The Worst Thing Reagan Ever Did Our greatest gifts and our greatest sins typically grow very close to one another. Reagan’s thoroughly American faith in the individual made him the best champion against totalitarian evil. That same faith made it possible for him to strike a thoroughly destructive blow against the family via no-fault divorce. [Read More...]

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This Week’s Great Enema Poster Boy: Bishop William Murphy of Rockville Centre [Read more...]

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For today’s peculiar theological free association… Here’s this extremely strange and funny story and this warning from Leviticus about what happens to a people that breaks its covenant with God (not that that could possibly have anything to do with us, of course): I will set my face against you, and you shall be smitten [Read More...]

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Dan Rather in the presence of Bill Clinton reminds me of Mr. Smithers in the presence of Mr. Burns Why read the memoirs of a man who can’t remember anything when giving sworn testimony? [Read more...]

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American Idol Jumps the Shark One of the first rules of American pop culture is that when Evangelical Christians start trying to imitate the trend, it has passed its sell-by date. [Read more...]

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Common Sense A reader very sensibly writes: Please ask all faithful Catholics you know to arrange to have Masses said for pro-life and pro-family victories at the polls this Nov. 2004. The Mass is, among other things, a very proper arena for spiritual warfare. Catholics who make use of its power, not for political gain, [Read More...]

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Dallasites! Introduce Your Children Early to the Manifold Splendors of the Gay Community (the Most Highly Evolved, Sensitive, Artistic, Intelligent, Generous, Articulate, and Spiritual Expression of Humanity Our Race Has Yet Produced) My only question: are the people of Dallas *worthy* of the awesome goodness of the gay community to their kids? Will they be [Read More...]

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Vermont Episcopalian Diocese Cranks Out Liturgy in Worship of Zeitgeist [Read more...]

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Jeff Culbreath Would Like Your Business [Read more...]

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Technology: Making it Easier for Small Groups and Even Individuals to Do What it Once Took Mobilized Nations to Do That’s extremely bad news. It spells, in the short run, massive chaos by various evil people who will exploit technology to disrupt civilization on a massive scale until civilization decides it prefers a tightly run [Read More...]

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