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Monday, May 11, 2015

JOE SOBRAN: FROM DARWIN TO KERVORKIAN

  Classic: 4/15/1999] -- In days of old, when the federal government usurped powers never granted to it, Americans said that the Constitution had been violated. Today we say the…...

Sunday, April 26, 2015

CHRISTOPHER MANION: LOST IN THE DARK, THE GOP IS LONGING FOR A SPARK

FRONT ROYAL, VA -- Confusion and cacophony go hand in hand as the GOP's limps towards 2016. One perceives with a sigh the accelerating evaporation of core principles as the party…...

Thursday, April 23, 2015

CRAIG TURNER: CAN AMERICA STOP THE TIDE OF ASSISTED SUICIDE?

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Several states have measures on their ballots that, if passed, will legalize assisted suicide in those states. The dangers of social ills such as drug addiction, alcoholism,…...

Thursday, April 09, 2015

JOHN F. MCMANUS: AN EASTER MEDITATION - RESURRECTION APPARITIONS OF CHRIST

APPLETON, WI -- On the first Easter Sunday, the day when Jesus Christ rose from the dead, He made Himself known on six occasions. The great Benedictine Abbot Dom Gueranger…...

Friday, March 27, 2015

CHARLES G. MILLS : “OUR DAILY BREAD”

GLEN COVE, NY -- In the traditional English version of the Lord's Prayer, we pray, "Give us this day our daily bread." But this phrase has a deeper meaning than…...

Friday, March 13, 2015

CHRISTOPHER MANION: TIME FOR TRUTH - CONSERVATIVE COWARDICE

FRONT ROYAL, VA - If there is one common theme in the religious, cultural, and political collapse which we see all around us, it is cowardice. Some people simply don't…...

Thursday, February 26, 2015

JOE SOBRAN: FOR FEAR OF THE JEWS

[CLASSIC, August 2002] - The news that I would be addressing the Institute of Historical Review came to some people as ... well, news. It was mentioned in the Jewish…...

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

ALLAN C. BROWNFELD: HOLLYWOOD TRAITORS - SCREENWRITERS PROMOTED BOTH STALIN AND HITLER

ALEXANDRIA, VA -- For many years, we have been told that Congressional investigations of subversion in Hollywood in the years leading up to World War II, during the war, and…...

Saturday, February 07, 2015

CHARLES MILLS: LIBERALS DECLARE ECONOMIC WAR ON ALASKA

GLEN COVE, NY --Liberals act as if they hate Alaska. They do not really hate Alaska; it is simply that the state is far away, and liberals can implement their…...

Tuesday, December 23, 2014

JOHN F. McMANUS: THE GREAT GIFT OF CHRISTMAS

APPLETON, WI -- An offense is measured, not by the one who gives it, but by the one who receives it. While it would surely be wrong to strike a…...

REV. MARK A. PILON: BISHOPS PRAISE THE PRESIDENT’S EXECUTIVE DECREE BYPASSING CONGRESS

FRONT ROYAL, VA -- Sound far-fetched? No, that is essentially what CNBC reported several weeks ago. Bishop Eusebio Elizondo, auxiliary bishop in Seattle and Chairman of the National Bishop's Committee…...

Friday, December 19, 2014

CHRISTOPHER MANION:  B0EHNER’S HAUNTED HOUSE

When he became Speaker of the House, John Boehner cried. Now it's our turn. In the weeks since the most resounding Republican victory in living memory - even mine! -…...

Monday, December 15, 2014

SENATOR DICK BLACK: WAR AGAINST SYRIA IS IMMORAL AND UNLAWFUL

A Covert War of Aggression against Syria Since 2011, we have waged a covert war of aggression against Syria. The customary justifications for lawful wars are that they are for…...

Sunday, December 07, 2014

JOHN F. MCMANUS: THOUGHTS ON THE AFGHANISTAN WAR

APPLETON, WI -- On September 11, 2001 (widely known simply as 9/11), hijackers of four commercial airliners attacked the United States. Two of the planes crashed into New York City's…...

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

JOE SOBRAN: MAKING THE WORLD DEMOCRATIC

[classic: 8/20/2002] -- During turbulent times like the present, Americans make fervent appeals to "democracy," which they equate with freedom. President Bush is eager to impose democracy on Iraq and…...

