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Roll of Tragedy
A Mass Shootings Database, if you dare lookBy Barbara Rose | August 7th 2019 8:25 PM
Our local parish has a prayer-request email chain; many churches have something similar. As you'd expect, the prayer requests are for medical emergencies or for the recently deceased. If you have no such list at hand, or even if you do, Mother Jones magazine has inadvertently supplied a prayer list…READ FULL BLOG POST
What Price Permissiveness?
The Pentagon has spent $8 million on transgender mental/medical careBy Pieter Vree | March 11th 2019 5:31 PM
Remember the U.S. Army’s old advertising slogan, “Freedom Isn’t Free”? Now we know that sexual freedom isn’t free either. According to a USA Today report (Feb. 27), since July 1, 2016, when President Obama lifted the transgender ban in the armed forces, the Pentagon has spent nearly $8 million treating…READ FULL BLOG POST
Seeing every created thing as a sign given to reveal GodBy Rob Agnelli | February 1st 2019 5:21 PM
The Protestant Revolution was not the only revolution of the 16th Century. Just three years prior to Luther’s presentation of his 95 Theses there was an even more earth shattering revolution started by Nicolas Copernicus. The Copernican revolution posited that the Earth was not the center of the cosmos but…READ FULL BLOG POST
Demons of the Privy
San Francisco has been dubbed the "Poop Capital of America"By Richard DellOrfano | October 16th 2018 3:43 PM
San Francisco was recently dubbed the "Poop Capital of America" due to the high number of poop complaints reported in 2017. Local channel KRON reports that while dogs play a part, at issue is the number of homeless people defecating in streets and parks. Could "privy demons" be a reason why down-and-outers…READ FULL BLOG POST
Philosopher Responds to "Whatever!"
Nattering nominalists close the case on truthBy James Hanink | September 28th 2018 3:53 PM
What is the aim of our clicking and reading? It is not to say, "Whatever!" The aim is thinking. And when we think, we form judgments. We think, for example, that G. K. Chesterton was a journalist, that gin merits tonic, that the Babylon Bee has great satire. When we think we…READ FULL BLOG POST