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ConservaTibbs.com archives: 2015

Ant-Man is by far the weakest of the Marvel movies -- December 30, 2015

A two week "ban" for all commenters on HTO -- December 28, 2015

The dangers of alcoholism - and teetotalism -- December 23, 2015

Do not begrudge people who have things you do not -- December 22, 2015

Is playing video games inherently bad? -- December 21, 2015

The Jedi, the Rebel Alliance and Muslim terrorists -- December 19, 2015

Demanding censorship proves Wanzer unfit for office -- December 18, 2015

Wisdom and discernment are not enemies of forgiveness -- December 16, 2015

Abortion rhetoric and a deranged shooter in Colorado -- December 14, 2015

Republicans betray voters with pseudoephedrine prescriptions -- December 9, 2015

Chemical birth control, acting as an abortifacient -- December 4, 2015

Please approve Seven Oaks as a charter school. -- December 3, 2015

Depraved rape fantasies about Jared Fogle -- December 2, 2015

If you want me to shut up about abortion, prove me wrong. -- December 1, 2015

Random thoughts of the day -- November 20, 2015

Will political correctness destroy America? -- November 18, 2015

The Herald-Times and factually correct lies -- November 16, 2015

No, I was not a single-issue candidate -- November 13, 2015

Thoughts on the 2015 Bloomington city elections -- November 11, 2015

A realistic look at my electoral history -- November 9, 2015

The cost of making government meetings transparent -- November 6, 2015

All taxation is forced confiscation of wealth -- November 5, 2015

Bloomington's next mayor must commit to full transparency -- November 3, 2015

Meeting times are an obstacle to transparency -- November 2, 2015

The west side needs more attention -- November 1, 2015

Just say "no" to the broadband boondoggle -- October 30, 2015

Indiana does not need a hate crime law -- October 29, 2015

Donald Trump is wrong on immigration and September 11 -- October 28, 2015

End the culture war against Christians in Bloomington -- October 26, 2015

The City Council's shameful endorsement of Planned Parenthood -- October 23, 2015

The city council's Planned Parenthood resolution -- October 22, 2015

The city council should not wage a culture war -- October 21, 2015

Students need to vote in city elections! -- October 19, 2015

More thoughts on Bloomington's imperialistic ambitions -- October 16, 2015

City government should not charge voters for parking -- October 14, 2015

City government's imperialistic historic preservation efforts -- October 12, 2015

Since when is correct word use a theological issue? -- October 9, 2015

Republican hypocrites for Donald Trump -- October 7, 2015

RFRA as the standard for religious liberty -- October 5, 2015

Apple's ad-blocking and obnoxious ads -- October 2, 2015

Comp time, overtime and the MCSWMD -- September 30, 2015

Peter Shumlin's editorial is typical hysteria -- September 28, 2015

That digital clock is not a black-or-white issue -- September 25, 2015

When does religion trump the law? -- September 23, 2015

Republicans must not nominate Donald Trump! -- September 22, 2015

West Third speed bumps representative of poor planning -- September 21, 2015

Oxycontin for children? -- September 18, 2015

The Roman Catholic Church and forgiveness for abortion -- September 17, 2015

MCCSC did not need to update the anti-bullying policy. -- September 16, 2015

Let's chill out on the "War on Cops" rhetoric -- September 14, 2015

The dangers of binge drinking and alcoholism -- September 11, 2015

Considering government's impact on local business -- September 10, 2015

In defense of the professional politician -- September 9, 2015

The City Council was right to support needle exchange -- September 4, 2015

Donald Trump is a pathetic crybaby, wimp and coward -- September 3, 2015

Weary of the culture wars? -- September 2, 2015

The county council's underhanded, scandalous behavior -- August 31, 2015

Josh Duggar, Ashley Madison and the need for godly authority -- August 28, 2015

Plastic bags, abortion and same-sex "marriage" -- August 27, 2015

Earth worship and the "animal rights" movement -- August 26, 2015

Hypersensitive shrieking hysteria -- August 25, 2015

Police militarization in Bloomington, Indiana? -- August 24, 2015

Plastic bags: Persuasion is better than force -- August 21, 2015

Do we need an atheist President? -- August 19, 2015

Politicians have always been accountable for their supporters -- August 14, 2015

Conservatives need to stop this stupid celebrity worship! -- August 14, 2015

Tibbs calls for more transparency on civil asset forfeiture -- August 12, 2015

Euphemisms for killing babies -- August 10, 2015

The major parties exist purely to gain political power -- August 7, 2015

Sexually degrading slurs in the Herald-Times -- August 5, 2015

"An official write-in candidate..." -- August 4, 2015

Perspective is desperately needed on Cecil the lion -- August 3, 2015

Donald Trump is not qualified to be President -- July 31, 2015

Sandra Bland presents a teachable moment -- July 29, 2015

A plea for unity -- July 27, 2015

Planned Parenthood's body parts selling racket -- July 24, 2015

Basic principles on planning, zoning and land use -- July 23, 2015

Was "Sweet Cakes By Melissa" really gagged by a judge? -- July 22, 2015

The social media outrage machine -- July 20, 2015

Killing a spider with a twenty pound sledgehammer -- July 15, 2015

Why is Donald Trump so popular? -- July 13, 2015

Looking back on corporate welfare for Planned Parenthood -- July 10, 2015

Traffic flow, traffic safety and West Third -- July 8, 2015

Same-sex marriage, the 14th Amendment and Christian hypocrisy -- July 6, 2015

The judicial branch is not the legislative branch -- July 3, 2015

False fire alarms at Indiana University -- July 1, 2015

A more nefarious motive -- June 29, 2015

A basic principle of open government -- June 26, 2015

A basic principle of open government -- June 26, 2015

I am running for Bloomington City Council -- June 24, 2015

I will never vote for Donald Trump! -- June 19, 2015

Is the city council enabling sexual predators? -- Bloomington Herald-Times, June 18, 2015

