Paypal and Jihad Watch

    Paypal has an almost complete monopoly when it comes to private electronic fund transfers.  Paypal has now banned Jihad Watch from using its services.  In a country where a baker can be sued for not wishing to bake a cake for a gay marriage you might wonder how this is possible and so

Trump on Afghanistan

  When you’re wounded and left on Afghanistan’s plains, And the women come out to cut up what remains, Jest roll to your rifle and blow out your brains An’ go to your Gawd like a soldier. Go, go, go like a soldier, Go, go, go like a soldier, Go, go, go like a soldier,

PopeWatch: Open Borders

I answer that, Man’s relations with foreigners are twofold: peaceful, and hostile: and in directing both kinds of relation the Law contained suitable precepts. For the Jews were offered three opportunities of peaceful relations with foreigners. First, when foreigners passed through their land as travelers. Secondly, when they came to dwell in their land as

Business as Usual for the Left

You never let a serious crisis go to waste. And what I mean by that it’s an opportunity to do things you think you could not do before. Rahm Emanuel, current Chicago Mayor and former Chief of Staff for Barack Obama Carl Olson at Catholic World Report notes that in the aftermath of Charlottesville it

Requiescat In Pace: Jerry Lewis

Jerry Lewis has passed away at 91.  Growing up, the Jerry Lewis Muscular Dystrophy Telethon was a favorite of my late parents, and they always made sure to contribute.  Like most things about Lewis in his turbulent life, controversy dogged his efforts on behalf of those afflicted with the disease, but over the life of

Celebrating Racists

“I shall never fight in the armed forces with a Negro by my side … Rather I should die a thousand times, and see Old Glory trampled in the dirt never to rise again, than to see this beloved land of ours become degraded by race mongrels, a throwback to the blackest specimen from the

Joan of Arc, Ignorance and Hate

Joan was a being so uplifted from the ordinary run of mankind that she finds no equal in a thousand years. She embodied the natural goodness and valour of the human race in unexampled perfection. Unconquerable courage, infinite compassion, the virtue of the simple, the wisdom of the just, shone forth in her. She glorifies

PopeWatch: Homily-cide

    From the only source of reliable Catholic news on the net, Eye of the Tiber:   A man whose body was found in a pew at St. Cecila’s Church Friday died from blunt trauma to the heart, the San Bernardino County medical examiners office found after autopsies performed this morning. “We can’t say

Homeward Bound

Something for the weekend.  Homeward Bound by Simon and Garfunkel.  My family and I are homeward bound from Indianapolis and Gencon,  Written by Paul Simon in 1964 the song was debuted by the duo in 1966 and made it to number nine of the top 100.

Because Shut Up, They Explained

Crux has announced a new “prime directive” regarding their editorial policy, which they have seemingly established in light of the Austen Ivereigh commentary piece I blogged about the other day. Here’s Crux explaining: “While Crux will always foster vigorous discussion, we will not tolerate attacks on persons. If the nature of a piece requires that specific