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Daily Archives: December 19th, 2012

A Christmas Greeting from a Reader

  A READER from Hillsdale, Michigan sends a Christmas note. He writes: It is a joy to be able to offer a contribution to The Thinking Housewife, a site which is itself a joy. Change is constant, but as a society we seem to have surrendered to change and lost the ability to retain those […]

Antidepressants and Mania

  THE DISCUSSION of the role of psychotropic medications in the increased incidence of mass shootings continues. A reader cites this article by Peter R. Breggin in the International Journal of Risk and Safety in Medicine. [Note: Another reader takes strong exception to Breggin's work. See below.] Breggin wrote: All antidepressants cause mania and mania is an […]

More on Adam Lanza

  TERRY MORRIS writes: Everything you and your commenters have mentioned as factors in the Adam Lanza case all involve one, inescapable fact: parental neglect. All of it, including the drugs, the violent video game playing, and the issue of protecting him from negative consequences of his own misbehavior involve parental neglect. As to the […]

Rally for Sodomatrimony in France

  THIS photo, posted and discussed at Galliawatch, shows a French child holding an obscene sign in favor of homosexual “marriage.” This child’s participation in the rally, and the fact that the demonstrators find it entertaining, says much about the cause this rally espouses. At root, homosexual “marriage” is an enemy of childhood innocence. Amid all […]

The Revolutionary Dorothy Day

  DON VINCENZO writes: Who can be legitimately called a saint amongst us? What is a saint? How does the non-saint know when he is in the presence of one given the full measure of God’s grace?  Does the saint openly radiate that grace, because in the last analysis, Catholics know – or should – […]