Let's be realistic about repealing ObamaCare -- June 17, 2015

2015 Hopkins funding package -- June 15, 2015

A very tough free speech case -- June 12, 2015

Why everyone should move to the right -- June 10, 2015

Lauren Spierer, due process, and journalistic integrity -- June 9, 2015

Faith-based charities: See? I told you so! -- June 8, 2015

Exposing your employer to a libel lawsuit is a bad idea -- June 5, 2015

Dennis Hastert, structuring, and government overrreach -- June 3, 2015

The Herald-Times fails miserably on the "Straight Pride Club" -- June 1, 2015

Taking the long term view on a policy agenda -- May 29, 2015

If we knew then what we know now... -- May 28, 2015

Latest insanity from the Left: Abolish the family -- May 25, 2015

Three unrelated issues -- May 26, 2015

Why is it important to oppose funding of Planned Parenthood? -- May 18, 2015

End the corporate welfare to Planned Parenthood -- Bloomington Herald-Times, May 18, 2015 (Comments)

Another sexist comment from the right? -- May 15, 2015

Perception is reality, so education is critical -- May 13, 2015

Silence is not approval. Silence is silence. -- May 11, 2015

Is the tactic really distasteful? -- May 8, 2015

Bloomington City Council, District 3 -- May 7, 2015

Should Christians use Facebook? -- May 5, 2015

The most offensive four-letter word in our culture -- May 4, 2015

Public life, private life and troll questions -- May 1, 2015

The continuing farce of funding Planned Parenthood -- April 29, 2015

Evangelizing for Evolution -- April 27, 2015

Christian weakness, capitulation and surrender on divorce -- April 24, 2015

Seven years in prison is too extreme -- April 22, 2015

"The message of Jesus the Nazarene" -- April 20, 2015

Following up: The danger of flash-bang grenades -- April 17, 2015

False accusations of "rape" are real -- April 16, 2015

The reality of campus rape -- April 15, 2015

Dialing back our military aggression -- April 13, 2015

With government money comes government strings -- April 10, 2015

Flash-bang grenades can (and do) kill and maim -- Bloomington Herald-Times, April 10, 2015 (Comments)

Discrimination is neither good or bad -- April 8, 2015

More thoughts on the Religious Freedom Restoration Act -- April 7, 2015

Following up on RFRA -- April 6, 2015

More laws always mean more force -- April 3, 2015

Reality check on the Religious Freedom Restoration Act -- April 02, 2015

The truth about the Religious Freedom Restoration Act -- April 1, 2015

Does administrative experience matter? -- March 30, 2015

No, Bloomington cannot decriminalize marijuana -- March 27, 2015

Free speech in the U.S. Senate -- March 25, 2015

A bigger question and a more serious problem -- March 23, 2015

Using private e-mail for Monroe County government business -- March 20, 2015

The Republican state legislature's giveaway to doctors -- March 18, 2015

Justice denied by technicalities -- March 16, 2015

Todd Akin for U.S. Senate again? Not a good idea. -- March 13, 2015

What are the rules on HTO? -- March 12, 2015

More transparency needed on civil asset forfeiture -- Bloomington Herald-Times, March 10, 2015 (Comments)

Encouraging developments on criminal justice reform -- March 9, 2015

College crybabies need to grow up or go home -- March 6, 2015

Bite mark matching is a hoax -- March 5, 2015

Making private disputes a federal crime is a silly overreaction -- March 4, 2015

Answer the question, Governor Walker! -- March 2, 2015

Evolution and Republican politics -- February 27, 2015

In defense of exclusive primaries -- February 26, 2015

Just say "no" to mandatory HPV vaccinations! -- February 25, 2015

Pavilion Properties' unprofessional, childish and offensive ads -- February 24, 2015

Like it or not, Marie Harf has a point -- February 23, 2015

We need to stop talking about "traditional values" -- February 20, 2015

Arnold and Jesse Friedman are innocent! -- February 18, 2015

Uncivil attacks on Andy Ruff and Dave Rollo -- February 16, 2015

Questions about civil asset forfeiture -- February 13, 2015

General truths are generally true -- February 11, 2015

Why do I blog? -- February 9, 2015

The measles vaccine should be mandatory - no exceptions -- February 6, 2015

Putting NBA teams in Europe is a stupid idea -- February 5, 2015

Anonymous comments on HeraldTimesOnline, revisited -- February 4, 2015

Sarah Palin's sad descent into irrelevance -- February 3, 2015

Does the government really need to regulate baby names? -- February 2, 2015

Why was the Rally for Life not covered? -- Herald-Times, February 01, 2015 (Comments)

Judicial activism and the rule of law -- January 30, 2015

Mike Pence is not Vladimir Putin. Stop freaking out. -- January 28, 2015

The Indianapolis Star's online subscription service -- January 26, 2015

Thoughts on protest tactics and coverage -- January 23, 2015

We must constantly be on guard against censorship -- January 21, 2015

Answering some objections to my anti-abortion posts -- January 19, 2015

The local news focus of the local newspaper -- January 16, 2015

To honor MLK Jr., let's protect unborn black lives -- January 15, 2015

Enough with the Sandy Hook conspiracies! -- January 14, 2015

Following up on my #BlackLivesMatter LTTE -- January 12, 2014

Seeking justice over convictions in child death cases -- January 9, 2015

Religious liberty and "transgender" teens -- January 7, 2015

Unborn black lives matter, so abortion must end -- Herald-Times, January 04, 2015 (Comments)

CIA torture is the fruit of a poisonous tree -- January 1, 2015