Tag Archives: hypocrisy

Potpourri 6/19/17

Is Trump a hypocrite? Is Jack Phillips a homophobe? Does World sift the news competently? Do free speech exceptions empower the powerless? Continue reading

Posted in Gaying away the Pray, Journalism, Naked Emperors, Political Matters, Rights Talk, Speech & Press, Uncategorized | Tagged

Domani Spero’s Excellent Adventure

Domani Spero got an unexpected rise out of the State Department. Christian Education’s Achilles Heel. Science or social pressure? Very, very much more of the very, very most excellent commentary. Continue reading

Posted in Benedict Option, Christendom, Christianity generally, Damn rackets, Declinism, Dignitary harm, Education, Evangelicalism, Health Care, Humor, Marriage (real), Political correctness, Political Matters, Religious freedom, Rights Talk, Science, Sexualia, Speech & Press, The best lack all conviction, the worst are full of passionate intensity, Thrown down gauntlet, Transvaluation of Values | Tagged ,

BenOp perception versus reality

Far more Benedict Option buzz today than I can survey, but Andy Crouch may have the pithiest and most timely. Continue reading

Posted in 9th Commandment Watch, Benedict Option, Christianity generally, Civil Religion, Evangelicalism, Internet, Journalism, Moralistic therapeutic deism, Political Matters, Pretexting, Religious freedom, Secularism, Sexualia, Sundry flakes, Transvaluation of Values | Tagged ,

Snow Day 3/1/15

A potpourri that might even evoke a “gotcha.” Continue reading

Posted in Civil Religion, Empire, Foreign Affairs, History, Journalism, Plutocracy, Political Matters | Tagged , , , ,

Monday 9/8/14

How Not to Lose to ISIS Joel Salatin strikes again! Rotherham is in you (and me) Not with a bang, but a whimper Reaching “Peak Protestant”

Posted in Demographics, Family, Food, Foreign Affairs, Protestantism, Roman Catholicism, Small is Beautiful, Sundry flakes, The best lack all conviction, war, Worship | Tagged , ,

Potpourri 2/12/14

Hyped debate twixt dumb and dumber Ideology taints everything Good conscience, bad conscience Guess who’s (awkardly, falteringly) injecting religion? Can I recant my recanting? A guy who just never finishes a job A feature, not a bug Woohoo! Food fight!

Posted in Creationism, Evangelicalism, Legalia, Literature, Naked Public Square, Orthodoxy, Political Matters, Religious freedom, Scientism | Tagged , ,

New Years Day Full House 2014

The other white minority dictatorship The smugness of ascendant liberalism Culture War Reality Check Power Plays Get that employer an “audit” Privie Award winner, hands down I Am Herod Bad Dog

Posted in Capitalism, Christendom, Christianity generally, Damn rackets, Discrimination, Islam, Political Matters, Religious freedom, Secularism, Thrown down gauntlet | Tagged , , , , ,

Friday follies 7/27/12

If you think this soup lacks a theme, you’re probably right. But it’s got a lot of flavors I hope you’ll find interesting. Batman → Massacre? Olympics open. “Compassion and rationality are such a drag.” A confession. Sally Ride’s Unforbidden Love. … Continue reading

Posted in 9th Commandment Watch, Abortion distortion factor, Arts and Music, Faith & Ideology, Science, Secularism, Sexualia, Sport | Tagged , , , , , , , ,

Tasty Tidbits 8/3/11

Hysteria or hypocrisy? Cornered in 2012. Who do you trust? Better the closet than the coliseum. Nice warm-up. Now it’s time for the Tea Party to get extreme. The Good Consumer.

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Bare breasts good, burqas bad

The Washington Post’s Michael Gerson explains, in terms I 95% agree with, why Europe’s burqa bans are a bad idea: Belgium is moving toward a total ban on face-covering veils in public. Italian police recently fined a woman for wearing … Continue reading

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