-This article was originally published at LifeSiteNews.com.
Ah, irony. From Cecile Richards’ commencement speech to Barnard College, an all-women school:
These women didn’t wait to be asked. They just jumped headfirst.
To borrow some wisdom from Lena Dunham, “Don’t wait around for someone else to tell your story. Do it yourself by whatever means necessary.”
If you hold out for an invitation, chances are good you’ll miss the party. And by the party, I mean life.
Growing up, Mom always told me, “The answer to life is yes.”
This is the only life you have so make the most of it. Take every opportunity and risk you can. You’ll only regret the things you didn’t do because you were afraid to try.
That’s right. The head of Planned Parenthood, the world’s largest abortion provider, thinks that “the answer to life is yes.”
Here is my appearance on The Alice Stewart Show where I discussed the so-called Republican “War on Women”
-The article was originally published at National Review.
What is the right amount of speech to give to citizens in politics? Both major parties are debating this question as the 2014 midterm elections approach.
According to former Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens, who told a Senate panel Wednesday that campaign money is not the same as speech, the answer seems to be “a limited amount.” Stevens, who has been critical of his former colleagues on the Court for overturning a number of campaign finance reform measures, was joined by Democrats who went after the Koch brothers for their involvement in the political system.
Enter Senator Ted Cruz (R., Texas), who in about five-and-a-half minutes shattered the entire argument for what Washington considers “campaign finance reform.” His comments turned campaign-finance pieties on their head and made clear why free speech needs to be paramount in the United States.