Monthly Archives: November 2018

Clippings (and a little opinion) 11/30/18

In some ways the most important items are last, but they have to do with heroes like Robert Mueller and villains like Donald Trump, Paul Manafort, and Michael Cohen. Some of you therefore might experience serious cognitive dissonance. 1 It’s … Continue reading

Posted in alt-right, Benedict Option, conservatism, Culture, Declinism, Duly noted_stay tuned, Europe, Family, Journalism, Justice, Legalia | Tagged , , , ,

Mene, mene tekel upharsin

The Christian Reformed Church is hanging in the balance. Continue reading

Posted in "Spiritual" (maybe Religious), American Folk Religion, Calvinism, Christianity generally, Heretics, Moralistic therapeutic deism, Sexualia | Tagged , , ,

Potpourri 11/27/18

Clippings and short original items. Continue reading

Posted in Christianity generally, Declinism, Education, Roman Catholicism, Uncategorized

Magnum opus

On self-referential quotes. Continue reading

Posted in Literature

Edifying and unedifying

Honoring the troops, faux and for real, and more edifying educational efforts. Continue reading

Posted in Education, Life political issues, Political Matters, terrorism, war

Clippings, 11/25/18

News and views randomly collected for tickling my fancy. Continue reading

Posted in Arts and Music, Legalia, Political Matters

Jonathan Chau

There’s a fair amount of buzz about the death of American Jonathan Chau at the hands of Sentinelese islanders near India. Here’s the New York Times, for instance. A secularist blogger at Patheos seized the opportunity to mock and vilify … Continue reading

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More clippings, 11/24/18

1 “I can virtually guarantee you that if Hillary Clinton had won the White House, you would not see these same law firms filing numerous lawsuits against her administration in the name of the rule of law,” said Hans von … Continue reading

Posted in History, Justice, Legalia, Science, Uncategorized

Clippings, 11/24/18

There are web aggregators that are disciplined and regular. This is my ill-discipline and irregular aggregation for today. Continue reading

Posted in Christendom, Journalism, Political Matters, Uncategorized, war | Tagged , , , , ,

Wisdom from (or via) R.R. Reno

Rage hucksters, fitness to rule, Emily Post’s P.C. ghost and the new Eastertide. Continue reading

Posted in conservatism, Damn rackets, grievance mongering, Political correctness, Political Matters, Secularism, Sexualia | Tagged ,