December saw 138 examples of horrible behavior, with the biggest increases coming in the categories of sexual harassment/assault, race baiting, splitting up immigrant families, attacking equal protection under the law, and demagoguery.
Rights and reasoning from first principles
I think both sides need to go back to the drawing table I just saw a video that left me in a bit of a quandary. Unfortunately, it’s embedded in a Facebook […]
The Colorado Crusading Rockies: why is the club's religious mandate such a huge secret in its own hometown?
Here in a few weeks my company is taking all the employees to a Colorado Rockies game. All of us except me, that is – I’ll be begging off for reasons that […]
Nota Bene #107: Zzzzzzzzzzzzz
“I am ready to meet my Maker. Whether my Maker is prepared for the great ordeal of meeting me is another matter.” Who said it?
Meet Satan's towel boy, Ralph Nader, and other famous rabblerousers in a call for open debates
He’s the man who caused Sep. 11, war in the Gulf, a million Iraqi deaths and probably mad cow disease too, as you’ve no doubt heard from disgruntled Democrats. Of course I’m […]
Lawsuit alleges mandatory Christianity in US military
By Sunfell Pentagon Sued Over Mandatory Christianity reads the Truth Out headline. A military watchdog organization filed a lawsuit in federal court Tuesday against the Pentagon, Secretary of Defense Robert Gates, and […]
Scroguely Works: Cry, the beloved country
Cry, the beloved country by Alan Paton, first published 1948, 320 pages, ISBN 978-0743262170 (Schroguely Works is our new feature on books of interest to thinking-minded folk.) â€œThere is a lovely road […]
Recent statements from morons
I understand the embarrassment that it caused the party. I will work diligently to make sure that these things don’t happen again. â€” John Irish, chair of the Lucas County (Ohio) Democratic […]
Segregation today, segregation tomorrow, segregation forever!
By Robert Silvey Any discussion of race in America must begin with the fact that for 388 years African Americans have been victimized, and for most of that time they were treated […]
Echoes from the culture wars: excerpts from immigration bill rhetoric
If you want to scare the American people, what you say is the billâ€™s an amnesty bill. Thatâ€™s empty political rhetoric trying to frighten our citizens. â€” President Bush May 29 at […]