Kerry the Faithful

John Kerry sees his faith in terms of clothing: And let me say it plainly: in that cause, and in this campaign, we welcome people of faith. America is not us and them. I think of what Ron Reagan said of his father a few weeks ago, and I want to say this to you … Read more

Forget Farenheit 9/11…

… has a very damning video of John Kerry, using only the words of John Kerry as he flip-flops about on Iraq and Saddam Hussein, saying that he said what he said before he didn’t say what he said when he voted for the war before he voted against it. Confused? I can’t see why … Read more

Making Things Right

When evaluating one’s religious beliefs (or any beliefs for that matter), one should not be afraid to ask the difficult questions that accompany such belief. Blogger Virginia Postrel did ask such questions last week in response to yet another Nicholas Kristof column which disparaged evangelical Christians. Postrel, an atheist, poses some interesting questions: But [Kristof’s] … Read more

I’m Astonished!

You speak eloquently and have seemingly read everybook ever published. You are a fountain of endless (sometimes useless) knowledge, and never fail to impress at a party. What people love: You can answer almost anyquestion people ask, and have thus been nicknamed Jeeves. What people hate: You constantly correct their grammar and insult their paperbacks. … Read more

Swan Song

Watching Al Gore speak tonight via his own invention, the internet (I’m watching the DNC over the streaming video feed via, I suddenly realized that this speech is the man’s swan song. Tonight we saw the “Saturday Night Live” Al Gore versus “Angry” Al Gore. He had little to say except his “I almost … Read more

Deadbeat Donors

In the ever-changing world of bioethics, this ruling from Pennsylvania seems to be a move in the right direction: A state appeals court ruled that a verbal agreement between a woman and her sperm donor was invalid, and ordered the man to pay child support for the woman’s twins. The three-judge panel ruled Thursday that … Read more

When You Don’t Have a Reasonable Message…

…you resort to stunts to promote your cause: The People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals staged a ‘Live Make-Out Tour’ on Friday to promote vegetarian eating. The event — in which a scantily clad couple make out in a bed set up on a city sidewalk — is meant to demonstrate PETA’s claims that … Read more

Wacky Weekend Web

Here are some wacky things from around the web: First, Tim Berglund is on the case of the ubiquitous GoDaddy girl, finding that the same model and same photo show up on a dating advertisment as well as an interntet registrar. Next, if you’re a former phone prankster like me who pines for the days … Read more

This Is Suspect

A recent German poll indicates that single German women prefer remaining single: BERLIN (Reuters) – More than 80 percent of single German women are perfectly happy without a man in tow and say living solo gives them more freedom to do what they want, according to a survey for Stern magazine. Coming amid mounting political … Read more

Finding Our Founding Unfounded

All the hubbub about constitutional amendments, gay marriage, the pledge of allegiance, the ten commandments, and the like has the country in a understandable turmoil when it comes to religion in public life. Those of us who side with tradition and the morality of those who came before us stand against the ever-rising tide of … Read more