March 9, 2010, around 10 a.m., I announced my plans to run for senate representing Delaware. Later that same day, my office received a call from … [Read more...]

Craziness: Sex Robots

I saw something on television last night that truly exemplifies everything wrong with our modern culture. It was disgusting, somewhat hilarious, but mostly sad. People desperately building robots with which to have sex... Yes. That's right. People are designing robots that look human, sound … [Read more...]

Chilling Interview With Abortion Nurse

Planned Parenthood is back in the news again. Okay, not the “mainstream” news, I admit. But what else is new? The “mainstream media” isn't about to pillory a statement of unfettered liberalism, so we rely on other sources – LifeSiteNews, LiveAction, LifeNews – to learn of Planned Parenthood's … [Read more...]

Sunday Round-Up

Eleanor Roosevelt is top U.S. first lady, survey says Okay, I'll buy that. But note this tidbit: Eleanor Roosevelt was named the greatest first lady of the United States in a survey of historians released on Saturday, while Michelle Obama, in fifth place, edged out Hillary Clinton in … [Read more...]

We don’t need to know about your sex life

Missouri defensive end Michael Sam made headlines by announcing he is gay.  He is not alone.  There seems to be a trend for athletes to publicly proclaim their homosexuality.  Figure skater Brian Boitano and basketball player Jason Collins preceded Sam in "coming out".  Of course, these … [Read more...]

Abortion rate is the lowest since Roe v Wade

The rate of abortion, about 17 of every 1000 women in the US, is down 43.4% from its peak in 1980, and nearly as low as the rate following the Supreme Court decision legalizing the commission of abortion.  This is good and bad news.  There's still more than 1 million abortions committed per … [Read more...]

Right or wrong: Genetically engineered children

Geneticists have been on the verge for some time now, through genetic modifications, of being able to choose the physical characteristics of their children.  Want a baby with sandy blond hair, blue eyes, six feet tall?  Soon this will be a real option.  Now firm in China claim they can even modify … [Read more...]

Greenpeace: Help stop Global Warming or you’re killing Santa

Despite all data to the contrary, climate activists claim the Earth is coming to a slow boil because yucky humans are dirty.  Greenpeace UK released a video of Santa in what looks like an interrogation room claiming the North Pole ice is melting...even though it isn't. (DailyMail) -- A chilly … [Read more...]

Guest Post: I am the poster-child for the Democrat’s economic model

Atticus is the author of the progressive-right political and lifestyle blog BlogTruth. His experience spans almost a decade providing business and consulting services to firms across the globe. Stop by his blog and say hello. **I wrote this post about a year ago, but in light of recent … [Read more...]

Where’s the Wealth?

I ran across this video while browsing my Facebook feed. It's pretty intense. I'd like to read your thoughts. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QPKKQnijnsM … [Read more...]

Can American Exceptionalism be a dangerous ideal?

Atticus is the author of the progressive-right political and lifestyle blog BlogTruth. His experience spans almost a decade providing business and consulting services to firms across the globe. Stop by his blog and say hello. *It should be noted that the ideas in this commentary do not necessarily … [Read more...]

Is Healthcare a Right?

This question has been mulled over ad nauseam, I realize. But given all the hoopla over ObamaCare, it's a legitimate question that deserves debate. So, I'm asking. Personally, I (TerranceH) believe healthcare is a right. And rather than people explain why my argument is lacking, I want people to … [Read more...]