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Why the Thunderings on the Right?

During and since Barry Goldwater’s unsuccessful run for the Presidency much has been said and written about extremism, especially extremism on the so-called “right.” Much of this commentary has been in the form of sharply adverse criticism. Not a little of this commentary has itself been extreme, though often couched in impeccable academic language with its […]

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Your Letter is a Ballot

How many times did you vote during the past year? Once? Only once? You could have voted much oftener. Indeed, you should have! You could have voted on every bill considered in Congress and by the White House. You could have voted on every issue debated in your state legislature or city council. You could […]

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Yes, It’s Kennedy

We have received some criticism of last month’s article by one of our Canadian contributors entitled: “So It’s Kennedy.” The writer of this article minimized the danger of Roman Catholic interference in public affairs. I wish to say that few if any of those in charge of TORCH AND TRUMPET are in agreement with that writer’s […]

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So It’s Kennedy Says a Canadian Minister

Time Magazine informed me politely but firmly that a foreigner would never understand the intricacies of the presidential elections. I bow unconditionally before that dictum, even though I have been residing for over 14 years on this continent, 3 of them in the USA. I understand a little bit, but since a little learning is a […]

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Should Protestants Help Elect A Catholic President?

To the average American, culturally uprooted and religiously indifferent, the answer to the above question is, “Why not?” To the political defeatist, who sees the onrush of Communism as irresistible, the answer may be, “By all means I What other force is there in this world than that of Catholicism that has the spiritual stamina […]

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