Category Archives: 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

Posted in Foreign Affairs, Life political issues, Moralistic therapeutic deism, paganism, Political Matters, Sundry flakes | Tagged ,

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

Senate Race 2018

30 years ago it would have been fair to call me a “single-issue voter,” and that issue was abortion. I was, and remain, strongly opposed to what the press style sheets now have settled on calling “abortion rights.” For some … Continue reading

Posted in Anodynes & Nostrums, Life political issues, Naked Emperors, Political Matters

Vigilance or flippancy?

William McGurn, one of the Wall Street Journal writers whose basic worldview seems to be in line with mine, did not cover himself with glory today. Though he had some valid points, … Let us stipulate that Donald Trump is … Continue reading

Posted in alt-right, History, immigration, Life political issues, Political Matters, Thrown down gauntlet | Tagged

Primaries

I’ve got my absentee GOP ballot to complete before travel, but the choices this season seem harder than usual. For Prosecutor, maybe I’m rationalizing, but the challenger appears to have made one promise of substance: to file charges anytime the … Continue reading

Posted in Life political issues, Political Matters

Neither Nor

Neither Roman Catholic nor Protestant, I nevertheless pay a lot of attention to both, because they are where the culturally significant religious action is in my homeland. Likewise, I pay attention to doings in the Republican and Democrat parties. The … Continue reading

Posted in Christianity generally, Dispensationalism, Foreign Affairs, Life political issues, progressivism, realignment, Zombie Reaganism