Wow. THIS might be the second best thing I've ever read, and the tonic I needed just about now.
We Do Not Need Conservativism We Need a Classical Christian Revival
So good. There is this:
The judicial manufacture of a right to reach into wombs and kill our
youngest neighbors is not progressive. Judicial and legislative efforts
to give practicing homosexual paramours equal legal status to marriage
is not progressive.
Denying the Right to the Free Exercise of Religion, the "First
Freedom" in the American tradition, is not progressive. It is a threat
to the very foundation of all of our freedoms.
The American founders carried this vision into the experiment in
ordered liberty called the United States of America. However, they did
not come up with this ennobling and enabling vision on their own. They
received it from the treasury of Western civilization once called
It is only a recovery of the Jewish and Christian vision of the
dignity of every human person, the primacy of true marriage and the
family and the acknowledgement of the existence of normative,
fundamental moral truths which can be known by all - and should govern
our life together - which will guarantee the future of Western
Sadly, there are 50%ish of self-identifying Catholics who voted for Obama again this go-around. I have the most contempt for them (and waaay more in common with secular conservatives), for obama catholics are nothing more than baptized pagans.