By Tom Quiner A young man wants to live together with his girl friend. But he doesn’t want to get married because he has some “serious commitment issues.” Read yesterday’s post for the set up for today’s post (The Mysterious Benefits of Marriage.) The young man’s commitment phobia gets to the heart of the marriage…

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By Tom Quiner I read advice columnists. How I would have loved to respond today to the young lady who wrote in to advice columnist, Carolyn Hax, in her column which is called “Tell Me About It.” The woman begins: “I’ve been dating my boyfriend for two years (he’s 29, I’m 30). I’m the first…

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By Tom Quiner Don’t fall for the tired mantra that “tax cuts for the rich” are the root cause of economic inequality. Data refutes the premise. Illegitimacy, or for the politically-correct, out-of-wedlock births, is the engine of poverty. Children born to married white parents enjoy a family with a median income of $45,041. Children born…

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By Tom Quiner A writer characterized Michelle Bachman as a “sideshow candidate” in this Sunday’s Des Moines Register. He mocked many of her quotes, beginning with this one regarding the minimum wage: “We could potentially virtually wipe out unemployment completely because we could offer jobs at whatever level.” Yes, Ms. Bachman was less than elegant…

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By Tom Quiner Tomorrow I’m celebrating the release of the CD and DVD of The Pope of the People, the John Paul II Musical. You’re invited to the celebration. The album-release party takes place at Divine Treasures Bookstore at 5701 Hickman Road. It runs from 10 AM to 2 PM. Stop in and say hi.…

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By Tom Quiner [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yq8tydBo5RI] Did you watch the U.S. Open golf tournament on Sunday? At the beginning of the broadcast, they ran a feature with children reciting the Pledge of Allegiance in honor of our men and women in the armed forces. Something was missing, though. They cut out the words “under God”. Twice. In…

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By Tom Quiner The atheists are at it again. This time, they are “insulted” that Brooklyn, New York has the temerity to dedicate a street sign honoring seven firefighters killed in 9/11. What’s the fuss? The street has been named “Seven in Heaven” Way. The President of the New York atheists, Ken Bronstein said: “There…

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By Tom Quiner Anthony Weiner is going to resign, according to the Wall Street Journal. This would never have happened if Democratic Party leadership hadn’t exerted some pretty strong pressure as reported in various news outlets the last few days. Who knows how much behind-the-scenes arm-twisting has taken place. The party wasn’t able or willing…

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By Tom Quiner Here is what President Obama’s job chiefs said in The Wall Street Journal: “There are more than two million open jobs in the U.S., in part because employers can’t find workers with the advanced manufacturing skills they need.” The solution? More big government. The president wants to spend $2 Billion on remedial…

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By Tom Quiner I asked my twenty year old son this question: “What would embarrass you the most? Would it be if your father sent pics of his private parts to young girls and women he didn’t know? Or would it be if your Mom and I got divorced?” (For the record, we just celebrated…

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