Topic: unnecessary

How can rewards be used to encourage learning by non-college-bound students who may be interested in working as soon as possible, some even before graduation? They may be sorely frustrated with their ... discuss

 The Story of The Drop Box By Natalie Brumfield Lee Jong-rak is a Korean pastor in South Korea. A simple man with a huge purpose, Pastor Lee saw a devastating problem. He thought of ... discuss

For naïve followers, the notion that capital punishment is unfair is an uncritically accepted faith based on logical fallacies, unwarranted assumptions and insupportable assertions. For knowing leade ... discuss

by Kelli Last January, we featured the story of Pastor Lee Jong-Rak in Seoul, South Korea, who has made it his mission in life to save children who would otherwise be abandoned to die on the streets. ... discuss

Books are free at the time I found the links and pasted them here. This changes sometimes, so be sure to note the price before you add it to your cart. Sometimes, for some reason, the links get stuck ... discuss

Lee Jong-rak is a Korean pastor in South Korea. A simple man with a huge purpose, Pastor Lee saw a devastating problem. He thought of a way he could change it, and he became a prophetic voice to his s ... discuss

Diabetes has long been one of the main diseases for which human embryonic stem cell (embryo-destroying) research, or hESCR, was claimed to hold the greatest promise of curing. But for well over a deca ... discuss

For naïve followers, the notion that capital punishment is unfair is an uncritically accepted faith based on logical fallacies, unwarranted assumptions and insupportable assertions. For knowing leade ... discuss

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ARRA News: LOUISVILLE, KY – Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell issued the following statement today in response to President Obama’s announcement calling for additional Net Neutrality re ... discuss

RECEIVED FROM A FRIEND OF MINE WHO LIVES JUST OF FERGUSON - THIS HAS ALL THE POTENTIAL FOR EVOLVING INTO A CIVIL WAR. - I FULLY EXPECT IT TO BE HORRIBLE - AND VARIOUS REPORTS SUGGEST  ... discuss

TweetBetween 20 and 25 students shouted down an anti-abortion speaker Thursday night at McMaster University, disrupting the presentation, stealing a box of books and DVDs, and chanting until the polic ... discuss

Iranian mural on former US embassy in Tehranby Alan Caruba, Contributing Author: On November 4, 1979 as part of the Iranian revolution that overthrew the Shah, a group of “students” seized the U.S ... discuss

I am a man more sinned against than sinning. ~ King Lear  But screw your courage to the sticking-place, And we’ll not fail. ~ Lady Macbeth Prologue This is part II of my essay on William Shake ... discuss

Many conservatives, Tea Party folks and Christians have mixed feelings about the GOP takeover of the US Senate yesterday. Not that it happened - it's progress in a certain way, and it's great that it' ... discuss

Tragically, 90% of women who are given the prenatal diagnosis that their baby will have Down syndrome end the life of their unborn child through abortion. This unnerving statistic reminds us in the pr ... discuss

For naïve followers, the notion that capital punishment is unfair is an uncritically accepted faith based on logical fallacies, unwarranted assumptions and insupportable assertions. For knowing leade ... discuss

Granny Tea made an absolutely marvelous butternut squash soup the other night. I had butternut squash, sweet potato, chicken broth, onion, whole cream, a bit of milk and a couple other ingredients. It ... discuss

Me speaking to ALIESLast week I spoke to a public forum about the perils assisted suicide to vulnerable populations and to Canada's collective conscience and future. The event was sponsored by th ... discuss

The BBC reported that the Care Not Killing (CNK) in Scotland has launched an online petition calling on MSPs to reject a bill that would allow people to end their life by assisted suicide. This bill r ... discuss

A Wisconsin pro-life group is doubling down on its criticism of a false ad that erroneously attacks a pro-life law Governor Scott Walker signed. Leading pro-abortion groups are attacking pro-life Wisc ... discuss

Some folks in London are "shocked and saddened" that people found their idea to serve "Death Row Dinners" disgusting.I will tell them precisely where their interesting idea went bad. But first a littl ... discuss

[For the next four days, I will be reprinting in its full length a Facebook post from a Dominican novice, Anthony J. J. Mathison. I’ve done some minor detail work — replacing straight quotation ma ... discuss

I wanted to share an important excerpt from Robert Stein’s helpful book on biblical interpretation. This helps in understanding the prophetic genre, and makes good sense of Peter’s quote o ... discuss

In each of the last two Congresses, Rep. Randy Forbes (R-VA) introduced his resolution for an annual spiritual heritage week. This resolution, packed with a seventy-five “Whereas” clause litany of ... discuss

