Tidbits :: Monday July 7, 2008

IHT on “We Should Still Like Ike” – ‘The supreme commander of Allied forces during World War II, Eisenhower
believed the United States should not go to war unless the nation’s
survival was at stake. “There is no alternative to peace,” he said.”

Reason Magazine on “Baby Bust” – ‘At the heart of any fertility incentive lies an attempt to encourage a
particular group of women to orient their bodies in a traditional way.
Every pro-fertility policy is an effort to slow cultural
transformation, to stabilize a society’s ethnic composition, to ossify
a current conception of a national culture by freezing the genetic
makeup of a nation. From Poland to Singapore, swollen wombs are a
bulwark against change.’

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