Category Archives: Creation Care

Tuesday 12/6/16

“Don’t say another word, Mitch.” It only empowers the hoaxers. Other provocations, including “Social ecology,” “When the source matters more than the truth” and “Making the tenant the landlord.” Continue reading

Posted in Creation Care, Distributism, Education, History, Jeremiad, Journalism, Judaism, Naked Emperors, Political Matters, progressivism, Selma Envy, Sundry flakes, the worst are full of passionate intensity


Time to get off the hamster wheel. Continue reading

Posted in Benedict Option, Built Environment and Infrastructure, Creation Care, Damn rackets, Declinism, Distributism, Economia, grievance mongering, History, Internet, Plutocracy, Political Matters, populism, progressivism, Small is Beautiful, solidarity, subsidiarity, the worst are full of passionate intensity, ThingsThatFrustrateMeAbout2016, Thrown down gauntlet

Friday 9/16/16

NCAA hypocrisy, free-riding for the sake of faux moral purity, GMOs stumble, and, of course, sex — because sex famously sells. Continue reading

Posted in Abortion distortion factor, conservatism, Creation Care, Life political issues, Plutocracy, Political Matters, populism, Sexualia, Sport, ThingsThatFrustrateMeAbout2016, war

Monday, 8/8/16

No partisan politics at all. I may not be out of the woods. As they say in AA, “one day at a time.” Continue reading

Posted in Creation Care, History, Justice, Legalia, Roman Catholicism, Sport | Tagged ,

Sunday, 8/7/16

No Trump-bashing today, but a little bipartisan bashing of both Conservatives and Liberals. 5 other edifying quotes and links. Continue reading

Posted in Capitalism, Christendom, Civil Religion, conservatism, Creation Care, Education, Empire, Evangelicalism, Foreign Affairs, liberalism, Political Matters, Religious freedom, Scientism, subsidiarity, war

Sataurday, 8/6/16

Putin’s “common core” and ours. Devolution’s half measures. Vlad the Chimera. Political date-setting is as dumb as prophetic date-setting. More. Continue reading

Posted in Capitalism, conservatism, Corporatism, Creation Care, Distributism, Education, Evangelicalism, Life political issues, Literature, Russia, Scientism, Small is Beautiful, subsidiarity, war

Saturday, 3/26/16

I separated some legal wonkery into a separate blog so this one could have the theme of “miscellany.” It ended up being pretty shamelessly political because some of the miscellany was self-indulgent and mediocre. Conservatism to believe in 160 years: … Continue reading

Posted in conservatism, Consumerism, Creation Care, Family, Humor, Political Matters, the worst are full of passionate intensity, Thrown down gauntlet

Saturday, 2/6/16

Sustainability; Workers of the world unite!; The Wall Street/TBTF albatross; Proto-Concentration Camps; Reliable, relevant – and a product of the Church Continue reading

Posted in Benedict Option, Capitalism, Christianity generally, Consumerism, Creation Care, Damn rackets, Ecclesiology, Economia, Evangelicalism, History, Holy Tradition, Jurassic Church

Thursday, 1/28/16

Secularism The last word on Trump Aristotle, Socrates, Wendell Berry Is water wet? Foundations

Posted in Benedict Option, Christianity generally, Creation Care, Education, Nominalism and Realism, Political Matters, Secularism, Worship

Thursday, 1/7/16

Bureaucratic Unaccountability; Fear & Loathing at Cambridge: Dark skin, dark money: Damn racket update: Blind pig update; Better villains Continue reading

Posted in Built Environment and Infrastructure, Capitalism, Creation Care, Damn rackets, irony, Jeremiad, Justice, Legalia, Plutocracy, progressivism, State capitalism, statism, The best lack all conviction, Thrown down gauntlet