So far in this series on the rapture, we’ve introduced the subject, explained the basic differences between the Pre-Tribulational and Pre-Wrath views of the rapture of the church, and looked at ... discuss

Pope Francis, preparing to execute a Judo throw on Patriarch BartholomewOn Pentecost, I was on Ancient Faith Today, which is hosted by Kevin Allen, and was on the show along with Fr. Matthew Baker, to ... discuss

By Don DeMarco, Ph. D.  Few things are less dramatic than opening one’s Chinese fortune cookie and reading the inscription. Under the circumstances, a drum roll is entirely unnecessary. I do not ... discuss

by Ben Johnson HUNTSVILLE, TX, May 21, 2014 (LifeSiteNews.com) – A Planned Parenthood affiliate in Texas bilked state and federal taxpayers for 10 years by performing unnecessary medical procedu ... discuss

It is (or rather should be) taken as a given that the Church is not perfect. The Church, after all, is comprised of many individuals; justified individuals for certain, but far from perfect. I think ... discuss

Would you volunteer to be on an abortion review panel if the blood money was high enough?It is clearly obscene, but altogether predictable. The Fine Gael majority government are finding out the high c ... discuss

Todd Starnes (Fox News) writes the following about the ongoing situation in Crimea:Breaking News: Secretary of State Kerry warns Russia of grave consequences if they invade the Ukraine. Russia respond ... discuss

Barack Obama exasperates Vladimir Putin. How is it in the U.S.’s interest, Putin wonders, to have complete chaos in the Middle East? Doesn’t President Obama understand that a Qaddafi or M ... discuss

Euthanasia is a culture which knows no boundaries.  Once begun, it spreads like cancer to include additional diseases, conditions and even age groups.  The latest domino to fall is action in Belgium ... discuss

by Joyce Cook, Letter to Editor: In a  recent story "Jonesboro's, two Arkansas hospitals back private option" raised the issue of the cost of uncompensated care for hospitals. The story says one ... discuss

by Kirsten Andersen WASHINGTON, D.C., January 28, 2014 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Dr. Keith Ablow, M.D., has been the target of death threats for his view that so-called ‘transgenderism’ i ... discuss

WASHINGTON – A 1-year-old policy that banishes plastic bags from the American University campus’ retail stores continues to remain controversial, with students complaining the rule is one ... discuss

by Kelli Unfortunately, what is thrown away is not only food and dispensable objects, but often human beings themselves, who are discarded as ‘unnecessary.’ For example, it is frightful even to th ... discuss

by Kelli Unfortunately, what is thrown away is not only food and dispensable objects, but often human beings themselves, who are discarded as ‘unnecessary.’ le, it is frightful even to think ther ... discuss

A rash of mandatory ultrasound laws across the country have had abortion advocates outraged. To them, it’s unnecessary and akin to rape, and it pressures and guilts the poor, poor women who just wan ... discuss

A rash of mandatory ultrasound laws across the country have had abortion advocates outraged. To them, it’s unnecessary and akin to rape, and it pressures and guilts the poor, poor women who just ... discuss

The Office of the Inspector General at the U.S. Department of Agriculture will investigate its Wildlife Services agency for unnecessary cruelty to animals and other potential wrongdoing, the Los Angel ... discuss

Abolish Human Abortion has posted this graphic (click to enlarge): AHA explains its position on clinic closures here. It lists several reasons, all of which I think are either incorrect or wrong-hea ... discuss

You might say that Planned Parenthood founder, Margaret Sanger, was the mother of the birth control movement and the grandmother of the abortion industry. She would have embraced the first title and ... discuss

You might say that Planned Parenthood founder, Margaret Sanger, was the mother of the birth control movement and the grandmother of the abortion industry. She would have embraced the first title and ... discuss

Ross Douthat, conservative and Catholic columnist for the New York Times, labeled his Sunday Ross Douthat, NYTimes piece this week: “The Pope and the Right.” Now before you go off, read it ... discuss

TweetBy Jonathon Van MarenOur 21st century cultural landscape is littered with the casualties of the Sexual Revolution, even though if you’ve been listening exclusively to its propaganda arms, the m ... discuss

The below document provides a short answer to the latest claims that have been made by Minister James Reilly and supported by An Taoiseach and others in recent days and weeks.These claims are simply n ... discuss

As might be expected, today’s abortion news feed was a clean sweep for Texas. All ten headlines carried stories of yesterday’s judicial ruling—which blocked some of Texas’ new ... discuss

