Opinion

The Slippery Definition of Extremist

Americans are once again hearing of the perils of extremism. But the definition of this offense is slipperier than a politician’s campaign promise. The definition of extremism has continually been amended to permit government policies that few sober people previously advocated.

Miracle on Page 327

Those intent on a government takeover of medicine missed one item that is found in the bill. Tucked in there, around page 327, is the provision that exempts members of the health care sharing ministries in existence before the year 2000 from the mandate to buy the federally qualified health insurance.

Change Is Needed, But Unlikely

Pardon me for saying so, but the ‘Democrats for Change’ challenge to the ‘Machine Pols’ has a snowball’s chance in Hades of succeeding. I take no pleasure in saying this, but the professional politicians are too well entrenched in their positions for a well-deserved change to occur.