Monthly Archives: June 2015

Tuesday

Dosoyevsky, Brownson’s junior by eighteen years, would write on a theme similar to Brownson’s concerns about humanitarian democracy. Just as Brownson worried that North American progressives would sacrifice men on the altar of the abstractions known as “Man” and “The … Continue reading

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Everybody Out!

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Monday

Miscellaneous Rambling Strange days indeed: Detroit casino sponsors garden to produce seedlings for Detroiters to replant throughout the city. * * * * * * * I’m stunned at the growth of urban gardening. Last week while driving home from … Continue reading

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Sunday

Free Lunches Related to yesterday’s rant: “Children are creating their own black markets to trade and sell salt due to First Lady Michelle Obama’s school lunch rules.” Link. It’s a good article, highlighting the folly that is the free lunch … Continue reading

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Saturday

A Rant “The whole world groaned,” wrote Jerome, “and marvelled to find itself Arian.” I returned from vacation and marvelled to find the world gay. And found the Supreme Court, led by conservative John Roberts, had again judiciously bent over … Continue reading

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Friday

BYCU Whenever I think of Australian beer, I think of Foster Lager. Because it was my Dad’s beer of choice back in the 1980s, it was my beer of choice (“If it’s free, it’s me”). I loved those big oil … Continue reading

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Thursday

On vacation this week, so I’m using some old stuff. It’s not half-bad! Orestes Brownson didn’t hesitate to be offensive. If he disliked something, he said so, and usually in uncompromising terms. A sample offering: Satan was the first Protestant; … Continue reading

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Kimmel

The world’s oldest person has died. Again. Third time this year. Someone is killing the world’s oldest people and we do nothing about it. Bookmark it: del.icio.us | Reddit | Slashdot | Digg |

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Fallon

The Obama administration announced that a woman will replace Alexander Hamilton on the $10 bill starting in 2020. I want to be the first person to congratulate Caitlyn Hamilton. Bookmark it: del.icio.us | Reddit | Slashdot | Digg |

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Meyers

President Obama this weekend used the N-word when speaking about race relations in America. Which explains why everyone at Fox News today kept shouting, “And I quote …” A Pennsylvania brewery said that it is introducing a new beer to … Continue reading

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Kimmel

I hope everyone who deserved it had a good Father’s Day. Kids will buy cards and T-shirts and even little trophies that say their father is the best dad in the world. But the fact of the matter is that … Continue reading

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Wednesday

Chesterton Short(s) This isn’t really GKC, but the current issue of Gilbert features an interview between Dale Ahlquist and Thomas Cook, a psychiatrist. This exchange cracked me up: Dale: You have worked as a forensic psychiatrist in a state hospital. … Continue reading

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