Monthly Archives: March 2007

QUOTE OF THE DAY

caritas operit multitudinem peccatorum – St. Peter

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QUOTE OF THE DAY

In times of universal deceit, telling the truth will be a revolutionary act. – George Orwell

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ARTHUR BRANCH FOR PRESIDENT

There’s a serious movement to draft Fred Dalton Thompson to run for president on the GOP ticket in 2008. I like the irony here. The party that most often attacks “Hollywood” runs an actor for the White House. Sweet. It … Continue reading

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QUOTE OF THE DAY

From Cacciaguida’s review of “Breach“: The world is not in fact divided between the pure and the impure (or take any other matched set of a virtue and its corresponding vice): it’s made up of impure people who acknowledge the … Continue reading

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WOW

A federal appeals court issues a ruling that supports the most historically alienable of those supposedly inalienable rights mentioned in the Constitution. I’m shocked and amazed, and highly gratified.

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ARGUMENT CLINIC

The inestimable Fr. Neuhaus points out what Dave at Oklahoma Lefty was lamenting the other day: There is no such thing as civil discourse on important issues anymore. Just anti-intellectuals yelling obscenities at each other, then, after they can’t think … Continue reading

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WHO’S MORE PATHETIC?

Welcome to “Who’s More Pathetic?” The quiz sensation that’s sweepin’ the nation. The rules: We quote two sniping politicians, and you decide, without regard to partisan bias, Who’s More Pathetic? Today’s Contestants: Conservative vixen/villainess/potty-mouth Ann Coulter vs Democratic pretender and … Continue reading

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RANDOM PLAYLIST OF THE WEEK

1. Oedipus Rex – Tom Lehrer 2. Mama Said Knock You Out – LL Cool J 3. Joe Bean – Johnny Cash 4. Vietnamese Baby – New York Dolls 5. Pax Aeterna – Monks of the Abbey of Notre Dame … Continue reading

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QUOTE OF THE DAY

The evil of militarism is not that it shows certain men to be fierce and haughty and excessively warlike. The evil of militarism is that is shows most men to be tame and timid and excessively peaceable. The professional soldier … Continue reading

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QUOTE OF THE DAY

The human race, according to religion, fell once, and in falling gained the knowledge of good and of evil. Now we have fallen a second time, and only the knowledge of evil remains to us. – G.K. Chesterton, Heretics

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