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Monday, April 24, 2017

JOSEPH SOBRAN: CHRISTIANITY AND HISTORY

[Classic: September 28, 1999] – Ignorance is often hidden behind an urbane surface. Many otherwise educated people lack the most elementary understanding of certain subjects. One of these is religion.…...

Thursday, March 16, 2017

ALLAN C. BROWNFELD: VIOLENT ATTACK ON FREE SPEECH AT MIDDLEBURY COLLEGE

  ALEXANDRIA, VA -- Attacks on free speech, particularly on the nation's college and university campuses, seem to be mounting. In early March, hundreds of students at Middlebury College in Vermont…...

Monday, March 13, 2017

YVONNE LORENZO: SOBER WISDOM IN SOBRAN’S SUBTRACTIN CHRISITANITY

Perhaps Fox TV viewers and readers of his bestselling books think that Bill O’Reilly is a Renaissance Man. However, there is a far more intelligent and profound voice we can…...

Thursday, February 23, 2017

JOSEPH SOBRAN: LINCOLN AND HIS LEGACY

[Classic, February 19, 2008] — At this point it is probably futile to try to reverse the deification of Abraham Lincoln. Next year, if I know my countrymen, the bicentennial…...

Tuesday, January 24, 2017

JOSEPH SOBRAN: SACRAMENTS AND SODOMY

[Sobran's, December 2003] — Andrew Sullivan has established himself as the most eloquent voice of “gay” Catholics in the American media. He recently wrote a piece on the op-ed page…...

Wednesday, December 28, 2016

JOSEPH SOBRAN: RESISTING JESUS

[CLASSIC: 12/23/2004] — As always in our time, Christmas is provoking dissent from people who don’t want Christian symbols on public property or Christmas carols sung in public schools. Many…...

Friday, December 16, 2016

CHRISTOPHER MANION: A BOOK REVIEW: A JOE SOBRAN CHRISTMAS

FRONT ROYAL, VA — When Al Matt asked me some ten years ago to take over Joe Sobran’s column inThe Wanderer, I made it clear that, while I’d be honored…...

Tuesday, December 06, 2016

CHARLES G. MILLS: WHAT TO DO WITH HILLARY

[GLEN COVE, NY - 12/2/16] -- The idea of Hillary Clinton on the chain gang or rock pile is attractive, but it is not good policy. We do not need…...

Monday, November 28, 2016

JOSEPH SOBRAN: HATING MOTHER TERESA

Hating Mother Teresa FGF Op-EdThe Reactionary UtopianNovember 24, 2016 Hating Mother Teresa by Joe Sobran fitzgerald griffin foundation [Classic: October 1997] — I’ve always resisted calling Mother Teresa a saint,…...

Wednesday, June 22, 2016

ROBERT HALE: IS THERE HOPE FOR THE IGNORANT AND HYPERSENSITIVE?

MINOT, ND -- One thing is certain -- the extent of people's capacity for ignorance and hypersensitivity cannot be underestimated. A harsh statement? I know. As one among billions on…...

Thursday, June 16, 2016

ROBERT HALE: WHEN BEING NICE IS STUPID

MINOT, ND -- What am I missing? Former Vice Presidential candidate and current House Speaker Paul Ryan ridiculed the "ugliness and divisiveness in American politics." To what ugliness and divisiveness…...

Thursday, June 02, 2016

JOSEPH SOBRAN: EDUCATING FOR DAMNATION

[Wanderer classic: 5/07/2003] -- According to Secretary of Education Ron Paige, "The president and I believe that education is a civil right [and that] there should be equal access for…...

Friday, May 20, 2016

ROBERT HALE: LIBERALS, CONSERVATIVES, AND TRUMP

MINOT, ND -- Conservatism and liberalism are two ideologies, both vying to destroy the traditional values that have made America great. Together they are succeeding amazingly well.Democrats have embraced liberalism…...

Monday, May 16, 2016

CHARLES G. MILLS: MAKING AND DESTROYING MONEY

GLEN COVE, NY -- The nations of the world in general, and America in particular, have destroyed real money by making so much of it that it has no permanent…...

Thursday, April 28, 2016

ROBERT HALE: HILLARY’S RESPONSE TO ISIS - A POLICE STATE?

MINOT, ND -- "If Mr. Trump gets his way, it will be like Christmas in the Kremlin. It will make America less safe and the world more dangerous," stated presidential…...

