Month: February 2009

Looting Bush

I listened to a fascinating podcast at Lew Rockwell yesterday: Russ Baker on The Looting Bush Family. Baker has written a polemic against the Bushes. The book’s basic premise: …

The Sign of the Coward

“A brave man is also patient.” Thomas Aquinas. Those two chairs—bravery and patience—don’t go together in most people’s intellectual living room, but if you consider them for a few …

A Catholic Blog?

How Catholic is this blog? I asked myself that question yesterday morning. My wife called me to say that she thought the Sirius Radio appearance on the Catholic Channel …

Stimulus Question

So, the stimulus package is now law. Create lots of money and lots of debt and create prosperity. But one question: If that’s the way to prosperity, why aren’t …

From the Notebooks

I took my wife to see “Taken” last night (recommended, but not great), and I have the Sirius interview in just a little while, so blogging time is at …

Tuesday Miscellany

How much more understanding do we need? A suburban Buffalo man who founded a cable TV station to promote better understanding of Muslims in the U.S. has been arrested …