by Tom Quiner As the title of this blogpost, I have borrowed a headline that appeared in today’s Des Moines Register on their op-ed page. It is the headline used for a column written by Rekha Basu. In her piece, Ms. Basu attacks Dowling Catholic High School for allowing an alum to withdraw her name…

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By Tom Quiner The words “inclusion” and “tolerance” drip from the lips of liberals like they were honey. These words are the standard of a civilized society in their value system. Or so they say. They don’t mean it. They, in fact, despise diversity. They, in fact, have no interest in inclusion. The latest victim…

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By John Bishop America is a developed country. To take a crack at this term’s meaning I would propose that in a developed country the starting point, nuts and bolts of society, have been cultivated in such a way so as to produce a more advanced way of living.  Ideally, these societal advances help individuals live more meaningful lives.…

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By Tom Quiner [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WL0u-Kx8hgw&feature=youtu.be] The folks at NewsBusted get off some more great zingers at the expense of the media and President Obama. I especially enjoy the joke about the disconnect between the media’s interest in finding dirt on Rick Perry. How much time did they spend on scrutinizing Barack Obama’s past? Take a few…

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By Tom Quiner The Kyoto Protocol was ratified in 1998. It was designed by the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change to combat global warming. Almost every nation in the world has signed it and ratified, the U.S. being one of the conspicuous holdouts. Nonetheless, our carbon emission production is in sharp decline as…

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By Tom Quiner According to important people, two of the smartest people around are Barack Obama and Warren Buffett. And I would agree that these are two smart and accomplished men. They share the same political opinion when it comes to taxation: that the rich, also  known as the most-productive Americans, should be taxed more.…

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By Tom Quiner [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T0nFW84VS04&feature=player_embedded#!] What is the essence of being human? One quality immediately hits me. It’s the ability to respect. It’s the ability to respect human life. It’s the ability to respect our neighbors, to love them as ourselves. It’s the ability to respect our environment, to be good stewards of this great land.…

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By Tom Quiner The president is under fire for taking a fancy vacation while the rest of America pinches pennies. I’m not a detractor on this issue. In fact, I support the president’s vacation for two reasons. First, he has the most difficult job in the world. The pressure must be unbearable at times. He…

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By Tom Quiner I bet you’re like me. You have friends, family, acquaintances with same-sex attractions. You love them regardless. You want them to be safe. You want them to be happy. For many people of faith, there’s more to it, though. They care about their soul. They worry that acting on same-sex impulses threatens…

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By Tom Quiner [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Igrrdh16dyg&feature=youtu.be] Consumer confidence in the U.S. is the lowest it has been since the Carter administration.  Watch NewBusted above for the latest in conservative news and humor.

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