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The Nation’s Pulse
The Nation’s Pulse
by | Oct 29, 2022

American conservatives, assuming they again achieve electoral success at the local, state, and national levels, need to decide how to approach governing in the 2020s. Conservative governance presumes there is something left to conserve after decades of a liberal-leftist revolutionary…

by | Oct 27, 2022

The modern Left has managed to unite two groups historically at crossed swords: Christians and Muslims. Concerned parents of both faiths are now confronting a common enemy — sexual perversity and indoctrination at their children’s schools, with transgender orientation the…

by | Oct 23, 2022

There’s a promotional video for the new conservative dating app, “The Right Stuff,” with women sharing what they’re looking for in a man: someone who has “the alpha male vibe,” “wants to have kids,” and “whose faith is important to…

by | Oct 16, 2022

I can remember the exact moment I became politically aware. It was on November 4, 1979, when a group of radical Islamic Iranians smashed into the United States Embassy and took 66 Americans hostage. Up to that time, as a…

by | Oct 13, 2022

Barack Obama’s economy in 2011 stunk. Mitt Romney should have had an easier time running against his rather lazy opponent with little good news to his name. But Romney was a bad candidate for the times. Members of the working…

by | Oct 11, 2022

Monday, Oct. 10, in the year of our Lord 2022, was Columbus Day in the epic explorer’s America. Those of us of Italian heritage (my mother’s side) take special pride in the Genoa navigator’s truly historic transformation. American Catholics likewise…

by | Oct 8, 2022

Attached to my local library sits a tiny used bookstore housed in an unassuming 10-by-12 fluorescent-lit room near the front entrance. A cheerful, bespectacled, curly-gray-haired lady eagerly helps her buyers pick out books from the neatly divided and ordered shelves….

by | Jun 20, 2022

Clocking in at 72 verses, Psalm 78 is one of the longest in the Jewish and Christian Psalters. At great length, it recalls the story of the Hebrew nation, focusing especially on the special, covenantal relationship between the Jewish people…

by | May 29, 2022

Every time some lost soul with writhing snakes in his head does something wretched with a gun, as happened in Uvalde, we’re immediately buried in loud, public non-sequiturs: howls to DO SOMETHING! Even though the somethings called for have no…

by | Feb 8, 2022

The world is a complex and troubled place. We can’t fix it. To mature is to understand this. One of the big differences between liberals and conservatives is that the latter have already come to terms with the fact that…

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