By Mike McDaniel Feeling jealousy over the accomplishments of others is commonly thought to be a sign of poor breeding. It is, at the least, indicative of a selfish personality. However, mocking those given conspicuous public awards for political purposes is a venerable American sport, one in which I occasionally participate.
I was thinking today what a misnomer “virtue signaling” is. Virtue, in its proper usage, refers to behaviors showing character, morality, and faith. Thus, the seven classic Catholic virtues are prudence, justice, temperance, courage, faith, hope, and charity (or, in some views, love). They are constraints we impose upon our [Read More]
In August of 2016 I posted an article titled: I Carry A Handgun Because… Considering that article since, I have felt the need to address an equally important issue: why women should carry handguns. I hope to speak more directly to the hearts of women than I did in that earlier [Read More]
The Benjamin Wittes “I believe” tweetstorm about Trump, intended to expose conservative “Doublethink,” instead exposed Leftist irrationality and ignorance. The anti-Trump blogosphere, both Leftists and #NeverTrumpers, is excited about an endless series of tweets from Benjamin Wittes all intended, in a sarcastic way, to challenge Trump and his supporters. Before [Read More]