Thursday, November 13, 2014

CHARLES G. MILLS: REMAINING IN THE TRUTH OF CHRIST

GLEN COVE, NY - Remaining in the Truth of Christ: Marriage and Communion in the Catholic Church* edited by Robert Dodaro, O.S.A., (Ignatius Press, 2014, 304 pages, ) is a…...

Herbert W. Stupp: The “Big Tent”

NEW YORK, NY -- The notion of a "big tent" has usually been applied to political parties that successfully cobble together coalitions that lead to electoral victory. For example, FDR…...

Thursday, October 30, 2014

CRAIG TURNER: BRITTANY MAYNARD’S TRAGIC CHOICE

WASHINGTON, D.C.-- Brittany Maynard is a lovely 29-year-old wife and daughter who was diagnosed with terminal brain cancer. She has announced her decision to commit suicide on November 1, and…...

Saturday, October 18, 2014

ALLAN C. BROWNFELD: BIPARTISAN CONGRESSIONAL ACHIEVEMENT - LEGALIZING “CORRUPTION”

ALEXANDRIA, VA -- Congress, for good reason, is held in disrepute by most Americans. The latest Gallup Poll tells us that only eight percent of Americans think Congress is doing…...

FRAN GRIFFIN: LEONARD LIGGIO, BEACON FOR FREEDOM AND TRUTH, R.I.P.

The much beloved and admired, Professor Leonard Liggio, a friend of mine, and of Joe Sobran's and Sobran's newsletter, died on Tuesday, October 14. He faithfully attended every Charter Subscribers…...

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

JOE SOBRAN: LEFT AND RIGHT

[classic: 11/22/1998] -- Bill Clinton's defenders, whatever their reservations about his character, can always be rallied around the idea that his enemies are "right-wing." This incantation has a magical power…...

Friday, October 10, 2014

ALLEN BROWNFIELD: HEADING TOWARD WAR IN THE MIDDLE EAST WE CAN ILL AFFORD, UNAUTHORIZED, NO STRATEGY

ALEXANDRIA, VA -- At the present time, we are bombing targets of the Islamic State in Syria and Iraq. We are doing so without Congressional or any apparent strategy for…...

Thursday, October 02, 2014

JOHN F. MCMANUS: OBAMA CLAIMS CONGRESS APPROVED WAR AGAINST ISIS - IN 2001

APPLETON, WI -- Bruce Ackerman is a professor of law and political science at Yale University. He just discovered that President Obama has violated the U.S. Constitution by starting a…...

Thursday, September 18, 2014

DELEGATE BOB MARSHALL: WHY “GAY” GROUPS SHOULD NOT BE IN ST. PATRICK’S DAY PARADE

 [Publisher's Note: Below is the letter that Delegate Bob Marshall sent to Archbishop Carlo Vigano, the Vatican representative to the United States. Marshall is an elected member of the Virginia…...

Monday, September 08, 2014

ROBERT L. HALE: THERE IS NO OTHER ANSWER

  MINOT, ND -- The murders of American journalists James Foley and Steven Sotloff by the Islamic militants of ISIS should shock no one. The turmoil in the Middle East…...

Wednesday, September 03, 2014

JOE SOBRAN: DARK AGES, NEW MORALITY

  Ah, progress! In its Man of the Year cover story on Pope John Paul II, Time magazine remarked that the Pope "stands solidly against much that the secular world…...

Saturday, August 23, 2014

CHRISTOPHER MANION: THE AUGUST AVALANCHE

FRONT ROYAL, VA -- Over the years, August has not been good to us. But Mom always said, "try to find something nice to say about everybody." So, to paraphrase…...

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

ALLAN BROWNFELD: TRAGIC INCIDENT IN MISSOURI DOES NOT DEMONSTRATE THAT AMERICA IS A “RACIST” SOCIETY

ALEXANDRIA, VA -- The killing of 18-year-old Michael Brown, who is black, by a white police officer in Ferguson, Missouri, has led to days of demonstrations and some rioting and…...

Friday, August 15, 2014

CHRISTOPHER MANION: A PLEA TO AMERICA’S BISHOPS

FRONT ROYAL, VA -- Addressing the crowd gathered in St Peter's Square for the traditional Angelus prayer on August 10th, Pope Francis renewed his call for prayer and concrete assistance…...

Tuesday, August 12, 2014

CHRISTOPHER MANION: THE UNHOLY ALLIANCE

FRONT ROYAL, VA -- Let's get one thing straight. Obama could care less about those Hispanic kids coming over the border.Here's how we know: his administration has pushed the most…...

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