Category: Education

Jihad’s Stealthy Legions

When terrorists Syed Farook and his wife Tshfeen Malik were linked to Dar al Uloom al Islamiyyah mosque in San Bernardino, mosque spokesman Roshan Abbassi did everything in his power to distance himself from the two, even lying about their…

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Lobbyist: Hired Guns Without Principle

Political Scientist Thomas R. Dye once said that “politics is about battling over scarce government resources [taxpayer money]; who gets them, where, when, why and how.” And he’s right.   Washington is dominated by the elite.  Politics has become an insider…

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Liberalism, Christianity and Culture

“Liberalism. . .tends to release energy rather than accumulate it, to relax rather than to fortify.  It is a movement not so much defined by its end, as by its starting point; away from rather than toward, something definite.  Our…

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Do You Realize What You’ve Done?

“The post-totalitarian system touches people at every step, but it does so with its ideological gloves on. This is why life in the system is so thoroughly permeated with hypocrisy and lies; the complete degradation of the individual is presented…

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The Kabuki Germ-Line Dance

Should science play God to improve the human gene pool?  Is Germ-line Editing moral or ethical? Germ-line is biologists jargon for the egg and sperm, which combine to form an embryo. By editing the DNA of these cells or of…

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America’s Ultimate Ally

“Anti-Semitism is a noxious weed that should be cut out. It has no place in America.” William Howard Taft The years following WWII saw American liberals among Israel’s best friends. From a Liberal perspective, Jews had impeccable credentials having been,…

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Composting Granny

“Because death is momentous, miraculous and mysterious, because the cycles of nature help us grieve and heal, because our bodies are full of life-giving potential, we propose a new option for laying our loved ones to rest.” The Urban Death…

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The Lost Sheep

It’s not enough anymore to simply live and let live. I was brought up that way. Others may behave in a manner with which I do not agree. Others may even behave in a manner that I consider reprehensible, or…

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The Department of Parental Licensing

Imagine you couldn’t raise your own child without a government license and in order to get that license you must undergo psychological evaluations and background checks to determine your fitness to be a parent. How would you feel? Who could…

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Anything Worth Having, Is Worth Fighting For

Conservative intellectuals tend to be a dismal sort.  By natural disposition we are pessimistic people.  But you can’t blame us, especially  when you considers the history of mankind and particularly the sorry history of human governance.  From starting unnecessary wars to…

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Constitutional Law Rests on a Myth

Nearly all of American constitutional law today rests on a myth. That myth, presented as standard history both in junior high civics texts and in advanced law school courses on constitutional law, runs something like this:  A long, long time…

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The Wall Of Separation

“. . .One needs to protect the church from the state because the latter will utilize its enormous powers to do what the state has always done – either subvert the religion or destroy it.  If we continue our slide…

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The Empathy Crusaders

“Liberals have worked for over a century to transform a Republic, where the government had limited duties and powers, into a nation where there were no grievances the government could or should refrain from addressing, and where no means of…

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