Category Archives: Political Matters

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 , , , , ,

Trade-offs of pluralism

What’s a polity for? Continue reading

Posted in free speech, Intrigued, Legalia, lifeworks, Political Matters, progressivism, Religious freedom, Rights Talk, Secularism | Tagged

Impressions of COVID-19

COVID-19 ramifies. Continue reading

Posted in death, deathworks, Health care, Journalism, Political Matters, solidarity

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

Truth-tellers not welcome

Why it’s scary to have a prickly narcissist living in the White House. Continue reading

Posted in deathworks, Intricate malice, Naked Emperors, Political Matters, Russia, the worst are full of passionate intensity

Holdovers vs. Loyalists

“Hey! Look at me, Mr. Trump! I’m your man!” Continue reading

Posted in Foreign Affairs, Political Matters | Tagged ,

Michael Gerson’s malice

Michael Gerson’s launching pad is a sham, but his launch succeeds anyway. Continue reading

Posted in American Folk Religion, Evangelicalism, Political Matters, Virtue signaling

In your heart, you know he’s wrong

I want someone who, when faced with a choice between doing right for the country and grabbing a benefit for himself, is capable of putting the country first. Continue reading

Posted in Abortion distortion factor, Evangelicalism, Life political issues, Political Matters, Thrown down gauntlet, Transvaluation of Values

Democrat face-plant

I generally avert my eyes from Trump, so crazed is he. Peggy Noonan can’t, and saw something unexpected — maybe epic. Continue reading

Posted in Bread & Circuses, Demographics, Duly noted_stay tuned, liberalism, Political Matters, populism, progressivism, Uncategorized | Tagged , , ,

Cultural Liturgies

We are bad at enough stuff and have a history sufficiently marked with sorrow to create fertile ground for repentance. We lack the humility to greet it. Continue reading

Posted in American Folk Religion, Bread & Circuses, Civil Religion, deathworks, Naked Public Square, Secularism