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William Borst

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.

Dark Shades of Papal Green

There is a truism in science dating back several centuries that states the book of science is always open. Man-made global warming a.k.a. climate change, thanks to erstwhile President Barack Obama, is the first and the only scientific issue where...

Talent on Loan from God

On Ash Wednesday, I left shortly after 11AM for the Noon Mass to get my daily newspapers. I had not heard Rush Limbaugh very often because as everyone knew he was battling stage four lung cancer. During his regular treatments, he used a plethora of...

An Open Conspiracy

I have been fascinated by conspiracies, ever since I majored in History at Holy Cross College in 1963. It is impossible to objectively study the subject, unless one accepts the reality that conspiracies exist and have existed since recorded history...

We Wuz Robbed

I have been to a few weddings in St. Louis years ago where Bob Kuban’s band was the featured entertainment. Kuban was best known for his 1966 #12 pop hit, The Cheater. After the 2020 election and its unsettling aftermath, I cannot help but believe...

The Loss of Innocence

If there is one issue of Catholic moral teaching that has wasted more time and energy of the faithful in the pews, it is the death penalty. Acceptance and approval of capital punishment within the Catholic Church has varied throughout history...

A Victim of Jesuit Education

As a frustrated comedian, I have been writing some of my own lines over the years. I enjoy springing my one-liners on unsuspecting strangers on elevators or at cocktail parties. One of my originals was the admission that I have been a victim of 11...

Our Most Important Product

It was so good to have a modicum of sports, especially baseball, to distract me from the political, medical and cultural woes that have befallen our country. Still something is not right with us and I do not mean the Wuhan-19 virus. In reading about...

A History Lesson

The first line from soul singer Sam Cooke’s 1960 hit, Wonderful World, begins prophetically Don’t know much about history! How is it that Americans seem so ignorant of their own history? And why is it what they presume to know sounds as if it had...