Sunday, May 28, 2006

US Memorial Day (more)
LRC’s Butler Shaffer on this bank holiday’s transformation into more militarism and pseudo-religious worship of the state

(Westminster Abbey, which at least was built as a Catholic church, the Benedictine abbey church of St Peter, is marginally better than all that.)

The story of Arlington Cemetery
And a real hero, Robert E. Lee

Here is more on ‘dying for a lie’ from LRC’s Laurence Vance, an evangelical.
Never again war!
- Pope Paul VI, who despite huge lapses in prudential judgement had some good things to say

P.S. Alfredo Cardinal Ottaviani, the defender of the Roman Mass, wanted to ban nuclear weapons. Peace.

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