Category Archives: solidarity

Impressions of COVID-19

COVID-19 ramifies. Continue reading

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

Enduring legacy

I am among those who appreciate Donald Trump’s judicial nominees, his defense of religious liberty (at least for compliant Christians; Muslims’ and Unitarian Universalists’ mileage may vary) and increasingly his immigration policy at its highest level of generality — especially … Continue reading

Posted in deathworks, immigration, Mediating structures, Political Matters, populism, progressivism, Religious freedom, solidarity, subsidiarity

Europe, Political Parties

Some original content for a change — not that there’s anything wrong with compiling worthy snippets and links, mind you. Continue reading

Posted in Christendom, Europe, Political Matters, solidarity

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

Living by lies

Could it be that the foremost obligation of all sane people today is to resist all lies, loudly and unabashedly? Continue reading

Posted in 9th Commandment Watch, Gaying away the Pray, Jeremiad, Political Matters, solidarity, The best lack all conviction, the worst are full of passionate intensity

Shelby Steele on NFL & BLM

Stanford Historian and Hoover Institute Fellow Shelby Steele has a powerful essay in Saturday’s Wall Street Journal, behind a pay wall, about the feckless NFL “take the knee” protests. He also touches on Black Lives Matter. You probably can get … Continue reading

Posted in BLM, Bread & Circuses, History, Life political issues, Patriotic Correctness, solidarity

Gun Control

I began this blog many weeks ago, forgot it, but now finish in pared-down form. I wonder to what extent the visceral anger at “thoughts and prayers” is a way of expressing fear and anger at our inability to control … Continue reading

Posted in alt-right, Anodynes & Nostrums, grievance mongering, Legalia, populism, progressivism, solidarity, statism, terrorism

Friday, 11/10/17

Quite a potpourri, from folk theodicy and folk Calvinism though gender reassignment and untreated mental illness. Continue reading

Posted in Anodynes & Nostrums, Calvinism, Christianity generally, Film, Health care, History, Justice, Literature, Naked Emperors, Pinch of Incense, Political correctness, Political Matters, progressivism, Protestantism, Religiopreneurs, Salvation, Science, Sexualia, solidarity, Sundry flakes, transgenderism | Tagged , , , , , , ,


There’s plenty of mindless stuff on the web, to be sure, but drop your line in some holes and you’re likely to get a catch you can barely reel in. I got two of those, Wednesday, one geopolitical, one economic, … Continue reading

Posted in Capitalism, Damn rackets, Distributism, solidarity, statism, subsidiarity

Hurricane Havey Tweets of note

I just can’t bring myself to even consider providing aid to any red state, let them clean up their own mess. — Charitable Humans (@CharitableHuman) August 26, 2017 Sadly, that is not even the worst thing the misnamed “CharitableHuman” … Continue reading

Posted in Miscellany, solidarity