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2009 - Articles Archive
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July - December 2009
Democrats’ Policies Based on Dogma, Hopes, Dreams, not Reality
How is one to rationally explain the Democrats’ belief that the government taking over another one-sixth of the American economy is a good thing? The answer is religion. 10/27/09
Russian Research Forecasts Global Cooling
In a sharp rebuke to climate alarmists who believe human-generated carbon dioxide is responsible for causing catastrophic global warming, a Russian scientist has issued what amounts to a news flash announcing, "Sun Heats Earth!" 10/27/09
Climate Chains, Environmental Alarmists Threaten Our Freedoms
An epic debate is underway in our country. Proposed climate legislation would have a far-reaching impact on our standard of living and give government a portal into every aspect of our lives. 10/26/09
The End Game of the Left
By enflaming hatred of the wealthy (and by extension, capitalism), the left can brandish social justice as a weapon to seize complete control of government and essentially enslave the populace. 10/25/09
Welcome to the World of Newspeak
In George Orwell’s novel, “1984,” Newspeak refers to language designed by a totalitarian regime to control thought and make subversive speech impossible. 10/23/09
Multiculturalism and Marxism
No successful society shows a spontaneous tendency towards multiculturalism or multiracialism. 10/23/09
Green Patriarch Bartholomew Embraces Leftist Environmental Agenda
Far-left environmental activism is blind to the economic and social dimensions of environment care. Alarmism, in other words, should have no place in our deliberations about the environment because it makes no account of the economic and social ramifications that environmental policy will have on real people. 10/22/09
Welcome to the School of Social Engineering
With each passing day, it’s becoming increasingly clear that the change the American people voted for is not the “change” President Obama envisions for our country. 10/19/09
Queering Our Schools
Advocating the indoctrination of kindergarten children based on anecdotal evidence or flawed science isn’t Mr. Jennings’ worst offense. 10/16/09
Anita Dunn Favorite Philosopher Mao Tse-Tung
Anita Dunn, the White House Communications Director, admitted that one of favorite political Philosophers, one that she “turns to the most”, is Mao Tse-Tung, the demonic communist dictator responsible for the starvation, torture, and murder of 70 million Chinese. 10/16/09
Nation of Men, Not of Laws
It is a dark day when the rule of law is disregarded because it conflicts with the left’s amoral world view. 10/1/2009
The Appearance of Design
DNA is like a computer program but far, far more advanced than any software ever created. 9/23/09
Education Normal
A suitable education must do more, therefore, than simply teach facts, even moral facts. Education must seek to cultivate the moral imagination of the child, for reducing moral education to a list of rules is bound to fail. 9/2009
Liberty and Tyranny: A Conservative Manifesto
In Liberty and Tyranny: A Conservative Manifesto, Mark Levin identifies and analyzes two divergent, mutually exclusive philosophies of governance. 9/2009
Are We Witnessing the Collapse of Liberalism?
