Dave Armstrong Defends Prolifers from the Charge…

…that they are single issue voters. FWIW,  I don’t say, and never have said, that “prolifers are one-issue voters”. Would to God they were. I would *love* it if prolifers really and truly focused on stopping abortion and on promoting the dignity of human life from conception to natural death. But for the most part [Read More…]

The Good News is the Trump Appears to be a Liar

Yesterday, his Administration was talking about leading a “coalition” to oust Assad and wade into a 20 sided Civil War due to a mood swing on the part of Trump.  This insane proposal basically meant Iraq War III, with an option of going to war with Russia. Today, it’s becoming clear that the strike on [Read More…]

On the air with Doug O’Brien at 5 PM Eastern

…on Connecting the Dots.  Give us a call at 1-573-4BREAD4. [Read more…]

Russia suspends agreement…

…that prevents direct conflict with US forces. Medvedev rattles saber. Putin calls for emergency meeting of UN. Russian warship steaming toward US ships that launched attack on Syrian Meanwhile, Tillerson announces a sudden, 180 degree shift in policy from Trump, who thinks he can don a cape and instantly form a “coalition” to oust Assad. Pray [Read More…]

I, for one, needed to hear this

Sherry Antonetti writes: So what do we do as we watch powers and principalities play out a game of life chess with real people? If we remember, back when war with Syria seemed inevitable in 2013, Pope Francis asked the Church to pray and fast for peace.  Somehow, the war which seemed unavoidable, evaporated…overnight. Perhaps it [Read More…]

Another Trump supporter who only meant him to be cruel to other people

not herself. [Read more…]

People who voted for Trump in the hope that he would be cruel to people weaker than themselves

…are discovering that he means to be cruel to people weaker than himself, including the people who voted for him. [Read more…]

God Save us From this Imbecile

Now that Obama’s poll numbers are in tailspin – watch for him to launch a strike in Libya or Iran. He is desperate. — Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) October 9, 2012 The President must get Congressional approval before attacking Syria-big mistake if he does not! — Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) August 30, 2013 AGAIN, TO [Read More…]

On the Air with Deacon Steve Greydanus…

…on Connecting the Dots. Give us a call at 1-573-4BREAD4. [Read more…]

Trump: Super Duper Prolife Convert…

…appointed his daughter Ivanka ambassador to Planned Parenthood: In the weeks following her father’s inauguration, Ivanka Trump quietly reached out to the president of Planned Parenthood seeking common ground on the contentious issue of abortion. The first daughter requested a sit-down with Cecile Richards, the head of Planned Parenthood and a vocal surrogate for Hillary [Read More…]

So I’m re-reading Mike Flynn’s Spiral Arm series

Starting with The January Dancer.  The whole series is just such a fun read, all set in a remote future of bards, spies, dashing heroes and cunning rebels where humanity has been thoroughly stirred with a stick (the names of the characters alone are wonderful hodgepodge of ethnicities that no longer mean anything like what [Read More…]

Reader Robert Stove is in fine fettle

And sends his reworking of a classic along: TO TRUMP’S “CATHOLIC” FANBOYS (with apologies to Sir Arthur Sullivan’s Onward, Christian Soldiers) By R. J. STOVE Onward, chic apostates! Vote for endless war With The Donald’s hairpiece Marching on before, Backed by every playboy, Every Murdoch stooge! We don’t know his policies, But we know they’re [Read More…]

Yesterday I gabbed with Rod Bennett…

…about a cool new project he is working on with Scott Hahn: [Read more…]

Yesterday I interviewed JonMarc and Teresa Grodi…

of the Coming Home Network International.  In addition to their great work, we also flew our nerd flags and talked about C.S. Lewis’ Space Trilogy. [Read more…]

Hey! Western Washington!

I’ll be speaking tonight at St. Monica Parish on Mercer Island at 7 PM about the Corporal and Spiritual Works of Mercy.  See you there! [Read more…]

On the air with Rod Bennett at 5PM Eastern

…on Connecting the Dots.  Give us a call at 1-573-4BREAD4. [Read more…]

No Room for Dissent on Abortion in Today’s Feminism

True. Though it’s at least a hopeful sign of some cracks in the armor that the NY Times publishes rather than spikes a story like this. This is the second time in just a couple of weeks that the Times has published counter-regime opinions to the effect that leftist commitment to crushing all dissent on [Read More…]

Everything wrong with Libertarian Brutalism

At the end of the day, what Libertarian brutalism means is a) my stuff matters more than your life, even when I don’t need it and b) my *feeling* of stooping down and being generous for putting five bucks in a GoFundMe (if the mood takes me) is more important than having five bucks taken [Read More…]

Fantastic News!

Steve Bannon has been removed from the National Security Council. Alt Right Nazis in bowties are having a sad today. He is, unfortunately, still welcome to attend meetings where his crackpot “expertise” is “needed”. [Read more…]

Some happy news from my state of Washington

A new program is getting prisoners here to work saving our bee population. [Read more…]

Trying to decide if I should head for Ground Zero in Downtown Seattle…

or head over the mountains and enjoy a more lingering death from fallout: The worry that POTUS may lead us into an inescapable dead end is mounting. Consider the following potential series of events… — Rogue POTUS Staff (@RoguePOTUSStaff) April 5, 2017 1 – POTUS meets with Xi this weekend in Mar-a-Lago. POTUS insists on [Read More…]