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 Bloody Ear

When the early reports first surfaced that there had been an assassination attempt on former President Trump, my first thought was that I was not at all surprised. For six months, I have been saying if all of these legal and political maneuvers to...

One for the Books

For whatever celebration, books have long been my favorite gift. From my birthday to Father’s Day and even Christmas, “the gift” is a plastic card with a big B&N stamped on it. For Father’s Day this year, I received a grand total of...

You Bet Your Life

I wonder how many people remember that Groucho Marx, the brains of the Marx Brothers, had his own quiz show on early TV, called You Bet Your Life. Adapted from the radio show of the same name, the game consisted of competitive trivia...

Above the Law

I love legal dramas. I think that the many years I have spent watching theatrical courtrooms from the television shows and films, such as Inherit the Wind, The Law and Mr. Jones, Perry Mason, To Kill a Mockingbird, The Lincoln Lawyer and most...

Catholic Pride

I first encountered the term, Catholic Pride, in two articles on the Benedictine College graduation exercise presented by Harrison Butker, the placekicker on the Kansas City Chiefs of the National Football League. When I finally got a chance to read...

The Absentee Cat

I really do not have a predilection for cats. In fact I am not crazy about most members of the animal kingdom. But there are a few really great metaphoric uses for cats. While I have already written about the Cat and our lost curiosity, this essay...

Through the Uprights of Eternity

I have never liked the Kansas City Chiefs very much. It was nothing personal. I lived on the other side of the state and in all my years there, football fans could only enjoy 2-3 good years in all the time we had a team. The best moment was the...

The Mob and the American Flag

Protesting perceived unfairness has played an important part in American history ever since its fight to overthrow their absentee masters in London. It is easy to say this country had been founded on Protest, even some that became violent. From the...