History is a Funny Thing

by baldilocks In the wake of the thirteenth anniversary of the Islamic attacks of 9/11, I found myself revisiting the stand at the Gates of Vienna. I had already known about the Battle of Vienna, but, in the past, I had glossed over the specifics—the pertinent dates of the stand, September 11-12, 1683, and the … Continue reading History is a Funny Thing

World War 3 – 5 Reasons that Perhaps the Pope was right

As a lifelong Catholic I have always paid attention when the Pope makes a public statement, at least as often as I am able. I also tend to pay attention when a religious world leader from any religion does the same, as a matter of respect. Recently the Pope did say that we are now … Continue reading World War 3 – 5 Reasons that Perhaps the Pope was right

It’s Not Realization it’s 2016 Election Prep

There have been several posts talking about this piece in the NY Times about the malaise of the Obama Years. without of course mentioning Obama  or noting their own sins as Ed Driscoll notes Fair enough, but consider the source — over the past 12 years, the New York Times, when not going on benders … Continue reading It’s Not Realization it’s 2016 Election Prep