On the web site Taki’s Magazine, Charles Coulombe has a brief, thoughtful essay on the immigration question. In it, he summarizes the thinking of Archbishop José Gomez — his own Ordinary, since Coulombe resides in the L.A. Archdiocese. After touching … Continue reading
Many years ago, when the Catholic magazine Triumph existed and I was one of its editors, Malcolm Muggeridge stopped by our Washington offices one day. Several of us joined him for drinks on the rooftop terrace of the nearby Washington … Continue reading
It appears that a clever, attention-seeking member of the fourth estate has seized on a deep, dark secret about a Republican contender for our nation’s highest office: Michele Bachmann’s Church Says the Pope Is the Antichrist. Michele Bachmann is a … Continue reading
Shortly after sending out the last Ad Rem, I received this email, which I got to today in my queue of backlogged emails. My correspondent — let’s call him “Sal” — is a professional man whose “Uncle Frank” had something … Continue reading
WASHINGTON — Nine new graphic warning labels were unveiled today by the Food and Drug Administration, part of the agency’s sweeping new powers to regulate unhealthy sexual behavior and the sale of so-called “sex tools” that often accompany it.
The teaser line for the article summarizes it nicely: “When the Massachusetts legislature voted in 1966 to end the last all-out ban on contraceptives in the nation, it was with the approval and assistance of the Boston Archdiocese.” Catholic World … Continue reading
The Catholic Action League of Massachusetts today criticized the Governor’s Council for its 5 to 3 vote to confirm the nomination of Judge Barbara A. Lenk to the Supreme Judicial Court of the Commonwealth. In announcing her appointment, Governor Deval … Continue reading
Thanks to MassResistance, we present this video of Joe Doyle’s testimony on the nomination of lesbian activist Barbara Lenk to the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court. Joe will once again be speaking at the SBC Conference this year (Oct. 7-8).
For better or worse, France has had a dominating intellectual and cultural influence throughout the West for a very long time. For most of the past couple of centuries, the influence has been for the worse. Many of the Enlightenment … Continue reading
It was generally ignored, but this past February 18 was an important anniversary in American history. It was on that date 150 years ago that Jefferson Davis, former U.S. Senator and former U.S. Secretary of War, was inaugurated as the … Continue reading
CNSNews.com reports on some truly deranged politics: Last Thursday, Democratic Gov. Deval Patrick quietly signed two executive orders — Executive Order No. 526 and No. 527 — giving transgendered state employees protected status under the state’s anti-discrimination policy and establishing a state Office … Continue reading
Writing yesterday about the Republicans that made it into office thanks to the “get-the-bums-out” energy of the Tea Party and others, I said this: “Now we shall see of what stuff the new Republican pols are made. Are they ‘fiscal’ … Continue reading
Thank God legislators at the federal and state (New Hampshire) level are seriously trying to defund the murderous criminal racket that goes by the name of Planned Parenthood. The PP gang was recently exposed again for their illegal activity by … Continue reading
Ilana Mercer paints a starkly unflattering portrait of Honest Abe in Lincoln lied, people died. Regular readers of this site may be familiar with Gary Potter’s Catholicism and the Old South, which takes a similarly negative attitude toward the much … Continue reading