Monthly Archives: December 2016

Friday 12/30/16

Theocracy in Alabama; Crossing chemistry and computing; Scapegoating Peter Thiel; Liberal Arts; The hack narrative: set & bipartisan; more Continue reading

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Thursday 12/29/16

The Islamic menu; Immigration; What’s wrong with Wendell Berry?; A Team of Hard-Liners; Divisive versus Controversial; How Women in Media Blew the Election Coverage Continue reading

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Wednesday 12/28/16

Conformity; The Temptation of Every Civilization; Them wicked crackers are at it again; Christmas Scandals now and then Continue reading

Posted in Christianity generally, Creation Care, Food, Journalism, Political Matters | Tagged , , ,

Feast of St. Stephen

Middle East Christians; How dare a Baptist spokesman have integrity?; How muddy are the waters now?; Obama’s Russia Record; Racist Cracker Litmus Test; Potability Report Continue reading

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Xmas, Observed (U.S.) 2016

Merry Xmas to all the not-even-Easter-and-Christmas folks, who I trust are faithfully observing Xmas today as our government has decreed. (You can look that up on your calendar.) Continue reading

Posted in "Spiritual" (maybe Religious), Damn rackets, grievance mongering, History, irony, Journalism, Justice, Legalia, Literature, Poetry, Political Matters, populism, Sacramental Tapestry, statism, Thrown down gauntlet | Tagged , ,

Christmas 2016

All join to praise this holy feast, beholding the Godhead here on earth, and man in heaven. Continue reading

Posted in Evangelicalism, Miscellany, Orthodoxy

Nativity 2017

Immensity cloistered in thy dear womb, Now leaves his welbelov’d imprisonment, There he hath made himself to his intent Weak enough, now into our world to come; But Oh, for thee, for him, hath th’Inne no roome? Yet lay him … Continue reading

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Christmas Eve 2016

Kristof and Keller; Pieper on Sophistry; Joel Salatin’s Benediction; Unpollable; Zero-Sum America Continue reading

Posted in "Spiritual" (maybe Religious), 9th Commandment Watch, Capitalism, Corporatism, Creation Care, Economia, Food, Free-range Christians, Health care, Health Care, Humor, Political Matters, Rhetorical fallacies, Small is Beautiful, Sundry flakes, Technology, the worst are full of passionate intensity

Friday 12/23/16

O Emmanuel; Religious pluralism has its benefits; Our strange, strange human race; 83 to 55 versus 5 to 122; “Protecting against Islamophobia”; Are anti-SLAPP laws of any use whatever? Continue reading

Posted in Damn rackets, Economia, Islam, Legalia, Poetry, Religious freedom, Speech & Press, statism

Thursday 12/22/16

Rex Gentium Happy Birthday, Dear Jesus Things Jesus Never Said Solstice Legal Year in Review Why Russell Moore Matters Doubling down Men Who Give, Women Who Care

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