Category Archives: Poverty

Reaping what we’ve sown

We quake at the possibility that the conditions we have sown in other places might come home to us through migration. Continue reading

Posted in Capitalism, Christianity generally, deathworks, Globalization, immigration, Poverty

Mother Nature winds up

I have a sinking feeling that Mother Nature is gearing up to show us, yet again, that it’s not nice to try to fool her or to abuse her. The toll could be billions. I’m not just talking about climate … Continue reading

Posted in Creation Care, deathworks, domestic terrorism, Foreign Affairs, Literature, Poverty, terrorism

The Left Coasts’ answer to the Electoral College

Because of the forces first unleashed by [the] liberal project vested in the nation, we can’t simply rely on laissez-faire as a secret recipe for strengthening our families and communities. I mean, do we really think today that leaving the … Continue reading

Posted in Capitalism, Corporatism, deathworks, Economia, Globalization, grievance mongering, Political Matters, populism, Poverty, progressivism, Religious freedom, Uncategorized, woke capital | Tagged

1 Holy Smokes! Tucker Carlson lit a long fuse and Michael Brendan Dougherty just ignited! Carlson pointed to the real molten fissure that is burbling sulfur on the American right. By doing so without ever mentioning the name, the character, … Continue reading

Posted in conservatism, Damn rackets, Declinism, Economia, Naked Emperors, Patriotic Correctness, Political Matters, Poverty, State capitalism | Tagged ,

Picohontas, Paul Allen and more

1 I’ve been watching “alternate” and “independent” news sites, left and right, for a week or two. From a “right-wing” site (that seems to have gotten what I consider an unduly bad rap) comes the term Picohontas, with a reminder … Continue reading

Posted in Economia, Humor, Journalism, Justice, Legalia, Political Matters, Poverty, progressivism | Tagged ,

Revival isn’t inevitable

It brought to mind a conversation I had last night, out with friends. We were talking about the degeneration of stable ideas of family, sex, and gender. One of my friends, a lawyer, cited Stein’s Law: “Whatever can’t go on, … Continue reading

Posted in Education, Family, Marriage (real), Poverty, Sexualia, The best lack all conviction, Thrown down gauntlet, Transvaluation of Values

Monday, 11/27/17

A couple of things with a little substance plus some cut-and-paste fun items. Continue reading

Posted in alt-right, conservatism, Demographics, Faith & Ideology, Marriage (real), Natural Law, Orthodoxy, paganism, Poverty, progressivism, Sexualia

Thursday, 11/9/17

Yesterday, crickets. Today, an explosion, and it’s a wrap by mid-morning! Continue reading

Posted in alt-right, Anodynes & Nostrums, Asceticism, Atheism, conservatism, Health care, History, Identitarianism, Orthodoxy, Political Matters, Poverty, progressivism, Scientism, Secularism, Sweetness'n'Light

Saturday, 10/21/17

Full house today, from sober correction of a good man gone awry to just plain fun Continue reading

Posted in alt-right, Christianity generally, Consumerism, Declinism, Evangelicalism, Foreign Affairs, grievance mongering, Identitarianism, Poverty, Sexualia, transgenderism | Tagged

Potpourri 6/23/17

I keep coming up with collections that only can be called potpourri or equivalent. Continue reading

Posted in Benedict Option, Christianity generally, Evangelicalism, Family, Free-range Christians, Health care, Intrigued, Political Matters, Poverty, Roman Catholicism, terrorism, the worst are full of passionate intensity, Travel