Monthly Archives: August 2014

Interesting

H.I.F. Only about 1,000 or more years behind the Catholic Church? Cleveland’s government has passed a resolution urging its residents to abstain from eating meat once a week. Link. Bookmark it: del.icio.us | Reddit | Slashdot | Digg |

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Holiday Weekend BYCU

ICYMI: Which country drinks the most alcohol? China ranks far below the U.S. http://t.co/btZNcQS2ns pic.twitter.com/1JW9q8SbyV — Henry Williams (@digitalhen) August 25, 2014 Bookmark it: del.icio.us | Reddit | Slashdot | Digg |

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BYCU Tweets

Vodka chaser? You mean another shot of vodka? — Overly Manly Man (@OverlyManlyMann) August 10, 2014 Light beer? You mean baby formula? — Overly Manly Man (@OverlyManlyMann) August 16, 2014 At 18, you can legally fight for your country but … Continue reading

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BYCU

If you’re feeling wealthy and thirsty this Labor Day weekend, check out a few of these: Top 10 Most Expensive Libations. Excerpt (from the Number 10 slot): “[A]t $100 a bottle, Sam Adams’s “Utopias” is too rich for my blood … Continue reading

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Thursday

“The minds of men always dwell more on bad luck. They accept ordinary prosperity as a matter of course. Misfortunes arrest their attention and remain in their memory.” William Graham Sumner, Folkways A Study of the Sociological Importance of Usages, … Continue reading

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Humorous Wednesday Tweet

Spanish retailer apologizes for shirt that looks like Holocaust prisoner outfit http://t.co/gsKYqPVoyn @g_forcewinds pic.twitter.com/TBYkG6sYIZ — J. Freedom du Lac (@jfdulac) August 27, 2014 Bookmark it: del.icio.us | Reddit | Slashdot | Digg |

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GKC Wednesday

Background: When I was the editor of Gilbert Magazine, I was responsible for the “Tremendous Trifles” column. It was occasionally hard to find a sufficient amount of interesting GKC material to fill the page, so John Peterson sent me a … Continue reading

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Why There Are Few White Guys in the NBA

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Tuesday

Another great Santayana quote from Epstein: “humanitarians have an intense hatred of mankind as it is.” Epstein then continues Santayana’s thought: “which is of course why they are always so hard at work trying to change it.” It’s a poignant … Continue reading

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Bring Back!

Request to EWTN: Bring back the Benedict Groeschel audio library! pic.twitter.com/6OyiX4YqnC — The Daily Eudemon (@TheDailyEudemon) August 24, 2014 Bookmark it: del.icio.us | Reddit | Slashdot | Digg |

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But then, what else would I talk about? "Do as much as possible, and talk of yourself as little as possible." – Sallust — Catholic Thinker (@ThinkerCatholic) August 20, 2014 Bookmark it: del.icio.us | Reddit | Slashdot | Digg |

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Monday Miscellany

I took the family to Cedar Point on Friday. We had a great time. It got off to a rough start: Key roller coasters were out of service for the first part of the day. It was highly frustrating. But … Continue reading

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