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by
Griff L. Ruby

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Below are all the installments of the STRAIGHT STUFF columns by Griff L. Ruby to date.

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  • Installment 123: Conclusion - A Real Solution to a False Problem Part Fourteen on a series refuting the SSPX-published book, Sedevacantism - A False Solution To a Real Problem

  • Installment 122: Fecundity and Sterility Part Thirteen on a series refuting the SSPX-published book, Sedevacantism - A False Solution To a Real Problem

  • Installment 121: Man of Providence Part Twelve on a series refuting the SSPX-published book, Sedevacantism - A False Solution To a Real Problem

  • Installment 120: Spontaneous Sedevacantism? Part Eleven on a series refuting the SSPX-published book, Sedevacantism - A False Solution To a Real Problem

  • Installment 119: Worthy of Consideration Part Ten on a series refuting the SSPX-published book, Sedevacantism - A False Solution To a Real Problem

  • Installment 118: Authority by Default? Part Nine on a series refuting the SSPX-published book, Sedevacantism - A False Solution To a Real Problem

  • Installment 117: Undoing the Double-Negative Part Eight on a series refuting the SSPX-published book, Sedevacantism - A False Solution To a Real Problem

  • Installment 116: A Theological Map Part Two: Applying the Cardinal Compass for a Clearer and Sure Path

  • Installment 115: A Theological Map Part One: Trouble Navigating When the Road is Not Clearly Delineated

  • Installment 114: Learning Curve, Interrupted Part Seven on a series refuting the SSPX-published book, Sedevacantism - A False Solution To a Real Problem

  • Installment 113: Misrepresenting Billot Part Six on a series refuting the SSPX-published book, Sedevacantism - A False Solution To a Real Problem

  • Installment 112: They Fought the Bad Fight of Installment Fifteen of "The Art of Scholastic Dishonesty"

  • Installment 111: The Screed of a Creed? Part Five on a series refuting the SSPX-published book, Sedevacantism - A False Solution To a Real Problem

  • Installment 110: Rock Solidly Set in Stone Part Three on a series on the Bible of the First Century Church

  • Installment 109: From Tier to Eternity Part Two on a series on the Bible of the First Century Church

  • Installment 108: Transition from the Old to Ascertaining the New Part One on a series on the Bible of the First Century Church

  • Installment 107: The Case of the Disappearing Disappearance Part Four on a series refuting the SSPX-published book, Sedevacantism - A False Solution To a Real Problem

  • Installment 106: Is It Too Complicated? Part Three on a series refuting the SSPX-published book, Sedevacantism - A False Solution To a Real Problem

  • Installment 105: A Brief for the First Discussion Eight Points that will give Fellay a fail-proof way of proving Ratzinger wrong in face-to-face discussions

  • Installment 104: The Roots of Liberalism Straight Talk about a Sensitive Subject

  • Installment 103: And Now, the Other Kind of Sedevacantist Part Two on a series refuting the SSPX-published book, Sedevacantism - A False Solution To a Real Problem

  • Installment 102: Nascent Feeney Part c of Installment Fourteen of "The Art of Scholastic Dishonesty"

  • Installment 101: Nascent Feeney Part b of Installment Fourteen of "The Art of Scholastic Dishonesty"

  • Installment 100: Nascent Feeney Part a of Installment Fourteen of "The Art of Scholastic Dishonesty"

  • Installment 99: On Meditation Time for introspection in focusing on our prayer life

  • Installment 98: Let's Hold a Conclave Part One on a series refuting the SSPX-published book, Sedevacantism - A False Solution To a Real Problem

  • Installment 97: Begin at the Beginning Part Thirteen of "The Art of Scholastic Dishonesty"

  • Installment 96: The Proof Part Three of a three-part treatise "Anatomy of a Papal Resignation"

  • Installment 95: The Precedents Part Two of a three-part treatise "Anatomy of a Papal Resignation"

  • Installment 94: The Procedure Part One of a three-part treatise "Anatomy of a Papal Resignation"

  • Installment 93: Thinking Inside the Church and Outside the Conciliar Box Amping up the discussion on how sedevacantism is the only conclusion in light of the facts presented

  • Installment 92: Dead or Alive, Anonymous Apostates Are Known to God Part Three of a three-part Interlude

  • Installment 91: The Slippery Slope to Sophistry Part Two of a three-part Interlude

  • Installment 90: Genesis of the Polemics Against Feeneyism Part One of a three-part Interlude

  • Installment 89: To Go Where No Saint Has Gone Before The Society's dangerous course

  • Installment 88: The Art of Scholastic Dishonesty, Part Twelve, part c Closing Arguments against the Thesis and Feeneyism

  • Installment 87: The Art of Scholastic Dishonesty, Part Twelve, part b The Catechism vs. the Thesis and Feeneyism

  • Installment 86: The Art of Scholastic Dishonesty, Part Twelve, part a The Church Theologians vs. the Thesis and Feeneyism

  • Installment 85: A Good Christmas Annual Nativity Message

  • Installment 84: The Art of Scholastic Dishonesty, Part Eleven, part b The Church vs. Feeneyism

  • Installment 83: The Art of Scholastic Dishonesty, Part Eleven, part a Conspiracy of a Cult

  • Installment 82: The Art of Scholastic Dishonesty, Part Ten, part b Desire to Know the Full Truth about Baptism of Desire

  • Installment 81: The Art of Scholastic Dishonesty, Part Ten, part a Fathers Know Best what desires God Desires

  • Installment 80: The Art of Scholastic Dishonesty, Part Nine Bobbing for BOB

  • Installment 79: The Art of Scholastic Dishonesty, Part Eight When all else fails, blame God!

