Archive for the ‘What’s this about?’ Category

When it comes to the recent heated debates about public-sector unions and budget bills raging in several of the United States of America, I find myself in a sort of no-man’s land.

I’ve been encouraging my friends on the Right to look at what’s really in these proposals and think for themselves, rather than just following their natural reaction against anything that the Left is for. From them I’ve gotten mostly silence.

I’ve been encouraging my friends on the Left to stop talking down to people on the Right, calling them idiots (or worse), and then wondering why those same people don’t come over to the Left’s positions or vote for the Left’s candidates. Today, I really got blasted for it. (more…)


Despite the subtitle, you won’t read much if anything specifically about the troubles of the world here.

You will read about looking at the people around you and asking, relative to each one, “What is for me the path of love?” How do I take care of myself so that I can stay on it, even through the Time of Icarus?