By Tom Quiner Abortion dehumanizes society. Pornography dehumanizes society. Increasingly, even political discourse is dehumanizing, vicious, and divisive.  It seems to me that the march of civilization should be in the direction of doing and saying things that make this world a more humane place. Our march is slow. Is Ann Coulter really advancing the…

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By Tom Quiner The Supreme Court has decided:  Christian college students who wish to form a group sanctioned by Universities are not allowed to require that their members be Christian.  Even more, Christian groups may not require that their members abide by Christian principles. All of this came about because of the court’s decision in…

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By Tom Quiner The “King of Pork” is dead. Senator Robert Bird of West Virginia died today.  I will leave it to others to honor (or pillage) his illustrious career.  I would, though, like to analyze the essence of Obamanomics in light of Mr. Byrd’s passing. Mr. Byrd was an unapologetic supporter of pork barrel…

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By Tom Quiner Is America heading in the right direction or the wrong direction? According to poll results at www.RealClearPolitics.com, 61.7 percent of Americans say we’re heading in the wrong direction.  One year ago, the number was 48 percent. Why is dissatisfaction growing? Certainly some of the biggest concerns are runaway deficits and the unprecedented…

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Last March 18th, Richard Foster, chief actuary for the Center Medicare and Medicaid Services, presented with Congress’ 2700 page health care bill. His job was to assess the impact ObamaCare would have on America. Unfortunately, Congress wasn’t interested in waiting for his analysis.

…We’ve been sold a bill of goods. ObamaCare tries to cheat the laws of supply of demand instead of letting supply and demand control costs and increase access to healthcare.

According to Medicare’s actuary, according to the Congressional Budget Office, according to health care benefit professionals, America will be poorer and unhealthier under ObamaCare.

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By Tom Quiner The stock market crashed in October of 1929.  At the time of the crash, the unemployment rate was about 5 percent.  Two months later, it had moved up to nine percent, but dropped back down to 6.3 percent by June of the following year. Unemployment never hit double digits at anytime the…

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By Tom Quiner An earnest Obama supporter looked me in the eyes shortly after the last election and said, “Obama, he’s just smarter than the rest of us.” End of story.  In other words, there’s no further debate necessary.  If one disagrees with President Obama, they’re wrong, because Mr. Obama is smarter than the rest…

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By Tom Quiner I’d like to talk about two persons, both nameless. Before I talk about them, let me share two things, or rather two ideas.  The first idea comes from the man who help to lay the foundations of Western philosophy and science.  His name is Plato.  As you know, he is the famous…

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By Tom Quiner The Nazis exterminated 4 million human beings in Auschwitz. Pope John Paul II visited the site on June 8th, 1979.  His remarks are immediately relevant.  The late-great John Paul said: “Can it still be a surprise to anyone that the Pope born and brought up in this land, the Pope who came…

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By Tom Quiner A miracle may have recently taken place. I will tell you about it in a moment.  But first, I’d like you to ask yourself:  are miracles really possible?  And if they are possible, have they ever really occurred? There are four possibilities as postulated by Dr. Peter Kreeft, professor of philosophy at…

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