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

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...]

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Bending Gender: Breast-Feeding Dads, Chaplain Nuns

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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Flailing Fists of Fiery Faith: Angry Words at Dearborn’s Arab Festival

“And they’ll know you are Christians by your love, by your love….” Easy to sing.  Not so easy to remember, when you’re facing off with someone from the Other Side.  Y’know what I mean?Dearborn, Michigan has the distinction of having the highest population of Muslims per capita of any city in the United States.  Approximately 30% of Dearborn residents are Arab-American.So it’s no surprise, then, that Dearborn would host the annual Arab International Festival, the largest outdoor gathering … [Read more...]

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