Less than a year into his presidency, Barack Obama’s world grows bleaker. Liberalism’s world is bleaker. At home and abroad, liberalism, as advanced by the President, is failing. 9/29/09
The Bigger the Government, the Smaller the Citizen
The bigger the government becomes, the smaller the individual citizen becomes. 9/1/09
Warning: Obamacare May Be Hazardous to the Unborn
Either President Obama has experienced an epiphany regarding the sanctity of human life at every stage of development, or once again his Administration is attempting to pull the wool over the American people’s eyes with a rhetorical bait and switch. 9/18/09
Environmental Sinners in the Hand of an Angry God
If we can’t convince people to change their behavior to save the planet, maybe God can. Or so one atheist thinks. 9/17/09
Marxism’s Last (and First) Stronghold
Marxism, we’re often told, is dead. While Communism as a system of authoritarian power still exists in countries like China and North Korea. But American universities still embrace this deadly ideology. 9/9/09
When It Comes to Sex, the Left Hates Science
It has become an article of faith among those on the secular left that they are the natural allies of scientific rationality. Autumn 2009
The Assault on American Business
The message from Washington is clear and getting louder by the day. If you run a successful business you face excessive government regulations and higher levels of taxation for years to come. The more productive and profitable you become, the more you will be forced to pay for the privilege of operating in this country. 7/27/09
American Socialism & Chinese Capitalism
Apparently, the Chinese learned from the economic failures of socialism while the US Congress learned nothing and actively intervenes in the decision-making of American capitalist firms. 9/7/09
ObamaCare and Catholic Social Teaching
"First and most important, the Church will not accept any legislation that mandates coverage, public or private, for abortion, euthanasia, or embryonic stem-cell research." 9/6/09
The U.N.’s Shocking Sexuality Guidelines
Both UN documents argue for "guaranteeing" the sexual rights of children and for integrating sexuality education as an essential aspect of human rights. 8/30/09
Obama the Repo Man
In the world of Obama and his friends, there are able bodied people who can be used. Then there are the clunkers, the parasites and sponges. The welcome mat has been pulled out from under us; the Statue of Liberty is sinking. 8/19/09
Greenpeace Leader Admits Arctic Ice Exaggeration
The outgoing leader of Greenpeace has admitted his organization’s recent claim that the Arctic Ice will disappear by 2030 was “a mistake.” 8/19/09
Death Care and the Commodification of Life
Federal “healthcare” must inevitably turn into “Death Care,” because the bureaucracy will have the sole power to determine the rules under which you and I will live and die. 8/19/09
Turning a Blind Eye to Murdered Christians
In June, North Korean’s beastly communist dictatorship executed a 33 year old Christian woman for distributing Bibles, while also imprisoning her 3 little children, husband and parents, in conditions undoubtedly ghastly. 8/17/09
Global Warming and the Poor
A funny thing happened on the way to saving the world’s poor from the ravages of global warming. The poor told the warming alarmists to get lost. 8/5/09
The Problems With Socialized Government Healthcare
Video outlining the dangers of a socialized heath care system. 8/5/09
Gov’t Insurance Would Allow Coverage for Abortions
Health care legislation before Congress would allow a new government-sponsored insurance plan to cover abortions, a decision that would affect millions of women and recast federal policy on the divisive issue. 8/5/09
The Death of Conscience
Our teenagers are more sexually active than any generation of youth before them. They also are consuming more pornography and compromising basic moral standards more often. It seems that many of them have lost not only their innocence, but their conscience, too. 8/4/09
Know-Nothing-in-Chief
Is President Obama an economic illiterate? Harsh as that sounds, there’s growing evidence he understands little about economics and even less about economic growth or job creation. 8/3/09
Missions and Marxism
During the 1980’s, United Methodist Church missionaries toiled in Nicaragua, not planting churches or winning souls, but flaking for the Sandinista experiment with Central American Marxism. 7/22/09
Take the red pill, Mr. President
President Obama wants us to solve this problem by putting himself and other government officials in charge of rescuing medicine from the medical profession. 7/23/09
Americans Are Beginning to Understand the Left
There is only one good thing about the Obama administration’s attempts to nationalize most health care and to begin to control Americans’ energy consumption through cap-and-trade: clarity about the left. These attempts are enabling more and more Americans to understand the thinking and therefore the danger of the left. 7/21/09
Science: Theists Need Not Apply
Religious bigotry is alive and well in the scientific community, as evidenced by its response to President Obama’s decision to appoint Dr. Francis Collins as the head of the National Institutes of Health. 7/19/09
Socialist America sinking
The Obamination and the totalitarian Democrats are shoving America towards socialism. 7/18/09
The Audacity of Conceit
Intelligent idiots, smart fools, multi-degreed morons - lots of monikers could describe a category of individuals dismayingly prominent in the ruling elites of the West. 7/10/09
Obama’s Conscience Claws
President Obama has a masterful ability to convince people he is their friend even while he attacks them. 7/9/09
Cap and Trade: The Big Con
Masquerading as an instrument of environmental salvation, the Waxman-Markey cap-and-trade bill will result in one of the largest seizures of wealth in human history. The legislation will wreak havoc on American manufacturing and industry, and coerce the conformity of an already economically squeezed populace. 7/3/09
January - June 2009
No Laughing Matter - America’s Path to Marxism
This decline has happened because, according to Mishin, “the population was dumbed down through a politicized and substandard education” that produced millions of Americans who “know more about their favorite TV dramas than the drama in D.C. that directly affects their lives.” 7/2/09
The ugly face of liberalism
It has been interesting watching the response to the Honduran military’s recent ousting its nation’s president, Manuel Zelaya. Barack Obama called the action “not legal” and Hillary Clinton said that the arrest of Zelaya should be condemned. 7/1/09
See This Movie: "The Stoning of Soraya M."
