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Daily Archives: December 20th, 2011

The Hippy, Dippy, Sappy Love of Christopher Hitchens

  FITZGERALD writes: This quote from Lawrence Auster on Christopher Hitchens is worth rereading: The way these Christians talk about Hitchens is the way conservatives justify our trade relations with China: we have trade relations with China, they say, because such relations will convert the Chinese to be like us.

On Faux Maternal Affection

  JILL FARRIS writes: As the mother of eight children who writes and speaks on mothering I wanted to add my observation [as to] why Michelle Obama would allow her daughter to hang all over her. It is true (as Kidist Paulos Asrat wrote) that she is a distant mother. Thus, when she is with her children she […]

Feminist Autonomy Leads to Manufactured Children

  AT Corporette, a website for feminist go-getters, an unmarried career woman describes the soulless process of freezing her eggs and fertilized embryos for future use. She admits that the procedure makes her momentarily “sad, lonely, depressed, desperate,” but does not consider the possibility that it might someday make her children “sad, lonely, depressed, desperate.” Instead of realizing that she has […]