Planned Parenthood is not Pro-Life

Ross Douthat, in today’s New York Times, has a barnburner of an op-ed dismantling the oft-heard liberal defense that defunding Planned Parenthood is not really pro-life because Planned Parenthood does so much for “women’s health” that to funding Planned Parenthood is thus, really pro-life. Douthat calls Bullshit — though in a more erudite fashion.


Abandon All Hope…

11 Now what I am commanding you today is not too difficult for you or beyond your reach. 12 It is not up in heaven, so that you have to ask, “Who will ascend into heaven to get it and proclaim it to us so we may obey it?” 13 Nor is it beyond the […]

Fighting Hard Against Malaria

It’ll help with your symptoms but there may be some stiffness.

With over 584,000 deaths due to malaria each year, fighting the mosquito-transmitted disease is a major world health priority. Now, reports Popular Science’s Alexandra Ossola, there’s a new ally in the fight against malaria — Viagra.

A new study shows that Viagra can increase the spleen’s ability […]

Killing in the Name Of…

Every so often the brain trust behind the liberal-progressive agenda lets the truth peek out. I know many liberals don’t now countenance such things, but that just makes them, as V.I. Lenin termed such people… “useful idiots”. Gays, blacks, and poor kids generally will be square in the cross hairs of this repulsive idea…



A South African doctor has performed the first penis transplant.

South African doctors have achieved what they call the world’s first successful penile transplant operation.

The nine-hour operation occurred on December 11, 2014, involving a team of doctors at Stellenbosch University in Cape Town and others from Tygerberg Hospital.

The young man, whose identity “is […]

Wednesday Open Thread

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“Dignity”, Always “Dignity”

This is Brittany Maynard, 29 years old and suffering with terminal brain cancer. She’s moved to Orgeon so she can have a doctor end her life.

For the past 29 years, Brittany Maynard has lived a fearless life – running half marathons, traveling through Southeast Asia for a year and even climbing Mount Kilimanjaro. […]

Thursday Open Thread

Now is the time for concern, not panic. It is also time to, as the hippies used to say… Question Authority.

The 10 Most Conservative Foreign Movies of All Time

Most Americans tend to avoid any foreign movie that doesn’t involve crouching tigers or hidden dragons (or Monica Belucci), and it’s hard to blame them. The snobby leftists that propagate our culture have gone out of their way to ensure that the foreign movies that get the attention are as artsy, pretentious and anti-American as […]

Harpies Gonna Harp

Harpies in the Infernal Wood by Gustave Dore

While I believe that much of the worldview contained in American political conservatism aligns with what I view as traditional and fundamental Christian worldview, I am not under any illusion that the two are exact copies. Ann Coulter, reliably provides an example of the difference between […]