Category Archives: federalism

More miscellany, 3/25/20

Some argue that Christianophobia, which is an unreasonable hatred or anger towards Christians, does not exist but rather Christians are merely losing their privilege and being treated like everyone else. But given that the evidence that in academia individuals feel … Continue reading

Posted in Faith & Ideology, federalism, Roman Catholicism, Senate | Tagged , , , , ,

Second Circuit blows it

Zaniness at the Second Circuit Court of Appeals; fake conservatives at DOJ cheer. Continue reading

Posted in conservatism, deathworks, federalism, immigration, Justice, Legalia, Political Matters

Clippings and (a little) comment

1 Social media is the miasma of mimetic desire. If you post pictures of your summer vacation in Greece, you can expect your “friends” to post pictures from some other desirable destination. The photos of your dinner party will be … Continue reading

Posted in conservatism, federalism, Scientism | Tagged , , ,

The most radical guy in the race

I’m going to take the liberty (you can’t stop me) of pulling some quotes from David Brooks but re-arranging them. Only 18 percent of Americans say the federal government does the right thing most or nearly all of the time. … Continue reading

Posted in federalism, Political Matters, solidarity, subsidiarity

Economic Civil War

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo says the Republicans have declared economic war on blue states: The new tax law’s limit on of the state and local deduction may pose a fiscal threat to high-tax states and their affluent taxpayers. But … Continue reading

Posted in federalism, Political Matters, progressivism

Not singing Kumbaya (and other bracing things)

Not singing Kumbaya; Left vs. Right; Stupid disruption; May the Mad Twitter King block dissent?; One of The Greats; How Federalism (sorta) works; Sacred Cows; When the fullness of the time had come

Posted in Christianity generally, conservatism, Discrimination, Ecumenism, federalism, liberalism, Political correctness, Rights Talk, Speech & Press

Saint Valentine’s Day

If you’re among those fatigued by politics, this blog’s sub-optimal. As almost always, apart from irresistible nicknames, I’ve tried to focus on principled or vivid conservative-compatible opinion. Continue reading

Posted in Calvinism, conservatism, Dignitary harm, Discrimination, federalism, Political Matters, Rhetorical fallacies, Sexualia

Saturday 12/17/16

Trump does the impossible; Syria in Navel-gazing, Tables, Prose; Picking our next fight; Not cut out for monasticism Continue reading

Posted in Empire, federalism, Foreign Affairs, Playful, Poetry, Political Matters, Sexualia, terrorism, war

Thursday 12/15/16

Mencken; Aleppo; The Script is Written, the suspects auditioning; Despotism and Donald Trump; In a counterfactual universe Continue reading

Posted in 9th Commandment Watch, Education, Faith & Ideology, federalism, Foreign Affairs, grievance mongering, Journalism, Legalia, Literature, Political Matters, statism

Monday 12/12/16

Made for another world; Moral Panic; Portrait of the King; The working class; She knows how to handle that; Siri’s religion problem Continue reading

Posted in 9th Commandment Watch, Christianity generally, Faith & Ideology, federalism, Foreign Affairs, grievance mongering, History, Journalism, Naked Emperors, Political Matters, Protestantism, Russia