Contraceptives, the Left, Fluke, & Limbaugh

A friend passed this column to me a few days ago, and it was so striking as a commentary on the climate of our culture, the media, and the level of discourse in this country that I just had to link to it. If you don’t read any other column today, make this the one…


Democracy, the New Communism

“Democracy has nothing to do with freedom. Democracy is a soft variant of communism, and rarely in the history of ideas has it been taken for anything else.” – Hans Hoppe Commonly in political circles, you will hear people praising the U.S.’s commitment to democracy and freedom. The problem is, the two values are incompatible,…


The Catholic Take on the Contraceptive Mandate

From the NY Daily News: Proponents of the recent Health and Human Services contraceptive coverage mandate often criticize Catholic teachings. Yet how many have truly considered the reasons behind our opposition to artificial birth control? Have they explored research linking contraceptive use to higher rates of divorce, unplanned pregnancy, sexually transmitted diseases and abortion? I’ve…