Category Archives: Thrown down gauntlet

Friday 10/12/18

Varied, and I can’t unequivocally say that the first item is most important, though it’s very important indeed. Continue reading

Posted in antifa, Bread & Circuses, Christendom, Christianity generally, Evangelicalism, Heckler's Veto, Internet, Jeremiad, Journalism, Legalia, Life political issues, Naked Emperors, Political Matters, Protestantism, Religiopreneurs, Roman Catholicism, Speech & Press, the worst are full of passionate intensity, Thrown down gauntlet

Can a perv be a great leader?

How Eric Schneiderman and Donald Trump are alike. Continue reading

Posted in Evangelicalism, Justice, Political Matters, progressivism, Thrown down gauntlet | Tagged

Right-wing discriminators

Some day, the refusal of major cultural institutions to admit the nexus between homosexual priests and predation on adolescent boys will be seen as a terrible sin that enabled continued predation. Continue reading

Posted in Discrimination, Journalism, Legalia, Political Matters, Roman Catholicism, Sexualia, Thrown down gauntlet, Transvaluation of Values

Creed and deed

Are Christian ethics separable from Christian doctrine? Continue reading

Posted in Christianity generally, Duly noted, Ecclesiology, Faith & Ideology, Natural Law, Thrown down gauntlet

Trimmer callout

In foreign policy at least, Donald Trump is playing autocrat. What are we going to do about it? Continue reading

Posted in American Folk Religion, Anodynes & Nostrums, Foreign Affairs, Patriotic Correctness, Political correctness, Political Matters, populism, Russia, Thrown down gauntlet, Transvaluation of Values

The mind that dare not speak its name

The mind that dare not speak its name is what makes Albert Mohler interesting. Continue reading

Posted in Evangelicalism, Faith & Ideology, Natural Law, Science, Sexualia, Thrown down gauntlet, transgenderism

In pursuit, but barely

As I told you previously the more I see how other societies (d)evolve, the more I’m glad to be French, at least for now. But is that really “other” societies, or just some of them? The Sexual Revolution, the LGBT … Continue reading

Posted in Faith & Ideology, Gaying away the Pray, Gnosticism, Scientism, Secularism, Sexualia, Thrown down gauntlet, Uncategorized

Thoroughly modern misogyny and plutocracy

Have you heard about the “Flipping Out” lawsuit? Ross Douthat sticks his neck out so I don’t have to. (I’m sure that’s what he had in mind.) The “Flipping Out” lawsuit, sad and sordid, falls 31 years after a far … Continue reading

Posted in Capitalism, Consumerism, Jeremiad, Plutocracy, Thrown down gauntlet, Transvaluation of Values

Vigilance or flippancy?

William McGurn, one of the Wall Street Journal writers whose basic worldview seems to be in line with mine, did not cover himself with glory today. Though he had some valid points, … Let us stipulate that Donald Trump is … Continue reading

Posted in alt-right, History, immigration, Life political issues, Political Matters, Thrown down gauntlet | Tagged

Wrong language for the job

The most radical influence of reductive science has been the virtually universal adoption of the idea that the world, its creatures, and all the parts of its creatures are machines – that is, that there is no difference between creature … Continue reading

Posted in Creation Care, Thrown down gauntlet