Monthly Archives: August 2018

Sundries 8/31/18

Bigness, shame(s), God’s boundaries, stinky school lunches and one quibble. Continue reading

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Google bias

I sort of suspected something like this. My Wordpress site with free theme won’t rise high in Google — which is fine by me. Continue reading

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Note to readers

I have just changed the template or theme that gives this blog its visual style. Twice, actually. It may change again as I seek a theme that will preserve the fonts I use — italicizing part of a block quote … Continue reading

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Spleen ventings (and more)

1 Spleen venting #1: I’m pleased that the American Bar Association, which marginalized itself over decades, will now be denied its long preeminence in advising the Senate on federal judicial nominees. I’m one of those who quit the ABA in … Continue reading

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Too interesting times

From lighter to very heavy. (The heavy is another man’s shattered faith.) Continue reading

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Populism and corruption

What Trump and the Pope have in common. Continue reading

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Monday Potpourri, 8/27/18

Humanae Vitae revisited, Alan Jacobs on why Trump and Francis are going nowhere, and response to “do GMOs go to heaven?” Continue reading

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Sunday Tidbits 8/26/18

1 Michael Brendan Dougherty at National Review takes seriously two kinds of critics of “liberalism”: That political liberalism makes false promises, holding out the possibility of liberty and pluralism but ultimately demanding conformism. That it’s past time to give up … Continue reading

Posted in Integralism, liberalism, Miscellany, Prayer, progressivism, Roman Catholicism

Saturday Potpourri 8/25/18

2020 visions, clergy crises, grand juries, Anabaptists, “transformational” flakes and soccer. Pretty diverse, I’d say. Continue reading

Posted in "Spiritual" (maybe Religious), Damn rackets, Political Matters, Religious freedom, Sport, Sundry flakes | 4 Comments

We always knew this would happen

Andrew Sullivan distills it. Continue reading

Posted in Justice, Legalia, Political Matters