Logic, Skepticism, & Abortion

Peter Kreeft’s lectures are bar-none, the best Catholic commentaries on each of their topics out there. He is witty, intelligent, and encompassing. I believe most of them can be found on iTunes, or at I stumbled across a summary of the points of one of the lectures, called The Apple Argument Against Abortion, that…


Dirty Terrorist Words

If you use the following words on a social networking site, big brother is watching you: Domestic Security Assassination Attack Domestic security Drill Exercise Cops Law enforcement Authorities Disaster assistance Disaster management DNDO (Domestic Nuclear Detection Office) National preparedness Mitigation Prevention Response Recovery Dirty bomb Domestic nuclear detection Emergency management Emergency response First responder Homeland…


Serve and Protect?

More like “Abuse and Remain Unaccountable.” Police have become more and more insulated from the law, and a new double standard blooms. Where it used to be politicians who were exempt from the laws and policies they enact, police and other low-level government workers are being added to the protected and exploitative class. This video…


The Irrationality of Politics

Your lecture of the week this week is Michael Huemer on the way in which thinking about politics makes us suddenly stupid: I can’t say I agree at the end there. When the entire media gives a very limited spectrum of acceptable opinion, it is probably the case that everyone is misinformed, not just one…



Multiplier Effect THIS!

Study: Wars in Iraq and Afghanistan have been wholly bad for the economy. Mainstream economics, that posits that for every government dollar spent the effect will be as if several dollars have been spent, cannot account for this study’s results. But common sense can. When you spend money and resources building a $2 million missile…