Roger Kimball on the coming of age of "democratic despotism."
No, Harry Reid is not a racist. . .but it sure is fun to watch the Dems sputter, jump, babble, and dodge to explain away their faux outrage at Trent Lott's gaffe while defending Reid's. Besides, I don't think the GOP really wants Reid to resign. . .they need him right where he is to take back the Senate.
B.O. is failing as President b/c he doesn't know the American people: ". . .he is a man trying to govern a nation he doesn't genuinely know, stuck trying to communicate with, as we continue to find out, a nation that never really knew him when they elected him, so superficial and oh my God fantastic, if unrealistic, was the press bubble that surrounded him during the campaign."
On why we need the notion of human nature, or Why Nominalism is the Root of All Evil
Fr. Z. highlights a parochial program for establishing an all-male altar server guild. I have to admit that I am still just enough of a 90's feminist to cringe at the idea of taking a co-ed server guild and making it all-male. Don't get me wrong: I get that that the boys love it, but my well-trained 90's feminist reflex jumps every time! It doesn't help any that the usual suggestion for the girls' guild has something to do with cleaning, sewing, or wash up after Mass. OY!
Looks like the anti-Catholic socialists in the U.K. want to see the RCC under persecution again.
If you are a compulsive back seat driver, you shouldn't watch this video.
Ten apocalyptic scenarios. . .#5 is my fav. . . yea, physicists are very dangerous! ;-)