Every Home a Hadamar

Euthanasia Propaganda

Nazi propaganda urging the elimination of the unfit: “60,000 Reichsmarks is what this person suffering from a hereditary defect costs the People’s community during his lifetime. Fellow citizen, that is your money too.” If you believe it is right and proper for a woman to have prenatal testing to determine if she’s carrying a disabled [Read More...]

Monday Morning Chicken

Ruby the Rhode Island Red

A friend advised me (quite reasonably) that two back-to-back posts on medical ethics was a bit heavy, so here’s a picture of one of my new chickens to lighten the mood. Internet, this is Ruby the Rhode Island Red. Ruby, meet the internet. She’s only a few days old in this picture. Be nice to [Read More...]

Reconsidering Organ Donation

Live Organ Donation

Signing that organ donor card always seemed like a simple decision, but with the slide in modern medical ethics, particularly where end-of-life and “brain death” issues are concerned, perhaps that’s no longer the case. I’ve seen enough reports over the years about people who were incorrectly declared brain dead only to come roaring back to life, [Read More...]

Saturday Song: Wayfaring Stranger

The awesome Trace Adkins gives us one of the great traditional country songs of all time: Wayfaring Stranger: Every country, folk, or bluegrass singer worth his or her strings takes a pass at Wayfaring Stranger. Trace’s powerful baritone and bluesy approach is one of my favorites. [Read more...]

Gloria Purvis on the HHS Mandate

I’d never heard of Gloria Purvis before Julie D. and Frank Weathers linked to this video, but I hope we see a lot more of her: This 7 minute takedown of the HHS mandate is intelligent, eloquent, and well-observed. Certainly it matters that this blast of clarity comes from a woman, but you better believe [Read More...]

Practicing Self-Control Is Good

From the Department for Spending Lots of Grant Money to Learn the Bloody Obvious comes super-science wisdom! It turns out the people who have to practice self-control once in a while get really irritable and violent. However, people who practice self-denial over a steady period of time wind up with a much higher level of [Read More...]

Desk Meme UPDATED

Click and zoom

My fellow Register writer Jennifer Fulwiler is inspiring people to post pictures of their desks, which is one of those silly little things that always interests me. I have two desks. This drop-down desk is in my bedroom, and it’s the one I use most often. It closes up nice and neat so I have [Read More...]

Child Gets Death Threats For Marriage Views

Mark Shea found this story about Sarah Crank, who is facing death threats for her testimony for the Maryland Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee in support of traditional marriage. Here’s what Sarah said: Yes, I know. I can feel the pure hatred just radiating off her. And here’s how the Forces of Tolerance(TM) reacted: From YouTube:  “My god [Read More...]


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