Category Archives: Religious freedom

How big is Trump’s amygdala?

It has been a long time since I tried to write a book review, and I’m not sure I ever really knew how. New Year’s Eve’s eve, I undertook to read Frank Buckley’s The Republican Workers Party, which my son … Continue reading

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Is (Liberal) Democracy Dying?

A Symposium of sorts on some world-changing trends. Continue reading

Posted in alt-right, Damn rackets, Declinism, Economia, Heckler's Veto, Mediating structures, Political Matters, progressivism, realignment, Religious freedom, Speech & Press | Tagged ,

Mostly religious, 9/21/18

Today, I’m staying away from politics almost (but not quite) completely. I don’t think the politics will offend anyone. Continue reading

Posted in Civil Religion, Culture, Evangelicalism, liberalism, Liturgy, Religious freedom, Roman Catholicism, Sexualia

My blog overfloweth

Oh dear! So much that’s shareable today! Continue reading

Posted in Damn rackets, death, Journalism, Justice, Legalia, Miscellany, Political Matters, Religious freedom, Roman Catholicism, Speech & Press, Sundry flakes

Spleen ventings (and more)

1 Spleen venting #1: I’m pleased that the American Bar Association, which marginalized itself over decades, will now be denied its long preeminence in advising the Senate on federal judicial nominees. I’m one of those who quit the ABA in … Continue reading

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Saturday Potpourri 8/25/18

2020 visions, clergy crises, grand juries, Anabaptists, “transformational” flakes and soccer. Pretty diverse, I’d say. Continue reading

Posted in "Spiritual" (maybe Religious), Damn rackets, Political Matters, Religious freedom, Sport, Sundry flakes | 4 Comments

Sunken into mendacity

Jeff Sessions tells of his work with the SPLC — and of it’s sinking into mendacity. Continue reading

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Dear Christians, …

Dear Christians, thank you for feeding, housing, and caring for the poor, but unless you do it in the manner we prefer, advancing the worldview we prefer — even to the point of adopting the personnel policies we demand — … Continue reading

Posted in Health care, progressivism, Religious freedom, Secularism, the worst are full of passionate intensity, Transvaluation of Values | 1 Comment

Worldview shapers

They’re all good judges, but for what it’s worth, I hope President Trump nominates Amy Coney Barrett to be the next justice on the Supreme Court. … The way Senate Democrats treated Barrett last autumn — in particular, Senator Dianne Feinstein’s … Continue reading

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Δ blindness

The New York Times item (news? analysis? editorial?) on the Right “weaponizing” the First Amendment is, of course, subject to satire and plausible accusations of hypocrisy — as is the Rights newish romance with that Amendment. But here’s a fresh … Continue reading

Posted in Legalia, Political Matters, progressivism, realignment, Religious freedom, Speech & Press