Archive for July, 2008

McCain raising profile on pro-life views

McCain is now being more vocal about his pro-life views, presumably because he wants the social conservative vote. If he’d come out against ESC research it would be much easier for me to vote for him. How can people claim to be pro-life and still support research that kills the unborn? It makes no sense […]

Obama wants a police state?

Back on July 2, Barack Obama reportedly made the following statement while in Colorado Springs: “We cannot continue to rely on our military in order to achieve the national security objectives we’ve set. We’ve got to have a civilian national security force that’s just as powerful, just as strong, just as well-funded.” Could he be […]

Genocide in the US of A

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I just got an e-mail from the Center for Bioethical Reform, and they provided two interesting facts about abortion in the United States: -Did you know that since 1973, more than twice as many blacks have died from abortion than from heart disease, cancer, accidents, violent crimes and AIDS combined? -Did you know that Blacks […]

Who benefits from global warming scaremongering?

Bret Stephens answers this question in the Wall Street Journal: Socialism may have failed as an economic theory, but global warming alarmism, with its dire warnings about the consequences of industry and consumerism, is equally a rebuke to capitalism. Take just about any other discredited leftist nostrum of yore – population control, higher taxes, a […]

Well, maybe he hasn’t accomplished anything, but you’ve gotta admit he inspires!

Opposing same sex marriages

Randy Alcorn posted a great piece on his blog, Eternal Perspectives, the other day. It deals with same sex marriage and the reasons we should oppose it. A few excerpts: …Marriage has been the societal building block for millennia; it has developed as the method by which cultures pass on, from generation to generation, who […]

Guns and martyrdom

I understand John Piper is a fairly well-known pastor. I’ve not personally heard any of his sermons, but I’ve met several bloggers who like him. The following commentary on his blog is weird, though, to say the least. What do the supreme court ruling on guns and the martyrdom of missionaries have to do with […]