Most of us can imagine a scenario where we would lay down our lives in defense of our spouse, our children, our family, or perhaps our friends. But who among us could imagine loving anyone so much that we would subject ourselves to cruel mockery, brutal torture, and an agonizing death at their hands? Who among us would willingly give our lives for someone who spurns us and hates us?
Recently, I mentioned Robert Glennon’s book Unquenchable:America’s Water Crisis And What To Do About It. Robert Glennon, who is Professor of Law and Public Policy at the Rogers College of Law at the University of Arizona, responded to my characterization of his book in the comment section at the bottom of the article.
There is no requirement more important for legislation than it pass the test of constitutionality. Yet Democrats in the Senate rejected on a party-line vote the call to even examine the constitutionality of their socialist health care bill. Be assured: the American people will not allow this contempt to stand.
By Nancy Neale How do we know our medication is effective; that our vehicle is safe; that the bungee cord in our jump will not break? Most of the population has taken it on faith – faith in the integrity of the scientists – that these questions have been sufficiently studied and answered. And they […]
A New York school district is bringing Christmas back to its schools after reversing an earlier decision to ban Christmas programs from school events. In its latest move, the East Syracuse-Minoa School District decided to incorporate both Christian and Jewish songs into a holiday musical and permit teachers to welcome Santa into the classroom.
There is a culture war raging in America. It has wreaked havoc in our national psyche since the Summer of Love elevated the ersatz individualism and limousine liberalism of the Boomers from childhood fantasy to national fever-dream. This is a historically traceable event with vast implications for the future. He who controls the past shapes the present and creates the future. If history doesn’t help us live in the here and now what good is it?
Several prominent evangelical leaders are expressing support for alternative abortion language in the health care bill as proposed by Sen. Robert Casey (D-Pa.). But not every pro-life leader is happy with it. Douglas Johnson of the National Right to Life Committee said the Casey proposal is “entirely unacceptable”
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In the Old Testament book of Proverbs, King Solomon details the differences in thought, word, and deed between a wise man and a fool. In addressing the foolishness associated with borrowing money, he makes clear the relationship between debt and servitude: No man can truly be free when he is bound by financial indebtedness to another.