Clemson’s Dabo Swinney Capitulates to Bullies, Will Not Attend Palmetto Event in His Honor

Clemson football coach Dabo Swinney. (Photo from Palmetto Family Foundation Facebook page)

Dabo Swinney, coach of Clemson University's football team, will not attend an award ceremony next week honoring him for his support of religious freedom.The Palmetto Family Council, a South Carolina nonprofit organization, planned to honor Swinney as a "defender of religious liberty" in the "Celebrating Families 2015" event at the beautiful Seibels House and Garden in Columbia, SC, on June 2.  In choosing Coach Swinney as this year's recipient, the Palmetto Family Council praised hi … [Read more...]

Why You’ll Never See the “F” Word on My Blog


I get it: I'm older and crankier than some of you. There is an entire generation of young Americans, many of whom have a casual regard for the rules of polite speech which marked my early years. For some of these young people, the 'f' word is just another, more expressive means of communicating.To which I say: No, it isn't.Every once in a while, I have to repeat the rule that offensive speech--name calling, profanity, blasphemy and obscene speech--will not be tolerated in my combox. F … [Read more...]

When There’s a Mix-up in the Store and You Buy the Wrong Baby

In Vitro Fertilization (Photo credit: Wikimedia Commons)

What if you go to buy a baby and there's a some kind of parentage mix-up, or the seller lies to you about whose child this really is?That's just one of the avoidable crises that are spawned by a culture in which human life is a commodity, to be bought and sold, brought into existence or extinguished at will.Wesley Smith, special consultant to the Center for Bioethics and Culture,  has a truly disheartening article over on about a lesbian couple in Canada who bought sperm for … [Read more...]