Hobby Lobby went from an inoffensive business to a scofflaw and an alleged combatant in the “war on women” in no time at all — and without changing any significant employment or business practice. Thus is the transformation wrought by the coercive sweep of Obamacare, which risks doing as much damage to conscience rights as it has done to the insurance market.




Walk-A-Thon 2013

My children will be participating in the annual Rutland Area Christian School Walk-A-Thon next week and they are seeking donations/pledges to help them raise their goal or $1,000 to support the mission of the school. They have an outstanding team of teachers and staff who nurture all areas of their lives. Please consider supporting their education and the work of this great school.

Please click on the link above to fill out a form for a donation. Thank you!

The measure does not force a district to arm its teachers and would not force teachers to carry a gun.

South Dakota governor signs bill allowing armed teachers in the classroom, http://fxn.ws/ZxAxM5 – Sent via the FOX News Android App.

My own playing? Well, it’s better than it was yesterday.

Three cheers for Mona Charen in her endeavors to learn to play the cello. Bravo! Cello Notes – Mona Charen http://m.townhall.com/columnists/monacharen/2013/02/19/cello-notes-n1515082?utm_source=thdaily&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=nl

Hmm…interesting take. Why The Hell Should Anyone Vote For The Republican Party? – John Hawkins http://m.townhall.com/columnists/johnhawkins/2013/02/19/why-the-hell-should-anyone-vote-for-the-republican-party-n1515125?utm_source=thdaily&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=nl

Creating pensions that offer generous retirement benefits wins votes in the present by promising spending in the future. Promises cost nothing in the short run — and elections are held in the short run, long before the pensions are due.

Guns and Pensions – Thomas Sowell http://m.townhall.com/columnists/thomassowell/2013/02/19/guns-and-pensions-n1513748?utm_source=thdaily&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=nl