We Need a Convention of States

States in Green have already passed a COS resolution. States in Yellow have passed a COS resolution in one legislative chamber. States in Blue have legislation in the works. As of today, conventional wisdom is predicting more civil unrest in the days ahead, along with a spike in COVID-19 over the fall and winter, accompanied... Continue Reading →

Could State Secession Happen Today?

Secession of the states has been a recurring issue, not just in American politics, but in international politics as well. Recently, we witnessed the secession of the UK from the EU in what was called the #Brexit. Prior to that, there was a failed (but totally legal) secession attempt of Scotland from the UK. There... Continue Reading →

The Only Way Forward Now

A Faithful Catholic Family at Mass This essay builds on the logical conclusion that naturally follows my two previous essays on the current state of affairs in American society and the abysmal state of affairs in the Catholic Church. It's based on realism, not idealism, digesting the data as is, without relying on some pie-in-the-sky... Continue Reading →

How many Catholics are Faithful?

The Holy Eucharist being Adored by the Faithful Religion demographic polls treat Catholicism like a monolith, as if all Catholics are the same, while they break down Protestantism in detail based on beliefs and social positions. The truth, however, is that Catholicism in America is not nearly as unified as the typical demographers would have... Continue Reading →

How to Stop the Civil Unrest

A monument to Saint Junipero Serra was destroyed by rioting iconoclasts in San Francisco on June 19, 2020. Video recording can be viewed here. The first thing we need to understand about these #BlackLivesMatter protests and riots is that they were years in the making. The second thing we need to understand is that they're... Continue Reading →

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