Interesting Bits

12/12/2012 11:52

Another Cuban Atrocity

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12/12/2012 11:40

Was Jesus Ever Married?

University panel says facts inconclusive. (OK, let me take a wild guess at this one. NO. Actually, one of the professors sounds sensible and says the theory is weak and inconclusive. Another professor sounds, you guessed it, like a wacko.)

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12/12/2012 11:19

Obama Likes the Criminal 1 Percent

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12/12/2012 10:00

Well, It Hasn't Exactly Been A Secret

53 percent of Californians think their public universities are politically biased. (This just in. 53 percent of Californians also believe in the law of gravity. 47 percent unsure.)

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12/12/2012 9:53

No, Christmas Is Not Based on a Pagan Holiday

Christmas is based on a Pagan holiday!"  I've been hearing these accusations my whole life, and I'm happy to tell you that these claims have no grounding in history. (The esteemed Adam Jones sets history straight. His column was written two years ago but is still true today.)

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12/11/2012 9:52

Vatican: World Won't End Dec. 21

The Vatican's top astronomer has some assurances to offer: The world will not be ending in 10 days, despite predictions to the contrary. (Hey, that's always good to know. Those Mayan tips on the stock market didnt' work out either.)

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12/11/2012 8:08

A Win For Religious Liberty

A nearly three-year ordeal has come to an end for a Christian psychology student kicked out of Eastern Michigan Univeristy program because she would not compromise her belief that homosexuality is sinful. EMU has settled out of court with Julea Ward. In March 2009, the Ypsilanti-based university ejected her fromm its graduate counseling program because she would not affirm a patient’s homosexual lifestyle.

In June, the Michigan House passed the  “Julea Ward freedom of conscience act” by a vote of 59-50. The bill would establish that students studying psychology, counseling, and social work in the state’s colleges would never be forced to violate their consciences or suffer retribution. (A win for the First Amendment.)

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12/11/2012 4:43

Death and Taxes

New legislation that jumps the death tax to 55 percent of estates exceeding $1 million threatens 526,421 family farms, of about 25 percent of all farms in America. (Don't the Democrats know that farmers actually produce items that are beneficial to the nation, unlike pundits who waste our time talking nonsense. We NEED productive individuals, not pundit pinheads.)

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12/11/2012 3:35

Here's a Hero We Should Rescue

Dr. Shakeel Afridi, the jailed CIA informant who helped hunt down Usama Bin Laden, has recently been tortured in prison, the doctor’s family members told Fox News. (The doctor trusted the United States and did the right thing. We should move heaven and earth to free him from a Pakistani prison.)

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12/11/2012 11:06

Teacher's Union Protesting With Misspelled Signs

Perhaps that's why only 7 percent of students in eighth grade in Detroit are proficient in reading. (And as for the math scores...Talk about irony, there was a typo in the headline. Had misspelled sings. But then I'm not a teacher.)

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