Where Orthodoxy is Optional…

…orthodoxy will sooner or later be proscribed. Gay rights has never been about tolerance. It’s about punishing Christians for believing that homosexual acts are sinful. And it is bound and determined to reach right into Catholic education and the sanctuary and jail those who think so. It is a militant faith. [Read more...]

A Joyous Day for Christians and Geeks

First, it’s the Feast of the Annunciation: In the sixth month the angel Gabriel was sent from God to a city of Galilee named Nazareth, to a virgin betrothed to a man whose name was Joseph, of the house of David; and the virgin’s name was Mary. And he came to her and said, “Hail, [Read More...]

“Connecting the Dots” is on at 5 PM Eastern

…on Real Life Radio, and you can stream it here. My Tuesday co-host is Tom McDonald, and we will be doing something hilarious while we talk about the Faith, as is our custom. Also, we will be chatting with Patheos’ own spiritual gardener, the lovely Margaret Rose Realy. Give us a call and join the fun [Read More...]

Boy! Those Abortion Clinic Terrorists are Awful!

Here’s an artfully constructed headline: Woman Outside Planned Parenthood Says Flaming Object Was Thrown at Her To the casual reader, it could well be read as an attack by some crazy on Planned Parenthood. In fact, it was a molotov cocktail thrown at a peaceful 40 Days for Life person who was minding her own [Read More...]

Amos and Judge Ronald Brockmeyer

When I read things like this: The judge in Ferguson, Missouri, who is accused of fixing traffic tickets for himself and colleagues while inflicting a punishing regime of fines and fees on the city’s residents, also owes more than $170,000 in unpaid taxes. Ronald J Brockmeyer, whose court allegedly jailed impoverished defendants unable to pay fines [Read More...]

“If you don’t think this is coming, you are a fool.”

Rod Dreher on the actual end game for gay ideology in the West: “This is the next step in the fight. It never was going to be enough for progressives to get gay marriage and discrimination against LGBTs outlawed except for within religious organizations. Now the push from progressive elites will be to tear down [Read More...]

I felt a great disturbance in the Force!

It was as though the minds of a million Birthers cried wolf and were suddenly silenced. So many electrons slain, so much dumb spent, so many hysteria volts wasted for years and years and years on Birtherism. [Read more...]

Army Rangers are on a Mission to Defeat ISIS…

…with flipflops. Making people full participants in the dignity of work and the creation of wealth is always a good thing. It helps stop wars. ISIS can’t go on if it stops making converts of desperate angry nuts. People tend to be less desperate and angry when they have a job and family to care [Read More...]

GOP Announces Formation of Committee to Elect Hillary Clinton

First out of the gate in that endeavor, committee chair Ted Cruz, whose appalling abuse of persecuted Christians in the Middle East set the gold standard for sheer cynicism last fall.  It will be fascinating to see if he completes the Campbellesque Hero’s Journey story arc from “Guy who stands on a mound of Mideast Christian [Read More...]

The Ambition of the Sons of Thunder

…is under discussion over at the Register today. [Read more...]