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Choose Your Poison

Sorry, but here’s another delicious video about Romney.  (Note: the video is entirely ruined when the show that antiquated “Obama: Hope” poster at the end … and I think many people of diverse walks of life would agree). And just … Continue reading

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You better vote for Romney!!!

If there is any doubt about Romney being Pro-Life, watch this video: Oh … nevermind.  But Romney is a changed man now, right?  In fact, this is what he says now: “My position has been clear throughout this campaign … … Continue reading

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Building the New Rome

In 2005 I spent three months in Rome. In some ways I have never left. Perhaps it sounds like a commonplace to say that I “left part of myself” in the Eternal City. But the fact is, I did. I … Continue reading

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The Shining and the Lunar Landing Hoax

So, the theory is that Stanley Kubrick, the director of the film The Shining (as well as 2001: A Space Odyssey and Dr. Strangelove, etc.) was hired by the US government to fabricate the Apollo 11 landing on the moon.  This is, … Continue reading

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Monastic Life: A Life Without Choices?

Thou waitest for the spark from heaven! And we,    Light half-believers of our casual creeds,            Who never deeply felt, nor clearly willed    Whose insight never has borne fruit in deeds,        Whose vague resolves never have been … Continue reading

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A few (very peaceful) days at Clearcreek Monastery

Over Easter I spent a few very peaceful days at Clearcreek monastery in Oklahoma. Clearcreek is one of the only (the only?) traditional Benedictine monasteries in the United States. They are an offshoot of the Solesmes congregation, which was founded in … Continue reading

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My Alma Mater …

Being a major amateur “camera user” and “Final Cut Editor” I produced this low-key promotional video for my college in 2007.  I revisited it just recently after these several years and noticed that practically no one has viewed it (in … Continue reading

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Alack …

Someday, I’m going to come out with a good post.  The one I’m working on is going to take a million/billion years … so until then, I have the proverbially entertaining YouTube video distraction tactic to throw at you, in … Continue reading

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Anthony Hopkins speaks at Thomas Aquinas College

Anthony Hopkins (the actor who played “Hannibal Lector” in The Silence of the Lambs … the serial killing cannibal genius, voted the greatest movie villain of all time in many official “lists”) was driving one day in California and randomly … Continue reading

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Women Cardinals? Head of USCCB, Fr. Groeschel say it’s possible

Well, this one threw me for a loop today: but apparently it is theoretically possible for the pope to appoint women as cardinals of the Catholic Church. Who knew? Maybe it’s the rebel in me, but I think that would … Continue reading

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