Author Archives: Shaun Kenney

A Small But Heroic Return

Twice I have attempted to shut down this public journal. Once before in 2007 when I took on the responsibility of representing the Republican Party of Virginia as their communications director under happier times with Ed Gillespie as chairman and … Continue reading

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The Top 10 BANNED Thomas Jefferson Quotes of ALL TIME!

A handful of faculty and a ton more students at the University of Virginia decided to sigh a petition entitled co-sign an e-mail to University of Virginia president Theresa Sullivan that might as well have been titled “Please Tell The … Continue reading

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Forgot To Brag About This… But Ireland Rugby DESTROYED The All-Blacks Last Week

I forgot to brag about this, but Ireland beat the New Zealand All-Blacks quite convincingly on November 6th in Chicago — for the first time in 111 years. If you want to watch this (as I am doing right now) … Continue reading

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Social Security Deferments: Playing Off One Entitlement Against The Other

If — rather than investing in a social security — one were allowed to invest in their future? As education is the best form of social security, why not make the most of it? Continue reading

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Oh Great, The Falangists Are Back…

I’ll begin with the basics — I had no idea that Catholic socialism still existed, given its utter repudiation by Pope Leo XIII. Still, it would appear as if the old dragon still draws breath, in no small part as a … Continue reading

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Your One Hour and Fifty Minutes of Civilization

Courtesy of Frederic Chopin — and all of them. Chopin wrote 21 nocturnes during his lifetime, and great listening for gloomy weather such as we’ve been experiencing in Virginia as of late.

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Catholic Relief Services Stands With Planned Parenthood?

Here we go again.  Courtesy of the Lepanto Institute we find supposedly Catholic leadership actively on the side of the enemies of the Catholic Church: On November 28, 2015, Garrels posted a “#StandwithPP” overlay over one of her pictures, indicating that she … Continue reading

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First Things: The Return of Ethno-Nationalism

A conversation earlier this week about the late Fr. Richard John Neuhaus’ observation that the Catholic Church is literally a “here comes everybody” sort of institution — a living embodiment of Christ’s command to preach to the ends of the … Continue reading

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Open Thread: Convince Me

I would like to think myself to be a fair man.  Perhaps not always right — but at the very least, fair to others and willing to hear a decent argument. So here’s your chance to convince a #NeverTrump guy … Continue reading

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No One Cares About The RNC Convention

This 2016 election is quickly boiling down to whether or not the American electorate hates the status quo (and by extension, Hillary Clinton) enough to inflict upon it the persona of Donald Trump. That’s it. There is literally nothing else … Continue reading

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