Archive for August 12, 2022

Culture of Death 

Posted in uncategorized with tags on August 12, 2022 by andelino

Kate Brown, governor of Oregon, where I’ve lived since 1991, was upset when news leaked in early May about the Supreme Court’s ruling on Dobbs. How upset?

“Let me be very, very clear: You cannot ban abortion. You can only ban safe abortion. Access to abortion is protected by state law in Oregon, and I will fight to keep it that way — no matter what the U.S. Supreme Court decides. Don’t lose hope. Let’s fight like hell.”

Read more at “The Culture of Death is alive as Hell”

Defending The Indefensible

Posted in uncategorized with tags on August 12, 2022 by andelino

Democrats are foolishly trying to win the abortion debate. Now that the Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization decision has overturned Roe v. Wade, abortion supporters have to make their case to the people and their representatives, rather than judges. But many of them have apparently forgotten that they win the argument by avoiding it.

This strategy was perfected by President Bill Clinton’s model of rhetorical moderation joined to legal extremism. Clinton said that abortion should be “safe, legal, and rare” — and then he opposed any limits on it. And Roe, along with a compliant media, let him and his party get away with this, because they could let the courts do most of the dirty work. Now that they don’t have that shield they are struggling.

Read more at “Without Roe, The Pro-Abortion Crowd Can’t Avoid Defending The Indefensible”

Deeper Ties With China

Posted in uncategorized with tags on August 12, 2022 by andelino

China is the most powerful partner of the Philippines.

Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi hailed a “new golden era” in relations with the Philippines in a July 7 meeting with new Philippine President Ferdinand “BongBong” Marcos Jr. “With President Marcos being elected, the China-Philippines relationship has turned a new page,” Wang said. “We highly appreciate President Marcos’s recent commitment to pursuing a friendly policy toward China, and we speak highly of his latest statements that has sent a very positive signal to the world.”

Days earlier, President Marcos made a commitment to “elevate bilateral ties to a higher level.” He said he considers China the “most powerful partner of the Philippines.”

Read more at “New Philippine President Seeks Deeper Ties With China”

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