Author - Thomas Addis

THOMAS ADDIS is a retired high school teacher and published author, most recently authoring a children's book, A Gift of Light, which is available at Amazon. An M.A. graduate of Oakland University, he is a PAC director for Right to Life of Michigan and Associate Editor of Catholic Journal. In his spare time, he enjoys reading and cycling.

Culture

Bluffin’ with My Muffin?

It was Detroit, in 2006. That was the last time I watched a halftime show during the Superbowl. In the following eleven years, I have had no desire to see any...

Culture

You are Evil—Please Support Us

Recently, in a waiting room at a local hospital, I noticed a stack of programs from the Interfaith Center for Racial Justice (ICRJ). The programs were...

Culture

The Ubiquitous Slur

On January 27, 2017, thousands of Americans will gather in Washington D.C. for the annual March for Life to mark the 44th anniversary of the infamous Roe v...

Culture

What’s in a Name? Not that Much

I have written before about the insanity of people who become unhinged over the naming of athletic teams at various levels of sport. Two years ago, Utah...

Faith

The Gift of Light

The great hall was alive with the voices of millions of stars. Since the beginning of creation, this was the first time God had asked the stars to gather in...

Culture

The “Sensitivity” Train

A day or two after the presidential election, an incident in a middle school in Royal Oak, Michigan, created a media-driven controversy. A very short video...

Faith

This Is Your Friend?

For those who live in this world and desire to embrace the virtues, it is necessary to unite together in holy friendship. (St. Francis de Sales) A faithful...

Culture

Hard to Believe

In an unprecedented act of concern for the most vulnerable among us, a Seattle public school system sponsored a “Babies’ Lives Matter” day. Most of the...

Politics

But Why Was it Wrong?

The now infamous eleven-year-old video of Donald Trump has critically wounded his candidacy. Whether it is a mortal wound is yet to be determined. The media...

Culture

The First Environmentalists

I don’t remember a lot about my grade school years, but, for some strange reason, I do recall a map in my geography book showing the extent of a huge ice cap...