If there is any political chatter at our table it will consist of uniform mockery of the Democratic candidates for the Presidency. No fear of hurt feelings over here. The pic just made me laugh.

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How Fake Can They Get?

ABC airs fake war footage. https://youtu.be/cY3CTKlI7KA And via  Voxday.blogspot: Dr. Udo Ulfkotte relates this little gem from the beginning of his career as a journalist... "I was bit afraid. I didn’t have any experience as a war reporter. Then I arrived in Baghdad. I was fairly quickly sent along in a bus by the Iraqi army, the … Continue reading How Fake Can They Get?

THE CIGAR FACTORY – A Book Recommendation

I love Charleston, S.C. It is a beautiful city with some of the best food in the country and I say that as someone who enjoyed the picturesque and tasty treats of New Orleans for fifteen years. Regrettably, even though I live only an hour from Charleston, I don't get to visit the Holy City … Continue reading THE CIGAR FACTORY – A Book Recommendation

In Praise of Christopher Columbus

I was going to title this post, 'In Defense of Christopher Columbus' but the truth is, the man doesn't need any defending. But for those who might insist Columbus does need defending, allow me to direct you to  Father John A Hardon. For myself, Christopher Columbus has the distinction of being the first genuine hero of … Continue reading In Praise of Christopher Columbus

Saint John Henry Cardinal Newman

via Today we sing Cardinal Newman’s hymn, “Lead, Kindly Light,” which his own life embodied and faith made bold: “I do not ask to see the distant scene, one step enough for me.” John Henry Newman was many things. The article above will give those unfamiliar with the Church's newest Saint a succinct summary of … Continue reading Saint John Henry Cardinal Newman

Talking Dying Franchises at ‘The Federalist’

"The imaginative power of Star Wars’s IP has been systematically stripped away into a confused and contradictory mess loaded down with contemporary politics. The simple, yet rich story of the originals (and even of the prequels, for all their faults) now suffers from a soulless and pointless tumor that grinds the rich characters of the … Continue reading Talking Dying Franchises at ‘The Federalist’

Mass Shootings: Sources and Solutions

Messano News  offers up a succinct and, for the most part, correct analysis of the epidemic of mass shootings. My only issue with the post is that it leaves out one other contributing factor: legalized abortion. There is no doubt that nothing in our history has cheapened human life quite so dramatically as the Supreme Court's ruling … Continue reading Mass Shootings: Sources and Solutions