Just released as if by Providence the week after the fraudulent elections in Iran and the suppression and murder of Iranian dissidents, is a film about the nature of the radical Muslims who govern Iran. 6/30/09
Making a Monkey Out of Darwin
That Darwinism has proven “disastrous theory” is indisputable. 6/30/09
Honduras Defends Its Democracy
Hugo Chávez’s coalition-building efforts suffered a setback yesterday when the Honduran military sent its president packing for abusing the nation’s constitution. 6/29/09
When did the lowbrows take over the culture?
As a nation we are under the thumb of idiots. Not just indoctrinated, or wrong-thinking, or power-hungry, or manipulative, or even malevolent people. 6/26/09
A Plan to Hurt You
Imagine waiting for a year to have cancer surgery while the malignancy spreads – and then be told, “Sorry. You waited too long. Go home and die.” It happens in Britain and Canada because they have socialized medicine. 6/26/09
The little president who wasn’t there
The White House is now occupied by a little president who just isn’t there when he is called upon to take a clear, moral stand. 6/24/09
Save the Planet, Get Married!
Environmental activists want us to change our lifestyle to save the planet. We must drive less, fly less, eat less meat, and take fewer baths. Yet, these green fanatics remain silent on two of the most important ecological catastrophes: the explosive growth in singles, and divorce. 6/17/09
62 Million Voiceless Americans
Is it still called debate when only one side controls the conversation? That’s the question the 62 million Americans who didn’t vote for Obama are asking themselves. 6/9/09
Power Plants Are Batteries
Most of us are not aware that our electrical power plants themselves are also batteries in a sense — huge installations that cost very large amounts of energy to construct. 6/8/09
Obama’s Lost Opportunity to Address Coptic Persecution
President Obama’s trip to Cairo gave him an opportunity to confront the persecution of Egypt’s ancient Christian community, an opportunity he apparently passed up. 6/8/09
The Church Everywhere
So what happened to America? Here we are, known far and wide as the most religious country in the West, and yet people constantly turn to the government more than the church in times of crisis. 5/29/09
The Collapsing Global Left
Conservatives can take heart from the crushing blow that taxes and spenders received in the California election. 6/8/09
The Tyranny of the Obvious
Those who promoted the War on Poverty and other grand plans to end poverty, writes Hunter Baker, “had no inkling that these good-hearted strategies would lead to enduring cycles of poverty and family disintegration that threatened to consume entire generations. Wishing for good outcomes resulted in disaster.” 5/27/09
Revisiting Hayek
Hayek’s central thesis in his sentinel work, The Road to Serfdom, is that through the inevitable mismanagement of resources and goods at the disposal of the state, all forms of collectivism lead eventually to tyranny. 5/25/09
Cowards, Sorcerers and Murderers
Yet everyday most of us act like cowards. Not because we don’t stop to help someone in need, but rather because we stand idly by while millions of people die moment by moment without knowing that God loves them. May 2009
Hollywood to Teenagers: Virginity’s for Suckers
With the soaring STD/STI rates, one would have to wonder if going back to the “unrealistic views of teenage sex” might not be so bad after all. The painful truth is that in its attempt to remain “morally neutral,” Hollywood is causing us to raise a nation of cads and harlots. 5/13/09
Making Free Speech a Hate Crime
The hate crime bill that passed the U.S. House of Representatives April 29 is an attempt by democratic socialists and progressives to silence dissent against alternative lifestyles. Their incessant iconoclastic attacks on once established values and morality have nearly eroded this nation’s spiritual and cultural legacy. 5/7/09
Christian student booted for not embracing homosexuality
A graduate counseling student at Eastern Michigan University was expelled from the program for not affirming homosexual behavior as acceptable. 5/7/09
Prosecuting our Protectors
History clearly teaches that great civilizations are not brought down by their external enemies, but that they undermine themselves from within. In other words, they essentially commit suicide. 5/7/09
War is Hell
Sherman was right: War is Hell. The current war against the Judeo-Christian world waged by al-Qaida and other radical Moslems is no different. 5/12/09
Socialism and Secularism Suck Vitality Out of Society
Secularism drains all this out of life. No one made us. Death is the end. We are no more significant than any other creatures. 5/12/09
Does the Deficit Matter?
