Immediately following the storming of the Bastille in July of 1789 there spread throughout vast areas of rural France a mass delusi...
Matthew Schmitz“In 1708, wicked Jonathan Swift published a flier predicting the imminent death of an annoying astrologer named Partridge. Nothing Partridge did thereafter could convince the public that he was not in fact dead.”
Media Matters president denigrated 'trannies' and made anti-Semitic comments
Matthew Schmitz“Carusone claimed that his boyfriend only leaned conservative ‘as a result of his possession of several bags of Jewish gold‘ ... Carusone previously dismissed concerns about his past anti-Semitic comments on the grounds that his longtime partner is Jewish”
Matthew SchmitzSo the president of Media Matters, @GoAngelo, wrote blog posts “Japs,” “Jewry,” and “Trannies.” No one should play along with his cynical campaign against Tucker Carlson.
American Priest: The Ambitious Life and Conflicted Legacy of Notre Dame’s Father Ted . . . .
Matthew SchmitzWhy did Fr. Hesburgh, the great Catholic liberal and president of Notre Dame, fail to take a clear stand in defense of the unborn? His biographer suggests that it had to do with the hissing of a Yale lecture hall.
The prefect of the Vatican Secretariat for the Economy is appealing against a guilty verdict handed down last December while a second tri...
Matthew SchmitzSo, despite all the denunciatory headlines and prejudicial articles, this moment marks a victory for Pell’s defense. He can now proceed to appealing the first verdict. As a Pell associate says here, “This is huge good news” for the Cardinal.
Germany's left has its own tales of abuse. One of the goals of the German 1968 movement was the sexual liberation of children. For some, this meant overcoming all sexual inhibitions, creating a climate in which even pedophilia was considered...
Matthew SchmitzA cautionary tale for those who believe that sex abuse can be blamed on hierarchy and solved by liberation.
A high school student from Covington, Kentucky, sued the Washington Post for def...
Matthew Schmitz“New needs always create new forms” (Metternich). The rise of instant and permanent online shaming requires stricter standards around libel. @LLinWood and @FitLwyr deserve to prevail.
What has been known as conservatism in the Republican party since Ronald Reagan left office, fully . . . .
Matthew Schmitz“Palliative liberalism aims not to repair labor-capital relations but to euthanize, as humanely as possible, millions of economically unneeded and politically retrograde Americans.” A brilliant essay by @ToryAnarchist.