Carson Holloway

November 26, 2013

Thanksgiving, the Founding, and the First Amendment

The First Amendment to the Constitution requires a strict separation of church and state–so say, at any rate, contemporary American liberals.  And we can’t just ignore […]
November 24, 2013

Pope Francis Earns His Name

Some of Pope Francis’s comments have caused some conservative Catholics to throw up their hands, even during the relatively short period he has been pope.  Francis […]
November 14, 2013

Freedom is Not Enough

Conservatism’s recent defeats–in the 2012 election, and in the more recent government shutdown–have provoked a debate among conservatives about what conservatism is and what it should […]
November 11, 2013

How Serious Are Obama’s Untruths?

It is now tolerably clear that the president of the United States knowingly misled the public about the effects of the health care law when he […]
November 6, 2013

The Conservative Culture Warrior at 75

Pat Buchanan turned 75 the other day.  His birthday is November 2: All Souls Day.  When I saw an article mentioning this, I was reminded of […]
November 4, 2013

Remember Joe (“You Lie!”) Wilson?

This afternoon as I was thinking about the political scene, I suddenly remembered Joe Wilson, the Republican House member from South Carolina who vaulted himself to […]
October 31, 2013

Author of The Exorcist on Catholic Education, Abortion, and Faith

The Washington Post has an interview feature with William Peter Blatty, author of the blockbuster novel The Exorcist, the basis of the equally blockbuster film of […]
October 30, 2013

Obamacare’s Deeper Problems: Three Views

I’d like to follow up on CatholicVote’s most recent posting, which notes that the problems with the health care law go deeper than mere problems with […]
October 26, 2013

The Larger Significance of the Health Care Law’s Failure to Launch

Pat Buchanan has a column on the embarrassing failings of the government’s health care website, written with all of his usual brio, wit, and pugnacity.  While […]