What do you call a country whose government is half supported by debt, much of it foreign? Probably one that the International Monetary Fund would consider a basket case that needed to be put on an expenditure diet. The words "banana republic" and "Argentina" come to mind. 5/12/09
It’s A Good Time To Work For Uncle Sam
At a time when the official unemployment rate is nearing double digits, and 6.35 million people are receiving unemployment benefits, the U.S. government is on a hiring binge. 5/12/09
Even a messiah loses his training wheels
We can sympathize with Barack Obama’s fright as his moment approaches. It’s not easy suddenly being on your own, paying the price of falling with your own skinned knees and bruised elbows. 5/12/09
The Great Liberal Pandemonium Machine
The Left rules by constant fear, but none of its predicted catastrophes come true. Ever notice that? 4/30/09
Notre Dame’s Betrayal of Faith
When John the Baptist said to King Herod, “It is not lawful for thee to have thy brother’s wife,” the price he paid was his head on a platter. He had spoken Absolute Truth to power in a time when power was absolute. 4/5/09
Taking on Goliath
If you think the pro-life movement has run out of energy and new ideas, you should meet Lila Rose. 3/25/09
Why be a conservative?
Why would I choose to be a conservative? Why would I choose the persecution? I am constantly ridiculed for my beliefs. 3/25/09
Those arrogant Americans
We have a rock star president who for the first time in American history fired the President of a private corporation, General Motors, then immediately flew to Europe with an entourage of 500 courtiers and a worshipful media, bowed waist-deep to the King of Saudi Arabia, and proceeded to accuse his own country of arrogance. 4/6/09
Shocker: ‘Global Warming’ Simply No Longer Happening
Temperatures dropping, fewer hurricanes, arctic ice growing, polar bear population up. 3/22/09
What is Marxism?
Marxists claim that Marxism is a science. It is not. It is a sort of pagan religious cult. It is a theology. It is a form of superstition. 3/16/09
Something Wicked This Way Comes
The darkest times in human history have all begun when someone decided “not to let a serious crisis go to waste”. In fact, it is in times of economic crisis that folks are most susceptible to the ideas of tyrants. 3/15/09
United in Hate: The Left’s Romance With Tyranny and Terror
Lenin was serious about extermination of political enemies and others who were inconvenient to the cause of the communist revolution in the Soviet Union. But that didn’t bother western leftists who traveled there and covered up his crimes and those of his successors. 3/1/09
Planned Parenthood Hiding Sexual Abuse of 13yo Girl
My Socialist Past
Anyone who has lived inside the demoralized, unproductive, gray prison of a communist state, as I did in the mid-1980s, knows to what depths of impoverishment the egalitarian fantasies of socialism inevitably lead. 3/15/09
An Academic Tragedy
To appreciate the radical changes that have taken place in America’s universities over the last few decades one could do worse than start with the University of California, Santa Cruz. 3/13/09
Four big problems with cap-and-trade
Massive tax increases, energy regulation, high prices for electricity, and reduced econmic growth as far as the eye can see. And it’s only week six (6) of Obama’s catastrophic presidency. 3/6/09
On The Road To Socialism? We’ve Arrived!
