A Discouraging Word

July 1, 2011

From Marital Marshall Plan”, an interview on National Review Online:

Lopez: You talk about rebuilding a culture of marriage. But are we too far gone?

Donovan: If by “we” you mean the United States or the West, yes, possibly.

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The National Debt

April 19, 2011

Paul Ryan vs. the status quoA credit-rating agency warned yesterday that the United States may not be able to make good on its debt.  The agency said the odds are one in three that the United States will lose its AAA rating in the next two years, which would make it harder for the United States to borrow money, at higher interest, triggering a catastrophic debt spiral.  NRO’s Kevin Williamson gives some good background and explanation, while NRO editor Kathryn Jean Lopez points out that if you read National Review, you would have seen this coming.

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Safe, Legal, and Rare

February 10, 2011

Mark Steyn has a roundup, appropriately hyperlinked, of some very inappropriate things that are being done in the service of abortion.  If you have a strong stomach (fair warning: this is very disturbing stuff), I recommend it, especially if you haven’t heard about any of this yet from your normal news sources.  Read the rest of this entry »