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    Saturday, November 30, 2002    
         
      "Virtue is freedom's handmaiden"
(11/30/02 02:09:35 PM; 520 words)
"Virtue is freedom's handmaiden" By Elizabeth Nickson in The National Post. Happily, a reader has called my attention to this magnificent essay (despite the occasional inexplicable placement of a comma),....
   
      5 Israelis Who Were Detained After 9/11 To Sue New Jersey Poet
(11/30/02 10:07:04 AM; 524 words)
5 Israelis Who Were Detained After 9/11 To Sue New Jersey Poet A press release from IMRA, Nov. 25: FIVE ISRAELIS DETAINED AFTER 9/11 TO SUE NEW JERSEY POET AND....
   
    Friday, November 29, 2002    
         
      "Driven by Love"
(11/29/02 10:54:35 PM; 406 words)
"Driven by Love" By Fr. John Jacob Hugo. Gerard Serafin has blogged the text of Fr. Hugo's memorial sermon for his dear friend Dorothy Day. My recollection — which my....
   
      "My Heart on the Line"
(11/29/02 02:09:35 PM; 370 words)
"My Heart on the Line" Family Ties in real life. The other day, The Washington Post ran an article by a liberal writer whose son is now a Marine: Before....
   
      "Restoring the Use of the Prayers of Pope Leo XIII after Mass"
(11/29/02 10:24:02 AM; 224 words)
"Restoring the Use of the Prayers of Pope Leo XIII after Mass" At Catholic Exchange yesterday. Re: "Filial appeal to Pope John Paul II." In the blog referenced above, I....
   
    Thursday, November 28, 2002    
         
      Thanksgiving Proclamation 1782
(11/28/02 07:36:04 AM; 369 words)
Thanksgiving Proclamation 1782 By the Continental Congress, October 11, 1782. Declaring Thursday, November 28, 1782, as "a day of solemn THANKSGIVING to GOD for all his mercies". IT being the....
   
      Thanksgiving Proclamation 1789
(11/28/02 07:31:43 AM; 513 words)
Thanksgiving Proclamation 1789 By President George Washington, October 3, 1789. Declaring Thursday, November 26, 1789, "to be devoted by the people of thefe States to the fervice of that great....
   
      Thanksgiving Proclamation 1863
(11/28/02 07:25:40 AM; 553 words)
Thanksgiving Proclamation 1863 By President Abraham Lincoln, October 3, 1863. Declaring Thursday, November 26, 1863, as "a day of thanksgiving and prayer to our beneficent Father who dwelleth in the....
   
      Thanksgiving Proclamation 1864
(11/28/02 07:21:45 AM; 397 words)
Thanksgiving Proclamation 1864 By President Abraham Lincoln, October 20, 1864. Declaring Thursday, November 24, 1864, as "a day of thanksgiving and praise to Almighty God, the beneficent Creator and Ruler....
   
    Tuesday, November 26, 2002    
         
      Tempus Fugit
(11/26/02 10:16:32 PM; 15 words)
Tempus Fugit The Blog from the Core is six months old today. :)
   
      Politically Correct Stress Disorder
(11/26/02 09:18:19 PM; 415 words)
Politically Correct Stress Disorder James Taranto isn't the only one with ingenious readers. So there. Re: Post Traumatic Slavery Disorder, a reader writes: I myself suffer from PCSD (Politically Correct....
   
      "These Victims Are People, Too"
(11/26/02 09:06:22 PM; 367 words)
"These Victims Are People, Too" By Rod Dreher at NRO today. Like, Jews and Nazis didn't get along, don'tcha know. As Mark Shea indicates, one can hardly add anything to....
   
      Thanks to Susanna Cornett
(11/26/02 08:34:50 AM; 18 words)
Thanks to Susanna Cornett At cut on the bias. For the notice yesterday and for her kind words.
   
      Post Traumatic Slavery Disorder
(11/26/02 08:21:22 AM; 622 words)
Post Traumatic Slavery Disorder We can laugh — but for how long? A while back, Best of the Web Today drew attention to the following Boston Globe article: Sekou Mims's....
   
    Monday, November 25, 2002    
         
      The Poem Tree: An Anthology of Metered Poetry
(11/25/02 09:39:56 PM; 57 words)
The Poem Tree: An Anthology of Metered Poetry Tenebrae and Flos Carmeli have already taken notice. Thanks to a reader for pointing me to The Poem Tree: An Online Anthology....
   
      American Taxpayers Do Not Work for the Government for Half the Year
(11/25/02 09:15:00 PM; 263 words)
American Taxpayers Do Not Work for the Government for Half the Year In an otherwise fine essay today, Jonah Goldberg repeats unthinkingly a claim that one sees often: .... By....
   
      Announcement of Latest Issue of The View from the Core
(11/25/02 08:43:21 PM; 91 words)
Announcement of Latest Issue of The View from the Core The View from the Core Volume 2.12, 11/25/02, is now available. Front Page: Featured Webpages: 34 links posted, 8 new.....
   
      More on Saint Xavier University
(11/25/02 01:11:18 PM; 491 words)
More on Saint Xavier University A student writes to The Blog. Re: A Catholic University Harbors a Cultural Marxist and A Catholic University Punishes a Cultural Marxist. I just received....
   
      To and From Popery
(11/25/02 12:43:56 PM; 83 words)
To and From Popery Interesting quotation from T.S. O'Rama. Hey now, that ain't nice... "A man who is converted from Protestantism to Popery, may be sincere: he parts with nothing:....
   

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