Some people have lived 30 years since 1972… George McGovern, like so many liberals, has lived 1972 thirty times. [Read more...]

Leftist Brownshirts on the March at Yale [Read more...]

Comment box Frequenter Sandra Miesel in the December issue of Crisis “Swinging at Windmills: A Close Look at Catholic Conspiracy Theories” Have Freemasons infiltrated the Vatican? Is there a secret Jewish plot to destroy the Church? Are communists preparing for a worldwide resurgence? Sandra Miesel investigates the dubious claims of popular Catholic conspiracy theories. This [Read More...]

By the way, it looks like the OBL tape is a fake I think I’ll go back to presuming him dead. [Read more...]

Mark Cameron quotes Chesterton on Islam I would simply note that Chesterton elsewhere writes rather voluminously on the ability of the Catholic faith to affirm and “digest” what is good in non-Christian traditions. One tendency (particularly during wartime) is to paint the Enemy as wholly black and to see any attempts at affirming what is [Read More...]

Point/Counterpoint A reader sends along these two links. One from a member of the Lidless Eye Faction, indulging in loony prophetic interpretation not wildly dissimilar from something Dispensationalists would appreciate. The other is from Stephen Hand, with whom I’ve had my disagreements in the past, but who makes the rather sensible point (also made by [Read More...]

For those who have already bought my books and tapes… And still have to buy for people who already own all my books and tapes, there’s the Dave Barry Gift Guide. [Read more...]

Grumpy writer complains that C.S. Lewis’ Mere Christianity is flawed and imperfect Yes. And Moses had a crappy grasp of Trinitarian theology too. So? I think Sheldon Vanauken had it right. Lewis was a sort of second Moses, leading a huge number of people to the Promised Land of the Catholic communion while never quite [Read More...]

Well, let’s hope so! [Read more...]

I propose we convert the citizens of Palm Beach Florida into Soylent Green and ship them to sub-Saharan Africa Or perhaps making them into dog food would be more fitting. [Read more...]

The Generic Insult Site When you care enough to send the very best. [Read more...]

More Religious Opposition to War with Iraq [Read more...]

New Blog! [Read more...]

Larry Kropp jumps into the homosexual argument in my comments box [Read more...]

Love ya, Mother Teresa! Just don’t wanna be like you! Everybody loves Mother Teresa (except for Christopher Hitchens, who with typical passion, hates her as he pretty much hates everybody that speaks or lives too much for God). I much prefer Hitchens’ definiteness over the mealy-mouthed pretences of creeps like John Dominic Crossan, who pretends [Read More...]

Thomas Friedman and Pope John Paul II agree It’s a clash of civilizations. [Read more...]

It’s moments like this when a blog really pays off You get such a warm feeling of doing the Human Race a service when you can pass along (from readers dedicated to finding the really juicy tidbits) titles like the following: How to Good-Bye Depression: If You Constrict Anus 100 Times Everyday. Malarkey? or Effective [Read More...]

New blog! [Read more...]

A reader writes This is the procedure and outcome which the ethics committee at the National Institutes of Health only a few years ago called ‘obscene.’ BTW, IMHO, Dr. Doerflinger (see article) in this case has his head up his ass. I am shocked that he is not alive to the staggering possibilities here. But [Read More...]

Periodically, secularists look up and are startled to discover Voltaire was really really wrong They record their astonishment in Christmas and Easter editions of magazines like this. One of these days, the astonished realization is going to descend upon them that it’s not God who must be reconciled to science, but science that must be [Read More...]

Just another reason why you should make that tax-deductible gift to Mercy Corps [Read more...]