What We cannot Discuss: the Tyranny of the Left

Recently two events highlighted the tyranny of the left in seeking to shut out discussion of anything that any leftist group rejects.  A mother of a student at a Catholic College criticized young women who wore tights to mass as …

Three Who Fell Under the Power of the Spirit

Well, enough social commentary.  I want to write now on something totally different.   One of the phenomena during charismatic meetings when people receive prayer is that people fall down.  This is variously described as being slain in the Spirit …

Martina Navratilova Objects

Recently Martina Navratilova objected to transgender women (biological men claiming to be women) participating in women’s sports.  She claimed that they had an unfair advantage and would ruin women’s sports.  There have already been a few examples of such transgenders …

Intersectionality

The radical left proponents of identity politics and the promoters of victim status, are presenting a most incoherent view, called  intersectionality.   Intersectionality teaches a linkage between the oppressed groups in the world who have been oppressed by the privileged …

A Letter Home

By George Byron Koch 22 January 2023 Dear Mom, Gosh, can you believe it’s 2023 already? I’m still writing “22” on nearly everything. Seems like just yesterday I was sitting in first grade celebrating the century change! I know we …

Universal Medicare and Universal Free College

Leaders of the Democratic Party (some of whom are announced candidates for president) are calling for Universal Medicare including doctors’ visits and hospitalization.  The same ones also call for free College for all who qualify.  The bar is pretty low …

Kate Hudson and Raising Children as Genderless

This week, Kate Hudson took objection to a misunderstanding of what she meant in not raising her youngest child, a daughter, as genderless.  She claimed that she is not doing this.  She only was saying that she wanted the child …

THE PAINFUL RULE OF THE SHAS PARTY

Some, but not most are aware that the ultra-orthodox Sephardic political party Shas controls the Interior Department in Israel.  This is the price Benjamin Netanyahu pays to stay in power.  His coalition government requires a parliamentary majority (the K’nessset).  Shas …