Tuesday, April 19, 2016

ROBERT HALE: FAILING TO UNDERSTAND ISLAM - WEST’S FINAL FAILURE?

MINOT, ND -- It seems that America's political class, particularly those holding secular views of the world, are incapable of understanding Islam. Even when Islam acknowledges what it is and…...

Friday, April 08, 2016

ROBERT HALE: SCOTUS - AN ACRONYM LIKELY TO GO DOWN IN INFAMY

MINOT, ND -- The Supreme Court of the United States is often referred to as SCOTUS. SCOTUS seems determined to make itself the institution that single-handedly destroys what has been…...

Wednesday, March 23, 2016

JOSEPH SOBRAN: HAPPY EASTER ATHEISTS!

[Classic: April 5, 2007] -- It's nearly Easter, and the atheists, God bless them, are writing bestselling books to prove the good Lord's nonexistence. Truly, they have their reward.One of…...

Thursday, February 25, 2016

FRAN GRIFFIN: BOOK REVIEW OF JOSEPH SOBRAN’S “SUBTRACTING CHRISTIANITY”

VIENNA, VA -- Joseph Sobran (1946-2010) was an important writer of the late 20th and early 21st century. Considered by many to be the most articulate pro-life essayist of our…...

Tuesday, February 23, 2016

MICHAEL COOK: JUSTICE SCALIA ON CULTURE WARS AND SAME-SEX MARRIAGE

[MercatorNet.com's Conjugality Blog on the Future of Marriage] -- It is unfair to the memory of a great jurist to pluck a single thread from the fabric of his opinions.…...

Thursday, February 18, 2016

FRED REED: THE MIRACLE OF A BABY’S GROWTH TO MANHOOD

[LewRockwell.com] -- Previously I have proved that life cannot have evolved. Today I will prove that life cannot exist.Let us begin with Samuel Johnson's response when asked whether we have…...

Monday, December 28, 2015

ALLAN BROWNSFIELD: CHRISTMAS 2015 - A TIME FOR INTROSPECTION

ALEXANDRIA, VA -- Christmas approaches at a time of increasing turmoil in the world and in our own society. The hope, once widespread, that with the end of the Cold…...

Monday, December 14, 2015

JOSEPH SOBRAN: OUR CHESTERTON

Chesterton (1874-1936) was a popular English writer of that versatile, unclassifiable sort who are called "men of letters." He wrote essays, novels, poems, detective stories, literary criticism, political tracts, and religious…...

Monday, December 07, 2015

JOSEPH SOBRAN: SUBTRACTING CHRISTIANITY

[Classic: 5/13/1999] -- The Littleton murders are still provoking "solutions" for the problem of youths who choose to shoot their classmates. The usual method of these "solutions" is to imagine how…...

Thursday, December 03, 2015

JON BASIL UTLEY: FROM SUN TZU TO FOURTH GENERATION WARFARE

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- WASHINGTON, D.C. -- "We're winning." "We can win." "We will win." "We must win." This was the constant talk of American generals in Iraq, Afghanistan, Libya, and…...

Friday, November 06, 2015

JOSEPH SOBRAN: DO WE HAVE SOUILS?

[Classic: November 1994] -- I've noticed that in the eternal debate over prayer in the public schools, one issue is never even brought up: Does prayer work?Obviously one side must…...

Friday, October 30, 2015

CHRISTOPHER MANION: CANCER IN THE CURIA

FRONT ROYAL, VA -- So Pope Francis met with Kim Davis* and her husband - both cradle Catholics, by the way -- and the Left went bananas.The petulant New York…...

Thursday, October 01, 2015

ALLAN C. BROWNFELD: POPE FRANCIS’S INTROSPECTION ABOUT CAPITALISM

  ALEXANDRIA, VA -- It has been said by some of his critics that Pope Francis does not understand capitalism, having grown up in Peronist Argentina. This may be true.…...

Monday, September 28, 2015

CHRISTOPHER MANION: WILL OUR BISHOPS CONFRONT THE REAL NATIVISTS?

FRONT ROYAL, VA -- Some 30 years ago, Mrs. Alice du Pont Mills invited me to visit her in her expansive Virginia horse farm -- several thousand acres of it…...

Thursday, September 24, 2015

PATRICK BUCHANAN: CHINA, THE DONALD, AND A NEW NATIONALISM

  WASHINGTON, D.C. - Since China devalued its currency three percent, global markets have gone into a tailspin. Why should this be?After all, a three percent devaluation in China could…...

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