Air Force Ignores Christmas in South Carolina, But Not in Washington DC

Air Force Nativity scene

A Nativity scene has been removed from Shaw Air Force Base in South Carolina, much to the delight of the Military Religious Freedom Foundation.Conversely, in our nation’s capitol, the U.S. Air Force Band played a selection of Christmas hymns celebrating the birth of the Savior in the National Aeronautics and Space Museum—which is (oh dear!) a public building.I’M CONFUSED.Does the Constitution of the United States protect the free speech rights and the freedom to worship of ALL relig … [Read more...]

Stinking Thinking: Obama Advisor Would Reduce Suicide With Smaller Aspirin Bottles

Tylenol

Just when you get over the head-wagging over Mayor Bloomberg’s soft drink size restrictions, another guy proposes a new solution to reduce suicides: Stop selling large bottles of Tylenol. Ezekiel Emanuel, bioethicist and proponent of a voucher-based universal health care (aka Obamacare), has penned an op-ed in the New York Times asking the government to consider regulating the number of tablets in a bottle of Tylenol.  This, he thinks, is a “simple way” to reduce suicide rates.Here’s the lo … [Read more...]

Bending Gender: Breast-Feeding Dads, Chaplain Nuns

Gender equality

In a relativistic, anything-goes and anything-means-anything culture, the demand for gender equality is increasingly strident.First to clarify:  As a woman, I believe fiercely in gender equity.  That is, I believe that a woman who performs a job should receive the same wage as a man who performs the same job.  (This concept must be more clearly explained to the current occupant of the White House, who recently declared “Equal Pay Day” although the Obama Administration pays its male workers 13 … [Read more...]


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