Report from Louisiana: Fete Dieu du Teche

By: Pat Austin ARNAUDVILLE, LA – I’m not Catholic by faith, but this is the coolest thing I’ve seen lately. Just beautiful. Each year on August 15, Acadians participate in Fete-Dieu du Teche, which is “a 38-mile, all-day boat procession down the Bayou Teche that celebrates the arrival of the Acadians more than 250 years … Continue reading Report from Louisiana: Fete Dieu du Teche

“Give me the Grace to Be Radical”

My friend Stacy McCain has just put up his latest post in a series about radical feminists: No one is surprised to learn that the woman who organized SlutWalk Chicago is a Gender Studies graduate of the University of Illinois-Chicago. Parading around in your panties to protest against “rape culture” may seem crazy to normal people, but normal people don’t … Continue reading “Give me the Grace to Be Radical”

Harvard Doesn’t Go to the Devil, With some help from MIT

God has given Commandments unto Men. From these Commandments Men have framed Laws by which to be governed. It is honorable and praiseworthy to faithfully serve the people by helping to administer these Laws. If the Laws are not enforced, the People are not well governed. Motto over the entrance to the City Hall in … Continue reading Harvard Doesn’t Go to the Devil, With some help from MIT