Monthly Archives: January 2005

What You’ll Wish You’d Known If I ever give a high school graduation speech, I promise two things. First, it will be mercifully short. Second, that it will sound a lot like this.

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George Weigel on the Next Conclave Completing the work of John Paul II Historian George Weigel has some interesting thoughts concerning the next papal conclave: Although the mainstream media may think abortion, birth control and ordaining women to the priesthood … Continue reading

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You’re too stupid to manage your own money Ferraro reveals the real reason behind Democrats’ resistance to Social Security reform Courtesy of Larry Elder: Now, Americans possess the ability to make the money. Ferraro’s comments parallel the Americans-are-too-stupid theme embraced … Continue reading

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SNOW! So I’m looking out the window of my office and what do I see? When I walked in today, there wasn’t much out there at all. The snow is tapering off some, but Rt. 3 is a mess, and … Continue reading

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J’s Notes . . . is back! Not that my brother Jason posts as often as he used to, but at least we know when we go looking for the wit and wisdom of Jay, we know he’ll be online. … Continue reading

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Media’s coverage has distorted world’s view of Iraqi reality Views from soldiers on the ground This is simply an outstanding article: The fact is the Coalition is making steady progress in Iraq, but not without ups and downs. So why … Continue reading

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Hill to Spotsylvania County: 11% $9.5 million increase over previous year Spotsylvania Superintendent Jerry Hill demanded an 11% increase in the Spotsy school budget, an increase of $9.5 million: Last night, Hill told the School Board the county can provide … Continue reading

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Catholic Archbishop Kidnapped in Iraq Archbishop Casmoussa, 66, abducted I wonder if this will clarify the Vatican’s stand on terrorism: A Roman Catholic archbishop in Mosul, Iraq, has been kidnapped, the Vatican said Monday. It identified the kidnapped man as … Continue reading

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Blue State Psychosis? Proportion of psychologists higher in blue states, lower in red states Correlation does not imply causality, I know. Nonetheless, the correlation exists: The tens states (including the District of Columbia ) with the highest ratio of psychologists … Continue reading

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Where are the Catholic intellectuals? Lamenting the state of Catholic philosophy Where are the Catholic intellectuals? Believe it or not, I was just wondering the exact same thing when I came across this article. Read it all. It starts with … Continue reading

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