Children with autism. As a child, doctors told Jacob Barnett’s parents that their autistic son would probably never know how to tie his shoes. But experts say the 14-year-old Indiana prodigy has an IQ higher than Einstein’s and is on the road to winning a Nobel Prize. He’s given TedX talks and is working toward [...]
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Excellent piece by Ed Morrissey. He references a piece by Jonah Goldberg: Many prominent Democratic politicians oppose any meaningful restrictions on late-term abortions. President Obama, as a state senator, fought a law that would have protected live infants accidentally delivered during an abortion. Sen. Barbara Boxer once said that constitutional rights begin when you bring [...]
The Decline and Fall of the West. the baby’s little fingers were clasping and unclasping, and his little feet were kicking. Then the doctor stuck the scissors in the back of his head, and the baby’s arms jerked out, like a startle reaction, like a flinch, like a baby does when he thinks he is [...]
Elections have consequences. Because if these children are being born alive, I, at least, have confidence that a doctor who is in that room is going to make sure that they’re looked after. Right.
The Anchoress helps our Antique Media do the job they seemed determined not to do. Since members of the press can’t think of any questions about Gosnell, I figured I would do my part, and give them some starters and jumping-off points. Perhaps it’s been so long since they’ve had to do more than take [...]
15 Questions for Evolutionists. More here.
My biggest concerns about another four years with Obama in the Oval office: 1. The Supreme Court. 2. Medical Care. 3. Defense. Sure, the economy will likely go down the tubes, but that is something from which we can recover as we have demonstrated time and again (and maybe we simply become Germany). However, regarding [...]
Professor Reynolds shares an email from Yale from a reader: I found it interesting that this email came out today from Yale benefits: Dear Colleagues: We would like to make you aware of a significant federally mandated change which will impact Yale’s healthcare flexible spending account benefit. Effective January 1, 2013, as a provision of [...]
David Mamet: Most importantly, will you teach them never to question the pronouncements of those in power, for to do so is to risk ostracism? Are you prepared to sit your children down and talk them through your vote on the future you are choosing for them? Please remember that we have the secret ballot [...]
Our choice as citizens on November 6 is clear. President Obama has demonstrated a reckless disregard for the defense of America as well as her prosperity. Governor Romney has demonstrated the ability make lemonade from lemons and he is, like another Republican President elected in 1980, a happy warrior. As Charles Krauthammer notes: Every four [...]