From the National Review Online: If you believe that churches and synagogues, priests and rabbis won’t eventually be sued for their statements on sexuality, you’re kidding yourself. Chai Feldblum, a Georgetown University law professor and gay activist who helps draft federal legislation related to sexual orientation, says that, when religious liberty conflicts with gay rights, [...]
Archive for November, 2008
John Mark Reynolds: Having experienced the Great Depression, my strong, West Virginian grandmothers would put it this way: hard times can be good for us. Though many people curse tough economic times, my grandmothers knew to be thankful, and expected God to use them to be the tutor for deeper internal lessons in virtue.
Reality Check: Let’s have a little reality check: Which party took back power in the House in Senate in 2006? And how far has the market fallen in the past 2 years?
Here: If Tim Geithner, the New York Fed chairman, gets a top spot in the Barack Obama’s cabinet, we are done, finished, kaput. It is that simple. . . . [T]he New York Fed was responsible for regulating the banks gone wild. Geithner was in charge of that regulation. He should be facing a Senate [...]
Let’s celebrate and honor those who have achieved a great Victory!
Even his primary detractors acknowledge his sage advice for the auto industry: First, their huge disadvantage in costs relative to foreign brands must be eliminated. That means new labor agreements to align pay and benefits to match those of workers at competitors like BMW, Honda, Nissan and Toyota. Furthermore, retiree benefits must be reduced so [...]
When will we simply tell the anti-8 children to grow up? If a privileged minority kicks up a temper tantrum, are they allowed to overturn the will of the majority? In California, maybe: The citizens of California voted and decided that they want their state constitution to define marriage as being between one man and [...]
Indeed: In the video below, Eric Holder testifies before the Senate Judiciary Committee on the pardons extended by President Clinton to the 16 FALN terrorists in August 1999. Then Judiciary Committee Chairman Orrin Hatch grills Holder concerning the lack of screening by the Department of Justice in connection with the pardons.
As articulately as Jonah Goldberg: There are all sorts of legitimate positions on all sides of these issues and I don’t necessarily agree with the conventional religious right view on all of them. And as a committed federalist, I’d like to see most if not all of them settled as locally as possible. But I [...]
The Terminator? Arnold is getting tiresome. The Governor of California has just said that the US is the greatest polluter in the world, which is manifestly untrue on any level. Meanwhile he is acting as if there is some reason to curb CO2 emissions in the midst of a depression. This is madness. He is [...]