Obama: Witting or Witless?

President Obama’s handling of the Iran deal – and his bad-faith remarks in defense of it – suggest that he is well aware of the damage that will result from his policies.


George Weigel Interview in Poland’s Sunday Visitor on the Battle for Marriage

George Weigel talks with a Polish Catholic weekly magazine about the legalization of same-sex marriage, Pope Francis’s upcoming visit to the U.S., and the Synod of 2015.

Attention America’s Suburbs: You Have Just Been Annexed

President Obama’s Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing (AFFH) regulation amounts to back-door annexation, a way of turning America’s suburbs into tributaries of nearby cities.


Washington Takes on the Zoning Board

A Supreme Court ruling on supposed housing discrimination has green-lighted one of the Obama administration’s most transformative and controversial initiatives, and probably injected a major new issue into the 2016 presidential campaign.

EXCLUSIVE: Feds Paid Baby Organ-Harvesting Doc For Advice On ‘Healthy Baby’ Births

Leave it to the Obama administration to tap an abortionist–the infamous Dr. Deborah Nucatola–for ‘expert’ advice on ensuring that children are ‘born healthy.’ The real question is: how much are we, the American taxpayers, paying Dr. Nucatola for her ‘expert’ opinion?


Progressive Catholic Authoritarianism

Forms of authoritarian bullying, shaming, and exclusion that would have appalled 1950s Catholic liberals have made their way into the kitbag of contemporary progressive Catholicism.

Obama’s Worst Mistake

President Obama’s “deal” with Iran is an agreement that is likely to set in motion a terrible chain of events — reviving the Iranian economy while simultaneously putting Iran well on the road to gaining nuclear weapons and triggering a nuclear arms race in the Middle East.

Zombie Justices Reign Supreme

The list of possible living-constitutionalist rewritings of the real Constitution is endless.

Has the Vatican Already Forgotten the Lessons of John Paul II?

The Vatican’s institutional memory seems to retain little from either the teaching or the accomplishment of John Paul II. And that ill serves Pope Francis, whose public persona and popularity, like John Paul’s, create openings for real change to happen.


The Trump Sideshow Plays Right into Democrats’ Hands

Just when the Republican party needs finesse and sensitivity when discussing immigration, it gets a blowhard with all the nuance of a grenade.