What to Tell Our Daughters


This morning I found my almost 10-year old daughter with a towel wrapped around her head so that it was draping down past her waist. She was pretending to be a bride. “This is what my veil will look like when I get married, Mom. Do you think it’s pretty?”
And then, this: “Mom? Why did [...]

Diesel’s Ad Campaign to Teens: “Show Us Your Boobs”


It seems that advertising executives now think it’s totally cool to include teens in that whole “sex sells” marketing tool. Diesel Jeans has a new ad campaign running, called Be Stupid (sadly, they don’t mean it ironically) wherein they encourage people to “have balls.” Okay, “having balls”, or as grown-ups like to say, taking risks, has its [...]

Michelle Bachmann Whups Air-Bag Arlen Specter On Talk Radio Show


My mother was a puncher when she needed to punch.  She swung a mean left hook and blacked more than one eye during her youth. Horrified, her older sister Audrey ran into my grandmother’s home one day, screaming, “Mother, Mary Elizabeth is down on the tennis court trading punches with some boy!”
Righty Rep. Michelle Bachmann got [...]

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An Opportunity For The Youth Of Tehran


Many lovers of Western Civilization have all but given up hope that we can avoid a catastrophic conflict with Islam over the future course of world history.
That doesn’t mean, however, that we should let opportunities for rapprochement die out because there’s “no way” we can ever reason with any of the adherents of The Religion [...]

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