Category Archives: History

Does this mean we can have our cathedral back? ( ͡° ͜ʖ ͡°)

Anglicans recognize Pope as ‘father of the Church in the West,’ says archbishop of Canterbury.

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No, Catholics are not sorry. Not sorry at all.

I am deeply thankful that Catholic priests came and converted my human sacrificing, slave owning, rape and pillaging ancestors. Because of them, I am none of the above.”

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JaMa Party

IN the United States Senate, members have their own little desks. In more frugal times, before the first Senate office building was opened for business in 1909 – and long before the Capitol became the plutocratic casino/latrine of insider-trading it … Continue reading

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George Washington and his troops were not true Americans

Hopped-up Joe Biden’s latest howler proves Donald Trump still owns what remains of his mind.

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The Wheel Thing

It’s starting to look like the Democratic National Committee is colluding with Donald Trump IT was the most embarrassing bungled hoax relating to Donald Trump since the last bungled hoax relating to Donald Trump. On Tuesday, Democrats arranged for fake … Continue reading

Posted in Fake news, History, US politics | 22 Comments

Called Shot

Remember when Trump said he’d put 2-3 justices on the Court who would overturn Roe v. Wade and then that was exactly what happened?

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Deo Gratias: The US Supreme Court has overturned the non-existent ‘right’ to kill the unborn.

Posted in Ethics and morality, History, Rule of law | 59 Comments

But For Wales…

On the feast day of Saint Thomas More, a favourite scene from the classic, A Man For All Seasons: To choose safety and preferment rather than call a lie a lie has never gone out of fashion in the 487 … Continue reading

Posted in Ethics and morality, History | 51 Comments


Brilliantly done. 👏👏👏 via @mazemoore — Dave Rubin (@RubinReport) June 13, 2022

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Red Hat Vendetta

RAISING hackles, ire and – for one priest commentator – blood pressure, on Monday the Vatican announced that Pope Francis had named the Bishop of San Diego, Robert McElroy, as a cardinal – along with 20 other prelates from around … Continue reading

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Violet Lites and Silent Types

PLURES efficimur, quotiens metimur a vobis: semen est sanguis Christianorum. I doubt Tertullian would approve of that more contemporary adage – mouthed or written over the past five weeks by Liberal Party chauvinists: ‘Labor would be worse.’ The Carthaginian polemicist … Continue reading

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Sweden and Finland happy to bilk the American middle-class

If the savvy Nordics do join NATO, the US will take a bigger hit than Russia. Thus do empires fall.

Posted in History, International, War and peace | 19 Comments

Like it or not, Putin wins casus belli comp – and it isn’t close

Anyone care to argue his national security rationale for war is less credible than America’s?

Posted in History, War and peace | 21 Comments

He can handle things! He’s smart!

HE isn’t dumb, like Michael Kroger says. He’s smart and he wants respect! Always described as a “Liberal power-broker” – which isn’t a compliment given the Victorian party is powerless – Kroger surprised me last week when he proposed an … Continue reading

Posted in Elections, Federal politics, History | 54 Comments

The Black Zelensky

Like Russia, Australia is threatened when a nuclear superpower buys the house next door. It was in response to the presence of American Jupiter ballistic missiles in Italy and Turkey and the failed Bay of Pigs invasion in 1961 that … Continue reading

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Not eligible for the decoration, she nevertheless earned a VC

Legendary heroine: WW II nurse Lieutenant Colonel Vivian Bullwinkel’s incredible tale of survival.

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Calm Reason vs. Manic Dogmatism

Video: Bill Maher on Ukraine and Putin is spot-on. To Ben Shapiro, however, WWII can never end.

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Rooted Reforms

We have what they call ‘opposition’ to the pope. It’s trying to build walls, going backwards — looking to the old liturgy or maybe things before Vatican II. Vatican II is unknown by many of the young generation. So it’s … Continue reading

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