Excellent read: Then v Now. More on Now.
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The Decline and Fall of the West. the baby’s little fingers were clasping and unclasping, and his little feet were kicking. Then the doctor stuck the scissors in the back of his head, and the baby’s arms jerked out, like a startle reaction, like a flinch, like a baby does when he thinks he is [...]
The Anchoress helps our Antique Media do the job they seemed determined not to do. Since members of the press can’t think of any questions about Gosnell, I figured I would do my part, and give them some starters and jumping-off points. Perhaps it’s been so long since they’ve had to do more than take [...]
More Mark Steyn: Gay marriage? It came up at dinner Down Under this time last year, and the prominent Aussie politician on my right said matter-of-factly, “It’s not about expanding marriage, it’s about destroying marriage.”
Indeed it is.
Vox Popoli: There has never been a society that survived the loss of its religion and its children. If you read the entire piece, it will bring you to your knees.
Ordere two of these. Great idea.
For those who put their faith in man, I pray that the scales will fall from their eyes. But if serving the Lord seems undesirable to you, then choose for yourselves this day whom you will serve, whether the gods your ancestors served beyond the Euphrates, or the gods of the Amorites, in whose land [...]
Andrew Malcolm: So, as early voting began this month, Catholic publications, dioceses and individual parishes began distributing millions of pieces of literature advising members, in the words of Philadelphia’s Archbishop Charles Chaput, “to make sure that they’re Catholic prior to being Democrat or Republican.”
David Mamet: Most importantly, will you teach them never to question the pronouncements of those in power, for to do so is to risk ostracism? Are you prepared to sit your children down and talk them through your vote on the future you are choosing for them? Please remember that we have the secret ballot [...]