The Angelic Doctor

Wednesday, January 28, 2009 \PM\.\Wed\.

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Today is the feast day of one of the greatest saints of the Church, and one of the greatest intellects to ever walk this globe: Saint Thomas AquinasHere is an essay on Saint Thomas written by G.K. Chesterton before he wrote his biography of the Dumb Ox.  Amazing what a great mind, and a greater faith, can accomplish in one brief life.


Defining a “Stimulus Package”

Wednesday, January 28, 2009 \AM\.\Wed\.

Jim Manzi has a good summary of the major components of the proposed stimulus package at The American Scene. A couple of charts stood out:

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The Great Divide

Wednesday, January 28, 2009 \AM\.\Wed\.

Some people think that the most important division is between those who believe in God and those who do not.  Others say the true dividing line is between conservatives and liberals.  Yet more regard humanity’s separation into men and women to be all important.  Rubbish!!!

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Mark Shea’s ‘Change’ He Can Believe In

Wednesday, January 28, 2009 \AM\.\Wed\.

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Apparently Mark Shea, one of the Catholic Blogosphere’s sage’s, has gotten caught up in all the hoopla surrounding President Obama’s ascension inauguration.  He has succumbed to change.  After six years and eight months of staying faithful to what I believe to be the Sand Dollar template that Blogger offers, Mr. Mark Shea decided to change, in the spirit of bipartisanship, the template he uses for his blog (Catholic and Enjoying It!) from Sand Dollar to Minima Lefty.

Mark Shea, a proficient blogger, writer, and apologist.  An insightful and sometimes provocative Catholic with his interminable style of debating has shocked, shocked I tell you, the Catholic blogosphere with this switch to Minima Lefty!  In one bold stroke Mark Shea has decided to thumb his nose in the face of traditionalists.

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