Whatcha Call Yer Basic Lack of Perspective Over the past month a new Axis of Evil has emerged — not one based in Damascus, Tehran or Pyongyang — but instead in Cedar Rapids, Charleston, South Carolina, Derry, New Hampshire and Boca Raton, Florida. Seems the guy is miffed cuz McCain is winning right now. I [Read More...]
Why So Many Traditionalists Don’t Get Invited to Parties A reader writes: At the March for Life in DC last week, our group (mostly young teens) came across a marcher holding aloft a Crucifix with a big sign: “Latin Mass= Truth; New Mass = Abortion”. As I respectfully disagreed with him, he brought up receiving [Read More...]
This tells us, not only about Lady Macbeth, but about ABC News Everybody knows that Lady Macbeth is an unprincipled reptile who will do anything for power and money. Not news. So it should come as no surprise when some detail turns up illustrating this, such as the fact that she sat on the board [Read More...]
The Pacific Northwest According To Jeff Foxworthy 1. You know the state flower (Mildew).2. You feel guilty throwing aluminum cans or paper in the trash.3. Use the statement ‘sun break’ and know what it means.4. You know more than 10 ways to order coffee.5 You know more people who own boats than air conditioners.6. You [Read More...]
It’s stories like this that the acronym WTF? was coined for Understandably, zealots for the Tridentine Mass look at this and cry O Tempora! O Mores! Less understandably there is, how do I put this?, a sort of dark *joy* in such stories for not a few fans of the Tridentine rite. They tend to [Read More...]
King George Decrees the Laws Are For Little People When you have God on your side in a great civilizational struggle, you must have absolute latitude to do whatever you want whenever you want it to whomever you want. That’s called “freedom”, you see? The really amazing thing is that people who call themselves both [Read More...]
Rowan Williams has been a ninny for a long time… But now his ninnyhood threatens free speech in Britain. He wants a law against “thoughtless and … cruel styles of speaking and acting.” From the well-meaning attempts of fools to legislate virtue, dear Lord, deliver us. [Read more...]
More Rats Leave the Sinking Ship The striking thing to me is how Obama, the most liberal member of the Senate, is getting all these fond “I disagree with him about everything, but gee I like the guy” reviews from the Right and rising in the polls in a nation that is supposedly so dominated [Read More...]
A reader writes: I have a request for your readers, if you don’t mind? Franciscan University of Steubenville has at long last decided to have the Extraordinary Form Mass on campus before the semester is out. However, this being Franciscan, we are in great need of supplies for doing it properly. Prayers will of course [Read More...]
Israel and Judah For some reason, I still seem to mystify people in my views on the American political scene. I’ve had some folks in my comboxes take me for a Righty and others for a Lefty. Here’s the key to the mystery: I’m a Catholic. I think that politics is the art of the [Read More...]
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