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Neocons & Neoconservativism

The Final Third

EDITORIAL

Pieter Vree

April 2019

Publications like The Weekly Standard, Redbook, and Glamour failed despite investments from deep-pocketed sources. The NOR strives to do more with less.

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Will Modernity Mean the End of Catholicism?

THE "MOMENT" THAT NEVER AROSE

James V. Schall

November 2014

The Church is now seen in the eyes of the modern world as a major impediment to the ascendancy of a culture completely based on human rights.

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Delusions of Grandeur
October 2007

Former senator Rick Santorum has abandoned the culture war in order to join forces with the neocons calling for war on Iran.

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Not Dead Yet
March 2007

Neocons appear to have suffered a full-fledged rout in the November, 2006 elections. But they've faced the political wilderness before and survived.

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What Happened to Rick Santorum?
January 2007

In an effort to attract moderates, the Pennsylvania senator capitulated on every key point dear to conservatives -- and was voted out of office.

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The Theocons
December 2006

Is "theoconservativism" the revolutionary religious idea that is transforming the political and cultural landscape of our time?

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A Pox On Both Your Houses
October 2006

Why does neocon George Weigel defend Condi Rice, a pro-war and pro-abortion member of the Bush administration?

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"Relevant Public Authorities"?
October 2006

Authority is exercised legitimately only when it employs morally licit means to attain it.

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What Happened to Bill Donohue?
September 2006

The Catholic League leader has been defending some unlikely characters, including Fr. Maciel and Archbishop Weakland.

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"Don't Go After the Good Guys"
May 2006

The trouble is that many modcons and neocons refuse to speak up, and sometimes even run interference for the liberals.

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Rhetorical Witchcraft

Dale Vree

January 2006

Review of The Cube and the Cathedral

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What Is a Neoconservative? -- & Does It Matter?

EDITORIAL

Dale Vree

December 2005

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Your Voice of Orthodox Catholicism, Without Any Strings Attached

EDITORIAL

Dale Vree

September 2005

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Now They Tell You!
April 2005

Will prolife voters once again be snookered by a Republican president (as they were by Reagan and Bush Sr.)?

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George "Humpty Dumpty" Weigel
September 2004

"When I use a word, it means just what I choose it to mean…."

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Can You Be Two-Thirds Free & One-Third Slave?
September 2004

Let us be clear about what we Catholics have voluntarily given up.

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A Morally Squalid Man Besotted With Ideology?
June 2004

Honest-to-goodness Communists are not all alike.

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A Lecture on Treating Prelates "Respectfully"
July/August 2003

ALL's Judie Brown urges bishops to 'respectfully' deny Communion to those whose presence 'defiles the Mass and the Body of Christ.'

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The Neoconservative Catholics' Dramatic Change of Direction

AMERICA: NOT SO GREAT AFTER ALL

John F. Quinn

October 1998

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Should Catholics Canonize Ebenezer Scrooge?

"I WAS HUNGRY & YOU SENT ME TO A HAIRSTYLIST"

Francis J. Manion

July/August 1996

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Born in the U.S.A.

EDITORIAL

July-August 1989

Let us not love America inordinately or unrealistically. It is enough to be Americans without also being vainglorious Americanists.

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Neither Trotskyism nor Neoconservatism

James J. Thompson Jr.

November 1987

Review of American Writers and Radical Politics, 1900-39 by Eric Homberger, The Intellectual Follies by Lionel Abel, Out of Step by Sidney Hook, Will Herberg by Harry J. Ausmus, and The New York Intellectuals by Alan M. Wald

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Did Novak Intimidate the Bishops?

CHRIST & NEIGHBOR

John C. Cort

March 1987

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The New Right & the Pro-life Movement: How Solid is the Marriage?

ON THE RIGHT WING’S “SEAMLESS GARMENT”

Stephen Settle

July August 1986

March for Life organizer Nellie Gray had little patience with those who would solicit pro-life support simply to boost the bomb, bolster corporate profits, or get fluoride out of the water.

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On the Bishops’ Draft Pastoral on the Economy & the Hostile Reactions to It

THE CENTRAL ISSUE IS MORALITY

Kenneth D. Whitehead

September 1985

Conservatives' slogan “Mater, si! Magistra, no!” can on­ly mean that papal teachings don't count for much compared to their superior wisdom.

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Diagnosing America’s Troubled Ethos & Culture

Dale Vree

July-August 1985

The social basis of our culture is bureaucratic consumer capitalism centered on the autonomous individual and generally hostile to older ideas of moral order.

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Hankering for a Civil Religion

Richard V. Pierard

July-August 1985

Neuhaus’s plea for the restoration of religious values in the public sphere and for the believing community to act there on the basis of its beliefs is proper and necessary.

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