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Cattle Today, Whiskey Yesterday

  IN “The Anti-Federalist Papers,” a series of essays against ratification of the U.S. Constitution that appeared in newspapers in 1787-88, the pseudonymous author Brutus argued that the proposed federal government was by definition despotic: It “will penetrate into the most obscure cottage, and finally, it will light upon the head of every person in […]

Ferry Sinks with a Woman at the Helm

  A 26-year-old woman was at the helm of the South Korean ferry that sank last week with 476 passengers aboard. Park Han-gyeol had been with the company that owned the Sewol for only six months when she was navigating the most difficult passageway of the trip to the island of Jeju. Aside from her inexperience, it […]

Happy Easter

  PREPARATIONS for our Easter feast kept me so busy yesterday that I could not get to the computer to wish the readers of this site a happy Easter. But I thought of you. I thought of those fond readers whose names and personalities I have come to know and I thought also of those who […]

Holy Mother, Queen of Sorrows

  HOLY SATURDAY is traditionally reserved to honor Our Lady. At Tradition in Action, there is a beautiful version of the hymn Stabat Mater with this description: Stabat Mater is a tragic song that meditates on the sorrow of Our Lady as she stood at the foot of the Cross during the crucifixion of Our Lord Jesus Christ. The […]

Pizza Technology: An Update

  AS Lent comes to a close, many of you will be eagerly indulging in pizza delicacies once again. Truly, there is never a dull moment in the Pizza Industrial Complex, which employs tireless, brilliantly inventive engineers, so while you were away, things have been happening. In our Brave New Pizza World, time never stands […]

The Model Minority: Nike Edition

  ANTI-GLOBALIST EXPATRIATE writes: Tung Ho and Kyle Yamaguchi, Asian Americans who were employed by Nike in Oregon and are suspected of running a highly lucrative sneaker theft business, used a gweilo as a bagman – and so far, he’s the only one who’s been indicted. According to The Smoking Gun: When investigators searched Ho’s residence […]

A Good Friday Webcast

  VIEW a live broadcast of the Traditional Good Friday Mass of the Pre-Sanctified and Tre Ore devotions at the website of St. Gertrude the Great in Cincinnati here. It begins at 12:15 p.m. (Eastern Time), but a recording can also be viewed later.

New York: City of Mohammed

  NEW YORK CITY becomes more and more congenial to Islam by the day. The Police Department recently announced that it will disband a surveillance unit that sent undercover detectives into Muslim neighborhoods for the purpose of identifying potential terrorists. The program, started in the wake of 9-11, was dropped in response to civil rights complaints, including […]


The Destruction of the Holy Mass and the Rise of Crime

  CHRIS KINNEY writes: I thought you might be interested in the presentation featured here. The themes of black dysfunction and the destruction of the church are related on a metaphysical level. The presentation is by a Long Island police detective who explains how the Satanic popular culture, loss of the Mass, and rising crime […]

The Last Supper

  FROM the first letter of Paul to the Corinthians, 11. 20-32, which is the Epistle for Holy Thursday in the Traditional Latin Mass, Paul criticizes those who treated the Eucharist with irreverence and those who did not recognize the real presence of Christ in the bread and wine: Brethren: When you come therefore together into […]

They Only Needed Mentors

  IN the wake of the Nathan Trapuzzano murder, a woman whose husband was also recently murdered by black teens in Indianapolis (not that it’s a trend or anything) has called on men to mentor young black boys to prevent brutal crimes, reports The Daily Mail. Sgt. First Class Jim Vester, 32, of the Indiana National Guard […]

A Murder in Multicultural Canada

  WANDA SHERRATT writes: The top news in our city this week is a murder case which seems to draw together a lot of themes that I frequently read about on your blog. This awful murder story in Ottawa is a stew of multiculturalism, infidelity, religion, physical appearance and women’s work outside the home. A […]


Crux Fidelis

  THE Consortium Vocale Oslo sings Crux Fidelis (Faithful Cross), from its CD of Gregorian chants for Lent and Holy Week, Exaudium Eum. Crux Fidelis is sung as a hymn on Good Friday during the Adoration of the Cross and in the Liturgy of the Hours during Holy Week. It is part of a larger sixth-century composition by Saint Venantius Honorius Clementianus […]