Time to read the Riot Act

There’s nothing new about howling mobs of rioting Brits. In my youth, a couple of centuries ago, London’s riots were legendary. Mark you, the British weren’t as squeamish about dealing with them as they are today.

At Apsley House, the London residence of the Duke of Wellington, the pillars on the top floor were once . . . → Read More: Time to read the Riot Act

Beware the barbarians howling at our gates

The rioters who pillaged and burned vast swathes of British cities recently have been universally condemned as amoral, materialistic, self–absorbed thugs, with an overweening sense of entitlement engendered by an overly indulgent welfare state.

An apt description, perhaps, but it merely catalogues the symptoms of the disease that lies at the root of what is . . . → Read More: Beware the barbarians howling at our gates

This Week’s Newsletter

Here is this week’s newsletter: St. Stephen’s News XXII 33

The Ninth Sunday after Trinity

Grant to us, Lord, we beseech thee, the spirit to think and do always such things as are right; that we, who cannot do any thing that is good without thee, may by thee be enabled to live according to thy will; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.