Monthly Archives: December 2012


In anno MCMLXXII, phalanx classica ad carcere missa est, a curia militari, propter scelus non perpetraverunt. Isti effugerunt raptim ex carcere securitatis maximæ, ad barathro Angelopolis. Hodie—ab imperio quæruntur adhuc—ipsi sicut bellatores mercenarios vivunt. Si problema habes, si nemo non possunt auxiliari, et si eos potes invenire, forsit poteris conducere…

The Hon. Robert Heron Bork, 1927-2012

Requiescat in pace. Bork would have been a towering figure even if he had done nothing after The Antitrust Paradox; we have lost a great American of whose service as a great justice we were cruelly deprived. May he rest in peace, and as Judge Easterbrook put it at a recent conference celebrating Bork’s work […]

Iter ad astra

Coeli. Terminus ultimus. Hæ sunt navigationes astri-navis «Suscipienda». Missio permanens eius: Explorare mundi novi et alienus; quærere vita nova, et respublicæ novæ; ire audacter ad locis homines non ivit antea!

The Immaculate Conception

“Our Rev. Father announces in the church that the conception of the Blessed Virgin, pure and immaculate, has been declared an article of faith by the Sovereign Pontiff in the presence of more than two hundred bishops. O Mary, conceived without sin, pray for us who have recourse to thee! O Mother without spot, protect […]