Monthly Archives: August 2016

Wednesday

Sowell’s latest, writing about the University of Chicago’s resistance to the PC Fascists and its history of bucking conventional idiocy. Excerpt: At Harvard, not only have invited speakers been shouted down and sometimes assaulted, even a Harvard professor’s classroom was … Continue reading

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Meyers

A restaurant in Manhattan has created a $15, 25-ounce milk shake, which comes in a cream cheese frosted glass covered in marshmallows and cereal, filled with ice cream and topped with a cinnamon bun. At least that’s what it said … Continue reading

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Fallon

The CEO of Wendy’s says the election is hurting the chain’s burger sales — people are spending less because they are worried about the future. Let’s be honest here, if you’re eating a Wendy’s Baconator, you’re probably not too concerned … Continue reading

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Tuesday

Miscellaneous Rambling Heard on “Open Line Wednesday” with Mitch Pacwa: St. Jerome struggled with lust. Every time he was tempted, he studied Hebrew. He became perhaps the greatest Hebrew scholar over the course of 1,500 years. If a few bright … Continue reading

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Monday

Miscellaneous Rambling My two youngest start school today. Michigan public schools don’t start until September 6th, but my diocese has apparently yielded to the largely fictional notion that more schooling equals better schooling, which is like concluding that, the more … Continue reading

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Because who better to represent "happily ever after"? pic.twitter.com/qF9rewga7z — Joanna Wyld (@notesuponnotes) August 23, 2016 Bookmark it: del.icio.us | Reddit | Slashdot | Digg |

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Without submission to concrete authorities, the self becomes its own magisterium—But this is a lonely and sad thing.https://t.co/8I8eI15eeQ — First Things (@firstthingsmag) August 27, 2016 The Nones’ reluctance to commit to organized religion may also stem from the moral standards … Continue reading

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Conan

On Saturday, Hillary Clinton will receive her first official intelligence briefing as a candidate. Officials plan to tell Hillary about threats to U.S. cybersecurity such as Russia, China, and her. Bookmark it: del.icio.us | Reddit | Slashdot | Digg |

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“Hollywood Medium” star Tyler Henry says that his psychic abilities help him on dates, because he can always tell if there’s going to be a second date or not. Which raises the question: If you are psychic, why would you … Continue reading

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Friday

Hopelessly behind in life and office, so no time for blogging today. Just this quip to keep in mind as you try to live Escriva’s injunction to make life more pleasant for others while drinking with them this weekend: “Never … Continue reading

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Meyers

Ryan Lochte is reportedly in talks to join the cast of “Dancing with the Stars.” Wow, I knew he was in legal trouble, but I didn’t know we were already at the sentencing phase. Bookmark it: del.icio.us | Reddit | … Continue reading

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Thursday

One of those passages worth pondering: “One of the troubles with love is that it gets buried in the debris of life.” Dorothy Day Bookmark it: del.icio.us | Reddit | Slashdot | Digg |

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