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Baylor at the Crossroads

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I joined Baylor University’s faculty in July 2003 after a brief stint as a Visiting Fellow in the James Madison Program at Princeton. What drew me to Baylor is what has attracted, and continues to attract, hundreds of other prospective faculty members: the ideals and goals of the school’s . . . . Continue Reading »

Kathleen Sebelius Meet St. Thomas More

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The following is from an interview of Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius. It appeared in U. S. News & World Report . (HT: Ignatius Scoop ) You are also a pro-choice Catholic, and I was reading some stories out of your home state recently where one of the bishops took an . . . . Continue Reading »

About Those “Death Panels”…

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(Originally posted on What’s Wrong with the World ) This, just up, from Sarah Palin on her Facebook page (with footnotes too!): Yesterday President Obama responded to my statement that Democratic health care proposals would lead to rationed care; that the sick, the elderly, and the disabled . . . . Continue Reading »

Pelosi: Obama may be Un-American?

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In an op-ed piece published on August 10 in USA Today , House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Majority Leader Steny Hoyer write that “drowning out opposing views is simply un-American.” In a speech delivered in Virginia on August 7, President Barack Obama said this : “I don’t want . . . . Continue Reading »