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Pro-life vs. Pro-birth: A Case of Republican Hypocrisy

“One method of destroying a concept is by diluting its meaning. Observe that by ascribing rights to the unborn, i.e., the nonliving, the anti-abortionists obliterate the rights of the living.” -Ayn Rand The fact is, the GOP needs to stop identifying themselves as pro-life when what they really are is pro-birth. At first, the terms may … Continue reading

The thing about mandates (and why Obama has one)

Okay, let’s get one thing straight: last week’s election was not that close. The election results were in before 11:30, much sooner than anyone expected. In fact, it was over quicker than Obama’s landslide win in ’08, by a minute. I think political analyst Charlie Cook said it best: “It’s certainly true that 51 percent (rounding up from 50.5) to … Continue reading