Daily Archives: 9 November 2009

Sniping the Media on Fort Hood

Some bloggers here and naturally here are suggesting the non-blogging media are somehow downplaying the religion and/or the philosophy of the accused Fort Hood sniper. I think they’ve missed the mark. And missed it very badly. The Right has it … Continue reading

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Bishops Tagged For General Absolution

I’ve never considered the argument as Tom Roberts puts it, but his comparison in a devastating take-down of Archbishops Dolan and Chaput’s anti-Catholic meme is well-considered: When it comes to laity, there’s little tolerance for general sentiments of sorrow or … Continue reading

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Runs the CoDependent River

I’ve contributed twice today to the dotCommonweal discussion on, as commenter Bob Schwartz puts it, “selling Israel down the river; we did it to South Vietnam and no big deal.” The seed is Thomas Friedman’s NYT op-ed here. Realizing that … Continue reading

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