Whose Moral Compass?

Speaking at a women’s conference in 2015, Hillary Clinton asserted that “…deep-seated cultural codes, religious beliefs, and structural biases have to be changed…” The fact that she would dare to challenge American’s cherished religious freedom was both profound and shocking to many. Religious views have to be changed? What? What right does the Federal Government or any politician have to dictate moral views and religious teachings? More recently, she made clear that human rights are … Continue reading

“The unborn person doesn’t have constitutional rights…”

Presidential candidate Donald Trump has had a difficult week, seemingly in search of a position on abortion. He has put out at least three positions so far. Media on all sides are attacking him as either a dolt or a misogynist. Whatever you think about Trump, he has been socially liberal most of his life, and he has been in the process of rethinking, or at least giving the impression of rethinking, his prior views. … Continue reading

Ferguson, Factual Leaps & Fanciful Conclusions

Watching Lou Costello abandon definition and context in his math equations is a bit fun I have to admit. Those of us who laugh at the joke do so because we know the truth. But what if you lived in a time or culture that had become bereft of sound logical thinking and made decisions based primarily on emotion? A few factual leaps to fanciful conclusions and this sort of math might make perfect sense … Continue reading