Category Archives: Poverty

Better than everyone else

Yesterday was cathartic. No rants today, not even #2. Continue reading

Posted in Demographics, Economia, Education, Family, Political correctness, Poverty, Sundry flakes, Thrown down gauntlet | Tagged , ,

Gleanings, 12/30/15

Admissions “beyond the numbers” Book list Why would Richard Cory do such a thing? 2 signs of hope Well. It looks as if I’ve mostly managed to free-associate off some Rod Dreher stuff, but it feels like time to publish … Continue reading

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October 1, 2015

I was feeling guilty about insufficiently afflicting the comfortable, so I’ve larded this one with offensive stuff. And dark. Don’t forget dark. Continue reading

Posted in Abortion distortion factor, Damn rackets, Ecclesiology, Economia, Empire, Faith & Ideology, Foreign Affairs, History, Intrigued, Jeremiad, Marriage (real), Plutocracy, Poetry, Political Matters, Poverty, Religious freedom, Roman Catholicism, The best lack all conviction, the worst are full of passionate intensity, Transvaluation of Values

Monday, 8/30/15

Amnesty International’s legalization folly. What if Hillary implodes. How NYT celebrates Sunday. A true story from rural Oklahoma. Heaven & Hell. Continue reading

Posted in Consumerism, Damn rackets, Foreign Affairs, humanism, Political Matters, Poverty, progressivism, Sexualia, Sundry flakes | Tagged

Thursday, 3/19/15

Opening with “an eerie phase of history” and in a sense never changing that subject. Continue reading

Posted in Christianity generally, irony, Justice, Legalia, Life political issues, Marriage (real), Moralistic therapeutic deism, Natural Law, Political Matters, Poverty, Protestantism, Religious freedom, Sexualia, war | Tagged ,

Saturday, 11/15/14

I’m kind of proud of this diverse collection today. Continue reading

Posted in "Spiritual" (maybe Religious), Arts and Music, Christianity generally, Discrimination, Education, Health care, History, Justice, Legalia, Marriage (real), Moralistic therapeutic deism, Naked Public Square, Orthopathos, Plutocracy, Political Matters, Poverty, progressivism, Rights Talk, Sexualia, Worship

Saturday, 10/4/14

“Shut up about being a burden. I love you.” is my favorite today. Another, which I thought was a backwater, is already getting attention from everyone it seems. Continue reading

Posted in Damn rackets, Family, Feminism, Health care, humanism, Legalia, Life political issues, Parachurch, Poverty, progressivism, Religiopreneurs, Rights Talk, Technology, the worst are full of passionate intensity | Tagged ,

Friday, 9/19/14

Palestinian Christians, all the way back Whittaker Chambers explains the fall of Rome Religious Freedom, Indivisible Intrepid Journalist in the cesspool Miley, Nicki and the NFL Too small for a republic, too big for an asylum

Posted in Glamour, History, Journalism, Orthodoxy, Poverty, Religious freedom, Sexualia, Sport

Monday 8/18/14

Against Obsessive Sexuality SPLC does something unexpected The tone-deaf Cardinal Steyn on Police Lethal Force Not a real sabbatical

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Sunday, 8/3/14

“Is religion anti-social?” Musings on what I hope isn’t a “cloud, the size of a man’s fist” (I Kings 18:44) and an postscript apologia for the same Continue reading

Posted in Economia, Family, Fasting, Health Care, History, Islam, Literature, Orthodoxy, Poetry, Poverty, Religious freedom, Science