Monthly Archives: March 2016

Wednesday, 3/30/16 (Updated)

The fragility of Protestantism plus two on religious freedom (including Little Sisters vs. Obamacare’s contraception mandate) Continue reading

Posted in Calvinism, Corporatism, Discrimination, Journalism, Justice, Legalia, Protestantism, Religious freedom, Rights Talk, Roman Catholicism, Sacramental Tapestry, Uncategorized

Tuesday, 3/29/16

Dear NCAA; Getting all sophisticated; Simple prayer and spiritual narcissism; Survival odds; What doesn’t kill you Continue reading

Posted in 9th Commandment Watch, Discrimination, Foreign Affairs, Literature, Naked Public Square, Political Matters, Prayer, Religious freedom, Sport, Sundry flakes

Easter, 2016

You can’t beat something with nothing. And today offers a semi-annual opportunity to protect your kids against catching something. Continue reading

Posted in Christendom, Islam, Sundry flakes

Saturday, 3/26/16

I separated some legal wonkery into a separate blog so this one could have the theme of “miscellany.” It ended up being pretty shamelessly political because some of the miscellany was self-indulgent and mediocre. Conservatism to believe in 160 years: … Continue reading

Posted in conservatism, Consumerism, Creation Care, Family, Humor, Political Matters, the worst are full of passionate intensity, Thrown down gauntlet

Accommodations and Complicity

A few more, perhaps (but unlikely) concluding, thoughts on Wednesday’s Contraceptive Mandate arguments. Continue reading

Posted in Health care, Legalia, Nominalism and Realism, Pinch of Incense, Religious freedom, Rights Talk, Secularism, Sexualia | Tagged , , ,

Wednesday, 3/23/16

Listening to Lincoln? Exposing the Underbelly Hadley Arkes #fail The pickle we’re in Islamophobe theologizes about antisemitism It’s not food if … Douglas Laycock #fail

Posted in Capitalism, Christianity generally, Damn rackets, Distributism, Evangelicalism, Food, Health Care, History, Islam, Journalism, Judaism, Justice, Legalia, Life political issues, Naked Public Square, Pinch of Incense, Plutocracy, Political Matters, progressivism, Religiopreneurs, Religious freedom, Rights Talk, Sexualia, Sundry flakes

Little Sisters v. Obamacare update

One or two more things about this morning’s Oral Arguments in Little Sisters v. Obamacare Continue reading

Posted in Legalia, Pinch of Incense, Religious freedom, Rights Talk, Sexualia

Obamacare v. The Little Sisters

On Wednesday, something a lot more important than basketball is happening. Continue reading

Posted in Health care, Life political issues, Pinch of Incense, Political Matters, Roman Catholicism, Sexualia, statism

Vernal equinoxish

3 politics (Trump, of course), 2 on cultural confusion generally, and 2 on religionish topics. Sounds balanced. I’m pleased enough. It’s above average. Continue reading

Posted in Evangelicalism, Plutocracy, Political Matters, Prophetic Hysterical Complex, Sexualia

March 18, the year of our lord trump

In due course, I’ll turn to the irresistible topic du jour, The Donald. But first, pleasanter things. Continue reading

Posted in Marriage (real), Natural Law, Sundry flakes | Tagged ,