Blog author: jcarter
by on Tuesday, September 10, 2013

At Houston lecture, Scalia explores Christian virtues and economic systems
Cindy George, Houston Chronicle

“While I would not argue that capitalism as an economic system is inherently more Christian than socialism … it does seem to me that capitalism is more dependent on Christianity than socialism is.”

Australia has ditched an incompetent Anglican for a Roman Catholic of promise
Archbishop Cranmer, Cranmer

Not even casting his vote in St Paul’s Anglican Church, Brisbane, could save the dishonoured and dishonourable Kevin Rudd from the wrath of the people – the ultimate judgment in the democratic fray.

The Last Stand: The Fight of State Attorneys General to Preserve Federalism
Hans von Spakovsky, The Foundry

These four state AGs, along with a number of others, are fighting back by vigorously contesting the national government’s invasion of state sovereignty in legal fights involving energy, health care, the environment, voting and elections, religious liberty, labor relations, and financial transactions.

Why We Should Respect Someone Else’s Conscience
Anthony Esolen, Crisis Magazine

These days in our political and even ecclesiastical battles we hear a great deal about the primacy of the conscience, but almost nothing about what the conscience is and why we should care, not about our own conscience, but about someone else’s.