Category Archives: Politics

Guns and Poses

On retreat last week, I did hear a bit about Orlando. The monastic community prayed. We got a brief homily that touched on it, too. In looking at the gospel reading from last Monday, the preacher also mentioned that if … Continue reading

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Spreading The Shame

My facebook feed has been awash with outrage over the Stanford University swimmer who raped an unconscious woman and how the legal system sorted that out in terms of crime and punishment. Lots of commentary, like … the victim’s the … Continue reading

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Searching for Decency

MSW @ NCRep lowers the boom on witch hunts and their observers, calling out the Lepanto Institute, among others. LI, in turn, has a condemnation petition on their site. I’d have more to say about this in the old days. … Continue reading

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A Dime For Trans

It was a hundred years ago that the American ten cent piece was redesigned, and who is it that graces the obverse (front) of the small silver disk? Is it Liberty, the goddess that fronted so many American coins until … Continue reading

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Fr Rosica’s Feud Continues

I like Fr Thomas Rosica. From what I’ve read he has a balanced and appropriate presentation of the Catholic faith. He’s also been mired in a years-long feud with some aspects of the Catholic online community. Pro-life cred or lack … Continue reading

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Bathroom Wars

Just when I thought the culturewar was done, the public restroom seems to have replaced the public property nativity scene as the new battlefront. I confess I don’t get it. And I say that as father of a daughter, husband … Continue reading

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The Morning After

I had trouble falling asleep last night. I think, or rather hope, it was more because of a lingering nasty flu than the political news I was following yesterday. I finally drifted off between coughs about 4am. But given the wild … Continue reading

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