The Reign of Collective Stupidity

An excerpt from AmericanThinker: How did we get into such a sociopolitical morass? The signs of a culture in precipitous and perhaps terminal disarray proliferate everywhere, in the corrupt and partisan media, in an entertainment industry that has devoted itself to the production of unadulterated trash, and in an academy that has sold its soul…

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Papa Frank on Communication in the Digital Age

Without commentary: Dear Brothers and Sisters, Today we are living in a world which is growing ever “smaller” and where, as a result, it would seem to be easier for all of us to be neighbours. Developments in travel and communications technology are bringing us closer together and making us more connected, even as globalization…

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Catching Up

Where have I been? Summer, that’s where. But here are the things you missed… While you were Facebooking, Zuck was selling your info to the government and calling you a dumbfuck. ETHICS. Race & Crime in America. FACTS. Parkinson’s Law of Triviality means that the media will always make huge shows of things like Trayvon…

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A Nation of Laws or Men?

Glenn Greenwald entertains this week for your lecture of the week, explaining how, during the last two presidencies, rule of law has given way to the system that we presently accept as the new normal. No longer is the Bill of Rights an assurance against tyranny, and step-by-step, we are turning toward the policies of…

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Lenten Breather – Random Guy on Joining the Military

I was going to post about 50 things I have waiting in the wings for Lent to be over, but instead I think one will suffice. This Cyprus business makes me want to give up Lent for the rest of Lent. This will have to do… If you want a paradigm-shifting book about Christianity and…

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