We are not “headed down the road to socialism.” We are there. 3/3/09
US Companies Pay the Highest Taxes in the World
It may come as a surprise that US companies pay the highest taxes in the world. Yes, you read that right! American businesses are the most heavily taxed among industrialized nations. 3/3/09
“Right to Die” Can Become a “Duty to Die”
Vulnerable people can be bullied into assisted suicide. 3/1/09
Obama Declares War on Investors, Entrepreneurs, Businesses, and More
Let me be very clear on the economics of President Obama’s State of the Union speech and his budget. He is declaring war on investors, entrepreneurs, small businesses, large corporations, and private-equity and venture-capital funds. 2/27/09
Carbon Regulation: One Scientist's Unscientific Dream?
There's an understandably growing unease about the likely prospect that the Obama administration will soon choose to regulate CO2 as a pollutant. But that disquiet would likely turn quickly to rage if more people knew the truth about the scientific conclusions on which this unprecedented incursion on both industry and individual freedom was based. 2/27/2009
The Obama Steamroller: Is Resistance Futile?
Obama's leftist policies are turning the US into a more European like economy, with much slower growth prospects, crushing deficits, and increased entitlement spending as far as the eye can see (and neither more nor less manmade global warming, regardless of what the Congress and Obama do in this area). 2/27/09
Keeping Hate Alive
When the New York Post went ape in a cartoon, the enemies of freedom and equality showed their colors. Apparently the time has come to silence all critics of President Obama! 2/26/2009
The Left Destroys More Than It Builds
"A giant wealth-destruction machine" perfectly describes the left many times over. It is both a wealth-destruction machine and an ennobling-institution destruction machine. 2/24/09
It’s Obama spreading panic
Ultimately, all recessions and depressions resolve themselves into crises of confidence. The instant, global, 24/7 communications of today make them ever more so. President Obama, in his pursuit of liberal big-government spending, has totally neglected the role of the president of the United States in reversing global panic. To the contrary, his every remark and the constant preoccupation of his Cabinet is to heighten the sense of crisis and to escalate the predictions of doom if we do not do as they tell us and raise spending now and taxes later. 2/24/2009
Stem Cells: Ideology Or Science?
It’s the supporters of embryonic stem cell research who have politicized science. The desperation of a family and the pressure to produce results may have produced a medical tragedy instead. 2/20/09
OPM - The Socialist Drug of Choice
"The trouble with Socialism is that you eventually run out of (OPM) other people’s money." OPM the real narcotic of those who fall for the ideas of Marx. If it becomes the drug of choice for the majority of Americans, we are all in big trouble. 2/19/09
The Decline of California
The Golden State — which a decade ago was the booming technology capital of the world — has been done in by two decades of chronic overspending, overregulating and a hyperprogressive tax code. 2/17/2009
How Democracies Become Tyrannies
Near the end of the Republic Socrates decides to drive this point home by showing Adeimantus what happens to a regime when its parents and educators neglect the proper moral education of its children. 2/16/09
The Law Liberals Always Break
There’s a law that liberals always shatter. It’s the law of unintended consequences. 2/14/2009
Unstoppable Global Warming
The new name for global warming is “climate change,” acknowledging the fact that thermometers register downward trends as well as upward trends. 2/13/2009
A Chamberlain Moment
Great Britain decides that freedom of speech and truth are really not that important when it comes to radical Islam. 2/13/09
Economics, Evidence and Enlightenment
With today’s economy, wouldn’t it be nice if we knew how to make an economy grow? To know what works and what doesn’t? Well, we do. We just prefer to ignore the truth. 2/6/2009
Save The Children From Global Warming Propaganda
No regime in modern history exploited propaganda as diabolically and successfully as did the Third Reich, thanks, in large part, to its focus on those most vulnerable to their ideological manipulation — children. 2/5/09
Obama Wants to Drastically Reduce US Nuclear Capability
The Obama administration, reversing the Bush administration’s limited interest in nuclear disarmament, is gearing up for early negotiations with Russia on a new treaty that would sharply reduce stockpiles of nuclear warheads. 2/5/09
Daniel Pearl and the Normalization of Evil
