Monthly Archives: February 2017

Countercultural Thoughts

“What ifs” about salvation Is there a space where God has no claims? Interiorizing Democracy

Posted in Benedict Option, Civil Religion, History, Orthodoxy, Political Matters, Sacramental Tapestry, Salvation, Secularism

Virtue signaling run amok

Virtue signaling run amok, plus “Not the intelligence assessment he asked for,” getting a case of the Political Shingles, and arguably the Best rhetorical question of the week. Continue reading

Posted in Foreign Affairs, Journalism, Virtue signaling

Fierce anti-intellectual speaks

Fierce anti-intellectual speaks; Eradicate ugliness and stupidity; Wasting the biggest microphone in the world; On not “getting it”; The disconnect boggles the mind Continue reading

Posted in Arts and Music, Civil Religion, Dignitary harm, Discrimination, irony, Journalism, Political Matters, Rights Talk, Roman Catholicism, Sacramental Tapestry, Science, Technology

What was Doug Coe really up to?

What was Doug Coe really up to? – How dare you not vilify those I vilify?! – The ivy echo chamber – Reflexively conservative Progressives – Randi Weingarten is a liar Continue reading

Posted in Christianity generally, Dignitary harm, Education, Evangelicalism, grievance mongering, Journalism, Naked Public Square, Political Matters, progressivism, Rights Talk, Sexualia

Fabulous satire (and more)

Fabulous satire, political realignment, fact-free journalism, CPAC, political realignment, and the loss of conviction in the West Continue reading

Posted in Benedict Option, conservatism, Humor, Journalism, liberalism, Political Matters, Russia, The best lack all conviction

Tuesday 2/21/17

How long has this been going on?; Rotten to the core; The Democrats’ cultural advantage; A President of Biblical proportions; Public accommodation Continue reading

Posted in Christendom, Christianity generally, Civil Religion, Discrimination, Evangelicalism, Moralistic therapeutic deism, Religious freedom, Roman Catholicism, Secularism, Speech & Press | Tagged

Monday 2/20/17

Enemies of Enemies; Legal Refresher Course; A rose by another name; A million lies is a statistic Continue reading

Posted in 9th Commandment Watch, Benedict Option, conservatism, Journalism, Legalia, liberalism, Naked Public Square, Political Matters, Sexualia

Sunday 2/19/17

Christians who don’t do something like the Benedict Option aren’t going to make it through the time of trial to come — not without apostasy. Continue reading

Posted in Benedict Option, Christianity generally

Saturday 2/18/17

A potpourri, but the first two are the most important, it seems to me. Continue reading

Posted in conservatism, Dignitary harm, Discrimination, Evangelicalism, Islam, Judaism, liberalism, Russia, Speech & Press

Friday 2/17/17

Back from the precipice for a day. No fuzzy cats, but nothing hypercritical either. Continue reading

Posted in Built Environment and Infrastructure, Christianity generally, Evangelicalism, Political Matters, Sexualia