As might be expected, today’s abortion news feed was a clean sweep for Texas. All ten headlines carried stories of yesterday’s judicial ruling—which blocked some of Texas’ new ... discuss

WSJ has a story this morning on kids and the sugar in Halloween treats. On the one hand, I love it because if offers scientific evidence (or rather, lack thereof) of an opinion I have long held: that ... discuss

FEATURES:Skid Plate These Pro Comp stainless steel skid plates protect the underside of your lifted vehicle from rocks, stumps, and curbs without adding unnecessary weight. ... discuss

“The first panacea for a mismanaged nation is inflation of the currency; the second is war. Both bring a temporary prosperity; both bring a permanent ruin. But both are the refuge of political and e ... discuss

Barack Obama's completly unprecidented 'barrycading' of the nation's parks and monuments has cost the Park Service $76 million each day during the shutdown. And that's not all ... In addition to the ... discuss

Obama has responded to veterans converging from all over the country to protest the absurdly unnecessary barricades closing off war memorials exactly as you might expect of someone well known for ar ... discuss

I've seen those pictures of pregnant women painting their big bellies to look like basketballs or pumpkins or what-have-you, but that's just not me.  I find it mildly repulsive.  I find it ... discuss

A confused interlocutor on our Facebook page recently asked whether we want since-closed abortion clinics to re-open.The answer is simple. Of course not.We are happy to hear of every killing center c ... discuss

My jaw dropped when I first read that Barack Obama had in speaking to the UN General Assembly referred to Israel's presence in Judea and Samaria as "the occupation of the West Bank" and argued that " ... discuss

   In 7th grade for my Christmas present, my Dad and Mom got me a backboard, a hoop and a basketball.  Dad attached the backboard and hoop to the garage  on Christmas Day and I beg ... discuss

Luke turned ten in August.  Ten years ago, I was a 24 year old new mom who had it all figured out.  Funny.  Ten years in.  I have it less figured out that a decade ago.  As I ... discuss

Since I didn't get a chance to do a What I Learned Wednesday Post (though I did prepare; not enough time to write it), you're getting a 7 Quick Takes posts this week.-- 1 --As soon as I realized that ... discuss

What could possible go wrong with ObamaCare? (Click on image to enlarge.) One of my nieces asked me a few weeks back how ObamaCare would be different from the status quo of health care in America.  G ... discuss

Conjoined Twins Safely Separated, Almost Became Abortion Victims Emmett and Owen Ezell were born last month in Dallas, Texas but they were very much unlike most sets of twins. They were are identic ... discuss

  What is a POLST, and why should you oppose it? by Julie Grimstad August 30, 2013 (LifeSiteNews.com) - The POLST (Physician Orders for Life-Sustaining Treatment) form ... discuss

--1-- UglyLast month (more specifically the July/August polyglot that was the last 45 to 60 days) got away from me. We had the flu. We had a newborn. We had excuses! Literally. Though we homeschool&nb ... discuss

By Ken Shepherd | newsbusters.org “Things are looking pretty bleak in the world of abortion care” with “[a] wave of states” having been “disturbingly successful at s ... discuss

By Denise Hunnell, M.D. The purposes of professional medical associations are to set standards of medical practice for their members, to support members in the practice of medicine, as well as to serv ... discuss

Unnecessary alarms have been raised by even some of the leading lights of conservatism based on an incomplete reading of history and judicial case law.… Read the restThe post The Myth of a Runaw ... discuss

A friend from confirmed that this happened. This happened during the #MillionPeopleMarch at the Luneta. My friend said and I quote: "there was a plan to say Mass indeed, and we were looking for ... discuss

Despite congratulating themselves on the supposedly “unnecessary” abortion regulations — a conclusion pro-aborts basically came to by investigating themselves — a fairly signif ... discuss

[Today's guest post by Rachel Cox is part of our paid blogging program.]Whenever a legislator proposes safety regulations for abortion facilities, the abortion industry always plays the part of the vi ... discuss

By Eric Boehm | Watchdog.org: The Internal Revenue Service soon will have a larger role to play in managing the health records of Americans. But they’re having a hard time managing their own recor ... discuss

This story explains a lot.My current homestate, New York, is one of many states which does not protect medical personnel from wrongful birth or wrongful life lawsuits.A wrongful birth suit is when a f ... discuss

There was some unusual candor from one of the chief architects of Obamacare at the end of last week, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV). According to the Las Vegas Sun, 'In just about seven ... discuss

by Gerren McHam, Heritage Foundation: During the August congressional recess, a pro-amnesty coalition of business and union interests is putting the squeeze on members of the House of Representati ... discuss

