Tag: Mark Shea


  Hattip to Dave Griffey at Daffey Thoughts.     The latest droppings from the mind of Mark Shea:   This mockery of gooey fake piety… June 18, 2016 by Mark Shea 0 Comments is currently circulating on the web. When Christians offer “thoughts and prayers” not as prelude to obeying, but as prophylactic *against*

You Know, Hitler Was Pretty Good on the Environment

    Over at National Catholic Register Mark Shea carries water for socialist pro-abort Bernie Sanders:   Sanders?  The pro-abort?  But, but! Cardinal Ratzinger said in 2004: Regarding the grave sin of abortion or euthanasia, when a person’s formal cooperation becomes manifest (understood, in the case of a Catholic politician, as his consistently campaigning and voting

Let a Thousand Flowers Bloom!

Hattip to commenter Murray who advises us of this mercy filled rant from Saint Blog’s answer to Robespierre: “Likewise, sane conservative Catholics need to stop coddling those twisting themselves in pretzels of hatred and defiance for a pope who has done and said nothing heterodox, all in defiance of the Church’s social doctrine need to

Himmler, Mark Shea and False Equivalence

False Equivalence-A common way for this fallacy to be perpetuated is one shared trait between two subjects is assumed to show equivalence, especially in order of magnitude, when equivalence is not necessarily the logical result. False equivalence is a common result when an anecdotal similarity is pointed out as equal, but the claim of equivalence

Pewsitter v. Eye of the Tiber!

  (Some down time before the family heads off for Indianapolis and GenCon tomorrow morning.  Had a great time in Kenosha visiting the mother-in-law.  Fascinating visit to the Civil War museum in Kenosha.  Details on Sunday.) Well, Pewsitter and Eye of the Tiber square off!  From Eye of the Tiber:   After close to an

Mark Shea on Climate Change

  After the issuance of the Green Encyclical today I assume that Catholics will be debating global warming.  I thought we would kick off the debate here on TAC with Mark Shea representing both sides: 2011: As you probably know, I’m skeptical of the Global Warming hype, not least because its marketers and packagers keep

Daffey Thoughts

  A blog I have been reading lately is Daffey Thoughts, run by David Griffey, a Baptist minister who converted to Catholicism.  The video above is from 2006.  He is a graceful writer as demonstrated by this recent post: This year has been a struggle, as I work things out relative to the shifts that

Gennarini, Archer and Shea

  Faithful readers of this blog will recall the interview that Stefano Gennarini conducted with Archbishop Marcelo Sanchez Sorondo, go here to read all about it.  The interview has developed into a larger controversy following a First Things article by Gennarini.  Go here to read it.  Mahound’s Paradise sets the stage for us: