Category Archives: Journalism

The times, they are a changin’

Things are changing, or at least have great potential to change very soon. Some really hate and want to thwart that. Continue reading

Posted in Benedict Option, Christianity generally, Evangelicalism, Faith & Ideology, Journalism, lifeworks, Liturgy, Pre-American Christianity, stay tuned, Worship | Leave a comment

“L’état, c’est moi” does not translate well into English

This is basically an aggregation with little comment. From FiveThirtyEight.com, two very useful ‘splainers: Why Did The World Shut Down For COVID-19 But Not Ebola, SARS Or Swine Flu? | FiveThirtyEight A Comic Strip Tour Of The Wild World Of … Continue reading

Posted in Health care, Journalism, Justice, Rights Talk, Science | Tagged

Organized Chaos

It’s daily clippings again, but I’ve gathered them under some headings. Continue reading

Posted in Calvinism, Consumerism, death, deathworks, Evangelicalism, Free-range Christians, Intricate malice, Journalism, Libertarianism, Political Matters, Survey, Uncategorized

Coronavirus (and the corruption of the pro-life movement)

“The Minus Touch” remains our President’s signature. Continue reading

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Impressions of COVID-19

COVID-19 ramifies. Continue reading

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

Alternative Media

If you’ve come to distrust mainstream news as much as I have, some advice: There are many things going on in the world the truth about which you’ll never know for certain. My two favorite alternate media have become the … Continue reading

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Motivated reasoning

Anyone who thinks Rolling Stone is prima facie a reliable interlocutor of the religious right deserves all the false certainty and motivated ignorance he gains there. Continue reading

Posted in Christianity generally, deathworks, Journalism, Religious freedom

God bless the socialists

We’re all deeply in debt to some cantakerous socialists for doing work nobody else thought, or cared, to do. Continue reading

Posted in Capitalism, Damn rackets, grievance mongering, History, Journalism, progressivism, The best lack all conviction, the worst are full of passionate intensity, woke capital | Tagged

Hold them in tension

Today’s reading brought a revelation I’d been resisting. Continue reading

Posted in deathworks, Journalism, Political Matters

Cokie Roberts

The death of Cokie Roberts, and a remark she once made, prompt a hypothesis. Continue reading

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