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New Website: ‘The Common Man’

Dear friends, In case you haven’t noticed, I’m not updating this website anymore. I can’t deal with WordPress anymore. So, I decided to jump on the Substack bandwagon. If you haven’t done so, please consider signing up for my newsletter, “The Common Man”. It’s free! Every Friday, a brand-new essay will be delivered to your…

The Case for Secession

The best reason for breaking up the states is also the most obvious: there’s way too many of them. The idea that one government can effectively govern 300 million people spread over 4 million square miles and worth about $23 trillion is absurd. There’s no way the interests of Maine, Kentucky, New Mexico, Alaska, and…

The Great Convergence

We say that the Great Schism of 1054 left the Church with a wound that has never healed. But what do we mean by that? If we mean that the Orthodox simply fell into schism, then it’s the schismatic that is wounded, not the Church. Likewise, if they mean that Catholics simply fell into heresy,…

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