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  • Manners, Even in the Age of Trump

    12/25/2016 1:13:07 AM PST · by saywhatagain · 48 replies
    National Review ^ | Dec 23, 2016 | Kevin D. Williamson
    My own view is that Donald and Ivanka and Uday and Qusay are genuinely bad human beings and that the American public has made a grave error in entrusting its highest office to this cast of American Psycho extras. That a major political party was captured by these cretins suggests that its members are not worthy of the blessings of this republic. . . . Kevin Willamson, National Review Read more at: http://www.nationalreview.com/article/443303/donald-trump-manners-cultural-necessity
  • National Review…the Trump Recruiting Office

    03/16/2016 6:03:25 AM PDT · by servo1969 · 32 replies
    Americanthinker.com ^ | 3-16-2016 | Russ Vaughn
    Perturbed by their failure to truncate the Trump campaign, National Review is now doubling down in a coming issue with a truly toxic article (behind a pay wall) by roving editor, Kevin D. Williamson. Williamson apparently thinks blue-collar workers whose lives get turned upside down when their jobs disappear due to economic downturns or their manufacturing jobs getting shipped offshore or their mines closing due to new more restrictive government regulation, are all a bunch of worthless bums and crybabies who should just load up the pickup and become the new Okies. I'd give up Mexican food for a year...
  • Sad. Former SSPX Bp. Williamson consecrates a bishop. Both now excommunicated (Catholic)

    03/20/2015 2:38:10 PM PDT · by NYer · 52 replies
    WDTPRS ^ | March 19, 2015 | Fr. John Zuhlsdorf
    Former SSPX Bp. Williamson consecrated another bishop. They both have incurred the late sententiae excommunication foreseen in Canon Law.The SSPX issued an official statement HERE: On March 19, 2015, Bishop Richard Williamson performed the episcopal consecration of Fr. Jean-Michel Faure at the Benedictine Monastery of the Holy Cross in Nova Friburgo, Brazil.Bishop Williamson and Fr. Faure have not been members of the Society of St. Pius X since 2012 and 2014, respectively, [NB] because of their violent criticisms of any relations with the Roman authorities. According to them, such contacts were incompatible with the apostolic work of Archbishop Lefebvre. [I suspect...
  • The Feminist Mystique

    02/06/2014 10:43:18 PM PST · by Mike Darancette · 16 replies
    National Review Online ^ | 2/6/2014 | Kevin D. Williamson
    Feminism is not an idea or a collection of ideas but a collection of appetites wriggling queasily together like a bag of snakes. Feminism has nothing to do with the proposition that women should be considered whole and complete members of the body politic, though it has enjoyed great success marketing itself that way. (Virginia I. Postrel recently denounced me as a “creep” for suggesting that the substance of feminism, if indeed there is any, differs rather radically from its advertising campaigns.) A useful definition is this: “Feminism is the words ‘I Want!’ in the mouths of three or more...
  • Best-selling author Marianne Williamson running for US House seat in California

    10/21/2013 9:44:09 PM PDT · by null and void · 13 replies
    AllVoices ^ | Oct 20, 2013 at 11:38 PM PDT
    Marianne Williamson running for Congress Best-selling author Marianne Williamson is running for the US House of Representatives in California's 33rd District. Marianne Williamson, the best-selling author whose “A Return to Love” spent 39 weeks on the New York Times bestseller list in 1992, announced Sunday that she is running as an independent for the US House of Representatives in California’s 33rd District, a seat currently held by 74-year old Democrat Henry Waxman, one of the most powerful members of Congress. Williamson, who made her candidacy official Sunday afternoon at the Saban Theatre in Beverly Hills, has written extensively about the...
  • Pius X Society expels Bishop Williamson for disobedience

    10/24/2012 3:22:30 PM PDT · by NYer · 19 replies
    cna ^ | October 24, 2012
    Menzingen, Switzerland, Oct 24, 2012 / 12:10 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- The Society of St. Pius X has expelled Bishop Richard Williamson, saying he has distanced himself from the traditionalist Catholic group’s leadership and he has refused “to show due respect and obedience to his lawful superiors.” The Switzerland-based society said Oct. 24 that the “painful” decision was necessary because of “concern for the common good” and for the good government of the society. The society’s Superior General Bishop Bernard Fellay and his council declared the bishop to be excluded on Oct. 4. Bishop Williamson, in response to a final deadline...
  • Lefebvrists say no to Rome

    07/14/2012 3:33:27 PM PDT · by Gillibrand · 48 replies
    Catholic Church Conservation ^ | 14 July 2012 | Cathcon
    Announcement due tomorrow. There is no return to Rome. The superior of the Lefebvrists of Spain and Portugal, Juan Maria Montagut, will communicate to the faithful, after the mass of 11, that the hierarchy of the FSSPX, gathered in Ecône, have decided to say "no" to the Vatican. The followers of Lefebvre will not return to the Roman fold. Primarily, because they are not willing to accept the Second Vatican Council in all its extremes.
  • Bishop Williamson- new evidence required before conviction

