Krauthammer has a nice piece today on the provincial cluelessness of the Left [Read more...]

Okay, so Amrhine’s a “Fredneck” A reader sez: I’m not sure writing for the Free-Lance Star qualifies as being a “distinguished columnist.” Have you ever *been* to Fredericksburg? I lived there for a year, and it’s one big strip mall surrounded by memorials to people who were traitors to the United States. The carpetbaggers from [Read More...]

1492: The Conquest of Paradise and All That Those who are enthusiasts for the myth that the world is neatly divisible into Evil Christian European Environmental Rapists vs. Happy Matriarchal Earth-Affirming Pagans in Touch with their Sexuality and the Rhythms of Mother Gaia should contemplate this little vignette from the martyrdom of St. John Brebeuf: [Read More...]

Fr. Rob Johansen’s Take on our Hapless Bench of Bishops or “the Democratic Party at Prayer” as Sandra Miesel tartly describes them. “Here is a call for the endurance and faith of the saints.” Revelation 13:10 None of this–I repeat, none of this–is a reason to give up on the Church (as some of my [Read More...]

Go. Read. This. Fr. Michael Sweeney of the St. Catherine of the Siena Institute gives an incredibly insightful take on the Situation titled “Putting our Past In Front: Redeeming the Scandal”. You will need Adobe Acrobat Reader 5.0 to view the document. You can download Adobe for free here. If you read nothing else today. [Read More...]

What the difference between Alberto Fujimori and Richard Amrhine? One’s a disgraced former president, the other is a distinguished columnist. [Read more...]

Now this is News! According to Greg “Scoop” Popcak, eight courageous members of our largely hapless bench of bishops sent a letter to all the bishops in the United States. The letter calls for the creation of a Plenary Council to address the issues of homosexuality and dissent which serves as the foundation for this [Read More...]

Multiplying Clintonoids and the Bishops Who Need Them First it was Robert Bennett, Clinton’s lawyer. Now it’s Leon Panetta, stalwart defender of partial birth abortion. These are the sort of people our shepherds have put on the “Stop Me Before I Let a Child be Raped Again” panel that’s supposed to make sure they are [Read More...]

As readers of this blog know… I think it fitting to use vile words to describe vile things and beautiful words to describe beautiful things. I think it vile to use beautiful words to describe vile things and vile words to describe beautiful things. I also think it vile to used anesthetized words to describe [Read More...]

In case you’d forgotten it, Rev. Sun Myung Moon is still a royal kook and so are his disciples I especially like the unsolicited testimonials from various denizens of the netherworld to supplement the unanimous chorus of endorsement for Moon from the founders of the Great Religions. Here’s a product endorsement from Karl Marx and [Read More...]

Greg Krehbiel Explains it all for you! The puckish Mr. Krehbiel sez: I’ve figured out the next Dispensationalist end of the world scenario. See this. When Palestinians take their accusations of war crimes to the U.N. tribunal, it will find Israel guilty and therefore set the entire world against Israel. Then believers will be raptured, [Read More...]

Sean Gallagher notes that Richard Land of the Southern Baptists is discussing the Death Penalty I have no argument with Land’s basic thesis. Romans 13 is crystal clear. Caesar has a right to his sword. However, as Sean points out, the question of when and under what circumstances Caesar should use it is a matter [Read More...]