LR Podcast #14: On Learned Ignorance (then and now)

The fact that AOC chose to impugn the memory of St. Damien shows that she must be ignorant of his story. Also discussed is the enforced ignorance of the COVID-19 cures and situation, especially the censorship of differing messages of Hydroxychloroquine's effectiveness and how Sweden can claim success dealing with the disease without killing their economy or major infringements on the rights of their citizens.

My Initial Reaction to The Communist Manifesto

  I at long last, have bought and read a copy of The Communist Manifesto, by Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels. Before now, I had only read quotes and brief excerpts from it. I was acquainted with it through commentary on it, but I knew once Democrats started to openly profess their socialist leanings I'd have … Continue reading My Initial Reaction to The Communist Manifesto

How the Left has Forfeited the Democrats’ Right to Political Power

It used to be that both the major parties, Republicans and Democrats both wanted to do what is best for America given the framework of the Constitution and guided by the principles set forth in the Declaration of Independence. They only varied on how best to accomplish this and how fast a pace we should take in changing things.

Democratizing Catholicism? I think not.

How does one democratize a religion? Would the members get to vote on Church doctrine? Cardinals get to vote for the Pope, should they act like delegates as if the conclave of cardinals were some sort of political convention? Here my message for Podesta and friends: Catholic doctrine was created by Christ. It was codified a long time ago by Emperor Constantine I in the fourth century. That is the basis of the Catholic Church, now and forever, unless the Big Man Upstairs orders a change.