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There is not, and there never was on this earth, a work of human policy so well deserving of examination as the Roman Catholic Church
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Mark Shea the Ephraimite
Image Source: Mark P. Shea, I presume. If you want an example of the damage done to the Catholic
Church in America by the surrounding culture’s increasing hyperpartisanship and
ideological tribalism, consider this: Mark Shea’s blog at the National Catholic ...
Image Source: Mark P. Shea, I presume. If you want an example of the damage done to the Catholic Church in America by the surrounding culture’s increasing hyperpartisanship and ideological tribalism, consider this: Mark Shea’...
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Jon Stewart, The Daily Show, and the Trump Campaign
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Bernstein of Tablet blames Donald Trump on Jon Stewart . Well, partially, at
least; he does admit upfront that there are plenty of factors in the matter.
But apparently Stewart and his The Daily
Show compatriot Stephen Colbert are partially to blame b...
Jesse Bernstein of Tablet blames Donald Trump on Jon Stewart. Well, partially, at least; he does admit upfront that there are plenty of factors in the matter. But apparently Stewart and his The Daily Show compatriot Stephen C...
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Jon Stewart, The Daily Show, and the Trump Campaign
Jesse
Bernstein of Tablet blames Donald Trump on Jon Stewart . Well, partially, at
least; he does admit upfront that there are plenty of factors in the matter.
But apparently Stewart and his The Daily
Show compatriot Stephen Colbert are partially to blame b...
Jesse Bernstein of Tablet blames Donald Trump on Jon Stewart. Well, partially, at least; he does admit upfront that there are plenty of factors in the matter. But apparently Stewart and his The Daily Show compatriot Stephen C...
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Why We Can’t “Do Something” About the Gun Problem
Sig Sauer MCX, similar to rifle used at Pulse massacre. (Image source: newweaponsandmore.blogspot.com) In the wake of the horrific massacre in Orlando, people are
once again demanding we “do something” about the massive number of guns in
American hands — an...
Sig Sauer MCX, similar to rifle used at Pulse massacre. (Image source: newweaponsandmore.blogspot.com) In the wake of the horrific massacre in Orlando, people are once again demanding we “do something” about the massive numb...
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Catholic Stand: Men and the Rape Conversation
Recent events in the  story of convicted rapist Brock Turner  force the conversation about rape into a deeper understand of this complicated subject. It is a multifarious conversation, touching upon sex, consent, sexual differentiation, women’s equality, an...
Recent events in the story of convicted rapist Brock Turner force the conversation about rape into a deeper understand of this complicated subject. It is a multifarious conversation, touching upon sex, consent, sexual differe...
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Ask Tony: Forgiveness and Sincerity
Hypothetical situation: A friend, loved one, coworker, or
acquaintance has a certain behavioral trait, one that is objectively sinful and
hurtful. At times, you are the one
s/he hurts. Every time s/he hurts you, s/he apologizes. After n apologies and n +1 t...
Hypothetical situation: A friend, loved one, coworker, or acquaintance has a certain behavioral trait, one that is objectively sinful and hurtful. At times, you are the one s/he hurts. Every time s/he hurts you, s/he apologiz...
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Euthyphro the Burglar; or, A Criminal Dilemma
One night, as I arrived home from my Knights of Columbus council
meeting, I noticed that my front door was ajar, and that there was a shadow
moving past the curtains on the living room window. A burglary, I thought, more angry than scared. So I called 911,
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One night, as I arrived home from my Knights of Columbus council meeting, I noticed that my front door was ajar, and that there was a shadow moving past the curtains on the living room window. A burglary, I thought, more angr...
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Jon Stewart, The Daily Show, and the Trump Campaign
Jesse
Bernstein of Tablet blames Donald Trump on Jon Stewart . Well, partially, at
least; he does admit upfront that there are plenty of factors in the matter.
But apparently Stewart and his The Daily
Show compatriot Stephen Colbert are partially to blame b...
Jesse Bernstein of Tablet blames Donald Trump on Jon Stewart. Well, partially, at least; he does admit upfront that there are plenty of factors in the matter. But apparently Stewart and his The Daily Show compatriot Stephen C...
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Babylonian Puppet Shows and Thought-Terminating Clichés
Have you ever wondered if people who create memes are in
some kind of competition to produce thought-terminating clichés? I recently saw
a someecard written by a petulant unbeliever: “I don’t need your Babylonian
puppet show to tell me to share with others....
Have you ever wondered if people who create memes are in some kind of competition to produce thought-terminating clichés? I recently saw a someecard written by a petulant unbeliever: “I don’t need your Babylonian puppet show ...
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Ask Tony: A feast for Mary Magdalene?
Blavatskaya, Mary Magdalene. (Image source DeviantArt.net) On July 10, the Congregation for Divine Worship released
a document raising the liturgical observance of St. Mary Magdalene’s
traditional day from a memorial to a feast . Released along with it is a...
Blavatskaya, Mary Magdalene. (Image source DeviantArt.net) On July 10, the Congregation for Divine Worship released a document raising the liturgical observance of St. Mary Magdalene’s traditional day from a memorial to a fe...
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Crazy He Calls Me 2 — The Liberals’ Turn
Back in November 2011, I
reported on a paper by University of Tampa professor Marcus Arvan which, in
the words of Allahpundit at HotAir , purported to find “‘significant’
correlations between key antisocial traits and bedrock conservative views, like
opposi...
Back in November 2011, I reported on a paper by University of Tampa professor Marcus Arvan which, in the words of Allahpundit at HotAir, purported to find “‘significant’ correlations between key antisocial traits and bedrock ...
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Freelance Blogger. Looking for something that pays.
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Making mistakes, and writing about them.
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They call me "Mister Layne"! ... But "Tony" will do.
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Catholic blogger, wage slave, Knight of Columbus, erring and penitent disciple of Christ.
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Blogger, Outside the Asylum and The Impractical Catholic
Contributing Author, New Evangelist Monthly
Managing Editor, Catholic Stand
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Delivered a pizza to Jay Leno ... and got stiffed on the tip.
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Omaha, NE
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