The Perversion of Islam (PoI)

When the U. S. President, the Senate Majority Leader, the Speaker of the House, military leaders, and other so-called security experts habitually reinforce the false claims of enemies, one has to question the reputations they enjoy for strategic thinking. The most striking example  is the way an obvious Perversion of…

Freedom that Makes the Church Grow

"They prefer a life caged in their precepts, in their compromises, in their revolutionary plans or in their [disembodied] spirituality.” So said Pope Francis in his remarks following the readings last Friday, he focused on the day's Gospel, drawn from that according to St Matthew (11:16-19). There, Jesus compares the…

JFK and the Fourth Estate

The corporate media inundates us with poll results concerning the approval ratings of the first three Estates of the Realm. But what if a completely independent poll were conducted concerning the performance of the Fourth Estate, our illustrious press. I suspect that, if it were even possible to conduct such…

The Unfaithful Stewards

As Sir Edmond Burke once observed, this country’s founders were always ready to “snuff out the approach of tyranny with every tainted brief.” And yet, it seems we are now resigned to live subject to the vast, multi-layered, and robust surveillance infrastructure that is the envy of every totalitarian regime?…
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