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A Plea: Stop misusing “tragedy”

A bad thing happens. Then journalists, politicians, Church figures, etc., moan about how “tragic” the “tragedy” was. The problem is that 99% of the “tragedies” they bemoan, aren’t tragic or tragedies. It drives me nuts. From First Things editor R.Reno, … Continue reading

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Some observations about the “memorial” service in Tucson

I watched some of the “memorial service” in Tucson last night. Here are some observations. First, we feel pain  and concern for the the people affected. What happened in Tucson was gruesome, maddening, sad, demoralizing, disastrous, and revolting. It was, … Continue reading

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