Author Archives: Douglas Abbott
This one ought to land in the record books somewhere. Oregon Governor Kate Brown announced Thursday she intends to sign into law a bill requiring insurers to provide free abortions for all Oregonians, including illegal immigrants, according to a July … Continue reading
There has been quite a response as Republicans attempt to address various shortcomings of the Affordable Care Act. (Disclaimer: I’m strictly non-partisan and pretty much sour on both parties.) Amid the many complaints, The Oregonian put up a splashy headline … Continue reading
In case anyone wasn’t aware of how overwhelmingly racist America still is, MSN is promoting a story about a female university student from India who was walking past a frat house when, she claims, a white man leaned out the … Continue reading
I sat down to dinner last December with two old friends. John, Richard and I chose Little Italy not only because we love the food but because John and I used to work for the Gialopsoses, who opened the restaurant … Continue reading
I don’t know anyone who isn’t tired of watching the endless wars in the Middle East. The fighting there sends a ripple effect through the region and ultimately the whole world. In the end, everyone pays. But who is to … Continue reading
I have come to the conclusion that God often allows the Christian to go through such complete emotional/psychological dismemberment that nothing is left except the thing he started with — following Christ no matter what may come.
he·do·nism : the belief that pleasure or happiness is the most important goal in life. I received an e-mail this morning. In the subject line: DATE REAL CHEATING WIVES IN YOUR AREA!