Archives : Aug-2009

Here is another winning headline. Kennedy should resign A pity it was not written 40 years ago when it might have made a difference. Some Democrats say that Kennedy should resign “as a matter of integrity.” Integrity? Apparently the Democrats are “keenly feeling the absence of Ted Kennedy.” Well boys, you had best get used … Read more

Disturbing in so many ways. NEBRASKA MAN STOLE PAINTING TO PAY FOR ABORTION It was a painting of the Virgin Mary. The man stole it from a cathedral. The girl was 14. The man was 39. She was pregnant because he had repeatedly raped her. Anything left out save for murder? Oh…it would have been murder … Read more

What is it with Hollywood types? Though they earn bucketfuls of money, live lives full of indulging their senses at every opportunity and are among the prettiest folks on the planet, that is not enough. What they really want is to be taken seriously whenever they open their perfectly toothed mouths. They want the world … Read more

Unannounced and unexpected, the ghastly invades our quiet reality. On a January day in 2007 Channon and Chris went for a drive to visit friends. They could not know that it was the last day of their lives. The next day, the mutilated and burned remains of Chris Newsom were found along a railroad track. … Read more

School begins tomorrow. One hundred new 8th graders will show up in my classroom. The official title of the class is US History, but the real instruction concerns teaching adolescents how to live. This is difficult, and a teacher must compete with all sorts of noise that diverts the attention of teenagers. Cell phones for … Read more

It always amuses when the Godless gibber about Christianity. They have no idea what they are talking about, though this ignorance does not at all stop them. They naturally consider themselves refined, well-spoken and urbane, but they are in fact little more than apes in trousers. The Carpenter warned the faithful about such men 2000 … Read more

I just returned from 12 days in Portland. Traveling to and from meant time spent in a variety of airports. Lots of folks were viewed, scrutinized and wondered about. Some observations… Americans are fat. Perhaps one out of every ten was reasonably shaped. The remainder had bellies—some of the men looked pregnant—saddlebags, ample padding in … Read more

Requiescat in pace. Update: The influence of Les Paul upon the guitar is incalculable. The man remained a marvel of the instrument until the day he died. Some years back there was a club that showcased a variety of guitarists. One night at this club a young man was playing the electric guitar like no … Read more

Art imitates life. Or rather, art imitates Hell. In Ciudad Juarez, young women are vanishing Amid the drug war’s bloodshed, the Mexican border city has been shaken by the disappearances of at least two dozen teenage girls and young women. Officials have few leads…The streets of Juarez are swallowing the young and pretty. Nicely poetic, … Read more

Waste not, want not. Women from around the world are traveling to clinics in various locations that are now offering face lifts and cosmetic surgery using tissue from babies who have been killed by abortions. To produce the treatments, clinics are using tissue from babies killed in abortions from 6 to 12 weeks into pregnancy … Read more