Category Archives: Humor

St. Patrick’s Snow: In Solidarity With the Northeast Brethren

  It snowed again Sunday in Boston and while it’s warm today, the weatherpersons are threatening snow in the District of Colombia Thursday and Friday. I’m usually a snow lover, but I admit to being a little Winter-weary.  I’m not sorry, however, to have an excuse to reprise a little ditty I composed last year, […]

A Brave New World

Justice Kennedy and Ted Olson take a jurisprudential magic carpet ride: (Olson) You can rewrite the law Same-sex marriage and thruples! Tell me, Justice, now when did You last let your heart decide? You can rule by fiat Voiding state consitutions Emanations and umbras Of due process rights. A brave new world! A new fashionable […]

His Theme Was Freedom : Enduring Lessons from the Late Stan Evans

M. Stanton Evans, one of a handful of key figures who shaped the modern Conservative movement, and a tireless champion of religious liberty, passed away in the early morning hours of March 3, from pancreatic cancer. His contributions to American politics are well-captured in his New York Times obituary and in several lovely reflections from […]

You Won’t Believe Pharrell’s New “Happy” Lyrics Against Global Warming

Pharrell Williams (“Happy”) journeyed to the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland last week to preach against global warming. He flew there in his private jet. 1700 of his rich friends (like Al Gore) also came on their private jets. While coverage of Pharrell’s anti-fossil-fuel speech was widespread, most of the media missed his remix performance […]

The Monks and the Airline — United, in Charity (Video)

From The New York Times comes this tale of a monk traveling abroad, a confused and clueless United, and the monk’s brothers back home, struggling to remain in the charity of Christ in the face of the one of the evils that plague modern mankind — dealing with an airline’s customer-service department. Pray for all travelers, […]

Catholic Church Fails to Behead A Single Person in 2014

  For the most intolerant and extreme religion in the world, this is a rather embarrassing statistic. It appears that the Catholic Church, widely recognized as the most uncompromising and dogmatic among the world’s major religions, is about to close out the year without executing a single person. As everyone knows, the Catholic Church is […]

24 Reasons You Should Stop Hating Fruitcake

  Why do you hate fruitcake?  Why?  You need to really be honest with yourself.  If you are honest with yourself, you will realize that you should not hate fruitcake. You should love it. Besides being more dense, festive, and delicious than any earthly concoction has a right to be, fruitcake is great for so […]

VIDEO: Saturday Night Live Goes to Mass

A new SNL video is eagerly being shared on Facebook because … it treats “church” like a normal thing. There is no crass joke riffing on the clergy abuse scandals … instead there is the priest who changes speeds during the sung part of the Mass. There is no joke about repressive angry religious people. […]

9 Christmas Carols That Cry To Heaven for Vengeance

  This list is completely objective and has nothing to do with my own personal taste. a 1.  “Santa Can You Hear Me?”  Yup, looks like he can.   2.  “A Charlie Brown Christmas” theme song.  This is the song you hear in an elevator that just broke and is dropping really fast into Hell.   […]

St. Nicholas and ‘The Klaubauf’s Wager’

In the lore of Germanic Europe lies the tale of the Krampus, a devilish creature whose duty is to punish misbehaving children — a sharp contrast to beloved St. Nicholas, a protector of children. In some parts of especially Eastern Europe, young men dress up as the Krampus on the eve of St. Nicholas’ Day […]


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