Monthly Archives: February 2020

Impressions of COVID-19

COVID-19 ramifies. Continue reading

Posted in death, deathworks, Health care, Journalism, Political Matters, solidarity

Second Circuit blows it

Zaniness at the Second Circuit Court of Appeals; fake conservatives at DOJ cheer. Continue reading

Posted in conservatism, deathworks, federalism, immigration, Justice, Legalia, Political Matters

Cliché

“It is a mark of education to abhor the cliché. The educated person, the cultured person, feels repulsed by the outworn attempts at expression that pervade kitschy art, radio hits, social exchanges, and campaign-trail patriotism.” Continue reading

Posted in Education, Intrigued, lifeworks, Literature, Virtue signaling

Entangled musings

Still picking up threads after 22 years. Continue reading

Posted in Discrimination, Nominalism and Realism, Orthodoxy, Protestantism, Sacramental Tapestry

Perverse rejoicing

With a provenance like the Wall Street Journal’s “Houses of Worship” opinion series and a title like Thank God, American Churches Are Dying, you’d be justified in expecting a mix of self-conscious perversity and unhealthy, un-reflective antecedent bias. Continue reading

Posted in American Folk Religion, Atheism, Damn rackets, Evangelicalism, Faith & Ideology, Free-range Christians, Orthopathos, Sundry flakes, Transvaluation of Values | Tagged

Truth-tellers not welcome

Why it’s scary to have a prickly narcissist living in the White House. Continue reading

Posted in deathworks, Intricate malice, Naked Emperors, Political Matters, Russia, the worst are full of passionate intensity

Holdovers vs. Loyalists

“Hey! Look at me, Mr. Trump! I’m your man!” Continue reading

Posted in Foreign Affairs, Political Matters | Tagged ,

Michael Gerson’s malice

Michael Gerson’s launching pad is a sham, but his launch succeeds anyway. Continue reading

Posted in American Folk Religion, Evangelicalism, Political Matters, Virtue signaling

In your heart, you know he’s wrong

I want someone who, when faced with a choice between doing right for the country and grabbing a benefit for himself, is capable of putting the country first. Continue reading

Posted in Abortion distortion factor, Evangelicalism, Life political issues, Political Matters, Thrown down gauntlet, Transvaluation of Values

Questions for the porn-addled

Isn’t the knowledged that you’re making yourself into a bit of a monster enough to get you to stop? Continue reading

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