Books
July 16, 2012
A dangerous book from Richard G. Lee
Books
October 03, 2011
What political evil is, and how to combat it, are among the most urgent issues of our time.
Books
March 14, 2011
Jill Lepore unleashes her wealth of learning on the Tea Partys self-identity.
Books
August 30, 2010
Jonathan Alter's account of President Obama's first year in office
In All Things
June 30, 2010
I confess I do not remember too many Latin phrases from high school but I remember Ave atque Vale ndash Hail and Farewell This is my last blog posting at America as Father Martin pointed out yesterday Starting tomorrow I will have my own blog DC Distinctively Catholic at the National Catholi
In All Things
June 29, 2010
As noted below yesterday Cardinal Schoenborn of Vienna met with Pope Benedict at the Vatican Rocco called the meeting Vienna carpeted indicating that Schoenborn was crawled on the Vatican carpet for remarks he made previously directed against Cardinal Sodano rsquo s handling of the clergy sex a
In All Things
June 28, 2010
Few words have become dirtier faster than bailout Republicans hurl it against anyone who voted to save the economy from ruin back in the waning days of the Bush administration The subsequent bailouts of Detroit were one of the tipping points that led to the formation of the Tea Party movement A
In All Things
June 25, 2010
Two unrelated but significant political issues warrant consideration as we round out the week Yesterday Senate Republicans upheld a filibuster on a jobs bill Earlier in the week the Obama administration and the intellectual courtiers that surround it received its sharpest and finest rebuke
In All Things
June 24, 2010
A final note on the controversy surrounding the fabrication of quotes or the failure to check a quote with the person to whom it was attributed in any event the shoddy and irresponsible journalism exhibited by the Catholic News Agency As important as the issue of journalistic integrity is it is
In All Things
June 23, 2010
Yesterday we noted that the USCCB was pushing back hard against an article published by the Catholic News Agency In a posting at the Conference rsquo s nbsp Media Blog Helen Osman charged that at least three of the quotes attributed to Cardinal Francis George in the CNA report were ldquo fabric