Author: Rretta

Mammography is Outdated and Harmful

“Medical authorities, physician and patient groups, and ‘experts’ everywhere ignore science, and instead repeat history. Wishful conviction over scientific rigor; delusion over truth; form over substance.” David Newman, MD Women are constantly warned that mammograms are the only way to…

The Screw Walmart Act

Communism may be dead in the public sphere, but socialism, the darling of the left, is alive in the many forms of government intervention we see daily in the marketplace. One widely accepted policy – the minimum wage – is…

Not All Conspiracies Are Theories

“Millionaires are the bees that make the honey.”  Andrew Carnegie The names of most of the men who tried to unite the world are well known – There was Nimrod and Nebuchadnezzar of the Bible,  Genghis Khan, Alexander the Great, Julius…

Green Products Are Not Always Safer To Use

When consumers buy commercial cleaning products, we expect them to do one thing: clean!  We use a wide array of scents, soaps, detergents, bleaching agents, softeners, scourers, polishes, and specialized cleaners for bathrooms, glass, drains, and ovens to keep our…

The Government Education Blob

Education in America is a monopoly and monopolies don’t improve, they just suck more money out of the taxpayers.  In every other sector of the economy, free market competition forces providers to improve constantly.  That is why things get better…

America B.C.

For generations the archeological world has been beset by the notion that only the navigational techniques introduced in Europe in the fifteenth century made it possible for Europeans to cross the Atlantic.  Yet, there is much more to America’s past than we’ve been…

A Vortex of Inefficiency and Failure

Socialism promises us prosperity, equality, and security but delivers only poverty, misery and tyranny. The only equality achieved in a socialist society is equal misery for everyone except the ruling elite. Socialism’s failure can be traced to one critical defect…

The Great Divide

During the culture war of the last fifty some years, Evangelicals, devout Catholics, and moralists have been migrating steadily to the increasingly conservative Republican Party as atheists, agnostics, and moral relativists migrate increasingly to the far left of center progressive Democratic party.…

The Resurrection Tomb

The Church of the Holy Sepulchre, located in the city of Jerusalem, is the “traditional” site of the tomb of Jesus, identified by the mother of Constantine (Queen Helena) some 300 years after the death and resurrection of Christ.  Unfortunately, the…

The War On Christianity

“My analysis is that most faith based systems depend upon an absolute moral order. The declaration of things as absolutely evil or absolutely good, as sin or virtue, puts liberalism into a horrible position because it’s founded on no judgment…

Venezuela, The Poster Child of Failure

In a smoke-filled college dorm room somewhere in this country, several students lament the failures of capitalism and the United States while offering simple, broad brushed idealistic solutions to the world’s nuanced issues. Between tokes they discuss income inequality, the…

JFK’s Sordid Legacy

God help us. If our 35th president, fiscally profligate, contemptuous of civil liberties, and criminally reckless abroad, is a paragon of modern conservatism, conservatism is in even worse shape than I thought. Gene Healy I have seen several posts on…

Noah’s Flood

Anthropologists who study legends and folktales from various cultures throughout the world consistently report that the biblical account of the flood is common to practically every civilization. Noah is but one story in a worldwide collection of at least 500…

Should Infanticide be Legal?

Peter Singer, a bioethicists, believes he is too humane to eat a hamburger because animals should have rights, yet has no qualms about murdering children before and after birth.  Singer believes that an unborn child only acquires “moral significance” at…