'The Plympton Street Hooligans':
Now even Harvard people
are referring to drunk Harvard people as 'hooligans.' ... I wonder if the university will wag its finger at the Crimson and tell student journalists they out to be 'ashamed'
for using the word 'hooligan.' ... BTW: What the hell is a 'government concentrator'?'Yeah, I’m a Catholic ...': John Farrell
politely and intelligently takes on Mark Shea
and Intelligent Design. ... Though I'm a cynical card-carrying Cafeteria Catholic (an offshoot of John's 'Dark Side pro-Darwin Papism'), I'm still amazed how fast Intelligent Design has taken off among the back-to-the-basics Catholics who don't realize that, in the good old pre-Vatican II days they pine for, the church never really challenged Darwin. So these alleged conservatives are in the process of rewriting pre-Vatican II Catholic doctrine/policy toward Darwin in the name of bringing the mother church back to pre-Vatican II basics? Talk about arbitrary Catholicism. 'The Fifth Column':
An interesting debate has broken out between Matt Welch
over the media and the war. Listen, I'm not wild about the national media's coverage of the war (or anything, for that matter). But setting up the media for blame if we fail in Iraq is pretty obnoxious when those making the stab-in-the-back claims are the very ones who have confidently asserted things are going swell in Iraq. Now they'e talking possible defeat and assigning blame? ...