Category Archives: Foreign Affairs

Potpourri, 2/20/19

Michael Gerson turns acute depression into a sermon, and much more. Continue reading

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Clippings and Comments, 2/19/19

An American in Russia, the abortion nexus in the Ralph Northram “racism” story, Islam in America, and more. Continue reading

Posted in Abortion distortion factor, Foreign Affairs, History, Islam, progressivism, Protestantism, Russia, Sexualia, war | Tagged , ,

Clippings and Commentary 2/8/19

What torture it must be to serve as a speech-writer for a man of so base a native tongue! Continue reading

Posted in Anodynes & Nostrums, Bread & Circuses, Foreign Affairs, Political Matters, progressivism, Religious freedom, Senate, Sexualia | Tagged , ,

My blog runneth over

Our death-dealing cold in the Midwest (I expect deaths before this is published) is a good excuse to stay inside, imbibing coffee and bourbon, reading, and even thinking. Okay, the bourbon is purely notional until the sun’s below the yardarm … Continue reading

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Potpourri 1/29/19

It’s too early to pick a President for 2020, but some possibilities are less terrifying than others. Continue reading

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Clippings, 12/12/18

No commentary of my own; just smart commentary by others. Continue reading

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Clippings and commentary, 12/1/18

Andrew Sullivan was on fire yesterday. On this lousy grey day, I’ve found other bright spots on the net. Continue reading

Posted in Bread & Circuses, Creation Care, Dignitary harm, Empire, Faith & Ideology, Foreign Affairs, grievance mongering, irony, Life political issues, Naked Emperors, populism, progressivism, Science, Sexualia | Tagged ,

Guilty of being accused (and more)

Do read item 1 even if you have no time for the rest. Continue reading

Posted in "Spiritual" (maybe Religious), 9th Commandment Watch, alt-right, American Folk Religion, Anodynes & Nostrums, Bread & Circuses, Faith & Ideology, Foreign Affairs, History, immigration, Journalism, Justice, Legalia, Political Matters, Rights Talk, war | Tagged ,

Trimmer callout

In foreign policy at least, Donald Trump is playing autocrat. What are we going to do about it? Continue reading

Posted in American Folk Religion, Anodynes & Nostrums, Foreign Affairs, Patriotic Correctness, Political correctness, Political Matters, populism, Russia, Thrown down gauntlet, Transvaluation of Values

Neither Nor

Neither Roman Catholic nor Protestant, I nevertheless pay a lot of attention to both, because they are where the culturally significant religious action is in my homeland. Likewise, I pay attention to doings in the Republican and Democrat parties. The … Continue reading

Posted in Christianity generally, Dispensationalism, Foreign Affairs, Life political issues, progressivism, realignment, Zombie Reaganism