    04/05/2012 2:57:08 AM PDT · by Gillibrand · 9 replies
    Catholic Church Conservation ^ | 5th April 2012 | Cathcon
    The completion of the investigation of Holocaust denier Bishop Richard Williamson takes longer than initially planned. In about three weeks, a penalty will be sought for race hatred of of 6500€, said the spokesman for the prosecutors in Regensburg, Wolfhard Meindl,on Tuesday.
  • Yes, Chicks Dig Jerks

    03/02/2012 7:23:06 PM PST · by MetaThought · 37 replies
    National Review ^ | March 2, 2012 | Kevin D. Williamson
    The most frequently cited (and probably the most controversial) research on the “Chicks Dig Jerks” thesis is the “Dark Triad” work of Professor Peter Jonason of the University of South Alabama. The Dark Triad is a combination of psychological traits — subclinical psychopathology, subclinical narcissism, and what Professor Jonason calls “Machiavellianism” — that are, he believes, in fact a unitary phenomenon associated with a higher level of sexual success, defined in the literature as a larger number of total lifetime sexual partners. The correlation of the Dark Triad with larger numbers of sexual partners holds true for both men and...
  • New Attorney for Hero-Bishop Williamson

    12/10/2010 12:56:07 AM PST · by 0beron · 5 replies
    The Eponymous Flower ^ | 12/08/2010 | Tancred
    On the telephone Bishop Williamson asked his new attorney if he would want to take the case and if he's really Catholic. Martyr Bishop Richard Williamson (kreuz.net)Pius-Bishop Richard Williamson has a new attorney. This is according to the Online-edition of the newspaper 'Heilbronner Stimme". Bishop Williamson's case will be taken up by defense attorney Norbert Wingerter (72). The attorney is five times a father and works half days in his office still.
  • Bishop Williamson to Appear in Court Against His Alleged Holocaust Conviction

    09/30/2010 2:00:47 PM PDT · by 0beron · 3 replies
    Tancred ^ | 09/30/2010 | Tancred
    Munich (kath.net/KAP) British Bishop Richard Williamson will stand before the court for the judgment he received from the Regensburg Court for sedition and "trivializing" the Holocaust. The appeal against the April fine of 10,000 Euro is set for the 29th of November. The speaker of the National Court of Regensburg, Johann Piendl, verified this for the German Catholic News Service, KNA. "I am pretty certain, that my client will participate", explained Williamson's attorney, Mattias Lossmann, on Thursday. In April Williamson, who belongs to the Society of Pius X, which is not recognized by Rome [kath.net just had to throw that...
  • Bishop Williamson says Vatican-SSPX talks “dialogue of the deaf”

    01/20/2010 10:16:09 AM PST · by NYer · 41 replies · 819+ views
    Reuters ^ | January 19, 2010
    Bishop Richard Williamson, the ultra-traditionalist prelate whose denial of the extent of the Holocaust created an uproar in the Catholic Church and with Jews early last year, has said the discussions at the Vatican to rehabilitate his Society of Saint Pius X (SSPX) are a “dialogue of the deaf.” Williamson, one of the four SSPX bishops whose bans of excommunication were lifted by Pope Benedict only days after his controversial views were aired on Swedish television, said the two sides had “absolutely irreconcilable” positions. In a 15-minute interview posted on the French video-sharing website Dailymotion, Williamson discussed a number of...
  • Naked at home, convicted of indecent exposure

    12/20/2009 3:01:27 PM PST · by ConservativeStatement · 54 replies · 2,161+ views
    AP ^ | December 20, 2009 | Matthew Barakat
    FAIRFAX, Va. - As Erick Williamson sees it, being naked is liberating, and if passers-by get an eyeful while he's standing in front of a picture window, that's not his problem. A Fairfax County judge saw it differently Friday, convicting Williamson, 29, of indecent exposure in a case that raised questions about what's OK when you're in your own home. Two women said they saw much more of Williamson than they cared to in October, even though he never left his home. He received neither jail time nor a fine but is appealing anyway, saying a larger principle is at...
  • German court fines British (SSPX) bishop for Holocaust claims

    10/28/2009 6:54:07 AM PDT · by NYer · 12 replies · 511+ views
    Guardian ^ | October 28, 2009 | Helen Pidd
    A British bishop has been fined €12,000 after a German court found him guilty of denying the Holocaust.Richard Williamson received a letter today from the court in the Bavarian city of Regensburg informing him that he was being fined for incitement over his claim on Swedish television that fewer than 300,000 Jews died in Nazi death camps.In the interview, Williamson alleged that Nazi gas chambers had never existed and "only 200,000 to 300,000 Jews" had been killed by the Nazis.Holocaust denial is classed as a hate crime in Germany and because the interview took place in Regensburg, German prosecutors were...
  • Sveriges Riksbank Prize (Nobel 2009):One For Economics, The Other For A Political Scientist?

