Monthly Archives: September 2016

Wednesday, 9/21/16

Lobbing softballs at power
Obama hits a home run
The coming debate
So three ditzy mayors walk into the New York Times … Continue reading

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Tuesday 9/20/16

The Cold War is over; Who hacked up these human hairballs?; three views of Putin; setting the record straight; more … Continue reading

Posted in Education, Journalism, Orthodoxy, Political Matters, populism, Roman Catholicism, Russia, Sundry flakes, terrorism, ThingsThatFrustrateMeAbout2016, war

One people, God, flag

Just one short item. Notice anything missing? Continue reading

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What is the essence of conservatism in America?

If con­servatives wish to remain true to their his­torical concerns, they should recognize as their adversary the Universal and Homoge­neous State. Continue reading

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Saturday 9/17/16

A More Perfect Absolutism; Why nobody trusts Hillary; Elist fat-cat inversion; Trump’s smartest unconstitutional proposal; No tar, feathers, or quality control. Continue reading

Posted in 9th Commandment Watch, Discrimination, Gaying away the Pray, History, Justice, Naked Public Square, Political Matters, populism, Religious freedom, Sexualia, Technology, ThingsThatFrustrateMeAbout2016, Transvaluation of Values

Putin, Russia, and Russian Orthodoxy

Sometimes one might think this upcoming election is between Hillary Clinton and Vladimir Putin, since Donald Trump has not concealed a measure of admiration for Putin and Hillary’s fans (including the press) have tried to hang Putin, like an albatross, … Continue reading

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Friday 9/16/16

NCAA hypocrisy, free-riding for the sake of faux moral purity, GMOs stumble, and, of course, sex — because sex famously sells. Continue reading

Posted in Abortion distortion factor, conservatism, Creation Care, Life political issues, Plutocracy, Political Matters, populism, Sexualia, Sport, ThingsThatFrustrateMeAbout2016, war

Wednesday 9/14/16

A less-than-comprensive rundown on what’s wrong with the world, or at least the part where I live. Continue reading

Posted in conservatism, Corporatism, Foreign Affairs, Journalism, Moralistic therapeutic deism, Naked Emperors, Orthodoxy, Plutocracy, Political Matters, Roman Catholicism, Russia, Sacramental Tapestry, ThingsThatFrustrateMeAbout2016, Transvaluation of Values

Dog returns to vomit

An old friend’s Trump sycophancy set me off. Four political rants. I can’t blame you for skipping them: Eisegetes for Trump; NeverTrump for Dummies; Trump’s no Hitler; And what if HRC?. Continue reading

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Monday 9/12/16

Finished reading a novel yesterday, so light (and late) blogging. I should do that more often. Continue reading

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