Hawking Adultery


Adultery should be for fun AND profit, according to Jenn. Q. Public.
For a few, mostly unmarried, bloggers on this site, every proposal that marriage is and should be a legal contract with consequences, is a slippery slope toward theocracy and a direct attack on homosexuals.
This curiously aggressively defensive attitude generally takes an argument that either [...]

Glenn Beck, Social Gospel and the Spammish Inquisition


Like him or hate him, you have to admire Glenn Beck’s ability to take a Louisville Slugger to one beehive after another, with Winnie-the-Pooh like indifference to the consequences. The common thread, largely lost on his critics, is that these are all Progressive beehives. Beck’s concern about the Obama administration, Democrats, Republicans, and, for all [...]

Democrats Toothless Arguments at the Health Care Summit


Dear Mr. President:
I received a letter from my little boy – who lives with me but prefers to use the U.S. Postal Service for standard communication – stating categorically we do not have enough money for the purchase of Star Wars Lego and other necessities. While he didn’t state categorically this was affecting his health, [...]

To Kill a Terrorist


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If Israel assassinated the leader of the Hamas military wing, did it have the right to?

Brian Riedl: Obama’s Fantasy Jobs – NYPOST.com


Last year, White House economists claimed that the $862 billion stimulus would create 3.3 million jobs. Since then, the nation has lost more than 3 million jobs. That’s a 6.3 million jobs gap. By the White House’s own standards, the stimulus failed. So President Obama has shifted his argument. Sure, the economy lost jobs, he […]

Andrew C. McCarthy: Kill or Capture? – National Review Online


A few years ago, I got into an argument with an expert on military operations. I had written a white paper proposing the creation of a national-security court for terrorism cases. In the paper I criticized the trend to “judicialize” warfare, arguing that, in our system, judgments about the detention and treatment of alien enemy […]

Goebbels Rising: “The Daily Dish” Serves Socially Acceptable Anti-Semitism


Romano Amerio began his work, Iota Unum, with this exquisite statement:
“A precise use of words makes for a sound argument.”
Lack of a precise definition of “anti-Semite” is contributing to the blog war now raging over Andrew Sullivan, editor of The Daily Dish, and his understanding of “Jewish influence on American foreign policy.” Picked up by [...]

Frank Rich and the State of Liberal Commentary


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No well-known leftist columnist better exemplifies the worst aspects of today’s left.

AFL-CIO Prez Trumka on the Employee Free Choice Act aka “May I Fill the Card Out for You?”


Hey, don’t trouble yourself. Let me just sign that union card for you.
Richard Trumka, current president of the AFL-CIO, cares about you, the American Worker. He cares so much that he is going to stop those dirty employers from forcing you to have a secret ballot. Until I heard him speak, I never realized a [...]

Curious Defenses of the Goldstone Report


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Goldstone invokes his Jewishness, Zionism, his daughter’s residence in Israel and his connection to Hebrew University.