The Shadow Tradition Something to contemplate near Holocaust Remembrance Day. Old Sin=/=Sacred Tradition. [Read more...]

Don’t Hold your Breath Waiting for the Divine Liturgy to be Celebrated at Hagia Sophia Islamic tolerance tends to be a one way street. [Read more...]

It’s getting a bit draftier in the Senate [Read more...]

There goes Poland [Read more...]

D’oh! Someone in the world is the world’s worst doctor. And somebody has an appointment with him tomorrow! – George Carlin [Read more...]

Gay Brownshirts on the March! Here’s an edifying note sent to the folks at Biil c250 will pass. Your group will be the first one we go after. You are nothing but a group of hatefilled bigots. How dare you use a name like freedominion, free for who, right wing ***holes. I was in [Read More...]

Elinor remarks on the thread about the Sin of Anger and my remarks to all the Gloom and Doomers: What this string has needed has been some clarity about what kind of “hope” we’re talking about. Hope the theological virtue, the confidence that God is watching over us and will turn all to good? Hope [Read More...]

CAEI: Part of a balanced diet A reader writes: Your blog is sure doing a job on me. Reading all those comments each day has helped me be very thankful for the gifts of faith, hope, and charity. Being a Catholic since 1933 and 20 years in the Navy has put me in a confused [Read More...]

More chewiness from my reader He’s forwarding me snippets from a conversation elsewhere in cyberspace: The terms “liberal” and “conservative” are so vague and flexible as to me meaningless from a philosophic or theological standpoint; they are purely marketing terms whose “meaning” is filled by spin doctors. The term “Liberalism” however has a very precise [Read More...]

Gay Brownshirts on the March! Wardrobe provided by “Militia Eye for the Queer Guy”. A quick note: A number of reader have remarked how lame these idiots look. Quite so. The Munich Beer Hall Putsch was lame too. It’s the thought that counts. Kathy Shaidle’s quite right. It’s just a little foretaste of C-250 in [Read More...]