“That being said I do not give in to the feelings of foreboding or intend give up without a fight. I want my country to live up to its ideals, I am concerned about the real world, our alliances, our environment, and the real threat to freedom. I believe in a particular universal ideal enunciated in the Preamble of the Declaration of Independence that All men are created equal, and as such that I must continually stand for what is right, what is true, and what is enduring.” – Bravo, Steve!
Friends of Padre Steve’s World,
Hannah Arendt wrote:“When evil is allowed to compete with good, evil has an emotional populist appeal that wins out unless good men and women stand as a vanguard against abuse.”
She was right. We are seeing a populist appeal that is embracing eviland it is happening before our very eyes.
I cannot shake the deep sense of foreboding I have regarding the country and the world after President Trump’s repeated attacks on NATO, his shredding of the Paris Climate accord, and the threat of war on the Korean Peninsula are enough to concern any right thinking person. Likewise,the swirl of allegations concerning what appears to be treasonous activities by his closest advisers and his apparent attemptsto have them covered up by the FBI and various intelligence agencies. There is something very wrong going on and it almost feels that I can see the disaster…
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