Civil Forfeiture: Theft by any other name

John Oliver continues his NSFW mission of educating a nation sliding into banana republicanism: [Read more…]

The amazing geography of Eastern Washington

…is the result of periodic epic catastrophes like the eruption of the hotspot that is now under Yellowstone but used to be under Idaho, as well as (millions of years later) multiple stupendous floods from Lake Missoula. Imagine a volume of water equal to Lake Michigan suddenly being disgorged into eastern Washington in the space [Read More…]

The Family Missions Podcast is on the Air!

Reader Matthew Spizale writes: Hello friends! I wanted to let you know about a new ministry of Family Missions Company: The FMC Podcast. “Are missionaries just crazy?” “What goes on in these FMC people’s heads?” Well, here’s a look into the minds of two of them. The FMC Podcast with Jonathan Kiehl and Matthew Spizale [Read More…]

May I Gently Suggest…

…that when your grasp of Christianity is now reduced to “Give us power or the least of these get it!” you are doing it wrong. God so loved the world, that he issued an extortion note. – Rand 3:16 [Read more…]

The Reason the Shroud of Turin Bears All the Evidence of being the Burial Cloth of Jesus Christ…

…is that it is the burial cloth of Jesus Christ. [Read more…]

Common Sense

You can go here to find out more about (and support) the American Solidarity Party. [Read more…]

What? You still haven’t registered for the 36th Annual Chesterton Conference, which…

is coming to Colorado Springs, Colorado July 27 – 29 on the campus of the University of Colorado-Colorado Springs. Speakers include (among others) Joseph Pearce, Fr. James Schall, David Mills (former editor of First Things), Christopher Check (President of Catholic Answers), author Regina Doman, Dale Ahlquist and Yr. Obdt. Svt. Don’t miss it if you [Read More…]

Using Charlie Gard as a Human Shield

With supreme cynicism, the anti-abortion-but-not-prolife Congress of Trump takes a step to grant Charlie residency for a sketchy experiment that holds extremely little promise of hope–by attaching it to a bill funding Trump’s idiotic border wall designed to maximize waste for the taxpayer and cruelty to refugees: The amendment has been added to a controversial [Read More…]

Prayer Request

A reader writes: I am very ill with stage 4 ovarian cancer. I have been told that there is no more treatments available because my body is giving out. The reason it is giving out is that I fought and won breast cancer a few years ago. That didn’t leave me many options to fight [Read More…]

“This is an epic fail” – Charles Krauthammer

This is a major story in two ways. First, and most obvious, is the fact that it establishes that the GOP is the Party of Nihilist Incompetents in a massive way.  The Number One and Only Priority of these  life-denying crooks and liars has, for seven long years, been to destroy Obamacare and they have [Read More…]