Monthly Archives: January 2004

Equal Time for Dean

(Thankx Jeff)

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What does he want: IVF interruptus?

On one hand, this ruling means that more “leftover” embryos in in-vitro cases will be snuffed. On the other hand, if it could help people recognize that IVF is a bad thing in the first place, it isn’t a total loss.
Donum Vitae says:

The transmission of human life is entrusted by nature to a personal and conscious act and as such is subject to the all-holy laws of God: immutable and inviolable laws which must be recognized and observed. For this reason one

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Let’s read David Frum’s email together

One of Mr. Frum’s readers sent him a very interesting email about the “problem” of the intelligence failure. Some hightlights:

…the intelligence community must naturally err on the side of pessimism and alarmism. The cardinal rule in military intelligence is to estimate the worst your enemy could possibly do, not what he probably is willing to do, or could economically do, or is likely to do. Worst-case analysis is the rule of the day. How could it be otherwise?
“I mean, here people are simultaneously saying

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Georgetown uses aborted babies for medical experiments

Maybe somebody — like Father Poumade, who knows about this stuff — can explain how it’s ethical for Georgetown University to use aborted babies for medical experiments? I realize the babies were not aborted for medical explotation, but still…isn’t there something a little creepy about it? Would you want to use the contents of Saddam’s mass graves for experimentation?

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I’m a “deserter,” Part II

A follow up to my post about President Bush being a “deserter”:
I need to wear my dress uniform for a function on Saturday night, so I was getting my ribbons organized so I could attach them properly. In the Marine Online system, it says I don’t rate the National Defense Medal. The only qualification for the NDM is being on active duty during wartime. As I was on active duty during the Gulf War and the Iraq War, I rate two of them.
Funny

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