America Owes A Debt of Gratitude to Mr. Trump (Really)

America owes a debt of gratitude to Mr. Trump for exposing who we are. But that’s not the only reason.

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Courting and Coercing “The Catholic Vote” in America

Catholic voters have been deliberately misled by some Catholic lay groups and wayward priests into believing that the Churches Social Teachings are stacked ranked in order of weighted priority and that only a part of one Teaching is all that matters. This is patently false and against what the Church teaches. But the Church, through its own failure to speak up loudly and clearly, bears a good part of the blame for this situation.

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A Hard Look at the Cold Facts about the Korean Peninsula Situation

The world’s eyes are now focused on Korea, not only because of the Winter Olympics in PyeongChang, but also because of the volatile U.S.- North Korean politics surrounding it. The frozen faces in the photographs of American leaders when in proximity to North Korean counterparts are most definitely not the … Continue reading


Continuing from last month’s column, here are the last six of the ten essential points of using “International English.” 5) Avoid negative questions/ tag questions. English is somewhat unusual in that the framing of this kind of question doesn’t really impact the answer; it merely reflects the speaker’s guess at … Continue reading