The chief god in Scandinavian mythology, Odin, carried a javelin called Gungnir. This javelin was no ordinary javelin, for it was created by a group of dwarves known as the Sons of Ivaldi. It was fash ... discuss

By Alex SchadenbergInternational Chair - Euthanasia Prevention CoalitionOn July 31, 2013, the Court of Appeal (Civil Division) in Britain decided in the Nicklinson case that no exception would be crea ... discuss

Western front, 1915-1916. (Source: U.S. Military Academy.) Over on The American Catholic, DarwinCatholic has posted an interesting article on an ongoing reassessment of World War I. The American ... discuss

By squeaker A lot of the problems surrounding immodest dress stems from an incomplete realization, by both women and men, of just how weak men can be when it comes to visual distractions. Most Catholi ... discuss

Tweetby Ruth VanDykenThree young British fellows approached me on Monday in Dundas Square, with looks of disapproval cast at my “Choice” Chain sign. “Is this some kind of religious thing?” the ... discuss

How Does FAM/NFP Empower Women?Almost every woman, at one point or another, finds herself in one of the following situations:Trying to achieve pregnancyTrying to avoid pregnancySimply wanting to under ... discuss

Statists never learn. According to Reason TV, in the early part of the 20th century the government began heavily regulating a new industry in the midst of its unprecedented expansion. That industry w ... discuss

I always find it amusing when gay politicians back Islam. Via NY Times: Christine C. Quinn, the City Council speaker and one of the leading Democratic candidates for mayor, walked into a clubhouse ... discuss

 Last month scientists in Oregon succeeded in cloning a human being. Unabashedly, they admit that women are the target for the raw materials for their work. Human eggs and human tissue are ... discuss

Late Friday afternoon, New Hampshire Governor John Lynch announced his veto of a bill to ban partial-birth abortion. The House and Senate will consider overrides to this and other vetoes on June 27.Af ... discuss

  I have been troubled for a very long time with the number of abortions in our country…I am also troubled with them worldwide, but I will focus on the U.S. for now. I think that all of them ar ... discuss

by Jane St. Clair Author of Walk Me to Midnight I wrote “Thirty Logical Reasons to Vote No on Assisted Suicide” when the issue was on the ballot in Washington state.  It’s now on th ... discuss

This is an attempt to outline 6 of SOME of the best things in life. There are many others for sure, but I limit myself to these. They cost almost nothing but yet are so enriching.1. Silence:The i-seri ... discuss

Alan Shlemon, of Stand to Reason, returns to Echo Zoe Radio for this episode to discuss Same-Sex Marriage. This is a weighty and charged topic, and comes with a lot of emotional baggage on both sides ... discuss

I have been repeatedly reminded that the prolificity of my Opinerlog posts has mysteriously diminished over the past several months. No, as yet, I haven't been threatened with an IRS audit. Being a s ... discuss

Letter of Bishop James D. Conley, Diocese of Lincoln Nebraskahttp://www.dioceseoflincoln.org/SouthernNeRegister/bcc/bcc050313.aspxOur news outlets are not known for their squeamish attitude towar ... discuss

Letter of Bishop James D. Conley, Diocese of Lincoln Nebraskahttp://www.dioceseoflincoln.org/SouthernNeRegister/bcc/bcc050313.aspxOur news outlets are not known for their squeamish attitude towar ... discuss

This post constitutes Part II of a response to a recent article written by Michael Coughlin. In Part I, I addressed his first two major points of criticism against AHA. In this post, I address Coug ... discuss

Effectively stating that he does not believe that all human beings are people, President Obama called Personhood USA and Personhood Missisippi’s personhood amendment “absurd” when speaking at a ... discuss

If Twitter had been around in antiquity for the Church Fathers, we likely would have been retweeting (RT) these ...Top 10 Most Memorable April Fools Day Moments from the Tweeting Fathers10. RT @Nursia ... discuss

The root of the GOP’s problem now is the same as that of the Democrats in 1969: the party’s reputation has been ruined by a botched, unnecessary war — Vietnam in the case of the Democrats, Ira ... discuss

You know, I really have never really liked this day at all.  Even when I had a Boyfriend it never felt right.  I remember one time my Ex bringing home a dozen roses for me, and be being piss ... discuss

“They who can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety, deserve neither liberty nor safety.”—Benjamin Franklin, 1775 Now assassinating a citizen near you? If you’re ... discuss

by Jennifer Mason A recent study published by the pro-abortion group National Advocates for Pregnant Women blames arrests and forced interventions on Personhood ideology, pleading for people who ... discuss

