Monthly Archives: November 2005

The Rush to War

Just a reminder to the America-Lite crowd…

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Ice Age! Because of Global Warming!!!

You gotta read this: The ocean current that gives western Europe its relatively balmy climate is stuttering, raising fears that it might fail entirely and plunge the continent into a mini ice age. The dramatic finding comes from a study … Continue reading

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Vatican instruction on homosexuality and priestly formation

I’ve been carefully reading the commentary that has been filtering in on the latest Vatican document on homosexuality and priestly formation. Some Catholic priests have resigned (good riddance), some have thrown their hands up in disgust, and others have praised … Continue reading


Testosterone and trust

Interesting findings from a study that says men’s testosterone levels increase by as much as five times when they perceive they are not trusted: In the experiment, just reported in the American Economic Review, the researchers found women were less … Continue reading

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Pope declares plenary indulgence for December 8

Ooooo. Plenary indulgences, for those of us who are Catholic, are very cool things.


Democrats as moderates

As I’ve said before, Democrats can only win if they step to the right. Zogby agrees: Asked about the political philosophy of the candidates, 45% said Republican Kilgore was too conservative for their tastes, while 39% said Democrat Kaine was … Continue reading

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New Dominion: Virginia Political Literature

Trying to find that perfect gift? Buy these! I already have the book on Reynolds (Time of His Life), but all the others look exceptionally cool. (via Chad)

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In Orlando, Florida for the week for IITSEC, which I have to say is a pretty impressive setup. 80F and raining right now. How’s the weather back up in Virginia?

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Islam, the Crusades, and the past as prologue

I can’t help but wonder at the scorn being heaped upon Paul Akers at the Free Lance-Star for his article on Charles Martel and the Battle of Tours. Why do I wonder? It’s the historical amnesia, as if a defense … Continue reading

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Bowden: A Conservative Hero

Jim Bowden is ready to post wanted signs willing to stand up and lead. He’s right.

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