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Daily Archives: January 19th, 2013

A Nineteenth Century Actress

  THIS IS a charming portrait by the American artist Thomas Sully of the actress Charlotte Cushman. Here is some background by the Library Company of Philadelphia: Charlotte Cushman (1816-1876) was a Boston-born actress who became the leading American stage actress and immensely famous in both America and England. Cushman was the stage manager of […]

A Nanny Survives “Positive Discipline”

  JULIA ANN writes: Your entry on “consensual parenting” struck a chord with me. It reminded me of my recent experiences as a “nanny” for a family who believes in “positive discipline.” Since my family moved to a different part of our state, I had to leave the job. I do miss the children terribly, […]

Violent, Gun-Free Britain

  DANIEL S. writes: Liberal pundits such as the repulsive Piers Morgan have spent quite a bit of time over the past few weeks casting Britain as some sort of violence-free paradise due to its draconian gun control legislation, in contrast with America which is supposedly overrun with mass shooters and the like. Meanwhile, reality […]

Cardinal Dolan: A Shepherd Who Loves Wolves

  DANIEL S. writes: Judie Brown of Life Site News wants to know what is the exact nature of the relationship between Archbishop Timothy Dolan and the “Catholic” governor of New York Andrew Cuomo, notorious for his aggressive promotion of both abortion and homosexuality. Dolan and other bishops in New York have been emphatic about not […]