Telling half the truth, the half-truth, and nothing but half the truth

Robert Stacey Stacy McCain pointed out a rather glaring omission in the stories about the Boko Haram terrorist group which seized a couple hundred school girls in Nigeria, to be sold as slaves or into forced marriages: Boko Haram and the Jihad in Africa Posted on | May 10, 2014 | 50 Comments The #BringBackOurGirls Twitter hashtag — …

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From Around the Blogroll

Following North Carolina House House Speaker Thom Tillis’ victory in the Republican senatorial primary, Sister Toldjah noted incumbent Senator Kay Hagan’s decision to go for broke and “fully embrace” Obaminablecare. Most polls show that the wholly misnamed Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act is unpopular, but, as I have said previously, the only polls which …

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Coming full circle

Way back in 207, on the old site, I wrote The selfishness of Gene Robinson: putting himself ahead of his church, noting how Vicky Gene Robinson, a homosexual Episcopal priest pushed his nomination to become the Episcopal Bishop of New Hampshire. Bishop Robinson, who retired last year, wound up creating a real schism in the …

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But, but, but, multiculturalism!

We noted here that Brandeis University withdrew its planned honorary doctorate to Ayaan Hirsi Ali, an advocate for women’s rights in Muslim societies. Now, via Donald Douglas, I found this story: Child bride forced into marriage poisons groom and three of his friends in Nigeria Imagine, for the moment, the horror, the terror that would …

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The very obvious question

From the man that Robert Stacey Stacy McCain recently said was in the running to be the Pyrite State’s “most right-wing professor,” Donald Douglas: Brandeis University Withdraws Honorary Degree for Ayaan Hirsi Ali A woman with perhaps the world’s most compelling story of escape from radical Islam, now feeling the brunt of the leftist correct …

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The American left are pro-choice on exactly one thing

Via Donald Douglas, I saw this gem concerning Senator Barbara Boxer (D-CA): Boxer: Why doesn’t Hobby Lobby oppose Viagra? posted at 12:41 pm on March 25, 2014 by Ed Morrissey Behold one of the most chronically misinformed members of the US Senate surprising utterly no one with the extent of her insight into the Hobby …

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John Kerry’s greatest accomplishment?

He’s managed to make Hillary Clinton look like a good Secretary of State! Ya’alon: Kerry should win his Nobel and leave us alone Defense Minister says in private that US security plan ‘not worth the paper it’s written on’, insists Kerry ‘cannot teach me anything about the conflict with the Palestinians’. Shimon Shiffer | Published: …

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Adeste Fidelis

I post this Christmas carol every year. It’s one of my favorites. Adeste Fideles, Laeti triumphantes Venite, venite in Bethlehem Natum videte, Regem angelorum Venite adoremus, Venite adoremus, Venite adoremus, Dominum Cantet nunc io, Chorus angelorum Cantet nunc aula caelestium Gloria, gloria, In excelsis Deo Venite adoremus, Venite adoremus, Venite adoremus, Dominum Ergo qui natus, …

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Frank Schaefer, Phil Robertson and the First Amendment

The First Amendment to the Constitution of the United States says: Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the Government for a redress of …

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