April 21, 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 Good Book

When I was in graduate school, one of my history professors told us that the best way to learn history was to read books. I took his advice and read well over a 100 books a year for several years. The one book that I wish I had read more often was...

A Belated Mother’s Day

My mom, Helen Moyse Borst died on March 11th after battling Alzheimer’s for several years. I never give the year but simply say 3/11 because she died exactly six months before the terrorists attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon. She...

Welcome to America’s 51st State

No, this essay is not about the prospects of The District of Columbia, Northern California or even Puerto Rico, being added to our flag in order to stack the Senate and House deck with new legislators. I am talking about the constant state of...

Can We All Get Along?

On March 3,1991, Rodney King led the Los Angeles police on a high-speed chase, reaching 110 to 115 m.p.h. When the police finally pulled him over, it took a squad of 15-21 officers to finally subdue the behemoth of a man as he continually resisted...

Keeping the Faith

I join with millions of Catholics, who are disturbed by the growing division within the American Catholic Church. With apologies to Billy Joel, Keeping the Faith is much more difficult when many of our leaders, including the Pope, are mudding the...

A Nation of Sleeping Susies

In the 1950’s, I remember listening to a hit recoding of an Everly Brothers’ song, Wake up Little Susie on my 45 record player. I believe the song title has an implicit warning for us today. With apologies to Winston Churchill, like the frantic...

The Face of Death

Many years ago, a young Monsignor was laying on his hospital gurney, only partly sedated, when his mentor, the former Archbishop of St. Louis, approached him on the way to the operating room. He devoutly said: Richard, let us pray to St. Joseph for...

Peggy Noonan and Conspiracism

Attention word mavens and neologists, there is a new politically correct kid on the block and he has just joined the ever-increasing gang of psychological maledictions, such as Racism, Sexism, Ageism, Genderism ad infinitum that are anathema for all...