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PRI Attacked by the Radical Southern Poverty Law Center



What could be as innocuous as a world gathering to promote family life and values? Is there anything less threatening than kids being raised by a loving mom and dad? Not according to the radical left-wing Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC). No, for SPLC marriage and family values are hateful and homophobic. In a smear piece released prior to the World Congress of Families (WCF) in Salt Lake City, SPLC attempts to malign a whole …

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Europe as We Know It is Dying



It’s happened before. Writing a century and a half before the birth of Christ, the Greek historian Polybius observed “nowadays all over Greece such a diminution in natality and in general manner such depopulation that the towns are deserted and the fields lie fallow. Although this country has not been ravaged by wars or epidemics, the cause of the harm is evident: by avarice or cowardice the people, if they marry, will not bring up …

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Stop Elena Kagan



Long after the war in Afghanistan has ground to a halt, and the clean-up of the Gulf Coast is complete, President Obama’s latest Supreme Court nominee, Elena Kagan, may still be legislating from the bench. Vol. 12/No. 17 The evening news cycle continues to be dominated by the Gulf oil spill and, more recently, by the firing of General McChrystal. But long after the war in Afghanistan has ground to a halt, and the clean-up …

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Misplaced Priorities



2 July 2007     Vol. 9 / No. 23 Dear Colleague, Mr. President, it’s time to put divisive issues aside and put the Reagan coalition back together. Steve Mosher Misplaced Priorities: It’s Time for Bush to Return to his Pro-Life Roots President George W. Bush has done much good for the pro-life movement.  His judicial appointments, especially to the Supreme Court, have strengthened the cause of Life.  He has made good on his promises to veto …

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Kinder, Gentler Genocide in Mongolia



It is often useful to examine the front page of a major newspaper or home page of a website just to see what is being presented and how. Watching solely the front page of a major newspaper could, over time, tell you the most important biases and lies in which that newspaper engages. Similarly, watching the home page of major organization, one with a well-run website that tracks closely the propaganda desires of that organization’s …

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Kinder, Gentler Genocide in Mongolia



28 July, 2006     Vol. 8 / No. 29  Dear Colleague: The extinguishing of a people does not have to be done with troops or death camps.  Isn’t it genocide to indoctrinate into the contraceptive mentality the youth of a small nation with a low birthrate? Steven W. Mosher President Kinder, Gentler Genocide in Mongolia It is often useful to examine the front page of a major newspaper or home page of a website just to see …

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From “The New Biopolitics”



This article originally appeared in Democracy: A Journal of Ideas, Summer 2006. Three biopolitical regions are emerging in the twenty-first century. First is an axis of inequality, including India, China, Taiwan, Pakistan, Afghanistan, and parts of nearby East and Asia, which now have approximately 105 men per 100 women, with ratios among younger cohorts running as high as 118:100. Second is an axis of decline, sweeping in almost all of Europe along with Japan and …

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Problems with the New Bio-Politics



Problems With the New Biopolitics Fr some time now, liberal politicians and writers have been wringing their hands over the lack of attractive progressive ideas. Even prominent Democrats complain that their party cannot come up with a program with which to beat weakened Republicans in this year’s elections. So-called progressives are actually reactionary and perceived as such by most of the public, which notes progressives’ attachment to ideas and policies with a 40-year record of …

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