Red flag

The Supreme Court had a blinder of a week! Apart from handing down the huge ruling on abortion, the Court overruled New York’s “proper cause” requirements for gun ownership. Gun owners in New York have been restricted when carrying guns outside of their properties. In addition, self-defense was not considered a valid reason for purchasing a firearm.  Meanwhile, panicked GOP… Read More Red flag

The bias inherent in the system

The FBI confirmed it was investigating attacks on pregnancy centers carried out by Jane’s Revenge, responding to calls from Republican lawmakers. It’s not certain how serious the investigation will be as agencies which are supposed to be impartial show themselves to be quite biased when it comes to progressive agendas. Attorney General Merrick Garland said the Justice Department was very disappointed with the… Read More The bias inherent in the system

No respect

There was a recent scuffle between the Speaker of the House, Nancy Pelosi and her archbishop, Salvatore Cordileone, after he barred her from being communed at Catholic churches in her Californian diocese. Archbishop Cordileone had warned Speaker Pelosi for a number of years that as a prominent Catholic, she could not hold a pro-abortion position… Read More No respect

A fifth column

News out of California last week..San Francisco District Attorney, Chesa Boudin was ousted from his post in a recall election. Left-leaning media blamed the result on fear-mongering and buckets of cash given by businesses. Some suggested that the long Republican tenure through recent history had made the state too conservative to know progress when it sees it.  Boudin comes… Read More A fifth column

It’s a Big Pharma world – you just live in it

In 2014, the Obama administration put a moratorium on funding for “gain-of-function” research. The ban was prompted by several troubling near misses involving anthrax, small pox, and vials of the “bird flu” virus H5N1. At the end of that year, a group of scientists met in Germany to discuss the decision and its impact on their field.  The archived presentations are… Read More It’s a Big Pharma world – you just live in it

Dads on duty

News also came that the site of the Uvalde massacre would be closed, and the school building turned into “something else”. The fear and grief felt about returning to the place where such violence was committed is too much for some.  One father has acted on his fears and taken to standing outside his daughter’s school. Ed Chelby,… Read More Dads on duty

World building

After a couple disruptive COVID years, the fine folks of the World Economic Forum took over the little Swiss town of Davos to discuss their management of the global commons. There was a lot of gloom, according to CNBC, as financial types considered what to do about rising prices, inflation, and feeding the world’s population. The… Read More World building