Somehow, barbarism, often cloaked in the language of “resistance,” has gained acceptance in the most elite circles of our society. The words “war on terror” cannot be uttered today without fear of offense. Civilized society, so it seems, is so numbed by violence that it has lost its gift to be disgusted by evil. 2/3/09
Dissing Hansen
Hansen is climate alarmism’s ‘Mr Big’. But then this is far from the first time Hansen has been caught ‘fiddling’ the climate figures. 2/2/2009
Why Christian Colleges are Thriving
Evangelical colleges and universities have been thriving. According to the Council for Christian Colleges and Universities, the one hundred or so “intentionally Christ-centered institutions” that they count among their affiliates have been growing at a remarkably faster rate than have other major sorts of American colleges and universities. 1/13/09
Abortion: The Unspoken Jihad
With the 36th year of Roe v. Wade passing today, the war rages on. 1/22/2009
The Fear of Doing Nothing
A lot of our economic troubles could be solved if we could just keep our emotions in check. Seriously. It seems that fear, greed and the thirst for power have swept the country like an airborne virus. 1/16/09
Man-Made CO2 Can’t Cause Global Warming; It Doesn’t Have the Mojo
Despite all scare-mongering to the contrary, carbon dioxide in the Earth’s atmosphere is not the cause of global warming. 1/16/2009
PETA fishing for sympathy for ’sea kittens’
People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) has launched a marketing campaign to rebrand fish as “sea kittens,” a name the organization hopes will increase awareness and make the vertebrates more endearing to those who would eat them. 1/13/2009
Hollywood’s Sick Love Affair with Che Guevara
Once again Hollywood glorifies a radical leftist murderer and lavishes praise on a monster who caused the death and suffering of countless innocent people. 1/13/2009
The UN Bailout of Hamas
The United Nations has been working especially hard in recent days to bail out the Hamas terrorists from the prospect of a devastating defeat at the hands of Israel. 1/13/2009
The Meat and Potatoes of Child Indoctrination
The Today Show recently featured a segment with Madelyn Fernstrom, a diet and nutrition expert, in which parents were taught how to facilitate their children, “some as young as 7, 8 and 9,” who “choose meatless diets.” 1/15/09
CO2 Fairytales in Global Warming
If one were to script a Global Warming scam one would have to be a knot-head or brain-dead to pick Carbon Dioxide (CO2) as the lead factor. 1/11/09
‘Atlas Shrugged’: From Fiction to Fact in 52 Years
If only “Atlas” were required reading for every member of Congress and political appointee in the Obama administration. I’m confident that we’d get out of the current financial mess a lot faster. 1/9/09
Let Them Eat Rockets
The international community is expressing outrage over the relatively small number of civilian casualties reported in the first 11 days of Israel’s operation in Gaza. War, apparently, must now mean zero civilian casualties. 1/8/2009
Ten Ways to Make a Delinquent
The police department of Houston, Texas, gave the following ten rules for raising delinquent children. 1/7/2009
The Great Myth
Marriage is not a triviality, but a holy ordinance ordained by God in the Garden of Eden. Newsweek's defense of gay marriage is intellectually and religiously dishonest. 1/7/09
Substitutions for the Gospel
St. Paul's indictment of the churches of Galatia was quite simply that they had replaced the Gospel with another teaching, which he identified as kata anthropon, "according to man." They had substituted something else for the Gospel. 1/4/09
Mr. Gore: Apology Accepted
Mr. Gore has stated, regarding climate change, that “the science is in.” Well, he is absolutely right about that, except for one tiny thing. It is the biggest whopper ever sold to the public in the history of humankind. 1/3/09
Girls Need a Dad and Boys Need a Mom
The common sense conclusion is backed up with social science data and affirmed by a peer-reviewed scholarly article: girls need a dad, and boys need a mom. 1/3/09
Truth and Freedom
Human liberty depends on an accurate grasp of the human condition, not as we might like it to be, but as it is: “The truth shall set you free.” 1/2/09
Green Comes Clean
The global warming alarmist in chief has unveiled the environmentalists’ real objective. And no, protecting the planet is not their top concern. 1/2/2009
Sea Ice Ends Year at Same Level as 1979
Thanks to a rapid rebound in recent months, global sea ice levels now equal those seen 29 years ago, when the year 1979 also drew to a close. 1/1/09


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