“It would be so nice if something made sense for a change.” Alice…in Wonderland
The phrase “Never again” originally meant that we would never let the horrors of the holocaust happen again. But I think we’ve come to think of it as saying it never could happen again. It’s unthinkable. But genocide has happened in our lifetime. Perhaps it’s happening right now. Moreover, persecution of the Jewish people — […]
The Olympics are always tinged with controversy, and this year’s event is no different. There are serious and legitimate concerns about the Russian government’s abuse of their people, terrorist threats, and the media acting as propaganda and covering it all up. As was the case at the Beijing Olympics, activists say that the Olympics allow […]
These are the three most dangerous words at the birth of a child in much of the world. This week in my Washington Times Communities column I look at this remarkable documentary. While the subject and content of It’s a Girl are almost overwhelmingly tragic — gendercide and the violence and hardships women face […]
Today in my Washington Times Communities column, I’m writing about a case in Canada regarding a woman with Alzheimer’s disease and a disagreement between her family and the nursing home where she resides regarding her care. The family wants the home to stop feeding her, the nursing home disagrees. Our society (As in Western society […]
From an article on sold and stolen children in China, a human trafficker says: “But I’m not sure how long I can carry on. That depends on when the Government solves this issue. I think there must be something wrong with treating children as goods. But I can’t figure out what it is.” Godless totalitarianism […]
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