Tag Archives: National Review

Blistering NRO piece flames the recent USCCB meeting

Beware.  This piece from NRO might provoke thoughts that require confession.  I’m not kidding. That said, this blistering entry by Declan Leary jabs a serious bruise.    Themes: passing v. lasting – passivity and reaction v. activity v. proaction. Let’s … Read More

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President of the Twilight Zone

In an article on National Review Online by Michael Tanner there is a line that any writer will envy. “Deconstructing one of President Obama’s speeches can be a bit like taking a trip to an alternate universe.”

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Samuel Gregg on the new “white paper” from the Pont. Con. for Justice and Peace

From National Review Online comes a piece by the eminent Samuel Gregg, a fine scholar with his head screwed on in the correct direction. He gives some reactions to the new “white paper” as I call it from the Pontifical … Read More

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Dr. Krauthammer on Pres. Obama’s attack on “corporate jets”

Were Charles Krauthammer to run for President I might just vote for him.  Just think of the great press conferences and State of the Union addresses. Yesterday, Dr. K had provide Special Report on Fox News Channel a blistering and … Read More

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Weigel about the huge ( ____ ) in the John Jay Report.

Did you see the analysis by George Weigel about the John Jay Study?  I am just getting to it.   Weigel makes good points for National Review Online. My emphases and comments. May 19, 2011 4:00 A.M. Priests, Abuse, and the … Read More

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A woman religious, making sense

On National Review Online Kathryn Jean Lopez interviews a religious sister who has her head screwed on in the right direction. Sister Prudence Allen, RSM clearly is on the right side of things.  It is her model of woman religious … Read More

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