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Home. + In memory of Fr. James Sadowsky, S.J.: “I may not look like a cup of coffee, but I certainly feel like one.” + “The word philosophy comes from the Greek word philosophia, which means philosophy.” + “We wouldn’t have the concept of free will, unless we had it.” + “A student of mine…

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The New Generation of Presidents’ Legacy

Bush and Obama comprise the start of a new type of presidency – the rise of the total president. He is nearly a king, his edicts are law no matter their Constitutional quality. And they are costing us dearly: A report released by Brown University in conjunction with the 11th anniversary of the 9/11 terror…

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Money =! Wealth

Bastiat, on money: This is the time, then, to analyze the true function of money, independently of mines and importations. You have a dollar. What does it imply in your hands? It is, as it were, the witness and proof that you have, at some time or other, performed some labor, which, instead of turning…

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In Pursuit of Virtue – September Edition

Physics: 10 strange things about the universe I am certain you never knew. Biology: Scientists may have found a cure for malaria. Statism: FBI launches its face recognition software on cameras across the country. Economics: Media juggernaut Paul Krugman doesn’t understand the gold standard, but you can. Sociology: Facebook cited in 1/3 of all divorces…

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Mormon Beliefs

Now that Willard is running for asshat-in-chief, Mormonism is being scrutinized more than ever. Put together by a former Mormon, I thought this (somewhat glib) list of Mormon beliefs was somewhat confusing. Mormons have a member “stand in” for a dead person and they’re baptized as a member of the church. Mormons have a couple…

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