Monthly Archives: May 2009

Condemning the evil murder of Dr. Tiller

Dr. George Tiller's murder in cold blood at a Wichita church today should shock the conscience and grieve the heart of every thinking person—especially persons of faith, and above all, those of us who defend


Judging through race–colored glasses

Barack Obama’s selection of Sonia Sotomayor for the Supreme Court is par for the course with this president, a man who ascended the presidency on the basis of a compelling personal story and a bag


Obama & Sotomayor discount the rule of law

President Obama says he seeks “empathy” in a Supreme Court justice. His first nominee, Judge Sonia Sotomayor, says a “wise Latina woman” would generally make better decisions because of “the richness of her experiences” than


Why judicial activism is unconstitutional

With President Obama’s nomination of Judge Sonia Sotomayor to fill the seat of retiring Justice David Souter, we will again have the opportunity during the confirmation process to consider the proper role of the judicial


It’s us, not CO2, that climate bill aims to control

Washington Post business columnist Steven Pearlstein has been following the “climate change” bill that was cobbled together in Congress in recent weeks. This is the bill, written by left-wing Democrats Henry Waxman and Ed Markey,


Talk radio vs. the thought police

(Denver Post, May 24) Memorial Day, honoring America’s war dead, originated in 1868 after the horrific bloodbath that saved the Union and freed the African race. From Sumter to Appomattox, half a million whites lost


Women warriors and human nature

Women Warriors & Human Nature: All honor to the fallen Lt. Roz Schulte. Not sure I could have done what she did in life and in death. But I believe a well-ordered society that respects


From 1700s, an economics lesson for today

Why did England have such powerful economic growth in the 17th and 18th century, while France languished? Why did England lead the way in technological achievement, advancing into the Industrial Revolution, while France remained mired


How Left gets its way with language

“Defense Secretary Robert Gates says the Obama administration had no choice but to order the shutdown of the prison at Guantanamo because ‘the name itself is a condemnation’ of U.S. anti-terrorism strategy,” said a news