Invincible Ignorance from the NYT … Again

Sometimes called Aggressive Stupidity by me by baldilocks It would be overly optimistic to expect even a small portion of the staff of the New York Times to be Catholic or Protestant. However, it's even too much to expect any of them to be religiously literate. This happened in the aftermath of the Notre Dame … Continue reading Invincible Ignorance from the NYT … Again

Voices of CMC 2019 William Fay Pope John XXIII Seminary

I spoke to William Fay of the Pope John XXIII Seminary which is specifically for men ages 30-60. A late vocation can be a very interesting one (the priest who married me for example was once a Viking Helmet wearing member of a biker gang who my dad used to throw out of his bar). … Continue reading Voices of CMC 2019 William Fay Pope John XXIII Seminary

Dave Dionisi of Children of Compassion CMC 2019

I spoke to Dave Dionisi of Children of Compassion about his group which educates orphans in Africa at the 2019 Catholic Men's Conference at Assumption College in Worcester MA. This is again the type of works that seem to fly under the media but it's the type of work that the devout have done for … Continue reading Dave Dionisi of Children of Compassion CMC 2019

Monday Thoughts Under The Fedora SPLC tanking , The Stacy McCain School of Journalism, Un-newsworthy Religious Vandalism Ichrio and the Big Bang Last Season

The scam that is the SPLC is finally starting to unravel: Southern Poverty Law Center president Richard Cohen resigned Friday, in the latest blow to the embattled left-wing nonprofit.Cohen’s resignation came nine days after the SPLC fired co-founder Morris Dees on March 13, citing unspecified conduct issues.Cohen announced his resignation in a staff-wide email Friday evening, the … Continue reading Monday Thoughts Under The Fedora SPLC tanking , The Stacy McCain School of Journalism, Un-newsworthy Religious Vandalism Ichrio and the Big Bang Last Season

Tales from the Illinois Exodus–Part Two

By John Ruberry There is never a shortage of evidence of the decline and fall of Illinois. Just a week after I authored Tales from the Illinois Exodus–Part One in this space, I already have a second entry. In two weeks Chicagoans will elect its first female black mayor as two very liberal candidates, Lori … Continue reading Tales from the Illinois Exodus–Part Two

The Brains of Your Children on Socialism

by baldilocks Roger L. Simon: Amidst the welter of good and bad news we are assaulted with every day, by far the most dangerous long-term are the new polls showing America's youth tilting significantly toward socialism. Not surprisingly, these same young people haven't the slightest idea of what socialism really is, its history or what it … Continue reading The Brains of Your Children on Socialism

The College Scandal Shows Why the Left is so upset by #LearntoCode

The breaking news about the lifestyles of the rich and brainless buying their way into colleges really explains why the hashtag #learntocode triggers so many people. "Learn to code" implies the ability to learn how to do something currently outside of one's current knowledge base, which is what the whole idea of a college education … Continue reading The College Scandal Shows Why the Left is so upset by #LearntoCode

Non Tweets Under the Fedora Loughlin & Huffman vs Trump, Tebow to AAA, How many years ago did Bill Russell Play? , Young antisemitism > Holocaust survivors, and a warning.

My 1st thought when I saw that Lori Loughlin and Felicity Huffman were charged in a RICO case involving college admissions for thier kids was: Who? But my second was this. As of this moment both the FBI & Justice Department have more evidence of criminal activity on their part then they do on Donald … Continue reading Non Tweets Under the Fedora Loughlin & Huffman vs Trump, Tebow to AAA, How many years ago did Bill Russell Play? , Young antisemitism > Holocaust survivors, and a warning.

Our Betters Get Busted

by baldilocks Down goes the credentialing system!  Two famous actresses made headlines Tuesday after they were charged in a massive college admissions cheating scheme. But Felicity Huffman and Lori Loughlin were just two of 50 people who were implicated in the scandal. Prosecutors accused more than 30 rich parents — including company executives, a professor, a … Continue reading Our Betters Get Busted

On Refusing to Let Others Pull Your Strings

by baldilocks Randall Kennedy: A student read a sentence in class from James Baldwin’s The Fire Next Time: "You can only be destroyed by believing that you really are what the white world calls a ni**er. [edited for DTGB sensibilities throughout]" Airing the N-word caused a commotion. The professor leading the class, Philip Adamo, asked the students … Continue reading On Refusing to Let Others Pull Your Strings

Voyage to the Edge

by baldilocks Sailing the ocean blue. A group of people who believe the Earth is flat have announced their “biggest, boldest, best adventure yet”: a Flat Earth cruise scheduled for 2020. The cruise, organized by the Flat Earth International Conference, promises to be a lovely time. Flat earthers – who include the rapper B.o.B. [JAO: don’t ask because … Continue reading Voyage to the Edge

What we need to do is Educate

As the new congress begins to take shape we can see that there is a lot of work that needs to be done to improve the understanding of politics among our fellow citizens. Too main think they can live off the government. Too few know the Government lives off of everyone. And too many believe … Continue reading What we need to do is Educate

A Tad Rant-ish About Affirmative Action

by baldilocks This morning on Facebook, one of my friends shared a status about Wangari Maathai (1940-2011), who was the first African woman to receive a Nobel (Peace) Prize. I know of her primarily because, along with my father and hundreds of other Kenyans, Tanzanians and Ugandans, she came to American via the Mboya Airlift … Continue reading A Tad Rant-ish About Affirmative Action

God Was Right

Again by baldilocks The tide is turning in the "Believe Her" Wars. John Doe and Jane Roe met at a fraternity party. The two, both referred to with common legal pseudonyms, danced and drank. Then they went upstairs to John's room, where they had sex. Two days later, Jane filed a sexual misconduct charge against John, … Continue reading God Was Right

Voices of CMN 2018 Kathy Labosh Author: The Child with Autism Learns about Faith

I spoke to Kathy Labosh author of The Child with Autism Learns about Faith at the 2018 Catholic Marketing Network Trade Show in Lancaster PA You can buy her book here The 2018 Catholic Marketing Network Interview Bloglist (so far) Sept 19th Voices of CMN 2018 Kathy Labosh Author: The Child with Autism Learns about Faith … Continue reading Voices of CMN 2018 Kathy Labosh Author: The Child with Autism Learns about Faith