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Austin Ruse: If Todd Akin’s Last Name Was Bush

Liberal protesters arrived at Todd Akin's campaign HQ, during the recent general election campaign, with this cake to signify their view that seniors would die if Akin were elected, due to his fiscal conservatism. Establishment Republicans chose to join with the radical Left in demonizing Akin on the core issue of the dignity of all human life, then later backtracked when their plan to remove him from the race did not work. Akin eventually lost the election to liberal incumbent Claire McCaskill. Akin's position on human life is consistent with the Republican Party platform.

Austin Ruse, head of Catholic Family and Human Rights Institute, writing at Crisis Magazine, offers some pointed remarks in response to the GOP “elites” who are blaming social conservatism (again) for election losses. He makes several points, all of which I agree with. This, below, is possibly the most important among them. [D]oes anyone think […]

Egypt’s Embattled Christians Fear Exclusion Under New Islamist Constitution

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From Dignitatis Humanae Institute: As the Western media shift attention from crisis to crisis in the Middle East, one continuing, omnipresent tragedy goes wilfully ignored, the violent persecution of the regions’ remaining Christians. Nowhere is this more evident than Egypt, where the new government, dominated by the Muslim Brotherhood, press on with the drafting of […]

Natasha Tracy’s Levels of Suicidality

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Natasha Tracy is my “go to” blogger for helpful insights both on dealing with Bipolar Disorder and on educating people about it who have no idea what it’s about. (Hat-tip to Donna for introducing me to Natasha Tracy’s blog.) Because I also have Asperger Syndrome, it is really hard for me to understand that other […]

Jennifer Rubin Pulls The Knives Out Of Her Drawer For Rick Santorum

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Washington Post columnist Jennifer Rubin has her facts royally mixed up on Rick Santorum (e.g., he’s not opposed to women being in the military, despite her claim) in a column that could pass as a textbook example of ad hominem in a college debate class. Ironically, she has entitled her scathing remarks “Santorum the scold […]