Category Archives: Distributism


Young people are showing a strange attraction to socialism, as are many Christians who might have been expected to sustain [Michael] Novak’s philosophy of virtuous capitalism. The U.S. lacks leaders who combine prudence and moral vision. (Robert A. Sirico, What … Continue reading

Posted in Capitalism, Corporatism, Distributism, Economia, Small is Beautiful


There’s plenty of mindless stuff on the web, to be sure, but drop your line in some holes and you’re likely to get a catch you can barely reel in. I got two of those, Wednesday, one geopolitical, one economic, … Continue reading

Posted in Capitalism, Damn rackets, Distributism, solidarity, statism, subsidiarity

Monday, 8/7/17

What’s wrong with the world (other than “I am”). Continue reading

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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

Wednesday 11/23/16

Comfort for the logorrheic; Is this your lucky day?; The Truth about Post-Truth Politics: Like “racist” from SPLC; Another reason to love Mitch; Applied Distributism Continue reading

Posted in 9th Commandment Watch, conservatism, Declinism, Distributism, Ecclesiology, Economia, Evangelicalism, Faith & Ideology, Free-range Christians, Holy Tradition, Journalism, Orthodoxy, Political Matters, Protestantism, Small is Beautiful | 1 Comment

Sunday 10/23/16

Good without God? Tipsy’s “Evangelicalism” Category gets a meaningful name change. And, of course, dread political hypocrisy and corruption. Continue reading

Posted in Abortion distortion factor, Capitalism, Christianity generally, Civil Religion, Dispensationalism, Distributism, Economia, Evangelicalism, Free-range Christians, History, Journalism, Life political issues, Naked Public Square, Orthodoxy, Political Matters, Protestantism, Roman Catholicism, Secularism, Sexualia, Small is Beautiful | Tagged


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

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

Thursday, 7/28/16

Père Jacques, ora pro nobis. Tim Kaine & Donald Trump demolition jobs. Conscience and the very rule of law is on the line. And how about a little ISIS backlash? Continue reading

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Some Holiday or Other 2016

Four political items, including why I’m abandoning the major parties, gay marriage after a year, Banned Books Week and arguing with atheists. Continue reading

Posted in Atheism, Christianity generally, Distributism, Jeremiad, Marriage (real), Natural Law, Nominalism and Realism, Orthodoxy, Political Matters, Sexualia, stay tuned