The Corner

Protecting Sacred Spaces

Being on Hugh Hewitt’s show is always a good thing, but it was especially good today because I learned about something I’d missed: Hugh’s excellent op-ed in yesterday’s Washington Examiner on the constitutionality and merit of protecting our nation’s sacred spaces, including battlefields where Americans made the ultimate sacrifice.

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Religion

The Catholic Church’s Rotherham

‘We are deeply saddened.” So begin the many perfunctory statements of many Catholic bishops today in response to the Pennsylvania grand-jury report detailing how priests in that state abused children and how bishops shuffled these priests around. What deeply saddens these men? The rape of children, the ... Read More
Politics & Policy

Andrew Cuomo Was Never That Great

Governor Cuomo is shouting again. It must be time for reelection. Queen Victoria complained of William Ewart Gladstone that he “speaks to Me as if I was a public meeting.” Andrew Cuomo has the opposite problem: He addresses public meetings as if trying to convince a recalcitrant octogenarian that the fire ... Read More