Quotes Suitable for Framing: Bertolt Brecht

After the uprising of the 17th of June The Secretary of the Writers’ Union Had leaflets distributed in the Stalinallee Stating that the people Had forfeited the confidence of the government And could win it back only By redoubled efforts.

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Remembrance of Better Halloweens

  Instapundit believes this is a parody and I certainly hope so.  I am 58 and last went trick or treating in 1969.  My mother had a great ghost costume sewn up for me, and my friends and I tromped

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What-if-the-Pope-Game Becomes Horrible Reality

“I wish it need not have happened in my time,” said Frodo. “So do I,” said Gandalf, “and so do all who live to see such times. But that is not for them to decide. All we have to decide

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PopeWatch: The Plot to Change the Church

Ross Douthat in his column in the New York Times writes about what he perceives as a plot to change Catholicism by the Pope: But if his purpose is clear, his path is decidedly murky. Procedurally, the pope’s powers are

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