As Predicted: the Normalizing of Incest and Pedophilia

Although I hadn't as yet read any headlines about it, I understood Father Dwight Longenecker to be pulling a taut string of satire on this "Hollywood director coming out for man/goat love.And then I saw the actual article and realized that Longenecker hadn't, perhaps, stepped far enough away from reality to make it truly satirical!So, in the course of a week, we see advocacy for incest and as well as a sort of apologia for pedophilia suggesting that some people are "born with" the urge … [Read more...]

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Should Kids Surf the Net in Helmets?

Everyone likes to make fun of modern helicopter parents. Get a group of 40-ish men reminiscing about their childhoods and you'll hear things like, "These poor bubble-wrapped Oprafied kids! Why, in my day, we poured ground glass on our pancakes and chewed the dishes like breath mints. After we finished, I'd grab my Kenner stainless-steel tomahawk, my brother would grab his Hasbro single-action Colt Navy revolver, and we'd play cowboys and Indians. Once my dad told me, 'Son, I'd rather see … [Read more...]

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Dallas: Better for Priests than for Kennedy?

Hey, gang. My name's Max Lindenman, and I'll be your Anchoress today. Elizabeth, your regularly scheduled Anchoress, is down for the count. I have taken it upon myself to play her Yiddishe mama, and beg her to see a doctor. She has promised she will.I told her, "Someday you should have an editor who gives you tsuris like you're giving me!"Anyway, moving right along...Teasing out all the implications of the Dallas Charter is going to take a lot longer than anyone would like. The terms … [Read more...]

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