Worth and Planting Seeds

by baldilocks In a fascinating and depressing essay on his quest to give black inner city children a taste of classical education, L.E. Ikenga despairs even in the face of gains. From the perspective of most of the [Manhattan] parents, the kids, and Rebecca, the six-week [summer] program was a great success. It introduced black … Continue reading Worth and Planting Seeds

Scary Words From the Anchoress

I'm holier than thou I've got the spirit now I thank God almighty I'm holier than thou Nunsense Holier Than Thou 1085 There are a lot of people who avoid Christianity in general and Catholicism in particular suggesting that people who follow the faith are "Holier than thou". what is not realized by many is … Continue reading Scary Words From the Anchoress

You can’t have Christ’s Mercy without God’s Justice

I tremble for my country when I reflect that God is just; that his justice cannot sleep forever. Thomas Jefferson Repentance must precede the right of pardon, and I have not repented Jefferson Davis 1881. What I have written is but a pale shadow of the things I saw [in Hell] . But I noticed one … Continue reading You can’t have Christ’s Mercy without God’s Justice

Jonathan Gruber Accidently Teaches a Vital Conservative Lesson

Just after the election I made the point that the reason the Earned Sick Time ballot question (Question 4) passed while the Gas Tax (Question 1) & the bottle bill (Question 2) did not was because consumers didn't see the costs of the former directly while they saw the costs of the latter. Most voters … Continue reading Jonathan Gruber Accidently Teaches a Vital Conservative Lesson