Tag Archive: Society and Culture

Feb 16

Sacred and Secular Marriage: Pius XI

“Of all tyrannies, a tyranny exercised for the good of its victims may be the most oppressive. It may be better to live under robber barons than under omnipotent moral busybodies. The robber baron’s cruelty may sometimes sleep, his cupidity may at some point be satiated; but those who torment us for our own good […]

May 21

Liberty, Law, and Civil Rights

Recently the Republican nominee for one of Kentucky’s senate seat, Rand Paul, dared to question the 1964 passing of the Civil Rights Act (or did he?). This instantly made him a Very Bad Person™ in the eyes of progressives (not that having Ron Paul for a father is winning many popularity contests). Paul seemed to […]

Nov 03

Right Punishment, Wrong Lesson

Sometimes public humiliation is an appropriate punishment. To wit: Women who stole from girl, 9, hold public signs of shame “A woman and her daughter are outside the Bedford County Courthouse holding signs saying they stole a gift card from a 9-year-old girl on her birthday…which the girl set on a shelf while a Wal-Mart […]

Aug 05

All The News That's Been Paid For

Perhaps, once upon a time, newspapers and other media outlets reported the facts with minimal bias, but that certainly doesn’t happen these days. What’s useful, informative, or really important often gets pushed aside for whatever is most entertaining, is least offensive to advertisers, or – worst of all – doesn’t reflect badly on the corporation …

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Aug 02

Move Over Booger

For the uninitiated, Booger was a character in “Revenge of the Nerds” with prodigous burping skills. Big belcher to attempt world record burp “LONDON (Reuters) – The world’s loudest burper will inhale deep breaths and then slurp down a fizzy drink on Friday as he attempts to shatter his own ear-splitting record, a spokesman for …

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