Changes to Layout

I will be making some changes to the layout and overall look of Qohel over the next few days.  These are to improve readability overall and especially on mobile devices. Thank you for being patient!

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Warm Air Fan Hand Dryers are Filthy

Air-dry, fan type hand dryers in public toilets spray particles of faeces and bacteria over your hands and into the air: ” … potential human pathogens were recovered from plates exposed to hand dryer air whether or not a HEPA filter was present, and from bathroom air moved by a small fan. Spore-forming colonies, identified …

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Syria: A Christian Response

Part of a long and thoughtful article by Sohrab Ahmari, writing at Commentary Magazine. ” … the troubling outcome of the Iraq project doesn’t automatically vindicate the reflexive Christian opposition to today’s escalation in Syria. Christian supporters and critics of Trump’s move must apply public moral reasoning informed by the faith’s rich tradition of thinking about …

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Syria: Sending a Message

How to send a message that use of chemical weapons crosses a red line, as then President Obama insisted (and then, appallingly, failed to act), without involving the US in another pointless ground war on the other side of the world? This article by Thomas Lifson on American Thinker makes the case that President Trump …

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Green Power, Black Death

Paul Driessen pointed out years ago that green policies mean stopping developing nations from developing by depriving them of energy and clean water. Viv Forbes lists the ways green policies also undermine the continuing growth of the West. Greens are not only traitors to the poor, they are traitors to the environment: Greens hate individual …

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