| Friday June 3, 2011 at 9:06 PM PST
This week, a “God blogger” published a Wall Street Journal column highlighting the “circumcision wars” in California. The “intactivists” opposed to circumcision are up against Jews and Muslims (among others) in San Francisco. I’m betting with the latter groups. I think circumcision is barbaric and demeaning to men but it doesn’t rise to the...
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Tags: Bruce Murray, C. S. Lewis, Christians, circumcision, Civil Liberties, Civil Society, Culture, David Theroux, Family, intactivists, Jews, Jon Stewart, kosher, Liberty, Morality, Muslims, Nanny State, penis wars, Personal Liberty, Politics, Privacy, Regulation, Science, South Park, Wendy McElroy
| Sunday July 12, 2009 at 4:17 PM PST
“Lawmakers, read the bills before you vote,” by Jeff Jacoby (Boston Globe) This “Read the Bills” movement has finally cut through political pretensions to reveal that there is no “deliberative democracy” in the USA. Apparently, members of Congress are simply asked to “react” or express “feelings” or channel interest-group concerns about broad notions like...
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Tags: Arthur Ekirch, Books, Congress, Constitution, Corruption, democracy, Elections, Integrity, Law, Politics, Presidential Power, Robert Higgs, The State, Waxman-Markey, Wendy McElroy, William Graham Sumner