NOAA This winter has been a tale of two Americas: The Midwest is just beginning to thaw out from a battery of epic cold snaps, while Californians might feel that they pretty much skipped winter altogether. In fact, new NOAA data reveal...Show More Summary
Ordos was supposed to be the Vegas of Inner Mongolia...before everything went wrong.
This is a huge step forward in our effort to release the report! Release of this report will help us ensure that the CIA never uses torture again.
by Sofia Vazquez-Mellado MEXICO CITY, March 13, 2014 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Amnesty International’s most recent Memorandum to Mexico’s president Enrique Peña recommends the country liberalize abortion laws, as the current constitutions of many of its states are “recognizing the ‘right to life…
[Content Note: Rape culture; hostility to consent.]Over on Twitter, I'm going all in on the principle of asking survivors' for their consent before republishing content about their sexual assaults, because I don't believe anything and...Show More Summary
Making commuters touch is an interesting challenge to our nose-in-iPhone culture. Although we want proof everybody washes their hands after peeing.
Here is a pro-abortion contradiction from one of the top pro-abortion bloggers in the country. “Here is a startling revelation: I am a mother of two and a woman who earlier in her life had an abortion. I am unapologetically pro-choice. And I know life begins at conception …. because I kinda already knew that having a […]
You may not realize it, but car dealers wield an unusual amount of political power in this country. That's partly because they're located in or near pretty much every community everywhere, and also because they're highly organized and clever about using their influence. Show More Summary
by Dustin Siggins SANTA ROSA, CA, March 13, 2014 (LifeSiteNews.com) – “Courage,” an official apostolate of the Roman Catholic Church, often faces criticism from Catholics and non-Catholics who believe it is a harmful part of the Church's doctrine on marriage. In Santa Rosa, California, however, Bishop…
by Ben Johnson CHICAGO, March 13, 2014 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The Archdiocese of Chicago's Office for Racial Justice hosted a speaker who called Pope Francis “evil,” denies the Apostle Paul was a prophet of God, denigrates the pro-life movement, demands that public schools teach children ideology…
Should a father be allowed in the delivery room for the birth of his child, over the mother’s objections? A New Jersey judge said no last November, in a ruling that was released in writing earlier this week. “Any interest a father has before the child’s birth is subordinate to the mother’s interest,” Judge Sohail Mohammed wrote. Show More Summary
by Hilary White, Rome Correspondent ROME, March 13, 2014 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The pro-life movement in Italy has come out swinging against an order by the Council of Europe to abolish the country’s legal protection for conscientious objectors against abortion. Gianfranco Amato, the head of the campaign group Giuristi per la…
[Content Note: Transphobia; Christian Supremacy; disablism and gender policing and rape culture at links.]Via Eastsidekate comes the latest evidence that Pope Francis is not exactly the neato progressive that the media is keen to tell...Show More Summary
In Turkey, taking to the streets as a peaceful demonstrator, or as a bystander, can cost you your life at the hands of the police.
The seven people that died yesterday in East Harlem were not victims of a freak accident of Act of God. They died as a result of the decisions people made about how to manage a well-understood risk. Con supplies natural gas to more than one million customers in New York City and Westchester County and manages [...]
by John-Henry Westen PORTSMOUTH, England, March 13, 2014 (LifeSiteNews.com) – “When people are not in communion with the Catholic Church on such a central thing as the value of life of the unborn child and also in terms of the teachings of the church on marriage and family life – they are voting in favor…
In October of last year, Irma Lopez Aurelio arrived at a state health clinic in Oaxaca, Mexico, in labor with her third child. The doctors at the clinic told her to come back, that her labor was not advanced enough and no doctor was available to help her. Irma, who is indigenous, spoke little Spanish and was unable [...]
by Joe Carter Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA), a potential 2016 presidential candidate, recently argued that Congress should hike taxes on families and small businesses making more than $1 million, then use the tax revenue to let debt-ridden students refinance their college loans. As a progressive redistribution scheme…
Dudley looks out the window around the time Iain is expected home from work. As always, please feel welcome and encouraged to share pix of the fuzzy, feathered, or scaled members of your family in comments.
Maybe it's contradictory to mix conservation and conventional farming. Or maybe you end up with the agricultural equivalent of a Prius.