Politics

January 7, 2013

Reuter’s Half-Sentence Homily Summary

Read carefully, the Pope is concerned not with capitalism per se, but with “the prevalence of a selfish and individualistic mindset which also finds expression in […]
January 8, 2013

What Constitutes a Nation?

The U.S. Constitution isn’t perfect, which is why those who drafted and ratified it also included provision for amending it. Still, there are some who think […]
January 12, 2013

Incredibly Powerful Pro-Life Video Featuring…President Obama?

You’ll never believe he said it. President Obama is responsible for some of the most moving pro-life rhetoric I’ve heard: This is our first task: caring […]
January 16, 2013

Politics in reality, not middle school civics class

I doubt James Buchanan is well-known among Catholics but he should be, especially if we are interested in pursuing political means for particular ends. Buchanan won […]
January 22, 2013

Interview With John-Andrew O’Rourke, Director of “A Nation Rises”

“Along with traditional means such as witness of life, catechetics, personal contact, popular piety, the liturgy and similar celebrations, the use of media is now essential […]
January 23, 2013

To Govern…Or to Rule?

Last week , Steve Skojec shared a moving video that juxtaposed President Obama’s pro-life rhetoric in the aftermath of the Sandy Hook shooting with Obama’s support […]
January 25, 2013

Biblical Echoes for Today

America has certainly been in the desert. Others have recognized the significance of the forty-year anniversary of Roe occurring in 2013, as it harkens back to […]
January 29, 2013

Ronald Reagan, Barack Obama, and the Future of Conservatism

Last week, E.J. Dionne had an interesting column comparing President Obama to Ronald Reagan. Both presidents, Dionne argues, were able to transform the political landscape, bringing […]
February 1, 2013

“Crony Contraception,” or Why the HHS Mandate is Even Worse Than You Thought

As we wait for the Secretary of Health and Human Services to hand down her latest edits to the First Amendment, let me suggest a little light […]