Category Archives: Politics

Where Will It End?

A better place, hopefully. November has been a very bad month for men. I don’t take joy in seeing the high and mighty topple like Psalm 113 princes. The Project Veritas blunder probably underscores the truthfulness of the vast majority … Continue reading

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The Dilemma of Mr Moore

There’s nothing positive to say about this defense of US Senate candidate Roy Moore: Mary was a teenager and Joseph was an adult carpenter A few of my Catholic fb friends took deep offense at it. I certainly would. I … Continue reading

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Third Law

Newton’s Third Law governs our universe where objects and forces are involved. In the realm of human social interaction, people have yet to be quantified to the extent Asimov’s fictional psychohistory suggests, but there is often a result from the … Continue reading

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For The Future

I see some potential developments from the current unrest in the US. Today, mostly focusing on the positive: I think there will be an acceleration of the taking down of statues, flags, and other symbols. It will probably include that … Continue reading

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Things Understood and Not Understood

I can’t think of much to say about Charlottesville that others haven’t already said, and said well. Like here. I understand how easily violence can break out. I don’t put the qualifier “these days” on that sentence, because I think … Continue reading

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Usefulness

I notice from facebook, the NYT, and other media the dust-up from that Catholic-Evangelical skepticism in La Civiltà Cattolica still has legs. It seems that a non-American might not be totally up-to-speed on the complexities of Catholic-Evangelical bedfellowship. I confess I … Continue reading

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Cardinal Müller Gossip

Home from retreat, and I see the Catholic internet is abuzz with the gossip that Cardinal Gerhard Müller, head of the CDF, and Cardinal Ratzinger’s second successor, will soon be out. Granted, the man is not playing baseball, but it … Continue reading

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