First Links — 4.19.13

Welcoming Muslims in Ireland Megan O’Neil, Atlantic To Mary Neylan (April 18, 1940) C. S. Lewis, American Reader The Limits of Madison’s “Memorial and Remonstrance” Richard Reinsch, Library of Law & Liberty Why Did Some German Protestants Support Hitler? Matthew . . . . Continue Reading »

Is Gosnell Really So Shocking?

Honestly, is it so hard to understand Kermit Gosnell? If respectable and influential people—-cultural and political leaders—-spend decades trying to persuade the public that “it’s not really a baby, it just looks like a baby,” are we shocked—- shocked . . . . Continue Reading »

On the Square Today

Pete Spiliakos suggests a new agenda for right-leaning super PACs : Explain how conservative ideas could work to cut taxes on working families while encouraging investment. Explain the radicalism of the Democratic party’s abortion agenda, defend the humanity of the late-term . . . . Continue Reading »

Death of a Canadian Icon: Rita MacNeil

Yesterday, media was buzzing with news that Canadian music icon Rita MacNeil had passed away after complications following surgery. She was, as The Canadian Press put it , “a singer-songwriter from small-town Canada whose powerful voice explored genres from country, to folk, to gospel.” . . . . Continue Reading »

First Links — 4.18.13

Xerxes and the Jewish Diaspora Fr. Patrick Henry Reardon, Preachers’ Institute Tongue Tied Br. Tomás Martín Rosado O.P., Dominicana Atheist Church: An Exercise in Mimicry Anthony Sacramone, Strange Herring Past Perfect Daron Acemoglu and James A. Robinson, Democracy Evelyn Waugh, . . . . Continue Reading »