-By Warner Todd Huston Despite Obama’s promise to cut unnecessary regulations, his administration issued $236.7 billion in new regulations in 2012. According to a report by the American Action F ... discuss

by Warner Todd Huston: After a vote on January 8, Illinois is set to join only two other states, New Mexico and Washington, to allow illegal immigrants to apply for state drivers licenses. A th ... discuss

Tim SweetmanHannah Farver has published an excellent piece dealing with that feeling we’ve all had: incredible smallness. I’ve never looked at Facebook before and felt small. Bored, annoyed, i ... discuss

ELMER “BUDDY” DOEMy nursing home friend, Elmer, died today.He was, by his own admission, a handful as a youngster.  He went off and joined the Army during WWII, served in the European theater ... discuss

Gandalf the Grey: “Those are goblin Wargs! They will outrun you! Radagast the Brown: “These are rhosgobel rabbits! I’d like to see them try.” What kind of movie combines the ep ... discuss

In April of 2009, before the Obama/Reid/Pelosi jamdown on taking over the US healthcare system, I posted this article on the real causes of death (and the the most expensive demands for healthcare) in ... discuss

Wish Upon the Star Aka Stars Falling From the Sky Omo, omo- this was CUTE! Except for the fact (not uncommon with Kdramas) that sometimes they forgot they were making a CAYUTE family friendly show an ... discuss

The following was published today at National Right to Life News Today.By Dave Andrusko and Paul StarkThe opinions expressed in the prestigious British medical publication The Lancet carry enormous we ... discuss

Tweet This Post To read the actual text without the graphic click on the drop down to the right Once upon a time, men wore the pants, and wore them well. Women rarely had to open doors ... discuss

Abortionist Willie Parker and other Mississippi abortionists were unable to obtain admitting privileges at any hospital near Jackson, Mississippi so the state's lone abortion clinic has filed suit to ... discuss

There is one passage of Scripture it seems every non-believer knows by heart, and can quote it in King James English: “Judge not, lest ye be judged." Just about any time there is a discussion about ... discuss

For an organization working to eliminate a specific injustice, anniversaries are not something to celebrate. The goal is to become superfluous. The fact that our work is still necessary is indication ... discuss

By Denise Hunnell, M.D. (Zenit.org) – Caleb Beaver died at age 16 on Christmas Day in 2011 due to a previously undiagnosed congenital malformation of his blood vessels. His devastated parents a ... discuss

Over at my Facebook page, LTI is posting a daily link to a pro-life apologetics article. I thought we'd catch you up here: Here is the latest: Robert P. George: Embryo EthicsSynopsis: We should ... discuss

Print out a Second Amendment Rights Physician Affidavit Here is a  tool to give to your doctor if he/she starts to ask/advise you about your possession of firearms:http://www.2asisters.or ... discuss

From Pro-Life Ireland: The death of Dr Savita Halappanavar last month in University Hospital Galway was a tragedy. It is all the more shocking because essential medical treatment in pregnancy is gu ... discuss

Via Breitbart.com, November 5: President Obama’s big rally tonight turned out to be just like his first, opening salvo of the 2012 campaign: a half-empty arena in Ohio. According to RealClearPoliti ... discuss

I have a new poll question up: Who will win the presidency on Election Day? Vote on the lower right side of the home page. The last poll was interesting. I separated out responses so pro-life thinking ... discuss

ARRA News Service - This morning, the Bureau of Labor Statistics released the latest jobs numbers. Opening Summary: The Economy Sucks and Remains Stuck under the Obama administration! Today, Ways ... discuss

The Boston Globe came published the following editorial on November 2 entitled: End-of-life discussions, care should come before Question 2. Massachusetts citizens are voting on November 6 on ballot Q ... discuss

I've seen those pictures of pregnant women painting their big bellies to look like basketballs or pumpkins or what-have-you, but that's just not me.  I find it mildly repulsive.  I find it ... discuss

In discussions with Baptists, statistics are sometimes brought forth that supposedly refute infant baptism. They point out all the people who been baptized but do not live as Christians when ... discuss

The survivors of Major Nidal Malik Hasan’s 2009 massacre at Ft. Hood are pushing for the killings to be called an act of terrorism. The Obama administration has labeled it “workplace vio ... discuss

Today's must-reads ... in order of suggested read for folks in a rush: New York Times - Romney as a Manager: Unhurried and Socratic (Today's shocker - The Times actually puts out a highly pro-Romney ... discuss

