Who can forget that Texas fraud Lyndon Baines Johnson? He was as corrupt a politician as could be found in DC, making Richard Nixon look positively virtuous. He became the worst president in American history since Roosevelt. Both of them made Utopian plans as only a politician can, smug and self-satisfied that with enough political … Continue reading The Ignominious War on Poverty 50th Anniversary
This article indicates that the vast majority of converts to Islam in the West are women. Some people find it counter intuitive that a western woman raised under feminist sensibilities would convert to a religion that in the more traditional practices completely subjugates them. This doesn't surprise me in the least for two reasons. One … Continue reading Conversion
Being down with the flu, the real kind, for over a week reminds you of your own mortality. We tend to live as if we will live forever. We all know we are going to die, we grow up witnessing it but at the same time death is what happens to the other guy. We … Continue reading Incurvatus in se
Over at Opinionated Man he has a brief comment about those telling you you are going to hell and their own certainty. I commented and he politely replied. I know exactly what he is talking about. I once ran into a 19 year old "street preacher" on a university campus, shouting "you fornicators, you generation of … Continue reading You’re Going to Hell?