Keith Riler argues that population planning won’t balance the government budget :
Holding all else constant, a five percent addition to the U.S. population would reduce the national debt by almost seven trillion dollars. This brings to mind James Tarantos caution that a war on fertility is an act of cultural and economic suicide. Todays low fertility is tomorrows shortage of productive citizensof the taxpayers who would have to pay for the ever-expanding entitlement state.
Also today, Elizabeth Scalia on the Palm Sunday liturgy :
Without our collective calls for Barabbas, for the Crucifixion of Christ, and for Jesus to save himself, we lost an opportunity to be appalled by ourselves. We were denied a chance to once more glean some sound theological, spiritual, and personal insights into how often we choose what is worst, rather than best, for us; the assist that we give to the destruction of the Body of Christ when we advance the brokenness of the world; the lazy service we give to our cynicism.