Editorials

A recent editorial in the local paper said we are the only advanced nation that does not guarantee health care for all. We jail too many people. We need to cut defense and spend more on welfare. We have to many gun deaths. We need to raise taxes. We have too many rich people, and not enough in the middle class.
Democratic presidential candidate mayor Pete Buttigieg says he is a Christian gay person. That is like saying he is a Christian adulterer or a Christian murder, it is a contradiction in terms.
Scientists have discovered the theory of evolution violates the laws of conservation of energy and entropy. Paley's argument that a watch design requires a watchmaker has proven to be correct.
On February 18, 1952, a massive storm split the SS Pendleton into two pieces about ten miles off the Massachusetts coast. More than forty sailors were trapped inside the ship's sinking stern in the midst of fierce winds and violent thirty foot waves.
Pro-choice advocates push for rights to remove care for a handicapped baby after birth and allowing it to die. Pro-life advocates call it infanticide.
The Constitution gave Congress the power to coin money, not a central bank cartel controlled by banks. In 1914 the Federal Reserve was established to create an elastic currency to promote inflation and provide liquidity.
Major causes of homelessness in Oregon are the direct result of interference of the housing market by over zealous bureaucratic land planners who intentionally restrict the supply of housing, and the soft money policies of the Federal Reserve.
Dr. Christine Ford has been employed as a director of biostatistics at Corcept Therapeutics, Inc, a $166 billion market cap company with annual sales of $216 million. The company offers just one drug, mifepristone, which is widely known as an "abortion pill" or RU-486.
Anthony Kennedy was a swing vote, who often joined liberal justices. Confirmation of Judge Kavanaugh to replace Kennedy on Supreme Court, will give conservatives a 5-4 majority.

Dr. Christine Ford has named Brett Kavanaugh as someone who attacked her sexually at a high school party, almost forty years ago. Psychologist Elizabeth Loftus has been concerned with how subsequent information can affect an eyewitness's account of an event.

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