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Law, culture, and Catholicism...up in smoke!

Saturday, November 12, 2005


So there I was. Driving down the road in a somewhat rural part of the country outside of the military installation that I am assigned to. I was going to pick up a dear friend who was coming to visit us from across the country. The trees were without leaves, the air was cold and crisp, your typical November day. But, as I would soon discover, not your typical Veteran's Day.

I was listening to the "Doctor of Democracy"--your friend and mine--Rush Limbaugh, when he began to give a tribute to our Nation's veterans. He went over the history of Veterans Day, recalling that it began with Armistice Day--paying tribute to our fallen heroes from WWI. Then it came...He quoted G.K. CHESTERTON!!! I almost swerved off the road! Wow! It was one of my favorite passages from Orthodoxy and is applicable especially to anyone of the male sex. Read it here. (I would have posted this yesterday--can't believe I didn't!)