Featured participants included Father Douglas Al-Bazi, a Syriac-Catholic priest kidnapped and tortured by the Islamic State group, and the parents of murdered American aid worker Kayla Mueller.
There are many reasons for the downfall of our urban public schools, but beyond the undeniable corruption of those sucking the system dry for financial gain, the greatest destruction to our schools, and more importantly to the individual children in those schools, is the misguided and dishonest compassion of Social Justice. Before going further, a …
Summer 1974. I’m 9 years old. By 7:30 am, I’m up and out of the house, or if it’s Saturday I’m up and doing exactly what my father, Big Jerry, has told me to do. Might be raking, mowing, digging holes, or washing cars.
Summer 2016. I’m tiptoeing out of the house, on my way to work, in an effort not to wake my children who will undoubtedly sleep until 11 am. They may complete a couple of the chores I’ve left in a list on the kitchen counter for them, or they may eat stale Cheez-its that were left in their rooms 3 days ago, in order to avoid the kitchen at all costs and “not see” the list.
If you haven’t noticed, we’re getting a raw deal where this parenting gig is concerned. When did adults start caring whether or not their kids were safe, happy, or popular?…
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I just received a phone call from the marketing department of the medical center that I wrote to a few weeks ago (see here: Response to a Medical Article).
I spoke directly with the marketing director, who was very friendly. She said that I was right, and both she and the doctor agreed with me! They were apologetic and appreciated my perspective. I trust that their response is authentic and hope this helps, even in the slightest way, to combat the misconception that contraception is not the go-to answer for all of a woman’s reproductive and sexual health. Hopefully, their future articles will better promote all of the good and healthy things that these physicians can provide to their patients!
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