I’m Old Enough to Remember When Others Tried to Shame Me for Talking About Nuking a Fool (Updated)

by baldilocks This repost isn't apropos of anything in the news at present, but reading it brings back some memories of those in the mainstream media and even some bloggers who thought that happy, nice talk toward Islamists would sooth their murderous intent and that tough talk would inflame them.  Ah, the Good Old Days! … Continue reading I’m Old Enough to Remember When Others Tried to Shame Me for Talking About Nuking a Fool (Updated)

Answering Stacy on Catholic Colleges vs the Faith

The Church does often set herself against the fashion of this world that passes away; and she has experience enough to know how very rapidly it does pass away C.K. Chesterton Yesterday I noted Stacy McCain's piece on the ELCA and Augsburg College and stated that this is the logical conclusion from the Protestant reformation … Continue reading Answering Stacy on Catholic Colleges vs the Faith

Donald Trump Sour Grapes 1: Jackie Robinson and touching the bases

It Ain't over until it's over Yogi Berra Of all the stories about Jackie Robinson that you might hear, the one that has stuck with me the most involves a moment of defeat.  A moment where he seemingly had no recourse but to accept defeat. It was 3:58 PM on Oct 3rd 1951 and Bobby … Continue reading Donald Trump Sour Grapes 1: Jackie Robinson and touching the bases