Why Liberalism Failed… and Can’t Be Fixed

  Why Liberalism Failed by Patrick Deneen (248 pages, Yale University Press, 2017)   Many commentators have observed that liberalism is coming apart. The liberal order no longer provides the security and happiness that it always promised. Some link the … Continue reading

When Will the Shooting Stop?

The gun control debate has reignited with the recent Florida shooting. Despite the passionate commentaries on all sides, no one seems to be able to answer the question of when the shootings will stop. As much as liberal media want … Continue reading

The History of a Tomorrow Without God

The bestselling book, Homo Deus: A Brief History of Tomorrow, is dangerous for Catholics of little faith. Rarely do you see a book that is so cunningly written to shake certainties and present as inevitable a stark and Godless future … Continue reading

The Great Liberal Experiment Is Dying

Conservatives are frustrated by the present state of affairs. The politicians we have brought to power time and time again cannot get things done. Gridlock reigns in the halls of Congress, and it is not going away anytime soon. There … Continue reading

Liberals Are in Trouble – and They Know It

Conservatives often complain about the lamentable state of their movement. They would do well to look left. Liberals are in greater trouble, and they know it. The recent special elections for vacant House seats made this evident. The thrashing liberals received in … Continue reading

The Grandeur of the King Dignifies the Cook

Consider the aerial view of Windsor Castle shown in the upper picture. The first impression one has is of a setting for a fairy tale—the immensity of the edifice, the marvelous variety of its parts, the delicacy and strength affirmed … Continue reading

Plato at the Union

The mediocre man has some notions about many things. By this, I mean he has vague and fluctuating notions which demand no effort to acquire or preserve. Whenever he wants to express his notions, he thinks he attains utter fulfillment … Continue reading

Exposing Bias

The truth is refreshing. This is much more so in our day and age when it has become fashionable to distort and hide it, or even deny that it exists. Thus, when someone claims to “lay it on the line” … Continue reading

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