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The 1 Root of Liberal Violence, Progressivism, Liberal Journalism, Griswold Contraception, and Police State

What does the combination of liberal journalists, modern “liberal violence”, the Federal Government imposing its will on States, schools, and hospitals, American progressivism, and Griswold vs. Connecticut have in common: animosity, or, specifically: dialectic and historical materialism? Historical materialism sees the world as a process based on modes of production, specifically within capitalism. Dialectic materialism…

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Catholics Funding “System Change” – CCHD money supporting Soviet Workforce Training

Catholic Campaign for Human Development supports government takeover of education   It’s helpful to examine what the Catholic Campaign for Human Development (CCHD) is funding in a given locality.  Such an examination provides a small cross-section, with very concrete examples, of where its progressive political advocacy is headed. In the Archdiocese of Santa Fe, CCHD grants,…

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Earth Day, Shmearth Day… Lenin and the Fig Tree

Today, April 22, is “Earth Day” according to some people who have the power to influence the media and make something from nothing. I don’t really remember when I first ever paid attention to the Earth Day thing. I know over the years it has grown into a cult of sorts, however. I say cult because I don’t…

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“Bolshevizing” the Church: Your Catholic Campaign for Human Development Dollars at work

Educator Paulo Freire – who was deeply influenced by the socialist Antonio Gramsci(1) – came to the United States in the late 1960s after he was exiled from Brazil for “bolshevizing the country.” (2) In the U.S., he spread his educational theories to many of the era’s foremost progressive activists, among them Saul Alinsky, and…

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From Under the Rubble…Hope in the Rearview Mirror

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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Pope Continues to Teach against Authoritarianism

Thanks be to God for Pope Francis! I continue to enjoy his homilies and he often has articulations of concepts that have irked me for a while. He said in his homily today (asianews.it): God save us from the “hegemonic uniformity ” of the “one line of thought” Amen. For too long I’ve been irritated about the…

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Bishop Paprocki is Stealing their happiness? !

You’ve seen the headlines by now:  Bishop Paprocki of Springfield diocese is going to perform an exorcism at the same time as the Governor Pat Quinn of Illinois signs a bill into law that enacts so-call marriages between persons of the same sex (as if that were possible anywhere in God’s creation). The story is…

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In case you missed the Good Fight

Last Saturday, I was the first hour guest on Barbara McGuigan’s The Good Fight. We spoke about St. Nicholas, the HHS Mandate, punching Arias, and what the saints have done when the state uses its power to oppress and suppress the faithful. I enjoyed chatting with Barbara and discussing these things, and I think I’m getting…

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From Under the Rubble…Progress and Hatred of the Past

C.S. Lewis, in his introduction to The Great Divorce, recalls a science fiction story featuring a man who is able to return to the past. There he encounters a startling world: the past is so concretely real that the very blades of grass he walks on are stiff and unbending. Like sharp nails, they cut into…

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Francis, the object of Modern Tribalism

If you aren’t laughing at the idiots all fighting amongst themselves in reaction to Pope Francis’s interview, yet, then I hope this post will give you a perch from which you can start to laugh with me.  Yes, I was irritated at first, rightly so, but as I think it over, I’m finding a lot…

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