Sexual orientation hardwired according to WorldNetDaily columnist – The Soy Agenda, Part 3

So now it is settled. When WorldNetDaily comes into the biological determinism camp, can the entire conservative world be far behind? Anti-soy crusader, Jim Rutz, writing in his WND column this morning says this:No study says that soy dooms a child to homosexuality, but it's not hard to believe that at some point during pregnancy babies are hardwired for sexual preference. (See the Psychological Medicine article in endnote 27 below.) … [Read more...]

Merry Christmas 2006

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NARTH pulls the Melonakos article

Recently, I took some exception to the outdated article, "Why Isn't Homosexuality Considered A Disorder On The Basis Of Its Medical Consequences?" by Kathleen Melonakos. It was posted on the NARTH website and reprinted at Lifesite News but has now been pulled from the site. You can still read it at the Lifesite News page. I commend Dave Pruden and the NARTH leaders who are taking seriously these concerns for accuracy.UPDATE: 1/5/06 - A commenter pointed out that the Melonakos article has now … [Read more...]

More on Dobson: Time (or someone) corrects Jennifer Chrisler

Yesterday, Focus on the Family released a reaction to an article written by Jennifer Chrisler, of Family Pride, in Time magazine. Ms. Chrisler's article was a rebuttal to an article by James Dobson.In Jennifer Chrisler's original Time article, she wrote:According to the 2000 census, the vast majority — more than 75% — of American children, are being raised in families that differ in structure from two married, heterosexual parents and their biological children.However, in the curr … [Read more...]

Christmas shocker: Brawl erupts at Reindeer Games

It was bound to happen. Combine booze, sports and reindeer and it was just inevitable. … [Read more...]

The controversy over Dr. Dobson's Time editorial

Old news by now, there is a dust up over Dr. Dobson's column regarding Mary Cheney and subsequent complaints by writers Dobson quotes. While not much is happening on this story in the mainstream press, blogs are all over it.I have not looked into the matter much and am undecided how much time I am going to spend on it. It seems to me as I read the column that Dr. Dobson cites aspects of the work of these researchers but does not say they agree with his position. This happens all the time in … [Read more...]

The Soy Agenda

A bit more on the soy agenda.Jim Rutz provided blogosphere with a rich diet of comic material with his articles here and here.In his articles there is a pattern of selectively quoting material and using questionable sources next to authoritative ones.Just a couple of examples.In the most recent article, he quotes an FDA report saying that there was immediate controversy regarding the FDA guidelines regarding the beneficial health consequences of soy. While it is true that there … [Read more...]

Soy: The other devil food, Part 2

Jim Rutz must be seeing some converts to the Megashift. He is coming back for more with a new article and is making noises like he might start a weekly soy-bashing column over at WND.As an aside, I have an inherent distrust of anyone with a book titled, The Meaning of Life. … [Read more...]