Politics

Bookworm Beat 8/20/2018 — the Leftist double standards edition

Today’s tales of Lefty craziness have as a common denominator the double standards that infect every issue they touch, especially around Trump and Brennan. It’s only sexual assault when Trump muses about it hypothetically. I know you remember the Access Hollywood tape in which Trump said, with complete accuracy, that if [Read More]

Suicide
Culture

Culturally, there’s nothing painless about suicide

When a whole culture commits suicide, those holding the gun may imagine a future, but the victims of that “suicide” know better: dead is dead. Those of you who are a certain age might recognize the little cultural reference in my post title. It’s the theme song from M*A*S*H: Through [Read More]

Elderly person passing away this is not euthanasia
Social Issues

The Dutch medical establishment confronts the ugly side of euthanasia

Socialists touted euthanasia as a humane end for people under socialized medicine’s protective umbrella, but a story from Holland hints that this was a lie. Back in 2002, I heard a very smug Dutchman on an NPR show (All Things Considered? Terry Gross? I can’t remember) shortly after Holland passed [Read More]