Category Archives: Supreme Court

Conrad Black: Militant Positivism & The Diversity Police

Two months ago ‘The New Criterion’ published an essay explaining the lynching that was done to Conrad Black in the name of ‘diversity’.  I must admit that I remained perplexed until I read that essay, for I only remember what … Continue reading

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The Coming Constitutional Debate

Those who visit this blog have noticed the liberty by which cultural issues are addressed.  Since the arrival of Pope John Paul II, moral imperatives have taken center stage in both cultural and theological debates.  For those untrained in theology, … Continue reading

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Natural Law, The Constitution & Radical Plurality

The U.S. Constitution was established to secure the rights declared in the Declaration of Independence.  The Declaration is really a declared anthropology grounded in Natural Law.  However, Madison was aware of the Aristotelian injunction toward Democracy when he wrote “democracy … Continue reading

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A New Beginning

Every life begins with great promise.  How this promise grows depends on our willingness to accept the challenge of grace in all its tragedy, comedy and unique wonder. Every person knows what fearful destiny waits us; namely death.  Nevertheless, in … Continue reading

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