Friday, March 27, 2015

CathCon Daily - 3/27/2015 (Extra)

When I had journeyed half of our life's way,
I found myself within a shadowed forest,
for I had lost the path that does not stray.
--Dante

Philip Glass Half-Full - Terry Teachout, Commentary

More Executive Overreach, This Time from the EPA - Ilya Shapiro, Cato

Frog and Toad: Arnold Lobel’s Little Gems - Sophie Hileman, Imaginative Conservative

The Mystery of Extraordinarily Accurate Medieval Maps - Julie Rehmeyer, Discover Magazine

Robert Putnam's Mission - Kay Hymowitz, City Journal

The 4th Amendment is Another Victim of the Drug War - Adam Bates, Cato

Dilbert on Economists - Mark Perry, AEI

Beyond Vergara - Larry Sand, City Journal

Equal Rights for All - Donald Devine, Liberty Law Blog

A Win for Educational Choice in Mississippi - Jason Bedrick, Cato

How Not to Read the Bible - Collin Garbarino, First Things

Restoring the Old-Fashioned Budget Virtue of … FDR and Truman?!? - Daniel Mitchell, Cato




CathCon Daily - 3/27/2015

Mr. Madison wished to relieve the sufferers, but was afraid of establishing a dangerous precedent, which might hereafter be perverted to the countenance of purposes very different from those of charity. He acknowledged, for his own part, that he could not undertake to lay his finger on that article in the Federal Constitution which granted a right of Congress of expending, on objects of benevolence, the money of their constituents. - Annals of Congress

Victim of Vulgar Keynesianism - Anthony Mueller, Mises

Hiding Gay Marriage...in Texas - John Murdock, First Things

I Can Do Business With Communist China, But Not Indiana - Mollie Hemingway, The Federalist

Inequality Benefits Everyone - George Will, Washington Post

Mysterium Iniquitatis - Robert Royal, The Catholic Thing

Can Family Breakdown in Low-Education America Be Reversed? - Michael Barone, Human Events

Was ‘American Sniper’ Antiwar? - David Franke, American Conservative

Common Ground With Iran - Patrick Buchanan, American Conservative

Why An Urban Church Abandoned Traditional Charity - Joseph Sunde, Acton

Still Moving to Texas -Wendell Cox, New Geography

A Manifesto for Liberal Education - Eva Brann, Imaginative Conservative


Thursday, March 26, 2015

CathCon Daily - 3/26/2015 (Extra)

When law and morality contradict each other, the citizen has the cruel alternative of either losing his moral sense or losing his respect for the law. - Frederic Bastiat

Rules for the Fed to Live By - Calomiris & Ireland, Weekly Standard

Why a Higher Minimum Wage Will Hurt the Poor - Diana Furchtgott-Roth, NY Daily News

Colleges and Sustainability Indoctrination - Peterson & Wood, Intercollegiate Review

Pension Sticker Shock - Stephen Malanga, City Journal

When Jefferson Read the Qur'an - David Forte, Liberty Law Blog

Originalism and the Rule of the Dead - Joel Alicea, National Affairs

The Common Law Roots of the Duty of Clarity - John McGinnis, Liberty Law Blog

The Campus Left Begins to Implode - Jonathan Last, Weekly Standard

Limit Tax Breaks for the Rich - James Pethokoukis, AEI

On Creeping and (Sometimes) Creepy Individualism - Peter Lawler, NRO

Mike Pence Signs Religious Freedom Bill - Kate Scanlon, Daily Signal

‘Where I Might Be Wrong on Gay Marriage’ - Rod Dreher, American Conservative

Protecting Religious Freedom - Rick Garnett, South Bend Tribune

Education Savings Accounts Sweep the Nation - Burke & Corona, Daily Signal