Monthly Archives: May 2015

Jihad in Sheep’s Clothing

“This confluence of political correctness and cultural jihad has brought Europe to a perilous state. Some observers of the European scene feel that civil wars are just over the horizon. The situation is not nearly so bad in America, but … Continue reading

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Christians in Iraq

60 Minutes excerpt More than 125,000 of Iraq’s Christians have been forced to flee the homeland they have lived in for nearly 2,000 years because of ISIS violence and threats

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Teaching history…

“When a nation’s history is poorly taught in schools, ignored by the young, and proudly rejected by qualified elders, awareness of tradition consists only in wanting to destroy it.” – Jacques Barzun

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Gender Fluidity…

In an earlier Facebook post about the financial pressure the Obama administration exerted on a Virginia school board to coax it into adopting a transgender policy, my old friend Fr. John Braun commented: “That’s as insane as insane gets.” Turns … Continue reading

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Blackmail…

“The consequences of the board’s decision are clear: Boys who think or feel they are girls will be allowed to use restrooms and locker rooms of the opposite sex. If the board follows the example of Minnesota, schools would have … Continue reading

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Attention all multiculturalists

Here is yet another reminder that evil exists and that it grows in strength and moral depravity until it is stopped. In this case, it has an indisputable religious element. In fact its religious element is paramount, but our leaders … Continue reading

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How to Alienate Moderate Muslims

  “Any moderately informed moderate Muslim knows that secular pundits have no problem if someone mocks the things held sacred by Catholics or Mormons. He will understand that what’s at issue is not whether religion is insulted, but whether Islam … Continue reading

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At Sea in an Alien Culture…

Nietzsche’s transvaluation of all values is well under way and it will do what he predicted: rid Western civilization of the religious tradition upon which it was founded and without which it will collapse into chaos and then into totalitarian … Continue reading

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Two Roads Diverged in a Yellow Wood . . .

Here’s a lengthy quotation from Vladimir Solovyov, the contemporary relevance or irrelevance of which you are welcome to ponder. “Why, it will be asked, do I speak, with regard to the moral world, of the choice between two paths only? … Continue reading

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News Flash . . .

David Bentley Hart makes a perfectly obvious statement that is today not quite so obvious to those who learned otherwise in the course of their matriculation through the system of public education and most of the universities that await them upon graduation. “The … Continue reading

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