Donald Kagan: Why We Should Study Western Civilization
Read more … A Very Good Idea
The British Columbia Health Ministry has admitted that the remains of babies destroyed by abortion in B.C. facilities are ending up in a waste-to-power facility in the United States, providing electricity for residents of Oregon.
(But if the child is simply tissue, it doesn't matter how it is disposed up. But if it's a child,... As a aside, Hitler will have a better time in Hell then Justice Harry Blackmun. Blackmun will be held accountable for every child killed as a result of Roe vs. Wade. That's 50 million and counting. That's what happens when humans think they are gods rather than fallible and sinful human beings.)
Read more … Our Brave New (Secular) World
As the U.S. economy improves, more high school graduates are choosing work over college. Just under 66 percent of the class of 2013 was enrolled in college last fall, the lowest share of new graduates since 2006 and the third decline in the past four years.
(Considering the academic quality of many colleges, this is a very sensible decison.)
Read more … HS Grads Dropping College
An anti-biotic resistant “superbug” that has long affected hospitals and other health care locations around the world has now found a new “reservoir” location: inside U.S. homes.
Read more … This Is not Good
Report: Benghazi attack could have been prevented if U.S. hadn't switched sides on the War on Terror and allowed $50 million in weapons to reach al-Qaeda militants.
Read more … We're In the Best of Hands
We already know that sexual abuse of minors occurs in families, high schools, and universities. If there’s any truth to Egan’s allegations and Herman’s wider statements here, it also is apparently widespread in Hollywood.
Read more … Sex Abuse and the Hollywood Hierarchy
Net job growth has declined under Obama. And by the end of the second year of their terms as President, economic growth under Reagan averaged 7.1% , under Obama an anemic 2.8%.
Read more … A Reagan/Obama Comparison
While some taxpayers are worried about getting steep fines for fudging on their tax returns, a new government watchdog’s report found that the Internal Revenue Serivce paid $1 million in bonuses to employees who owed back taxes.
Read more … Corruption in Government
The world continues to be a dangerous place for Christians, with violence directed against them by Muslims. (This is not politically correct but almost always truth is not PC.)
Read more … Persecution Watch
Kidnapped boy sings gospel song. Assailant releases him. (Either he's a really, really bad singer or....)
Read more … A Melodic Miracle
Moscow is currently boosting its presence in the Arctic with new nuclear-powered submarines, flights by far-ranging aircraft plus deployments of paratroopers and naval infantry. The Kremlin is staking a claim to vast natural resources on the under-ice seabed. It’s aiming to dominate the Arctic Ocean just like the Chinese on the other side of the world are laying claim to the entire South China Sea.
Read more … Russians Are Parachuting Into the Arctic
The American Middle Class is no longer the most affluent in the world.
Read more … How's That Hopey-Changey Thing Going?