The blogger at Keep Life Legal offers her thoughts on the occasion of the death of her abortion doctor.

“Death Is Sold Here: My Abortionist Died.”

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Rolling Stone magazine—not exactly a conservative publication—apparently ran a cover story last year on the college-loan bubble.  (Warning: language.  It is Rolling Stone, after all.)  While the story presents itself as non-partisan and claims to criticize both conservatives and liberals, it agrees with the (previously conservative) observation that federal student loans themselves are a big part of why tuition costs are so high and increasing so fast.  Maybe that understanding is becoming mainstream?

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Band Name

July 27, 2014

I think Ephemeral Scepter would be a good name for a band.

Via Sense and Snarkability (“Jon Gabriel went to the Lefty gathering Netroots Nation, and discovered how humorless and boring the Left is”): Jon Gabriel has a great piece up at Ricochet.  He attended the liberal-blogger conference “Netroots” (sometimes known as “Nutroots”…) and reports on what they’re telling each other about humor and cultural engagement. Read the rest of this entry »

Via Asylum Watch (a. k. a. Conservatives on Fire), writer and teacher Danusha Goska has a long, thoughtful piece at American Thinker on “Why I Am No Longer a Leftist”.  Be warned that it both uses rude language and frankly discusses some pretty disgusting stuff.  If you don’t mind that, I encourage you to read the whole thing; it’s very interesting.

How far left was I? . . . So far left that my Teamster mother used to tell anyone who would listen that she voted for Gus Hall, Communist Party chairman, for president. I wore a button saying “Eat the Rich.” To me it wasn’t a metaphor.

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Nun

When even NPR says Christians are being persecuted and killed off, you know it’s true.  From All Things Considered:

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Over the weekend NPR played an interview between NPR’s Arun Rath and novelist Douglas Coupland (pronounced “Copeland”).  Coupland’s latest novel doesn’t exactly sound healthy for human consumption:

RATH: . . . I don’t quite know how I feel about this book—

COUPLAND: (Laughs)

RATH: —Meaning that it’s hilarious but it’s—it’s three hundred pages of vulgarity, almost without lapse.

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