Quote of the day
“I think people have come to the sensible conclusion that you can’t say a woman’s life is more valuable than a man’s life,” retired Air Force Brig. Gen. Wilma Vaught. Perfectly sensible - except to a reactionary such as myself, who's still bitterly clinging to many un-hip notions, as well as to his guns and religion. In quoting General Wilma, columnist Gail Collins THINKS she's exposing the irrationality of those who oppose sending women into combat. After all, as EVERYONE KNOWS, equality is what this nation was founded on. By implication, those obstructionists who say women should not be exposed to front-line combat are anti-American. Here's the bottom line: Some things do not change. Human nature is one of them. The rigors of war are another. The DC Empire may proclaim equality all it wants. But in fact, human equality is a biological impossibility. It's also a social and political catastrophe when government tries to impose it - just take a look at the real-world results of trying to implement it. In fact, General Wilma is not just wrong, but disastrously so. There's a reason that men have historically gone to war, and that is to protect their future. A nation can lose many of its young men but still recover. However, if it loses its women, it will fade away. DC thinks it's replaced the old-fashioned "Band of Brothers" with the new and improved "Swarm of Siblings," but has instead landed yet another self-inflicted wound. When the history of the DC Empire is written, its epitaph will be "Death by Ideology." It'll be covered in the same chapter as the Soviet Union, which was a victim of the self-destructive idiocy of communism.