Daily Archives: 11 January 2013

Friday Salad

It’s Friday and time not to eat meat.
The entree was spectacularly… dull.
The salad started with my macerating stuff.

In the bowl: a splash of decent balsamic vinegar, a jot of olive oil, a small clove of chopped garlic, two pinches of … Continue reading

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Getting some terms and issues right in the “gun control” debate

The present gun-control debate is being carried out in the MSM and blogsophere mostly by people who don’t know what they are talking about.
“Assault weapons!”, they cry, while running in circles.  ”Eeek! Eeek! We have to DO SOMETHING!”
Let’s see if we … Continue reading

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SOLAR FLARE ALERT! But don’t worry, because “Firedrake Keeps You Safe”! (Short Wave and Ham Radio Fun)

A convergence of events drives me yet again to post, on this bloggily-productive day.
First, a TEOTWAWKI Solar Flare, Coronal Mass Ejection and resulting grid killing EMP may be coming….
From SpaceWeather:
ACTIVE SUNSPOT: One of the biggest sunspots of the current solar … Continue reading

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March For Life VIDEO! Obama for the … Unborn?!?

Some people are getting it.  Liberals, even – to their eternal shame liberal catholics – are hijacking pro-life language as a way of promoting strict gun-control as if it were a pro-life issue.  What they are really trying to do is silence … Continue reading

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Getting back around to an old idea: confessions DURING Mass

The discussion of confessions during Mass is hardly new to long-time readers of this blog.  I’ve dealt with it many times.  For example, HERE, HERE, HERE, HERE, …
This is hardly new also to Catholics who seek out the traditional form of the … Continue reading

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Are liberals baffled by the rising of the Traditional Roman Rite? Yes. And terrified.

Over at Real Clear Religion there is something that I am finally getting around to talking about and that you should look at.
Here are some high points with my emphases and comments.
The Rise of Latin Mass Youth
by George Neumayr

Liberal bishops dismissed … Continue reading

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Abortion/Right-to-Life: NOT a women’s rights issue

For years I have been saying that abortion/right-to-life is the social justice issue of our day, the civil-rights issue, the human rights issue.
Liberals shove the unborn to the back of the bus while nattering about all manner of other “social justice” … Continue reading

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Of near-death and resurrection for a great English church

Another great article appeared in the full print and full digital edition of the UK’s best Catholic weekly, The Catholic Herald.  SUBSCRIBE.
This one is about near-death and resurrection.
I have long been interested in the near-death experiences of some parishes.  For … Continue reading

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CH: China awaits its Waugh

The full, online, digital edition of the UK’s best Catholic weekly, The Catholic Herald, has some excellent pieces this week.  I found this one particularly engaging, giving my penchant for Chinese cinema.
You can subscribe to the digital, full-edition of the … Continue reading

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