WOMEN ARE NOT UXORIOUS

I love it when I learn a new word.  Sometimes I hear the word on the radio as I’m driving, and I scribble it on a napkin while revving the engine at a red light.   Sometimes I run across the word while reading, just before sleep overtakes me; and I grab a highlighter from the bedside drawer to mark my new treasure, thus preventing the word from drifting off to join my forgotten dreams.Nancy Pelosi earned sneers and eyerolls earlier this year for a word of her own, when she explained that she mu … [Read more...]

"EXCEPT IN CASES OF RAPE OR INCEST"

I saw Rebecca Kiessling tonight.  Perhaps you’ve heard of her:  Rebecca is a family life attorney, a lanky blonde fireball who has built a career out of telling her life story. You see, Rebecca’s mom was raped.  It was 1970, just three years before Roe v. Wade became the law of the land—and here in Michigan, where the brutal crime occurred, abortion was illegal.  Rebecca’s mom thought hard about obtaining a “back alley” abortion; but the callous attitude of the abortionist frightened her off, a … [Read more...]


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