Pope Francis explained in one Scripture Reading

As any Christian will tell you call scripture is useful for instruction but todays second reading at Mass last Sunday is not only excellent instruction but very enlightening in terms of understanding our current pope: If I preach the gospel, this is no reason for me to boast, for an obligation has been imposed on … Continue reading Pope Francis explained in one Scripture Reading

Little Free Libraries Under Attack

By:  Pat Austin SHREVEPORT – Our humble little burg has made national news; as it turns out, big government does not approve of the Little Free Library. The little library controversy began (in Shreveport, at least), a couple of weeks ago when Ricky and Teresa Edgerton received a cease and desist order from the Metropolitan … Continue reading Little Free Libraries Under Attack

2014: Fort Hood killer asked to join Islamic State

By John Ruberry Last week's news was dominated--which was as it should have been--by the barbaric burning alive of a captured Jordanian pilot at the hands of the Islamic State, which the terror group videotaped. While the White House did deem this atrocity as a terrorist act, President Obama has been reluctant to what his … Continue reading 2014: Fort Hood killer asked to join Islamic State

America’s Joshua’s Have Died but Others Shall Arise

“God protects fools, drunks, and the United States of America. Of course we were a much more devout nation when (Otto von) Bismarck made that observation.” Glenn Reynolds (quoting Jerry Pournelle) USA today "I gave you a land which you had not tilled and cities which you had not built, to dwell in; you have … Continue reading America’s Joshua’s Have Died but Others Shall Arise

Is it time for a separate Conservative Party?

By Steve Eggleston Two Sundays ago, Peter declared it was time for a national Conservative Party at least somewhat separate from the Republican Party. Earlier this week, A.P. Dillon said that a redoubling of the effort to take (back) the GOP was the prescription. It's my turn to add my two cents. On the national … Continue reading Is it time for a separate Conservative Party?