Shooting in Lancaster, PA, Was Self-Defense

Rioting broke out early Monday morning in Lancaster, PA, after another person was shot and killed by a police officer. Here’s video of the rioters attacking the police station: The police quickly released body cam footage from the officer involved, and here is what it revealed: Reports say that the officer was responding to a […]

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St. Louis Shows That Intervention Is Necessary and Effective

McCloskey Update Mark and Patricia McCloskey, the St. Louis couple seen around the world as they defended themselves from a large and dangerous mob, have both been charged with “felony unlawful use of a weapon” according to a report from Fox News. In an interview with Shannon Bream, Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt called the […]

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Is Boycotting Immoral?

The boycott seems to be the hot topic in the comments section, and because it has received so much criticism, I thought I should say something in its defense. First I need to correct some FAKE NEWS that is circulating.  There is not a shred of evidence that Fr. Long was forced out or pressured […]

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It’s a New Year and a New New Walden—Welcome!

I thought the new year would be the perfect time to make a change at New Walden.  The standard blog format went long past its “use by” date in my opinion, the main problem being that it hides the content of the website.  Not anymore.  Now on the homepage you can see multiple articles at […]

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Eric Metaxas Will Be in Town Tomorrow Night, November 2nd

Eric, no doubt, will be here to talk about his new book, If You Can Keep It, and to talk about the election. These have been two of his favorite subjects of late, and he has taken a lot of heat for his forthright political opinions:  He thinks that Christians and conservatives are wrong not to vote for Trump; […]

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“If You Can Keep It,” by Eric Metaxas, Part 1

I am happy to announce that the New Walden Book Club (NWBC) is under way.  Here is the first installment of our discussion of the new book by Eric Metaxas, If You Can Keep It.  The video discusses the introduction to the book.  There, Metaxas lays the groundwork for what I anticipate will be his argument, namely, […]

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