Posts tagged "With Both Hands"

The best tribune to Francis Cardinal George

Among  all of the wonderful words printed or spoken about the late Chicago’s archbishop, Francis Cardinal George the best tribune comes from Pat Hickey in his blog, With Both Hands. If you haven’t acquainted yourself with Pat Hickey, you should do so now. He is more authentically a Chicagoan from the neighborhoods than Studs Terkel or any... Read more »

Mother Jones 2012 is Sarah Palin

Mother Jones Magazine, ya’ll know, is everything that the far left loves, about politics, the environment and the shared hatred of everything conservative. Thus there is great irony that this rag named itself after the Sarah Palin of last century. The always astute Hickey explains why in this excellent and “shocking” post on his blog, With... Read more »

The schnook he's talking about is the Chicago Sun-Times' Neil Steinberg.

Neil Steinberg fires another shot in the alleged war of religion on science. Or is it the war of science against religion? Pat Hickey returns a volley on his blog, “With Both Hands” with this post: Chicago’s Pleonastic Schnook and the Science of Snobbery Against Faith .Point, set and match for Hickey.        
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Occupiers and Tea Partiers Unite

Here is the real solution to America’s economic problems that should satisfy both the Occupy Whatever movement and the Tea Party: So how best to confront America’s growing class division? With serious economic growth beyond Wall Street. A flatter tax system with fewer exemptions, limiting trusts and foundations and ending the preference for capital gains... Read more »

The Fouling of Walter Payton in an Age of Iagos: "I follow him to serve my turn upon him."

Here is brilliant commentary about  Jeff Pearlman’s smear of Walter Payton (in a book whose name will not be mentioned here) from the often brilliant Patrick Hickey. If you are a fan of William Shakespeare (and who isn’t?), you will enjoy this. If you are a fan of Walter Payton you will relish this. If... Read more »
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