  • Installment 78: The Art of Scholastic Dishonesty, Part Seven The Evidence is Overwhelming!

  • Installment 77: The Art of Scholastic Dishonesty, Part Six It's All Or Nothing!

  • Installment 76: The Art of Scholastic Dishonesty, Part Five What About the What-abouts?

  • Installment 75: The Art of Scholastic Dishonesty, Part Four The Treatise is in Contempt of Context

  • Installment 74: The Art of Scholastic Dishonesty, Part Three Three who dare challenge Church Teaching

  • Installment 73: The Art of Scholastic Dishonesty, Part Two Ellipses can Eclipse Ecclesial Intent

  • Installment 72: The Art of Scholastic Dishonesty, Part One Word Twisting to Change the Meaning

  • Installment 71: Sleight of Hand

  • Installment 70: A Grave Risk

  • Installment 69: Wither Winter Christmas?

  • installment 68:The Novus Ordo Shill Factory

  • installment 67:New Rites for Old

  • installment 66:IV. The Phantom Menace of the Motu Fourth and final in a series on "Motu Wars"

  • installment 65:III. Return of the 'Time Bombs' Third in a series on "Motu Wars"

  • installment 64:II. The Conciliar Empire Strikes Back Second in a series on "Motu Wars"

  • installment 63:I. Hope Against Hope First in a series on "Motu Wars"

  • installment 62:An Open Letter to the Sisters who left the CMRI

  • installment 61: How One Novelty Invents More Novelties

  • installment 60: What if..?

  • installment 59: The Long and Short of It

  • installment 58: Of Elephants and Chandeliers and a Certain River in Egypt

  • installment 57: Time to Put a Certain Piece of Nonsense to Rest

  • installment 56: Trad-Oecumenism

  • installment 55: Invisibilism

  • installment 54: On Cowardice

  • installment 53: 10 Simple Answers to 10 Easy Questions

  • installment 52: The Procedure

  • installment 51: View to the Long Term

  • installment 50: The Appeal of Catholicism and Hindrance Number 1 Part III of the series "The Way Back to the Mainstream"

  • installment 49: Traditional Catholics ARE the Christian Mainstream Part II of the series "The Way Back to the Mainstream"

  • installment 48: The Resurrection of Pope Pius XII

  • installment 47: Homosexuality's Dirty Secret Part Two

  • installment 46: Homosexuality's Dirty Secret Part One

  • installment 45: Personal and Corporate Return to the Church

  • installment 44: The Council and its Spirit

  • installment 43: Authority

  • installment 42: In THIS I Rejoice

  • installment 41: A Spiritual Lesson from My Little Dog, and other Spiritual Meditations

  • installment 40: Practical Sedevacantism

  • installment 39: The Way Back to the Mainstream Part I of the series "The Way Back to the Mainstream"

  • installment 38: Potpourri in the Philippines Some Musings, Insights and Book Reviews on Vacationing in a once most Catholic land

  • installment 37: Despair and Presumption Some Musings on the Sins Against Hope

  • installment 36: Grace and the Subsistent Superchurch Part Three of Clarification about Graces outside the Church

  • installment 35: Grace and the Decree on Ecumenism Part Two of Clarification about Graces outside the Church

  • installment 34: Grace and the Heretical Baptism Part One of Clarification about Graces outside the Church

  • installment 33: God's Eternal Enterprise

  • installment 32: Down the Yellow Brick Road to Apostasy: The Lumen Gentium Syndrome

  • installment 31: Novus Ordo "Suffering"

  • installment 30: Can We Pray For Our Enemies?

  • installment 29: Harvest Moon Revisited

  • installment 28: Lose the Attitude

  • installment 27: Standards Still Apply

  • installment 26: A Lesson from Jolly Old England

  • installment 25: Project Harvest Moon and Pope Gregory XVII Part Two

  • installment 24: Project Harvest Moon and Pope Gregory XVII Part One

  • installment 23: A Postscript to the Terri Schiavo case

  • installment 22: Benedict XVI can save the Church, but will he?

  • installment 21: Canonical Pessimism

  • installment 20: Can Good People Go to Hell?

  • installment 19: Power and Spiritual Riches in Poverty

  • installment 18: What is your picture? Part Five on Lumen Gentium

  • installment 17: What is your picture? Part Four on Lumen Gentium

  • installment 16: What is your picture? Part Three on Lumen Gentium

  • installment 15: What is your picture? Part Two on Lumen Gentium

  • installment 14: What is your picture? Part One on Lumen Gentium

  • installment 13: The Supreme Scandal

  • installment 12: No Room at the Inn - for Tradition

  • installment 11: Running to the End of the World

  • installment 10: Bad Company Ruins Good Morals Part Two

  • installment 9: Bad Company Ruins Good Morals Part One

  • installment 8: A Spiritual Lesson from an Airline Stewardess

  • installment 7: The Essence of Schism Part Two

  • installment 6: The Essence of Schism Part One

  • installment 5: Lest we forget - Why 'PRO MULTIS'

  • installment 4: Have You Hugged your Local Conservative Novus Ordo Believer Lately?

  • installment 3: Something about Denzinger

  • installment 2: A Journey to Truth

  • installment 1: Purity, and the Grace to See God