Ecclesiastes 11:5, "As you do not know the way the spirit comes to the bones in the womb of a woman with child, so you do not know the work of God who makes everything."In mistakenly thinking man ca ... discuss

Tonight is the 1st Election 2012 Presidential Debate between Democrat incumbent President Barack Obama and Republican Governor Mitt Romney. The key topic for the debate will be Domestic Policy and ... discuss

Explaining the title of the LectureFor the lecture’s title I have used a phrase which appears in T.S.Eliot’s Four Quartets – the second of which is called East Coker.  East Coker is a villa ... discuss

Below are the notes which formed the foundation of my opening remarks for the panel discussion on engaging twenty and thirty-somethings in the congregation. I will be posting more resources as links a ... discuss

In the wake of the Obama Administration’s regulation requiring all employers but houses of worship to offer free birth control and sterilization coverage, Missouri passed legislation stating tha ... discuss

VOTE THEM ALL OUT!      On Tuesday, November 6, 2012, all California incumbents should be voted out of office.  Democrats & some Republicans have either been complicit ... discuss

Guest post by Cheryl Sullenger of Operation Rescue Yesterday Operation Rescue reported that a woman is suing Planned Parenthood Birmingham for missing an ectopic pregnancy. Clinic staff and abortion ... discuss

Every American owes $50,900 of the national debt. Today in Washington, D.C. - Sept 18, 2012 The Senate is not in session today and will return for legislative business on Wednesday. On Wednesday ... discuss

by Peter Saunders September 18, 2012 (pjsaunders) - The BBC reported yesterday morning on the launch of a new consultation by the HFEA (Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority) into a new controv ... discuss

The BBC reported yesterday morning on the launch of a new consultation by the HFEA (Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority) into a new controversial fertility treatment which creates embryos fro ... discuss

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The most evident mark of God's anger and the most terrible castigation He can inflict upon the world are manifested when He permits His people to fall into the hands of clergy who are priests more in ... discuss

The Family Foundation of Virginia used a Freedom of Information Act request to obtain the inspection report of Virginia's abortion clinics. It's not pretty. Including one clinic in which bags of blo ... discuss

The article below from The Sydney Morning Herald is an interesting overview of the Second Vatican Council and its aftermath.   Those of us just old enough to remember the Church before " ... discuss

Brethren: Peace and Good to all of you in Jesus’ Name. The actions perpetrated by Muslim extremists in Egypt and in Libya – which resulted i ... discuss

The answer comes in two parts. First, because the law requires a woman to get a prescription before she can buy the pill, and it requires her to get an invasive and frequently unnecessary medical exa ... discuss

This week is another 4 Moms Q&A session!  Here are some of the questions I received this time.  If you have a question you would like to see answered in an upcoming session, keep an eye on the Life ... discuss

Paul Ryan (Photo via Wikipedia) by Ralph Benko, Contributing Author: A Saturday Evening Post reporter asked, in 1932, John Maynard Keynes if there had ever been anything like the Great Depression. K ... discuss

My column at First Things this week takes yet another stab at discussing the idols some of us are (of have in the past) made of our ideologies, and how damaging it is becoming to our mental and social ... discuss

The following article represents an interview with John Kelly, the director of the disability rights group Second Thoughts that was published in the Boston Pilot. Second Thoughts is working to defeat ... discuss

Outside my window... Mr. Pete will have to forgo his weekly siesta on the living room couch on Sundays - at least for a little while. The powers-that-be at CYO have moved the cross country meet ... discuss

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit issued an opinion late last week in Sherley v. Sebelius allowing the Obama administration to continue funding destructive embryo research ... discuss

I am delighted to read in L'Osservatore Romano, a leading article, published yesterday, praising Cardinal O'Brien's and the Scottish bishops' fearless defence of families.It describes the Cardinal's d ... discuss

Declining rates of circumcision could cost society big time when the boy babies become men and risk STDs from engaging in risky activities.  From the LA Times story: Declining rates of circumcision a ... discuss

Sandra Fluke, crusader against religious liberty, has resurfaced.Obama's campaign is using her for fundraising.Email subject line - "Legitimate rape."Mary --In a recent statement that was both factual ... discuss

Obama, McCaskill, Funded Group Failing to Report Child Rape The national debate over abortion today is focused on comments Missouri Rep. Todd Akin made about abortions in cases of rape and incest ... discuss

Priests for Life National Director Fr. Frank Pavone today issued the following statement on the abortion plank approved by the Republican Platform Committee. “Priests for Life is grateful to those ... discuss

By Ken Blackwell and Ken Klukowski (Contributing Authors): We do not know who will win the White House in November. But we do know that American politics has crossed the Rubicon on spending and entitl ... discuss

