Captain of the Gate

  Our homeschool readers might like to consider having their kids memorize this poem by Thomas Babington Macaulay.  Much that is great in Western Civilization, or was great in Western Civilization when the poem was being routinely taught to school kids, is contained in it:

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Quotes Suitable for Framing: Thomas Babington Macaulay

Joseph Stalin: How many divisions has the Pope? Pius XII (later, to Winston Churchill) : Tell my son Joseph he will meet my divisions in heaven.     After the events of this week, with the election of the 266th

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Saint Francis of Assisi and Pope Innocent III

  Today is the feast day of Saint Francis of Assisi.  Like most very great men and women, legends began to cluster about him even while he lived.  One of these involved his meeting with Pope Innocent III. While the

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John Paul II: Nine Days That Changed the World

Nine Days That Changed the World is a film produced by Citizens United, Newt Gingrich’s, former Republican Speaker of the House and Catholic convert, group.  That Gingrich produced it will probably reduce the number of people who will see the

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