August 20, 2018

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.

Boris’ Cow

I have a candidate for the Most Memorable Character column in the Readers’ Digest. I am talking about Boris, a Russian cab driver from my local company. He is one of the funniest and most charming drivers I have ever had. Several years ago, he asked...

The Roman Way into Eternity?

21st century America is witnessing an epidemic of suicides that seems to traverse all demographics. Their motives have historically been variegated. The recent rash of celebrities taking their own lives, such as comedian Robin Williams, fashion...

The Tootsie Identity Crisis

I remember reading a Time Magazine article on modern sex education many years ago. There was one anecdote that is emblazoned on my mind forever.  A six-year old was on his way home from school, where he had experienced his first or second day of Sex...

An Alternate Reality

I often wonder about the mental health of people on the left. Now I am not a psychologist, let alone a psychiatrist. I seem to get in trouble every time I try to use such terminology in my writings. For example, in an article for the St. Louis...

Tell ‘Em Jack Sent Me

Lifenews.com is an on-line prolife organization. For people like me it is an invaluable source because it keeps me updated and informed as to the current machinations that the denizens of the culture of death are up to. In a recent edition, I read...

The Flow of History

In the spring of 2017, I got into a heated debate with a young man who was still grief-stricken by the election of Donald Trump as the 45th President of the United States. During the course of this exchange, he told me that I was on the wrong side...

The Puppet Master

The movie industry has had a lucrative field day with the idea of a powerful overseer manipulating weaker humans to spread terror over an entire population. In 1986 Hollywood embarked on what became a serial of horror movies, entitled The Puppet...

The Sweet Juice of Eden

One of the great conflicts in human existence has been the clash between free will and individual conscience. It is a never-ending battle that often wages in the soul of any conscious human being. When I was 19 the temptations of the flesh nearly...

The NFL Theatre of the Absurd

Perhaps this is just old news but the NFL controversy, while having disappeared as a headline news item, still is going on. I used to like professional football until I started playing in a Fantasy Football League many years ago. The latter really...

The Parish Lector

Since Vatican II descended on the Church in the early 1960s like a revelation from God that left it up to us to somehow implement, laymen and women have had a much greater access to what Teddy Roosevelt called the Bully Pulpit. Lay people’s major...