We should be concerned about a Catholic culture losing its roots. [I]t’s the fertility surge among unwed Hispanics that should worry policymakers. Hispanic women have the highest unmarried birthrate in the country—over three times that of whites and Asians, and nearly one and a half times that of black women, according to the Centers for [...]
Archive for November, 2006
Souix Falls, South Dakota gives more than San Franicisco. . . . Salvation Army bell-ringers in San Francisco (in front of a Macy’s) versus Sioux Falls, SD (in front of a Wal-Mart). At the end of the day, the folks in Sioux Falls’ had given twice as much money as Nancy Pelosi’s constituents.
For Christians intrigued by the Mitt Romney candidacy, this may be helpful.
Professor Friedman — our champion of liberty. Rest In Peace. On the death of Ronald Reagan, whom he advised, Mr. Friedman wrote on these pages that “few people in human history have contributed more to the achievement of human freedom.” The same can and long will be said of Milton Friedman.
British guidelines advise against care for babies born before 22 weeks. UPDATE: Latest from the BBC.
Trent Lott regains Senate leadership post — Andrew Stuttaford says it best: Here’s what Talleyrand reportedly said about the last Bourbon rulers of France: “They have learned nothing and forgotten nothing.” Here’s what Trent Lott reportedly said about attacks on earmarking: “I’ll just say this about the so-called Porkbusters. I’m getting damn tired of hearing [...]
Not So Wonderful: VIENNA, Austria – International Atomic Energy experts have found unexplained plutonium and enriched uranium traces in a nuclear waste facility in Iran and have asked Tehran for an explanation, an IAEA report said Tuesday. The report prepared for next week’s meeting of the 35-nation IAEA also faulted Tehran for not cooperating with [...]
Thank you all. An interesting history from the Library of Congress. More from the Department of Veterans Affairs.
Islamofascists sever the heads of Christian schoolgirls for Ramadan trophies: THREE Christian high school girls were beheaded as a Ramadan “trophy” by Indonesian militants who conceived the idea after a visit to Philippines jihadists, a court heard yesterday. The girls’ severed heads were dumped in plastic bags in their village in Indonesia’s strife-torn Central Sulawesi [...]
We live in interesting times: They had to run that clip because the much of the rest of his speech was an absolute riot. He started off by mentioning that “tomorrow is an extremely important day for America,” and the crowd went wild, thinking he was talking about taking power. But of course, he launched [...]