A funeral for a sinful priest

A funeral for a sinful priest

A funeral for a sinful priest Weakland gets a Mass at the Cathedral Note: this appeared in the Monday edition of the “Life, Under Construction” newsletter. If you’re interested in subscribing (and you should be), click the button below. Life, Under...
Things Presidents and Senators Say

Things Presidents and Senators Say

Oh, the things we get outraged about. From The Washington Times: Democratic National Committee Chairman Jaime Harrison refused to condemn President Biden for likening Republicans to “semi-fascism,” defending his fellow Democrat against GOP backlash that the extreme...
Trump the Pagan God

Trump the Pagan God

“In his first consulship, whilst he was observing the auguries, twelve vultures presented themselves, as they had done to Romulus. And when he offered sacrifice, the livers of all the victims were folded inward in the lower part; a circumstance which was...
Last Train to Waukesha

Last Train to Waukesha

My son Will, who grew up in Waukesha, put our city’s relationship with trains in perspective. “If you’re not from Waukesha, being called ‘a train’ is a compliment,” my son explained. “It means you’re big, strong,...
Two Pivotal Elections for Democracy in Wisconsin

Two Pivotal Elections for Democracy in Wisconsin

Reid Epstein in The New York Times reports Wisconsin is facing two pivotal elections that will determine the course of democracy in Wisconsin. The first is the election for governor this November, the race between Republican Tim Michels and Democratic incumbent Gov....
Romney-Ryan, ten years ago today

Romney-Ryan, ten years ago today

Ten years ago today: The Republican Party has moved on, from Paul Ryan to paranoia. But we can remember a different world. From the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel archives Manassas, Va. – Several thousand people Saturday have converged on the Harris Pavilion in this...