St. John Henry Newman: The Church Fathers and the Mother of GodJanuary 2, 2021
The Hidden Heroes of 2020, by Peter Jesserer SmithJanuary 2, 2021
Instead of hooking up via quips with thousands of strangers, I’m courting eligible authors.
By John Zmirak, The Stream, January 1, 2021
I don’t like to indulge in sour grapes. Let’s revisit that old expression from Aesop’s fables, to restore some of the force to a phrase that’s now cliché:
Driven by hunger, a fox tried to reach some grapes hanging high on the vine but was unable to, although he leaped with all his strength. As he went away, the fox remarked ‘Oh, you aren’t even ripe yet! I don’t need any sour grapes.’ People who speak disparagingly of things that they cannot attain would do well to apply this story to themselves.
Unplugging from The Matrix
You might suspect me of a “sour grapes” reaction when I say that Twitter did me a favor by kicking me off two weeks ago. I spent ten years building up to 12,000 followers, which spiked to 28,000 in a week after standing up for Sidney Powell here at The Stream. Then I lost it all by offending the strange gods of Transgenderism. …