Tweet If you’re on the political Left, have we created a world without consequences? I first started thinking this when someone I know called Bristol Palin a slut because she had a baby. Not because she had premarital sex or got pregnant, but because she had a baby. Girls in Marin, who are also have [...]
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Tweet I’m processing (that’s a euphemism for “paying”) bills, which is hogging a ridiculous amount of the space in my head. Nevertheless, there are three things I wanted to bring to your attention. First, you’ve probably heard already that Obama, as part of his proposal to cut military spending, is slashing military health benefits, even [...]
Tweet I noticed earlier a story in which Obama was heckled by people who believe that the US has not done enough to fund AIDS programs around the world. I was going to write about it, but got distracted. Had I written about it, I would definitely have said this.
Tweet Whenever it comes to mentioning presidential policy, this New York Times article about the collapse of AIDS care in Africa is studiously neutral. Read between the lines (and make it almost to the end of the article), though, and you’ll see the truth peek out: Bush, the quintessential “white man,” helped Africa enormously, while [...]
Tweet One of the saddest aspects of 21st Century male-female relationships is the “hooking up” culture — a concept that takes the love and affection and commitment out of male-female relationships, and just turns them into insta-sex moments. There is every reason to believe that this new culture is especially damaging to women, who seem [...]
Tweet Robert Knight wrote a long article commenting on a Washington Post article stating that homophobia is the main cause of a huge increase in AIDS among the world’s homosexual population. Here’s the WaPo take on the subject: Twenty-five years after AIDS was branded the “gay plague,” the virus is again exacting a disproportionate toll [...]