Todd Akin was trying to defend innocent babies who are killed because they were  conceived in rape.  His choice of words was poor.Rebecca Kiessling, a pro-life attorney from Michigan, fully ... discuss

10. It's been hot this summer. Everything is languishing.9.  My friend Paula was visiting from Chicago -- I was busy with her and Ramona was busy with Paula's daughter. I begged to accompany  ... discuss

Heritage Investigates has highlighted another example of of Government Waste. And who paid for it - the taxpayers. The story follows: A report from the Agriculture Department’s Inspector Gener ... discuss

Being so blessed as to be able to attend the Latin Mass every Sunday, there are times that we are forced to attend the Novus Ordo Mass. Now, lest anyone think otherwise, I am not one of those who beli ... discuss

A developing development software application is the most important methods while in the building job. these your personal retirement planner programs have really helped estimators to create value pr ... discuss

We’ve previously discussed a German judge forbidding the circumcision of minors. Now, a Norwegian non Jew/Muslim is telling those major world religions how to practice their faith. From the Ha ... discuss

Jesse Jackson? Jesse Jackson in Oak Creek at the community meeting held in response to Wade Page's murderous rampage?Good grief.This horrible event is being exploited.From FOX6 News:Community members ... discuss

I love writing book reviews and I love reading them. Since I cannot possibly read and review all of the interesting books out there, I publish occasional round-ups of reviews written by other writers. ... discuss

My friend found me on campus after his first political science class. He told me his professor began the first day saying, “There is nothing in the world I hate more than young, white, Republican, ... discuss

On August 6, 1945, the United States dropped an atomic bomb on Hiroshima, Japan. It was the beginning of the end of World War II.It was a pivotal event. Truly, the world changed in an instant.A few ye ... discuss

Brethren: Peace and Good to all of you. This, from the Catechism of the Catholic Church: A day of grace and rest from work 2184 Just as God \"rested on the seventh day from all his work which h ... discuss

So, I haven't written in a couple of days because of everything that's been going on. It's so much to get into but I will try to keep it as "in a nutshell" as I possibly can. As the title says, I've e ... discuss

Today, there are two court decisions from two countries both dealing with a similar question, that being, who has the right to decide when to withdraw medical treatment. The first case, decid ... discuss

Obama has refused to issue the presidential permit for the Keystone XL pipeline, a vital project that will bring energy we need and unleash billions in private investment.  Now he’s poised to div ... discuss

Pro-abortion groups like Planned Parenthood would like you to think they are fighting for women by opposing draconian measures promoted by republicans against women’s health.  In actuality, the cau ... discuss

Here it is, August 1, and the anti-Chick-fil-A crusade has reached “epic fail” proportions.  Far from hurting Dan Cathy through his pocketbook, the threatened boycott has generated the A ... discuss

I'm very blessed to have a very possible future daughter-in-law who's graced our family with visits on several occasions and who consistently brings out the best in those about her - including but no ... discuss

When a charitable organization such as the Catholic Campaign for Human Development (CCHD) has given millions of dollars to help other organizations – such as the local affiliates of the various Ali ... discuss

Warning: Possible Spoilers TDKR opens about 8 years after "The Dark Knight"  left off.  Gotham City is honoring Harvey Dent with Harvey Dent Day, and Bruce Wayne is a recluse, taking the bla ... discuss

Here’s the thing We are triumphant with internet dating, like unbelievably so. Anybody whoms online friends beside me knows that I have pulled massive numbers of women from Facebook and StickAm. ... discuss

Yes, I spell "rumor" as rumour. I often prefer British English spellings. ;)I didn't post anything yesterday because of how well Tuesday's post was doing. Also, I am buying myself time for a guest pos ... discuss

Below is the expanded version of my blog post. It is now up at EtherZone: President Obama’s recent “you didn’t build that” comment has ignited quite a debate.  Interestingly, this debate has ... discuss

article source: http://www.hoover.org/print/publications/defining-ideas/article/123236July 24, 2012, defining ideas Will Banning Guns Prevent Another Aurora? by Richard A. Epstein (Peter an ... discuss

I was reading with my two teens A Short History of Western Civilization, second Edition, by Harrison and Sullivan: published in 1966 Although there was some expansion of industrial capitalism in the a ... discuss

The June 1972 Crisis Revisited The “discord” at the Supreme Court since the health care ruling that CBS News Correspondent Jan Crawfordhas written about in the past few weeks can’t compare to J ... discuss

