Having a small child in the house can be rather like living in a place wired with closed-circuit television.
After a while you forget that the machine is recording, constantly watching and noting what everyone is doing.
But then comes the day when the tapes are played back, and — ouch! — everyone sees what they look like to the small, unwinking camera’s eye. Read More
A day before the event, organizers said a mere 20,000 or so folks had registered for Saturday’s amazing 9/12 March on Washington to protest out-of-control government. What they got was hundreds of thousands of intensely patriotic people who came to the nation’s capitol to yell “Stop!”
WHO: Rep. Bill Pascrell (D-N.J.), a co-sponsor of The Employee Free Choice Act (aka Card Check) Read More
I love it when liberals shoot down their own principles. That means, of course, I absolutely adore the organization known as ACORN. Read More
Alarmed by a tripling of obesity rates among U.S. children during the past 30 years — nearly one in five of today’s adolescents is said to be obese — the Institute of Medicine and the National Research Council issued a report just before Labor Day recommending a series of policy initiatives aimed at trimming the flab from America’s youth. Read More
WHO: Rep. Ed Perlmutter, D-Colo., a co-sponsor of the Employee Free Choice Act (aka Card Check) Read More
In Afghanistan, the Democrats now have an opportunity — which is also a problem — that their past objectives may let blow away. The opportunity is to reclaim their old role as a party of power, established in the last century by a cadre of center-left hawks. Read More
As any economist or ecologist knows, minor alterations in complex environments can cause drastic changes, something called the butterfly effect. Read More
Poor, sincere Jim Pouillon was sitting across from a Michigan school holding his posters protesting fetus-killing when a car passed by, shots rang out and life fled from him as surely as it flees from those aborted fetuses he worried about.
Some questions come to mind.
Will we have commentators suggesting that violence sums up a major portion of a largely maladjusted abortion rights crowd? Read More
“[We] have a choice to make,” President Barack Obama declared last March. “We can remain one of the world’s leading importers of foreign oil,” or we can “become the world’s leading exporter of renewable energy.”
Then he mentioned climate. The policies he’s implementing treat oil as just one target among many — the real enemy is carbon. Read More