China, the Country of Death: 40 years, 330 million abortions, 196 million sterilisations.

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China first introduced measures to limit the size of the population in 1971, encouraging couples to have fewer children. The one-child rule, with exceptions for ethnic minorities and some rural families, was implemented at the end of the decade.

Since 1971, doctors have performed 336m abortions and 196m sterilisations, the data reveal. They have also inserted 403m intrauterine devices, a normal birth control procedure in the west but one that local officials often force on women in China.

The numbers do not directly equate to “missing” births because some couples who violate the one-child rule have also had abortions or been sterilised, while intrauterine devices can be removed.

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Editor’s note: A model for the Obama and Cuomo regimes.

Government against the People

If there is a single feature distinguishing the left from the rest of civil society, it is the willingness to use force.   While claiming to be for the people, the statists consistently use force against others.  The use of force and disrespect for the property of others by the Wisconsin union mobs and the occupy-wall-street crowd are in sharp contrast with respectful and peaceful Tea Party demonstrations.  Indeed, civil society proponents like the Tea Party oppose the use of force — for example, when they advocate for reducing the size and intrusiveness of government or for repealing Obamacare.

The goals of the left can be implemented only by using force.  The centerpiece of leftist politics, redistribution of wealth, requires taking by force from those who have.  Proponents of higher taxes for “the wealthy” never advocate voluntary contributions; instead, they go for the full power of the federal government, including the threat of jail.  Government control of health care (Obamacare) forces everyone to purchase insurance, forces the states to comply, forces employers to offer coverage, and dictates what kind of policies insurance companies can offer.

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Is God Just A Mathematical Singularity?

Q: I’ve always been interested in the debate between God/higher power and mathematical infinity/singularity. I’m not saying I believe in one thing or the other. Say, we scientists, take the singularity that supposedly created our Big Bang, which lead to all sorts of beautiful patterns with patterns and chaos within chaos such as plants and black holes, and we ask where this singularity came from. From a scientific perspective, something that supposedly came from “nothing” but managed to unknowingly architect the universe we live in, couldn’t that be considered god? this singularity? I’m not talking about a Christian God or a Muslim God or a Bible, Torah whatever God. Just something that is represented by the mathematical concept of infinity. Something that is bigger, brighter, “more” than us but also contains us. I just think it’s poetic.

A: Your approach errs in that it reduces God to simply a mysterious force of nature, not unlike “The Force” in the “Star Wars” movies.

The Gospels provide us with insights into the true nature of God that are not only much richer and robust, but that also make it easier for us to come to know and love God, as well.

One of the practical aspects of the incarnation of Jesus Christ (God becoming man, and dwelling among us) was giving God a real, human face … along with a real, human heart … and a real, human soul.

In the person of Jesus Christ, the here-to-fore immutable, unknowable God became one of us, revealed God’s salvific plan for mankind, personally fulfilled that divine plan, and then left behind on earth his Catholic church … in order to make his truths and his plan widely known … and his provision universally available … to every generation.

That’s love. And it is also most certainly, poetic!

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