October Surprise

The election’s over.  My bets were on President Obama in any case, but the rightful suspension of campaigning in the aftermath of the hurricane catastrophe seals Romney’s fate.  Obama gets to look presidential, while Romney…

Ridiculous

Anti-euthanasia zealot Rebecca Hamilton writes in Patheos: Doctors are rapidly becoming the new executioner class of our society. Oh, good grief. Executioner Class? Rapidly? Really? And then there’s this: Every single human being has an…

Keeping terror apocalypticism alive

Ueberhawk U.S. Representative Peter King, speaking about the Benghazi attack on WABC radio today, announced that the threat from Al Qaeda was “if anything, greater than before,” now that its central leadership has been dismantled.  …

Conservatism for seculars

My piece for Free Inquiry is up.