Category Archives: Politics

On The Rich

G.K. Chesterton, in his book Orthodoxy, had this to say about the rich (of which group I, like most Americans, am a member I’m afraid): I know that the most modern manufacture has been really occupied in trying to produce … Continue reading

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Christian Marriage Doublespeak

From an article on the Dalrock blog about the common, and heretical I would add, Christian marriage doublespeak: One factor which undoubtedly plays a role here is the widespread adoption of feminism by Christian and secular women alike.  The knee … Continue reading

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Anglican Politics

In a posting back in 2009, Fr Anthony Chadwick gives a useful brief review of Anglican politics from a Catholic viewpoint: . . . Is availing ourselves of Anglicanorum Coetibus a betrayal of Anglicanism? No, because Anglicanism in its origins … Continue reading

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Obama-Pelosi Spending

1000 words: On the other hand, longer term:

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Why Sarah Palin . . .

Tammy Bruce writes: …. Without Palin in the race a massive segment of the GOP base—Tea Party patriots and other independent conservatives—will find themselves once again with the prospect of choosing from a manipulated field of Next-In-Line GOP establishment liberals. … Continue reading

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The Secret Knowledge

Here’s a brief extract from David Mamet’s amusing new book, The Secret Knowledge (p 137): A writer’s life is lived, and, I think, must be lived, in solitude. For it is a dialog with one’s own thoughts, and often, a … Continue reading

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The Demographics of Social Security

James Capretta has written a useful article on The Demographics of Social Security. Here’s a very brief excerpt: The relationship between social insurance and fertility points toward an internal contradiction in the social insurance model. To finance programs providing for … Continue reading

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