Self-control then gun-control

By Dustin P.J. Murphy / November 14, 2017 /

The Las Vegas and Texas church shootings sparked anew the gun-control debate. While opium is the leading cause of death in American, over gun violence and car accidents, it cannot be ignored that individuals are murdered by guns. Something must be done.  Jimmy Kimmel called for a common sense approach to gun-control.  A reasonable, common…

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From Under the Rubble…Il Papa’s Not a Rollin’ Stone

By Christopher Manion / January 31, 2014 /

Father Federico Lombardi, director of the Holy See Press Office, has called Rolling Stone’s recent cover story on Pope Francis superficial, negative, and crude. That’s a good start. “The Times They Are A-Changin’, the title preens. And all change is “progress,” right? As we all know from the history of the past 100 years or…

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From Under the Rubble…Hope in the Rearview Mirror

By Christopher Manion / November 23, 2013 /

The truth will make you free, but falsehood always brings violence in its wake Alexandr Solzhenitsyn Progressives disdain the past. They prefer to look to the future. They promise it will be better, if we but do what they tell us. That’s why they call it “progress.” They’re in charge, and they’re better than we…

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From Under the Rubble….The Benign Rendition Meets Reality

By Christopher Manion / January 12, 2013 /

The Advent shootings at Sandy Hook School shocked the country’s conscience, and the grief that followed was genuine and widespread. However, by virtually unanimous consent, one primordial cause of the massacre has been conveniently kept from public view. Instead, we’ve gotten propaganda. For the Left, after all, a crisis is a terrible thing to waste,…

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From Under the Rubble…Progress, Progressives, and Perversion

By Christopher Manion / October 26, 2012 /

Progress, Progressives, and Perversion “I Am Who Am” (Exodus 3:14) Last week’s Rubble examined change. Heraclitus feared it and longed for the unchanging logos. Only with the Incarnation did the logos get a name: Jesus Christ, the Alpha and the Omega, “first, last, and always.” In contrast to Christian philosophy, the heady hedonism of the…

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