Smedley Butler and the Plot Against FDR

  In November 1934 Major General Smedley Butler made headlines by alleging that he had been in contact with businessmen since July 1, 1933 who wanted him to lead a coup attempt against FDR.  The allegations became known as the

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Belated Feast Day of the Angelic Doctor

As a highly Pagan poet said to me: “The Reformation happened because people hadn’t the brains to understand Aquinas.” GK Chesterton   I can’t believe I forgot to post on the feast day yesterday of the Angelic Doctor!  (Too much

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The Left Eats Their Own

  Well this is interesting.  Jonathan Chait, uberliberal, writes an article for New York Magazine decrying political correctness: But it would be a mistake to categorize today’s p.c. culture as only an academic phenomenon. Political correctness is a style of

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PopeWatch: Cardinal Maradiaga

      Of all the men surrounding Pope Francis, PopeWatch finds Cardinal Maradiaga the most interesting.  (Perhaps it is because the tune of the Imperial  March from Star Wars seems to be a fitting accompaniment whenever he makes an appearance.)

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