Archive for February 10th, 2014


My old friend Tom Storck, a leading thinker on matters of Catholic Social Teaching, is speaking at the Franciscan University of Steubenville on February 19 at 9pm. The topic is “Capitalism, the god that failed.”  The lecture will be held in the St. Joseph’s Seminar Room and will be followed by a question and answer period.

I realize that 9pm on a Wednesday night is not a very good time for most people, but if you live in eastern Ohio or the upper Ohio Valley you may want to come and hear Tom. I probably don’t have to tell you how important that he is speaking at such an Americanist and GOP outpost…

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Earthquakes recorded in Youngstown, Ohio, from 1776 to 2010:  0

Earthquakes recorded in 2011 after a nearby well pumping wastewater produced by fracking came online: 109

Earthquakes in Youngstown since the wastewater well was shut down December 31, 2011:  0

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