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?

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

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

The X-Men Go To Church

Below are snippets from a long-lost episode of the X-Men's long-storied past. This is an episode not likely to be inserted into the Marvel Cinematic Universe anytime soon. Too bad. I'd wager it would be more critically and commercially successful than the misadventure which is the most  Recent Installment  in Marvel Comics' mutants movie franchise. … Continue reading The X-Men Go To Church