Author: Rretta

Common Liberal Myths

A hallmark of progressive politics is the ability to hold fervent beliefs, in defiance of evidence, that explain how the world works. Kate Bachelder, an Assistant Editorial features editor at the WSJ, on October 30, gave us a list of…

Is Mercy Killing A Right?

People with disabilities, people suffering from mental illness, people who are just lonely or old but otherwise healthy, even children, can be euthanized in countries like Belgium and the Netherlands. Mercy killing is a slippery slope that should never be…

Swingers for God?

A recent study published in Science suggests that religious people are no more moral or immoral than nonreligious people, which is hardly surprising. According to the dictionary, to be religious simply means you believe in a god or numerous gods…

Mirror, Mirror on the Wall

Do you remember the story of Narcissus, that handsome Greek fellow  punished by the gods for his indifference and disdain toward others? Narcissus fell in love with his own beauty, and unable to tear himself away from his own reflection in…

Are You Better Off?

As you head to the polls to vote next Tuesday, ask yourself – Aam I better off today, has the quality of life improved since the left took control? When you look at the overall economic devastion under leftist rule, it is easy…

Civil Asset Forfeiture: A License To Steal

Civil Asset Forfeiture  (CAF) laws were created to allow  law enforcement to go after the illegal gains of big time criminals  —  but today,  civil asset forfeiture has morphed into an ATM machine for some police agencies. CAF is based on…

Another Czar, How Bad Could He Be?

Ron Klain, our new Ebola Czar, is a political spin doctor with no medical experience. He does, however, have a lot of experience in lying and assisting the current administration with fleecing tax payers. “If this gigantic, lavishly funded government has reached…

Diversity, and All That Jazz

The purveyors of the diversity movement ask us to embrace the concept as a worthy goal and an important part of our future. In theory we are great proponents of diversity. In practice? Does anyone really understand what it means?…