Monthly Archives: February 2015

Friday, 2/27/15

A potpourri with some uncontrived connections. Continue reading

Posted in Islam, Legalia, Natural Law, Pinch of Incense, Religious freedom, Science, Scientism, Secularism, Sexualia, Speech & Press, the worst are full of passionate intensity | Tagged

Tuesday, 2/24/15

Musings on our policies in the Middle East and Africa, with an emphasis on the obsession to distinguish true religion from false. Continue reading

Posted in "Spiritual" (maybe Religious), Dispensationalism, eulogy, Foreign Affairs, Islam, progressivism, Salvation | Tagged , ,

When rights clash

In the winner’s circle, the right we consider real. Exile to the rights we think merely notional. But Bob Ferguson is scared now. Continue reading

Posted in Marriage (real), Naked Public Square, Nominalism and Realism, Pinch of Incense, progressivism, Religious freedom, Rights Talk, Secularism, Speech & Press, Sundry flakes, The best lack all conviction, the worst are full of passionate intensity, Thrown down gauntlet | Tagged , , ,

Saturday, 2/21/15

Reversing a social revolution, joshing the food scolds, they myth of consent, the faith of rationalists, and a bit more. Continue reading

Posted in Family, Food, History, Marriage (real), Political Matters, Secularism, Sexualia, Thrown down gauntlet | Tagged , , , , , ,

Friday, 2/20/15

Obama’s bafflingly WEIRD coyness about Islam, the backs of Presidential and fundy hands, and an irksome bit of discrimination under searchlight. Continue reading

Posted in Christendom, Christianity generally, Civil Religion, Discrimination, Health Care, Islam, Life political issues, Religious freedom, Secularism, Sundry flakes

Wednesday, 2/18/15

Musings on “Christian Art,” porn, secularization as a subterfuge, hate crimes lite, legislative education adventures, and yet another reminder of clay feet. Continue reading

Posted in Arts and Music, Christianity generally, Discrimination, Education, Evangelicalism, Film, History, Justice, Legalia, Naked Public Square, progressivism, Religious freedom, war | Tagged , ,

Monday, 2/16/15

The New Hypocrisy Kristoff’s better than ISIS Heresy, full stop Fides quaerens intellectum?

Posted in Built Environment and Infrastructure, Civil Religion, Creation Care, Damn rackets, Education, Marriage (real), Plutocracy, progressivism, Secularism, State capitalism, Sundry flakes, the worst are full of passionate intensity

Sunday of the Last Judgment

Leithart’s six impossible things before breakfast Doubter website doesn’t immunize apostate webmaster Obama’s secret bomb-thrower party What’s the deadliest religion?

Posted in 9th Commandment Watch, Calvinism, Naked Public Square, Orthodoxy, Political Matters, Protestantism, statism | Tagged , , , , , ,

Valentine’s Day

Wherein Tipsy delivers a mini Apologia pro vita sua, remains coyly mum about 50 shades, indicts Kristoff for bigotry and muses about dissenters within thick cultures. Continue reading

Posted in Discrimination, Judaism, Marriage (real), Naked Public Square, Religious freedom, Science, Sexualia | Tagged ,

Roses are red …

* * * * * “The remarks made in this essay do not represent scholarly research. They are intended as topical stimulations for conversation among intelligent and informed people.” (Gerhart Niemeyer) Some succinct standing advice on recurring themes.

Posted in Miscellany