is the killing of innocents, and the way both sides of the aisle justify it by seeing some far-off utopia that will be established by that means – like the killing of babies in the name of “sexual freedom” or the killing of women and children in the name of “acceptable collateral damage.” Of course…Details
Woke up laughing this morning, but can’t remember the dream. Today must be a good day. Here are some notables I have mined out of my 300 bookmarks this week. I have long been a fan of Dr. Walter E. Williams. In today’s WSJ, he was the feature of a column called State Against Blacks…Details
A doctrine that has recently spoken to me is Just War Theory. In the U.S. Catholic Bishops’ The Challenge of Peace (1983), the qualifications were listed as the following: Jus ad Bellum: Criteria that must be met in order for a war to be considered just. Just Cause: War is permissible only to confront “a…Details
Patriot used to mean love of country, and was then a virtue; but now it seems to be a love to have our own way, in our country, and is now ambition. The true patriot is one who loves to develop the highest excellence of his Father’s bounty-land, and comprehends soil, institutions, and his fellow…Details
After the tragedy in AZ this week, I only have a few thoughts. The media coverage of it was despicable, and the blame-game politicians and pundits are playing is abhorrent. I will also say that there is something people are failing to see – the fact that violence begets violence. Coercion is itself a manifestation of…Details
I hope this year to increase my devotion to Mary the Mother as often as I can. Because… why not?