“War–What It Is Good For”

Sensible commentary by Jonathan Turley in USA Today, jumping on negative reaction to a December 11, 2006, column in Washington Post by Brigid Schulte, What the Birthday Boy Wants: A War, about a birthday party for her 8 year old son, Liam, which had a World War 2 theme. Some parents refused to send their…

Web tools

AOL got me started on the internet, and my first webpage was done with AOL’s Personal Publisher. Next came AOL Press. Then I started using the FrontPage Express that came with my first computer. Then I bought FrontPage ’98, and upgraded through 2000, 2002 and 2003. Now MicroSoft is discontinuing FrontPage in favor of Expression…

Healthy Dioceses

Dom has some good thoughts about the Crisis  magazine report about so-called “healthy dioceses,” linking to some responses the Crisis solicited. Dom highlights, and so do I, this comment by Russell Shaw: Consider: Of the three criteria used in ranking sees, two (priestly morale and priestly vocations) concern clerics, while the third (“effective evangelization”) refers…