Safe Sex in China

This is Ming Ming’s second abortion. She arrived at the Sichuan Province Mother-Child Clinic in Chengdu, the capital of Sichuan, at 8 am. After squirming through the crowd of girls surrounding the nurses and making her appointment, she sat down with 13 other young women on the small green plastic chairs outside of the operating … Continue reading “Safe Sex in China”

Mr. Sharon, Tear Down Those Empty Mobile Homes!

Few of us will ever forget where we were when we heard the news. I was driving home from work, listening to National Pinko Radio (Limbaugh was over), when the world as we knew it changed forever. I rushed home to watch it on television, and it was like Berlin ’89 all over again. The … Continue reading “Mr. Sharon, Tear Down Those Empty Mobile Homes!”

An Evening with Ann Coulter

On the evening of June 3, 2003, conservative pundit Ann Coulter came to Jacksonville to address the Ponte Vedra Federated Republican Women’s Club as part of a book tour in support of her latest, Treason. Without exception, the audience was comprised of serious local Republicans. Eminence Grise and State Representative Don Davis introduced Coulter, and … Continue reading “An Evening with Ann Coulter”

White House Silenced Experts Who Questioned Iraq Intel Six Months Before War

Six months before the United States was dead-set on invading Iraq to rid the country of its alleged weapons of mass destruction, experts in the field of nuclear science warned officials in the Bush administration that intelligence reports showing Iraq was stockpiling chemical and biological weapons was unreliable and that the country did not pose … Continue reading “White House Silenced Experts Who Questioned Iraq Intel Six Months Before War”

An Appointed Congress?

The privately funded and privately constituted "Continuity of Government Commission" has recently proposed that, for the first time in our nation’s history, we should allow the appointment of members of the U.S. House of Representatives. Not only does this proposal fail to comport with the intention of the founders of this nation, but even worse, … Continue reading “An Appointed Congress?”

The Ambassador from Alabama

Reasons to Be Fearful? No doubt at this very moment, in the manner of a BBC historical drama about Appeasement, some brave-but-ignored Cassandra at, oh, the Telegraph, is preparing to stub out his cigarette, pat the cat, kiss his wife on both cheeks, put on his trilby and walk out the front door for the … Continue reading “The Ambassador from Alabama”

Democracy Through Censorship

It is often said of the Palestinians, and not without justice, that they never miss an opportunity to miss an opportunity. Something similar might be said of the U.S. occupation forces in Iraq, now fretting and fuming about the difficulties of establishing order and security in a country just beginning to feel its oats after … Continue reading “Democracy Through Censorship”

Iraq: What Are We Getting Into?

Recently fired Army Secretary Thomas White said last week that senior defense officials "are unwilling to come to grips" with the scale of the postwar US obligation in Iraq. Similarly, in February, Army chief of staff General Eric Shinseki brought the same message to Congress: occupation of Iraq would take "several hundred thousand" troops. Both … Continue reading “Iraq: What Are We Getting Into?”

BEHIND THE LIES

Senator Robert Bennett (R-Utah) has denounced the widespread call for the U.S. to account for the "weapons of mass destruction" Iraq was supposed to have as "historical revisionism." This is odd phraseology. Our understanding of history is being constantly revised and updated, as new evidence comes to light, which is why "revisionism" – acting as … Continue reading “BEHIND THE LIES”