January 20, 2022
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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.

The Flies of Faith and Reason

The Catholic Church always seems to be a lightning rod for the salient issues of the day, whether it is abortion, euthanasia, social justice or immigration. To me it is not surprising that a world that gives more allegiance to Niccolò Machiavelli...

In the Dark Shadows of Abortion

What do the old Brooklyn Dodgers and abortion rights have in common? I know that sounds like a strange question but in 1953 the Brooklyn Dodgers roster, the so-called Boys of Summer, listed two formidable pitchers on their roster. Listed...

The Vindication of George Orwell

For a writer in today’s radically changing direction, toward the far left of center, George Orwell and his 1948 class dystopian novel 1984 has unequivocally shattered all the Marxist utopian fantasies about the new world on their perverted horizon...

A Lost Touch

Years ago, I was reminded of the old Broadway play Funny Girl, starring Barbra Streisand. I vividly remember taking a lady friend during Christmas week in 1965 to see what proved to be her last performance. I was most touched by Streisand’s...

A German Comedy

I used to write a blog, presumptively called The Gospel Truth for about five years. In thumbing through some old notes, I stumbled over an essay I wrote about 14 years ago. It still speaks to me and I hope my readers on this venue will find some...

Through a Glass Darkly

I have always enjoyed studying history. I have spent most of my adult life, reading, thinking about and even teaching it. The proper teaching of History has changed for the worst in the last three generations. It is now one of the most abused and...

An Exercise in Logical Theory

I used to review books for one of the local newspapers when St. Louis had more than one daily. One of the first I did was an intriguing volume, entitled The Plague of the Spanish Lady, written by Richard Collier in 1974. The book described...

Just Do It

Chevy Chase, late of Saturday Nite Live, reigns as one of the all-time great psychical humorists. I believe his cynical humor, laced with some daring pratfalls, cost President Gerald Ford the 1976 presidential election. During one episode, just...