The Joe Biden Award

The Joe Biden Award

I am frustrated. I have tremendous respect for people who put their names on the line and run for public office so I hesitate ever being critical of them on paper. Almost to a man and women-almost, these are good...
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Social Justice

Social Justice

Social Justice is a term that has its’ origins deeply embedded in Western Judeo-Christian philosophy and theology. Plato, Aristotle, Jesus of Nazareth, St. Paul, the early Church Fathers Augustine and Aquinas taught in detail concepts of social justice b...
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Virtue Signaling

Virtue Signaling

I have many times told the story of being raised by my Quaker grandmother for the first 5 years of my life in Philadelphia at Swarthmore Meeting. I owe so much to that great lady. I am today a Catholic...
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Men – Women – Family – Worker

Men – Women – Family – Worker

Men are being marginalized in our country today. Not just white men, but Black men and Latino men, and Oriental men. All men. Things that men do hunting, fishing, playing sports—especially contact sports, are being attacked by the media and...
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Why You’re Better off Not Working

Why You’re Better off Not Working

Two common cries often heard in liberal progressive quarters are that capitalism produces inequalities and inequities and the corollary argument that income inequality has been growing over the past 30 years because of capitalistic policies. Many years ago Uni...
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Camper or Corvette?

Camper or Corvette?

My first love was a wonderful girl named Syd. We started dating in the 11th grade and were together off and on until our Jr. Year of college—she was in Nursing School. She finally dumped me for a staff physician...
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Things Worth Dying For

Things Worth Dying For

Today is Good Friday. Not a happy day in the church calendar, except we know that Easter is just around the corner. It is a day for reflection, introspection and prayer. So I was thinking about the complete obfuscation of...
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IN GOD WE TRUST

IN GOD WE TRUST

This will be my third and hopefully final article that explores the variation of opinion in the scientific community regarding the risk and mitigation strategy that has surrounded the politicized Covid-19 pandemic. In my 1st article I discussed “group th...
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Risk

Risk

Last week I received an e-mail from a childhood friend that reminded me of a book I had read in College for my economics professor Bulweir Singh. It was written in 1841 by Charles MacKay and is entitled EXTRAORDINARY POPULAR...
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Double Think = Group Think

Double Think = Group Think

During the past 14 months, two vastly different opinions have emerged within the scientific community about the severity, and mitigation strategy surrounding the Covid-19 pandemic. Both sides recognize that the Covid-19 virus can be a deadly and clinically dev...
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We Deserve Better Leaders

We Deserve Better Leaders

Throughout my life, I have been fortunate to have been influenced by some incredible leaders. Teachers Coaches, professors, Captains of Navy Ships, a Catholic Priest. None of them were very popular with the people they were leading at the time,...
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Christianity Under Attack

Christianity Under Attack

I am a Catholic Laymen. I have never been trained formally in Catholic Apologetics. I read the Bible and Catechism and discuss theological issues with my Catholic Priest stepbrother who lives currently in Sardinia. There is no question in our...
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