Australia is burning down Serves them right for having summer at such a stupid time of year. Also, it’s hard for the firefighters to get to the scene since everybody walks upside down there. [Read more...]

Self-Indulgent Jerks Give Media the Excuse They Need to Ignore Legitimate Prolife Demonstrations Across the Nation [Read more...]

When Worlds Collide I’ve mentioned in the past the difference in jargon and culture between those who speak Catholicese and those who speak Evangelicalese. Eve Tushnet, in the midst of her adventures at the prolife march on Washington, recounts this little vignette: Fun with Protestants: We ran into a group from the Oligarch’s area of [Read More...]

One of the canards of the pro-aborts is… “Nobody *wants* to have an abortion. It’s not about hating children, it’s about survival!” Um, actually for some psycho-feminists it’s about hating children. Radical evil, you see, is real. Such people tempt me to reconsider my position on the death penalty. [Read more...]

Why Iraq is Lying Seems reasonable to me. [Read more...]

Now *that* was weird! I just got a call from the White House. Yes. That White House. Deal Hudson of Crisis Magazine (who apparently does stuff for the White House) wants me to participate in some conference call about something or other. The White House? This is too weird. What does a fat English major [Read More...]

Overheard Sean, my five year old: Hey Peter! Let’s play Civil War. Peter, my seven year old: Okay. Sean: I’ll be the helicopter pilot. Peter: Okay, and I’ll be the French soldier. [Read more...]

From the “That Didn’t Come Out the Way I Meant it To” Dept. “If she had lived, Mary Jo Kopechne would be 62 years old. Through his tireless work as a legislator, Edward Kennedy would have brought comfort to her in her old age.” Somebody at the Boston Globe actually wrote this. Somebody else at [Read More...]

An objection to the Planned Parenthood Poster and Slogan Contest To any women exploited by abortion: The contest was in no way intended to be a swipe at those wounded by the exploitation of abortion mongers like PP. It was intended to be a swipe at PP and was done in response to Planned Parenthood’s [Read More...]

This is hopeful [Read more...]

A Little Gedanken Experiment to Demonstrate a Point I Made Below Here’s a news piece courtesy of Justin Katz, concerning a skit done by Penn and Teller that has offended some: The skit, performed last week in Las Vegas, included Teller, dressed as Martin Luther King, in blackface, standing on a balcony. According to the [Read More...]

What if they gave a Peace and Nobody Came? [Read more...]