    10/15/2009 5:19:21 PM PDT · by luckybogey · 230+ views
    LuckyBogey's Blog ^ | October 15, 2009 | LuckyBogey
    Nobel economists’ work on common ownership shows that markets, not distant governments, manage things better. For the first time, the Nobel economics prize has gone to a woman, Elinor Ostrom of Indiana University. She shares it with colleague Oliver Williamson. One of the things the pair studied, for example, was the case of the Maine lobster fishing families, who brought in their own system of tradeable quotas. It meant that market principles were brought to bear on the exploitation – and protection – of this natural resource. Iceland’s trawler industry also derived great benefit from the system of individual transferable...
  • Ostrom, Williamson Win Nobel Prize for Economics

    10/12/2009 7:26:05 AM PDT · by Pontiac · 14 replies · 910+ views
    WSJ On-Line ^ | OCTOBER 12, 2009, 9:14 A.M. ET | JUSTIN LAHART and DAVID WESSEL
    Two American economists, Elinor Ostrom and Oliver Williamson, who study the way decisions are made outside the markets on which many other economists focus, were awarded the Nobel Prize in economics Monday. The judges cited "her analysis of economic governance, especially the commons," the way in which natural resources are managed as shared resources. It is an area of research that she said was relevant to questions surrounding global warming, and suggests that decisions by individuals can help solve the problem even as governments work to reach an international agreement. Ms. Ostrom "challenged the conventional wisdom that common property is...
  • Pope Benedict XVI sacks two Vatican officials over Holocaust-denying bishop fiasco

    07/09/2009 12:23:56 AM PDT · by iowamark · 11 replies · 791+ views
    London Daily Mail ^ | 07/09/2009 | Simon Caldwell
    Pope Benedict XVI has sacked two Vatican officials over the readmission of a British Holocaust-denying bishop to the Roman Catholic Church. He also abolished the Vatican department responsible for the lifting of the excommunication of Richard Williamson, who is one of the leaders of the Society of St Pius X. The rehabilitation, in January, threatened to undo decades of work to heal rifts between Catholics and Jews. The German-born Pope was forced to apologise to Jewish leaders and atoned by visiting the Yad Vashem Holocaust Memorial in Israel in May. The incident made Pope Benedict, one of the most admired...
  • Papal Letter about the Lifting of the SSPX Excommunications - the Letter Itself (Full Text)

    03/11/2009 11:23:21 AM PDT · by markomalley · 2 replies · 433+ views
    New Liturgical Movement ^ | 3/11/2009 | Gregor Kollmorgen
    Here, now, is the full text of the Pope's letter regarding the lifting of the SSPX excommunications itself, which has already been published in the most prestigious and reliable German newspaper Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, in an NLM translation: Dear brethren in the Episcopal ministry! The lifting of the excommunication of the four bishops ordained by Archbishop Lefebvre in 1988 without a mandate of the Holy See has led, both within and outside the Catholic Church, for a variety of reasons, to a discussion of such vehemence as we had not experienced for a long time. Many bishops felt at...
  • Argentina Expels Holocaust Bishop

    02/19/2009 1:53:51 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 3 replies · 312+ views
    BBC ^ | Thursday, 19 February 2009
    Argentina has ordered an ultra-traditionalist British bishop who denies the Holocaust to leave the country or face expulsion. The interior ministry said Richard Williamson had been given 10 days to leave Argentina. Earlier this month the bishop was removed from his post as the head of a Roman Catholic seminary in Argentina. A row erupted in January after the Pope decided to lift Bishop Williamson's excommunication on an unrelated matter. The Vatican said the Pope had been unaware of Bishop Williamson's views and had since ordered him to recant. OutrageArgentina's interior ministry said on Thursday that Bishop Williamson "has concealed...
  • Jew-Hating Bishop Williamson Smashes Reporter As he Is Booted Out of Argentina

    02/24/2009 9:40:50 PM PST · by Shellybenoit · 10 replies · 439+ views
    Brietbart/Yidwithlid ^ | 2/25/09 | Yidwithlid
    Today Argentina said "Buh bye" to Jew hating, Protestant loathing, Holocaust denying "Bishop" Richard Williamson. Fired by his Society of St. Pius X from a job as head of a seminary in Buenos Aires, the Argentinean government couldn't wait to throw him out of the country. As he headed through the Airport, returning to England with his tail between his legs, he showed once again that he has no Idea what a man of the cloth should be doing, he threatened a TV Reporter and then gave him a shoulder check, pushing the reporter into a pole. What ever happened...