Category Archives: Culture

‘Dating Naked’ and ‘Married at First Sight’ — We Have No Idea What We’re Doing

Dating and mating have had myriad variations in human history, dictated by necessity, religion or culture, but that doesn’t mean all those variations worked well, built stable families or offered a framework in which to raise children who become self-supporting, decent, productive adults. Just because you have a lot of choices doesn’t mean all choices [...]

Lose Sexual Morality, Get Sexual Regulations

As school begins, student orientation at campuses across the country this year involves more than directions to the library and the hours of the fitness center. A full-scale federal assault on sexual assault has begun. The writing is on the wall: The free-sex culture is being called to task. Canon-law compliant Catholic colleges and universities [...]

#NatsMass and the New Evangelization

It’s only about 300 yards from St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church to the main gates of Nationals Park in southeast Washington, DC, which means that when the Washington Nationals play at home—and especially when the Nats are in first place, as they are now—throngs of fans walk past the parish on their way to [...]

When Gaza Comes Home to Hollywood

On Monday, Aug. 24, actor and comedian Elon Gold penned a story for the Jewish Journal recounting an incident that happened to him and his family the previous Friday night, writing, ”We were walking home in Los Angeles after a Friday night dinner at a friend’s house, dressed nicely for Shabbat, easily identifiable as a Jewish [...]

Contra Mark Shea on a Begging Ordinance

Over at the National Catholic Register, Mark Shea has a piece entitled “Against Punishing the Poor.”  It criticizes city officials of Norton Shores, Michigan, for considering amendments to two ordinances in order to limit soliciting money at traffic intersections and other locations.  Although Shea is right about the importance of helping the poor–who can argue [...]

Fail: Pro-Abortion Twitter Challenge Goes “Viral”…Except It Doesn’t

  Wow, this was really pathetic. Pro-abortion activist Andrea Grimes, a political reporter at “reproductive justice” site RH Reality Check, must have thought she was pretty clever when she came up with the Taco Beer Abortion Challenge. Apparently thinking she could take advantage of the recent Ice Bucket Challenge that has conquered the Internet and [...]

25 Pictures of John Wayne You Should Probably See

  Why, you ask? Because it’s Friday, and you’ve been good, and you deserve to let your mind take a break from the beheadings, the black masses, and the race riots. Because I once saw a bumper sticker that said “Gob Bless John Wayne” and I couldn’t help but think, yup, that’s just about right. [...]

The Moral Problem with the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

We’ve all seen it. The ice bucket challenge has gone viral around social media. Once nominated by a friend via Facebook, you video yourself dumping a bucket of ice water on your head in an effort to raise awareness about Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) more commonly known as Lou Gehrig’s Disease. Then you donate. Everyone from Bill [...]


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