Friday, May 25, 2007

Ascent of the "Quasi-Catholics"

Within the context of asking who might speak for the quasi-religious in America, David Brooks in the New York Times today notes the correlation of how Catholics in America have ascended to economic prosperity by essentially becoming less committed to their faith. In reading this, Mark 8:36 immediately came to my mind.

Wednesday, May 23, 2007

Monday, May 21, 2007


The sound I heard during the last scene of the "24" season finale. I did think for a split second, though, that Jack might jump off the cliff.

Sunday, May 20, 2007

The Fat Lady is Tuning Up

I personally wasn't going to support John McCain in the GOP presidential primaries anyway, but his central role in pushing through the Senate what can only be regarded as an amnesty bill for illegal aliens, as well as his highly intemperate behavior toward anyone who disagrees with him, has got to be the beginning of the end for McCain's campaign.