3 ways to defend your conservative beliefs, AND still have friends afterwards

Sep 12, 2014 by

by Jonathon Van Maren, LifeSite: The year of our Lord 2014 finds us in a much different era than even a few short decades ago. The belief that a corrupt and decadent cabal of academics, politicians, and celebrities are trumpeting trends that the average hard-working, moral citizen – the “moral majority” – despises, has long since crumbled. Presidential candidate George McGovern was widely mocked in 1972 as running on a platform of “acid, amnesty, and abortion.” The Obama Democrats...

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The economic consequences of large-scale immigration

Aug 27, 2014 by

From Civitas: Immigration is frequently described as providing a counter-balance to the UK’s ageing population. As an ever-larger proportion of British residents is retired, large numbers of immigrants help keep the average age down and contribute taxes to the Treasury coffers. But how much does Britain benefit – and how does this compare with the costs of a growing population? In this new analysis of the economic and demographic consequences of current levels of immigration, the...

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The New Romantics

Aug 14, 2014 by

by Denis MacEoin, Gatestone Institute: “Because perfect democracy does not exist anywhere, the imperfect democracies of the West can be damned and the worst forms of political power legitimated.” — Pascal Bruckner, The Tears of the White Man. What sort of pink-tinted spectacles do you need to march while chanting, “Hamas, Hamas, Jews to the Gas”? Or to march alongside the black flags of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria? It is not just the new Romantics that bow down...

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Sexual left shocked by organised pro-lifers in Europe

Aug 12, 2014 by

By Austin Ruse, Breitbart: Left-wing and mainstream media are slowly catching on there’s something happening in Europe, with a rapidly growing conservative movement that looks an awful lot like the same movement here. This was true exponentially for BuzzFeed’s Lester Feder, who was hired last year to cover the global LGBT movement. Rather quickly Feder discovered a highly organized global coalition of conservatives working in opposition to the sexual left. [...]  Spaniards were galvanized four...

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Law and Morality in Public Discourse: How Christians Can Rebuild Our Culture

Aug 7, 2014 by

By Charles J Chaput, Public Discourse: It’s in seeking Jesus Christ with all our hearts that culture is built and society is renewed. It’s in prayer, the sacraments, changing diapers, balancing budgets, preaching homilies, loving a spouse, forgiving and seeking forgiveness—all in the spirit of charity—that, brick by brick, we bring about the kingdom of God. Adapted from an address delivered August 6th at the Archdiocese of Toronto’s “Faith in the Public Square” symposium. In the beginning,...

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Want to stop revenge porn? Just keep your clothes on!

Jul 6, 2014 by

by Rachel Johnson, Mailonline: At a 50th last month, the birthday girl got up and made her speech, in the course of which she said something about being divorced and on the market again that gave the merry throng of friends, admirers, family and her own children very slight pause. ‘And, gosh, I’ve also had to learn all about SEXTING,’ she said. It wasn’t that the visual this conjured up was upsetting (she is a slim, stunning blonde) – more the fact that it is now quite normal for a woman that...

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