‘Twas the Week Before Finals

By |2018-12-07T10:04:05-06:00December 7th, 2018|Categories: Christmas, Education, Poetry, Satire|

'Twas the week before finals and all through the school All the students were panicked and losing their cool. The deadlines flew by because no one would heed The dates in the syllabus no one would read. The children were buried nose-deep in their studies While visions of failure plagued them and their buddies. But [...]

On Welcoming Grays into the Church

By |2016-05-04T20:04:30-06:00April 30th, 2016|Categories: Catholicism, Christianity, Dwight Longenecker, Modernity, Pope Francis, Satire, Tradition|Tags: |

Editor’s Note: Guest essayist, Duane Mandible is a contributing editor to The Truth Hurts, a bi-monthly journal of politics, economics and opinion. He also contributes regularly to Freedom Monthly; Illuminations and The Sojourner. Duane is the author of Guns and Knives will Save Your Children’s Lives. He is Vice President of the Sacred Society of St. Philibustre, is studying for [...]

The Lost Works of Diogenes Booth, America’s First Conservative

By |2019-03-30T23:11:32-06:00April 1st, 2016|Categories: Satire|

Diogenes Booth The recent discovery of the works of previously unknown Irish-American philosopher, political essayist, actor, and musician Diogenes Booth has stunned the academic world. Among these are a brief autobiography, an extended commentary on the American Revolution, several essays on American politics during the Founding and early National periods, and even a [...]

Reflections on the Revolution in Motown

By |2018-01-22T13:23:04-06:00July 22nd, 2014|Categories: Fiction, Marcia Christoff-Kurapovna, Satire|Tags: |

Oh! What a Revolution! And what a heart I must have to contemplate without emotion that elevation and that fall!  —Edmund Burke, Reflections on the Revolution in France On the 20th of July in the year 20– of our Lord, Savior and shadow Secretary of War, the city of Detroit officially wrested itself free [...]