Category Archives: Life political issues

Illusions of clarity and autonomy

How to make the best of one likely bad situation. Continue reading

Posted in death, Health care, Legalia, Life political issues, lifeworks, Rights Talk | Leave a comment

In your heart, you know he’s wrong

I want someone who, when faced with a choice between doing right for the country and grabbing a benefit for himself, is capable of putting the country first. Continue reading

Posted in Abortion distortion factor, Evangelicalism, Life political issues, Political Matters, Thrown down gauntlet, Transvaluation of Values

White nationalist terrorism

Looking for anti-terrorist law enforcement, yes, but also for a reconciler. Continue reading

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Sacrificing Coventry

This story seemed to ripen while I was traveling abroad and otherwise occupied, but the new abortion bans in some states merit mention. It has been decades since I was anywhere near the heart of pro-life litigation strategy — meaning … Continue reading

Posted in Abortion distortion factor, Anodynes & Nostrums, deathworks, Life political issues

When SCOTUS reverses Roe

Michael Gerson ponders “The Trumpification of the pro-life movement” and how it “exacts a price”: [I]f the overturn or revision of Roe comes, it will almost certainly return greater flexibility to states regarding the regulation of abortion. This will kindle … Continue reading

Posted in Abortion distortion factor, Legalia, Life political issues, Political Matters

Clippings, 12/12/18

No commentary of my own; just smart commentary by others. Continue reading

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Clippings and commentary, 12/1/18

Andrew Sullivan was on fire yesterday. On this lousy grey day, I’ve found other bright spots on the net. Continue reading

Posted in Bread & Circuses, Creation Care, Dignitary harm, Empire, Faith & Ideology, Foreign Affairs, grievance mongering, irony, Life political issues, Naked Emperors, populism, progressivism, Science, Sexualia | Tagged ,

Edifying and unedifying

Honoring the troops, faux and for real, and more edifying educational efforts. Continue reading

Posted in Education, Life political issues, Political Matters, terrorism, war

Friday 10/12/18

Varied, and I can’t unequivocally say that the first item is most important, though it’s very important indeed. Continue reading

Posted in antifa, Bread & Circuses, Christendom, Christianity generally, Evangelicalism, Heckler's Veto, Internet, Jeremiad, Journalism, Legalia, Life political issues, Naked Emperors, Political Matters, Protestantism, Religiopreneurs, Roman Catholicism, Speech & Press, the worst are full of passionate intensity, Thrown down gauntlet

Saturday, 9/8/18

1 Where do I buy the hat on the left? Bret Stephens continues his open letter to big-bucks politial donor targets: The next time you meet a candidate asking for your money, start the conversation with two questions. First: “When … Continue reading

Posted in Abortion distortion factor, Journalism, Life political issues, Political Matters, the worst are full of passionate intensity