In one brief column George Neumayr has restored right order to moral reasoning on bioethics.
“Moving reproduction from marriage to science tore the door off the dignity of embryonic life.”p>…restores my confidence in the value of human language. Who dares to lift the banner of “the dignity of embryonic life” from the bloody battlefield of modern culture and hold it steady under the fire of “reasonable people”? br> — Martin McPhillips /p>
It is evidence of the tragic world in which we find ourselves that supposedly eminent scientific minds are even contemplating the termination of embryonic life to develop a treatment for physical injury. What happened to this country in the last fifty years?
This is the country where three hundred thousand men (most of them not slaves and not likely to become slaves) gave their lives to end the immoral dominance of one group of men over another. This is the country where the “weaker” sex fought for the right to have their own voices heard at the polling places and to be able to directly elect their representatives, thereby ending another immoral dominance. This is the country in which people of all races marched together to end the shameful and immoral dominance of racial segregation and discrimination and later that of sexual discrimination.
A man of faith in a godless age is hitting Americans where it hurts.
Mr. and Mrs. American Spectator Reader, let P.J. O’Rourke talk sense to your kids.
In Britain, defending your property can get you life.
The debacle of this president’s administration is both a cause and a symptom of the decline of American values. Unless Congress impeaches him, that decline will go on unchecked. An eminent jurist surveys the damage and assesses the chances for the recovery of our culture.
It won’t take long for conservatives to scratch this presidential wannabe off their 2008 scorecard.
The American Christmas, like the songs that celebrate it, makes room for everybody under the rainbow. Is that why so many people seem to be hostile to it?
Was the President done in by the economy, or by the politics of the economy?
H/T to National Review Online