Five Things That Have Turned Us Into a Nation of Whiners

On campuses nationwide, students have whined about what they call “micro-aggressions.” People suffering from “micro-aggressions” are offended by tiny acts that might in some slight way, point to politically incorrect behavior. The offended student then feels free to demand changes … Continue reading

When Government Does Good Things Poorly

It is no secret that middle-class Americans are angry at the government and the general state of things. The so-called anti-establishment candidates appear to be channeling that rage to their camps. It is a raw undefined rage that is based … Continue reading

What Does Saint Thomas Say About Immigration?

In looking at the debate over immigration, it is almost automatically assumed that the Church’s position is one of unconditional charity toward those who enter the nation, legally or illegally. However, is this the case? What does the Bible say … Continue reading

What about Gun Violence in Brazil?

There are plenty of people who point to countries with fewer guns as models for the United States. However, there are few who take notice of Brazil, a country with far fewer guns that still manages to have much greater … Continue reading

Armed and Unharmed

Prof. Plinio Corrêa de Oliveira once wrote, that the modern world suffers under the influence of those who wish “to underestimate or deny the notions of good and evil, Original Sin, and the Redemption.” This accomplished, individual culpability and the … Continue reading

Crime Control not Gun Control in Brazil

“Crime control” not “gun control” was the message of the National Rifle Association’s Charles Cunningham, who spoke to a standing room only audience in São Paulo Brazil on August 14. Mr. Cunningham is the director of federal affairs for the NRA’s … Continue reading

TFP Finds No Need For Global Gun Control

In a letter to President George W. Bush, the American Society for the Defense of Tradition, Family and Property (TFP) commended the Administration for its “forthright, frank and courageous position” in deterring UN efforts to prohibit civilian possession of small … Continue reading