Category: abortion

When Tyranny Is No Longer In Dispute

     …it can still surprise onlookers with its boldness:      Mark Houck is the founder and president of The King’s Men, which promotes healing for victims of pornography addiction and promotes Christian virtues among men in the United States and Europe.      According to his wife Ryan-Marie, who spoke with LifeSiteNews, he also drives two …

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A Little Death

     [The following essay first appeared at the Palace of Reason on July 19, 2004. It’s also included in my volume The Death Cults: The Drive for Human Extinction. Given what I’ve been reading, and its implications for the perversion of federal law to “protect” the “right” to abortion even in the third trimester of …

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The War On Compassion

     There have been quite a few “war on” initiatives popularized by the statists of our formerly free nation. I’m sure you can name a few names without straining: “War on Drugs,” “War on Poverty,” and “War on Terror” practically leap to mind. Note that in each of those cases, “war” is being declared against …

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The Dollars-and-Cents Of Abortion

     First, snippets from two excellent novels:      “The women’s rights movement had three goals. First, it got women into the workplace where their labor could be taxed….So, with more women entering the workforce the supply of labor increases and wages are depressed….      “Now couples need to have two careers to support a typical …

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Distortions And Evasions

     My responsibilities to my Gentle Readers are more extensive than you might imagine. Yes, I’m here to provide analysis and commentary. Yes, I’m here to dissect the statements of others who don’t always express themselves clearly. But alongside those duties, I’m also here to pull the wool off your eyes – to tell you, …

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Masks Off Dept.

     First, the scene at Our Lady of the Angels in Los Angeles, just this past Sunday: Marxists try to disrupt Mass at Cathedral of our Lady of the Angels. Security, ushers and parishioners said they were not having it.#cathedral #Catholic pic.twitter.com/HlN8yHxPKL — Romangod7 (@Romangod7) May 8, 2022      And what do the Usurpers think …

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More Cans And Can’ts

Certain truths appear to be particularly difficult for people to accept. One such truth is on my mind this morning: Laws cannot change people’s desires.      Laws, coupled with sufficiently determined enforcement, can change the incentives and disincentives people face, but nothing else. If a politician proclaims himself in favor of a law that’s in …

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For Life

     I attended several of the annual conventions of the Libertarian Party of New York, back when I was engaged with the party. I can’t remember at which of them, but at one I heard a presentation by an upstate activist, Andrew Melechinsky. “Andy Mel,” as we called him, told some riveting stories about his …

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For Mothers’ Day 2022

     A Happy Mothers’ Day to all my Gentle Readers, all mothers, and anyone who had a mother! Mothers, as most of us are aware, are vital to the continuing of the species…and you’ve just got to love our species. Especially the members who wear “pronoun pins” and insist that men can give birth. But …

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Roe And Race

     While we’re on the subject of Roe v. Wade — we are, aren’t we? – consider the reaction of this crowd of “medical professionals” to a simple question from an unidentified person: Phew. It gets awfully quiet. This man knows how to silence a protest. pic.twitter.com/LeGQ3DToHO — Abigail Dodds (@abigaildodds) May 5, 2022      …

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My Irony Meter Has Pinned Again

     I don’t think this: This radical dishonest slob pretends to be a journalist…Yamiche Alcindor: Overturning Roe Would Result in Pregnancies that Will ‘Turn Into Children’ https://t.co/nHctl6daBY — Troy Fauber (@TroyFauber) May 4, 2022      …requires any deep exegesis from me.      Yamiche Alcindor is regularly presented to a large cablecast audience as an intelligent …

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A Time For Perspective

     Geez, I get to write about what I want so seldom these days…      Yes, yes: Politico has leaked a draft Supreme Court opinion, purportedly written by Associate Justice Samuel Alito, which strikes down the 1973 Roe v. Wade decision. The majority opinion in that case was written by Associate Justice Harry Blackmun. Of …

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The Price Of Admission

     Most “exclusive” groups have a membership test: a specific course of action the applicant must fulfill to qualify for admission. Often, within such a group there exists an inner circle with even more demanding requirements for entry. In each case, the advantages that accrue to the member will be proportional to the severity of …

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