Thingish Things

The Santorum Cringe Factor

Rick Santorum is a necessary character on the national stage. He is immovable on social issues that so many in the Republican Party, including me, would prefer to run as far away from as possible, both personally and politically. But he is doing the nation a service by raising issues that make so many of […]

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The New Abortion Debate

The New York Times tackles today the emerging issue of gender selection in the U.S., otherwise known as gender selecting abortions. The practice has become commonplace in China, India, and other nations, but it remains rarer here.  But hardly unheard of. The impetus for the Times story is the new DNA test that can show […]

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