Joseph Bottum’s “AN ANXIOUS AGE”: He Had Me at ‘Hello’

Joseph Bottum

Joseph Bottum's important new book An Anxious Age: The Post-Protestant Ethic and the Spirit of America, has been sitting on my bedside table for a few months, just begging to be opened and sampled. I read a lot of books; I enjoy them, I often report on them. I just hadn't gotten around to this one. Yet.In fact, I'm not too proud to admit that it took a Comcast line breaking in our front yard (and the resultant loss of internet and cable service) that made me sit down this evening and crack … [Read more...]

Democrat Senator Mark Udall Uses Little Girl to Stump for Abortion?

Sen Mark Udall ad

"I want my daughter to have the same choices I do."What the Mom means, in a commercial supporting pro-abortion Senator Mark Udall of Colorado, is that she wants her daughter to be able to kill her child, just as this mommy could have killed her.  Just as Mommy may have killed her older brother or sister.Pro-life voters will no doubt object strongly to Udall's using a little girl to promote his abortion agenda.  The ad also makes the false claim that Udall's Republican opponent in the Nov … [Read more...]

Hillary Clinton Finds It Disturbing That The Supreme Court Is Doing Its Job

Hillary Clinton

Among all the hysterics following yesterday's Supreme Court ruling in favor of Hobby Lobby, it's Hillary Clinton's response that is most troubling.The potential Democratic candidate for the 2016 presidential election finds it "deeply disturbing" that craft chain Hobby Lobby and other "closely-held" for-profit companies do not have to provide contraceptives to their employees if doing so violates their religious beliefs.During a Facebook Live interview at the Aspen Ideas Festival in … [Read more...]


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