If Only Eisenhower Understood War like Cheney and Kristol Do

In other news, a 73 year old vet is fired for giving a bit of cornbread (that Cracker Barrel does not charge for) to a homeless guy. Because the universal destination of goods will not be tolerated when it does not benefit the powerful! 2445 Love for the poor is incompatible with immoderate love of riches [Read More...]

The Death of the Church in Mosul

For the first time in 1600 years, there was no Mass in Mosul this weekend. Our war in Iraq failed to meet one single criterion for Just War.  There was no lasting, grave, and certain threat, and this led to the Duplicity Tango. Step 1 of the Duplicity Tango: Ignore the people calling to finish [Read More...]

Wow. My respect for Megyn Kelly just went way up

MEGYN KELLY: In your op-ed, you write as follows: ‘Rarely has a U.S. president been so wrong about so much at the expense of so many.’ But time and time again, history has proven that you got it wrong as well, sir. You said there were no doubts that Saddam Hussein had weapons of mass [Read More...]

Glenn Beck: “Liberals, you were right. We should never have gone into Iraq”

Repentance is good for the soul. Thing is, Andrew Bacevich, Pat Buchanan, St. John Paul and Benedict are not very accurately described as liberals.  But he means well and it’s good to see. [Read more...]

Gall, Chutzpah, Nerve, Arrogance, Folly and Pride

Cheney:  Obama “so wrong about so much” For instance, his failure to prosecute Dick “Other Priorities” Cheney for war crimes. File under: Arsonist offers critical remarks on fire department. [Read more...]


“The Americans in their intercourse with strangers appear impatient of the smallest censure and insatiable of praise. The most slender compliment is acceptable to them; the most exalted seldom contents them; they unceasingly harass you to extort praise, and if you resist their entreaties they fall to praising themselves. It would seem as if, doubting [Read More...]

We were told 10 years ago

“proportion between the possible positive consequences and the sure negative effect of the conflict was not guaranteed. On the contrary, it seems clear that the negative consequences will be greater than anything positive that might be obtained.” Cardinal Ratzinger, April 2003 Yup. “The irony is painfully acute. Eleven years ago, in response to a terrorist [Read More...]

We Kill People Based on Metadata

No. Seriously. Fortunately, it’s just worthless foreigners we are reasonably sure need killing. And if it’s a mistake, no big deal. It’s not like we are doing everything we can to engender hatred of the US and create a fertile recruiting ground for more Islamic radicalism. Best part: It’s just a matter of time before [Read More...]

More on the Divide in Catholic Moral Theology

A reader writes: The article by George Weigel was indeed very troubling, but it’s not the last time that a major Catholic thinker has openly broken with — or ignored — the Church’s teaching, in order to advocate for war. In February 2014, Robert George co-wrote a piece for National Review in which he advocated [Read More...]

Mission Accomplished!

As Fallujah falls to Al-Quaida-linked forces, the disastrously stupid Iraq War continues to be the gift that keeps on giving and the prescience of two popes and all those Ivory Tower damn librul bishops who were so out of touch with reality continues to be vindicated.  The Conservative Anti-Charism of Discernment?  Not so much.  And [Read More...]

Our Nobel Peace Prize Winning God King…

…murders funeral .attendees and 16 and 12 year old kids in cold blood and, surprise!, creates 40 to 60 new enemies for each person murdered.  Who can fathom the mind of these foreign devils and their mysterious and unforgiving ways? [Read more...]

Nobel Peace Prize Winner Obama

…waives ban on aiding regimes that use child soldiers. Here’s a recording the volcanic eruption of outrage at this fundamental assault on decency by the God King from the Obama-supporting antiwar Left: Generation Narcissus: The Conscience of our Century [Read more...]