January 16, 2012
December 6, 2011
September 26, 2011
September 23, 2011
I thank and support Stephen Hill. I also thank and support – all United States military members who risk their lives for our country – without conditions. Unfortunately for some conservatives, support for our troops comes with conditions. In the most recent Republican debate on September 22, 2011, Stephen Hill – a soldier serving in Iraq – asked if the progress for gays in the military would be circumvented by a Republican administration.
September 23, 2011
Conservatives are for big government. Yes, you read that correctly. There is, however, a caveat. Conservatives are about keeping government out of their lives while simultaneously advocating more government intrusion into the lives of others. Conservatives are much more concerned with how government affects them than they are about how government affects you.
September 16, 2011
If dogma isn’t clouding your judgment then a wall of separation between church and state probably seems like a good idea. However, there are Christians in this country who say – and they are correct – the phrase “separation of church and state” is not written in the United States Constitution. They believe that quoting Thomas Jefferson‘s “wall of separation” as rule of law is a misinterpretation of the text of the First Amendment, which reads…
September 14, 2011
September 1, 2011
A new study published by PLoS Medicine tracks newborn mortality rates in 193 countries from 1990 to 2009. While newborn deaths worldwide declined by 1.3 million – 4.6 to 3.3 million – from 1990 to 2009, the newborn mortality rate in the United States ranks higher than 40 other countries.
August 29, 2011
August 28, 2011
Did you hear? President Obama wants the Bush tax cuts to expire – only on the top tax bracket – therefore he is a socialist. Or let’s try another one… They are saying Obama is a socialist because he wants everyone in this country to have access to healthcare. Actually “they” are right about that second one. That is a socialist idea and I fully embrace it. This must mean I’m a socialist too, at least when it comes to the topic of healthcare. I will show I’m also a socialist in many other areas and you likely are as well.