Pacifism & Catholicism

Though I have not the time to make it now, I am of the opinion that Catholics must be pacifists or, at bare minimum, anti-war to remain within the bounds of what Christ wanted (I am undecided as to where I stand). Fr. Longnecker, longtime blogger around the internets, makes the case that pacifism can…

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Putin

Obama is a dream politician. I can’t imagine the establishment ever thought he would pull the wool so fully over so many people’s eyes, standing for exactly the same policies as the last guy but looking like a suave gentleman all the while. He makes tyrants of old look positively boorish. But Obama has nothing…

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The Common Argument against Libertarians

Follows the following format: 1.Humans are social animals, require deep social connections in order to thrive, and develop much of their sense of self through the social environment they’re raised in. Humans cannot live well in isolation, and live best when working together within a framework of mutual respect and reciprocity. 2.Big government is the…

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Osama Won

Looking back over these 12 long years, it sppears UBL got what he wanted. The Agitator elaborates: In The Looming Tower, the Pulitzer-winning history of al-Qaeda and the road to 9/11, author Lawrence Wright lays out how Osama bin Laden’s motivation for the attacks that he planned in the 1990s, and then the September 11…

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