It takes a holiday village
Most Christmas decorations didn’t get out of storage this year and what went up was simple and nice and enough. But one little string of lights I couldn’t get to turned out to be more illuminating that I could have imagined.
What Child Is This?
That’s the name of a Christmas hymn. But like so many others this year, hymns I’ve heard all my life and I know by rote, it’s striking me as profound.
End of the World
| 21 December 2012
Being a pop culture, it’s no suprise that everyone seemed to get on the bandwagon that the Mayan calendar pointed to December 21st, 2012 as the end of our time. It was likely just the end of their space on that wheel. And they thought they’d get around to continuing it later, since they had plenty of time.
Obamacare HHS mandate gets judicial correction
It was always wrong. But because it was issued by executive fiat, its violation of law had to go through the process of being tried, and there are many lawsuits standing against it.
Judge Robert Bork, R.I.P
May the tributes this great jurist deserves establish his legacy, and may the caricatures fade away.
In the aftermath of horror
Here we are again. Collectively crying and praying and consoling and grieving after another massacre, and this one in a school with innocent little children brutally slaughtered. When will this end? How can we change things enough to bring this to an end? Or can we?
Human Rights Day
Did you know that December 10th is International Human Rights Day?
Babies survive abortion, left to die
Sounds terrible, doesn't it? Well, it is. And we’re supposed to stop talking about abortion, as a matter of political expediency.
The royal baby
The announcement that Prince William and Princess Kate have conceived a child, an heir to the throne, has been most providential.
American culture and politics going forward
The president made that word his campaign slogan followed by a period. Now it should be followed by a question mark.
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