Author - William Borst

WILLIAM A. BORST has taught at virtually all levels of education from elementary school through university, published commentaries in many local and national publications, and hosted a weekly talk show on WGNU radio for 22 years. Having recently served as editor of the Mindszenty Report, Dr. Borst is the author of two prominent books: Liberalism: Fatal Consequences (1999) and The Scorpion and the Frog: A Natural Conspiracy (2005). He holds a PhD in American History from St. Louis University.

Politics

Obama’s French Legacy

As the country settles back to its usual frenetic atmosphere of political bickering with Donald Trump as its new president, it is time to consider what former...

Culture

Young at Heart

At 73 years of age, for a single man, to try to find a new love, is a very hard sell. I can understand why, given our youth-saturated culture. We place youth...

Culture

Empires of the Mind

In the introduction to his book, The Twilight of Atheism, Aleister McGrath referenced Winston Churchill’s 1943 speech at Harvard University where he predicted...

Faith

My Child Within

Innocence in mind and heart has become a lost virtue in our increasingly godless society. While parents often tried to protect their children from learning the...

Faith

The Greatest Movie Ever Made

The Venerable Fulton J. Sheen used to say that before every Easter there has to be a Good Friday. No Easter season has ever underscored the absolute veracity...

Culture

The Prince of Beaufort

Pat Conroy was the son of a Chicago-born career military pilot and a Southern belle, who fancied herself the Second Coming of Scarlet O’Hara. Though Conroy was...

Culture

The Graveyard of the Body

For most old people being in constant pain is the predominant condition of getting old. It dominates the aging process whether it is arthritis, gout, dementia...

Culture

I Sing of Goats and Owls

I think its time for me to write about one of the basic facts of life. No, I do not mean the birds and the bees. What I have in mind is more like owls and...