by | Jan 8, 2020

Dissenting in the case of Caperton v. A. T. Massey Coal Co. (2009), the late Justice Antonin Scalia (1936–2016) wrote, A Talmudic maxim instructs with respect to the Scripture: “Turn it over, and turn it over, for all is therein.”…

by | Dec 31, 2019

The year 2019 brought some notable golden anniversaries from a wild year: 1969. Some were glorious, such as the Moon Landing; others were scurrilous, scandalous, such as the Manson Family murders, Woodstock, Chappaquiddick. The year 1969 also marked some shocking…

by | Dec 22, 2019

Chances are, if you learned about the history of modern political freedom in high school or university, you were taught that it advanced as the Western world retreated from religion. Freedom of religion meant freedom from religion. With intelligent people…

by | Dec 10, 2019

James Rosen, a great reporter, asked Nancy Pelosi at a press conference last week why she hates the duly elected president of the United States. In her response, Pelosi detoured into another dimension, denying that she hates Donald Trump. “As…

by | Oct 5, 2019

It was 30 years ago this fall that communism collapsed in Eastern Europe. One person who would have been thrilled to witness that epic event, but who died mere weeks earlier, in July 1989, was the renowned Sidney Hook. Hook…

by | Sep 8, 2019

Blaine Amendments are state constitutional provisions rooted in 19th-century anti-Catholic bigotry, designed with the purpose of preventing the government from funding religious schools. Fortunately, challenges to the Blaine Amendment’s constitutionality are being heard with increasing frequency by the Supreme Court. This legal…

by | Sep 1, 2019

At a boozy evening of angry Argentine Catholics, one man hilariously blurted out in response to one of my questions, “This pontificate is worse than the Falklands War,” a reference to Argentina’s humiliating defeat at the hands of Margaret Thatcher….

by | Aug 4, 2019

On Corpus Christi Sunday, Monsignor Walter Rossi, head of the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception, had me tossed from its premises on a blatant lie: that a barring order filed with the police existed against me….

by | Jul 13, 2018

“The dogma lives loudly within you, and that’s of concern.” So said Senator Dianne Feinstein (D.CA.) after she had finished her outrageous and shameful interrogation of Notre Dame law professor Amy Coney Barrett about whether Barrett’s Catholic faith rendered her…

by | Sep 1, 2017

George Neumayr’s fine column this a.m. about Pope Francis’s environmental obsessions once again underlines how much more this ostensible religious leader is interested in secular left politics than in salvation. There’s hardly a left-wing phantasm that Francis has not suggested…

o
Sign Up to receive Our Latest Updates! Register