My last update - after coming home from the hospital - was titled Home, Healing and Hope, though now I see how pathetically small my hope really was.  I see because the next day, God gave me a m ... discuss

Out of the top 100 churches in attendance, there are a whopping two that have a pro-life ministry.  Calvary Chapel of Albuquerque and The Rock Church in San Diego are the only two that ... discuss

WASHINGTON – With job creation and economic recovery at the top of Washington’s “to-do list,” U.S. Senator John Boozman today introduced the “Death Tax Repeal Act,” a bill that would per ... discuss

Good morning. Do you concur, well, not perhaps with the whole premise, but that changes to the Hobbit of that nature was unnecessary? Honey … I’m home! The rest of us have to get a dog ... discuss

Over the weekend, I spoke on the Frugality panel for Vision Forum’s food conference, The Reformation of Food & the Family.  The complete name of the panel discussion was, “Resolving the t ... discuss

A proper definition of “Pro-life” has been attempted and will continue to be attempted.  Many people seem to believe that to be pro-life is to be against abortion.  But from an ideologic ... discuss

Sen. Whitehouse's Abusive Bill To Limit Your Free Speech Today In Washington, D.C. - July 16, 2012: The House will reconvene Tuesday, July 17th. The Senate will reconvene at 2 PM today and at 5 P ... discuss

MARK 2:23-28Jesus is passing through a field of grain on the Sabbath and the hungry disciples pick and eat grains. The Pharisees are all over this like white on rice. (You can read it here.) Here ... discuss

Voters in Liechtenstein have vindicated Crown Prince Alois’ right of veto in all cases. On the 1st of July, 76% of voters in the country decided to vote in favour of upholding the Crown Prin ... discuss

Alright, after a couple of politically-flavored posts, I’m going to have mercy on everyone and give you a gift for the weekend, and it comes to us in two parts via an excellent site within the E ... discuss

Protest violations of doctrine, discipline and worship. From Episcopal News ServiceBy Mary Frances Schjonberg The Very Rev. John B. Burwell, deputy of South Carolina, stands up in the House ... discuss

This week’s Q&A is a special topical edition focusing on breastfeeding.  I have nursed all 10 of my children so far, but not without a few bumps along the way.  I learned a lot from my momR ... discuss

I’ve been holding out on y’all. You might know that I had an ultrasound last week, and I haven’t publicly announced the baby’s gender yet.  We haven’t known ahead of tim ... discuss

Churches End Fortnight of Freedom Today With Bell Tolls Millions of Americans marked the Fortnight of Freedom campaign launched by the nation’s Catholic bishops and supported by pro-life and Chri ... discuss

National Osteoporosis Society is a UK-wide charity dedicated to improving the diagnosis, prevention and treatment of osteoporosis.It is a member of the Association of Medical Research Charities (AMRC) ... discuss

by Lord AltonThe so-called consultation on the Falconer proposals is intended to provide a cloak of respectability for a Bill which will lead to doctors being required to take the lives of some patien ... discuss

*The following is a blog post I put up on prolifebook.com.  In it, I respond to four other bloggers' statements about the morality of abortion.  Two of them are for it, a ... discuss

23 years ago I gave birth to my first baby - and I say without equivocation or doubt that it was one of the worst experiences of my life. It changed me mentally, physically and spiritually, and alt ... discuss

From an atheist of sorts. Giulio Prisco is a European rocket scientist, undoubtedly talented and brilliant in his field. But philosophy and theology are not rocket science. Prisco is out of his elemen ... discuss

Some sort of universal challenge faced through countless men whether small or older around the world is Rapid climaxing (PE) as a consequence of tension. When it comes to sexual activity, unfortunatel ... discuss

I was not going to write about this new development in prenatal genetic testing for a couple of reasons.  First because I have written about this technology that allows a peek into the womb ... discuss

Denise Burke in The Washington Times: The deadline for the Supreme Court’s decision on Obamacare has nearly arrived. As the nation contemplates the impact of this historic case, the court’s rulin ... discuss

Two laws passed -- removing unnecessary bureaucracy and making New Hampshire more homeschool friendly Contact: Jeremiah Lorrig, Home School Legal Defense Association, 540-338-5600 PURCELLVILLE, Va., ... discuss

The previous post in this series is here. So, in yet another attempt to account for the fact, discussed previously here and here, that we see no evidence yet of alien life (let alone intelligent alien ... discuss

Henry Sturges: Real power comes not from hate but from truth.Abraham Lincoln, Vampire Slayer is light on history and heavy on vampires but ultimately delivers an action movie that is a lot of fun.We f ... discuss




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