May 20, 2019

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 Associate Editor of Catholic Journal. In his spare time, he enjoys reading and cycling.

The Principle of Vows

Every year around April 15, when federal taxes are due, several radio and television stations create a fictitious individual with W-2s, deductions, capital gains, losses, investments, etc. and submit that information to twenty different tax...

But It’s Only an Oath

In a scene from Robert Bolt’s wonderful play A Man for All Seasons, Thomas More is incarcerated in the Tower of London because he refuses to take an oath acknowledging the supremacy of King Henry VIII over all foreign leaders, including the...

A Cautionary Tale

Once upon a time, in the early 1800s, there was a very poor country, so poor, in fact, that many of its citizens left for other countries.  However, this nation did have one thing in which it excelled—literacy. Nearly 75% of the population...

Be Afraid; Be Very Afraid

Did you ever hear of Sheridan School? It’s a K-8 school in northwest Washington D.C. It’s private, and if you want to send your child there, it will cost you over $36,000 per year. Not exactly a place for the indigent to get an education. The school...

How Did We Get Here?

I must admit that I am somewhat surprised by the reaction of many moderates and conservatives to the now infamous abortion law passed in the New York Senate. Suddenly people are stunned that babies can be killed right up to the moment of birth. Many...

Crocodile Tears for the Constitution

“It does violence to the Constitution and the vision of our founders to appoint such a person in such a manner to be the chief legal officer in our country.”—Nancy Pelosi. In the above quotation, Pelosi is referring to President Trump’s appointment...

How Can This Be Fair?

Pay very close attention because it is important that you follow the information I am going to reveal if you are going to understand what this article is about. Pronouns are the key. Here we go: Mack is a high school girl who wants to become a boy...