Thomas Aquinas

  • Blogs

    February 2, 2014

    Obama Invokes Income Inequality; Rightbloggers Come Out in Favor

    Last week's State of the Union address should have been easy innings for rightbloggers: Just talk about how Obama stinks and get back to Benghazi. But the President threw a curve: He alluded, albeit vaguely, to that "income equality" thing the kids are all talking about. It was an obvious trap, but ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 13, 2012

    Paul Ryan Is In Love With St. Thomas Aquinas; What Does This Mean? (UPDATE)

    Since Mitt Romney picked Paul Ryan as a running mate, many media outlets have pointed out the Wisconsin Rep's interest in Ayn Rand. And they should -- Ayn Rand's basic schtick is that selfishness is a virtue and as such, the only ethical economic system is pure capitalism. Under Rand, any social s ... More >>

  • Columns

    December 28, 2011
  • Blogs

    August 6, 2009

    APA: Gay-Straightening Doesn't Work

    ​A committee of the American Psychological Association has released a study that says gay-straightening has not been shown to work, and the APA's Council of Representatives passed a resolution suggesting that shrinks not offer such services to their patients. The Wall Street Journal reads i ... More >>

  • Books

    October 30, 2007

    The Ugly Stick

    Severed heads, devouring monsters, Marilyn Manson—Umberto Eco gazes at the grotesque

  • Columns

    April 3, 2007
  • Specials

    November 18, 2003