Monthly Archives: March 2017

Double standards

Double standards from our illiberal elites and the coming end of confidence in truth. Continue reading

Posted in Abortion distortion factor, Discrimination, Evangelicalism, Journalism, Legalia, Political Matters, progressivism, Russia, Sexualia, the worst are full of passionate intensity

Potpourri 3/28/17

Traveling with remarkably little time for reading or blogging. Continue reading

Posted in Benedict Option, Internet, Political Matters, Small is Beautiful

Half-hearted creatures

“We are half-hearted creatures,” C.S. Lewis wrote. Today’s blog is, I think, one of my best. Continue reading

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AHCA Supplement

Fixin’ to travel. Gotta comment on Thursday’s AHCA developments. Continue reading

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“Nothing. (Plus tax cuts.)”

Conservatives don’t know what they stand for. Schumer hasn’t got a clue. Nobody reads the classics. Trying to make reality optional. And poco progress at TV-18. That’s about it. Continue reading

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Catechizing truth & falsehood

Practices can catechize – for better or worse. Princeton Seminary today would deny Kuyper the Kuyper Award. More. Continue reading

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Who’s inside that body?

I was a little light yesterday. Today I was overwhelmed. Continue reading

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Happiness Index & misc.

Pretty uninspired miscellany. On the other hand, they’re brief. Maybe one will inspire you. Continue reading

Posted in 9th Commandment Watch, History, Intrigued, Journalism, Justice, Legalia, Political Matters

When “autonomy” is a rhetorical ruse

Autonomy as rhetorical ruse, agnotology’s modern avatar, SPLC’s bigoted blacklist, and more, including my expectations from The Benedict Option. Continue reading

Posted in 9th Commandment Watch, Benedict Option, Discrimination, Evangelicalism, Health Care, Holy Tradition, Journalism, Justice, Legalia, Life political issues, Literature, Protestantism, Rights Talk, Sundry flakes

Liberal Protestantism & more

Rod Dreher on liberal protestantism, Thomas Sowell on changes in his lifetime, George Will on questions for SCOTUS nominees, and John McCain tips his hand. Continue reading

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