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On this day after the election, social media is filled with either jubilation or despair depending on which side of the political spectrum you fall. We as citizens are very invested in how our politicians will change our country for better or worse. But the almost exclusive focus on politics as a means of change [Read More...]

Brief Thoughts from Ben Franklin on Election Day

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Since it’s Election Day, here are a few thoughts on government and the citizenry from founding father Ben Franklin: “A nation of well-informed men who have been taught to know and prize the rights which God has given them cannot be enslaved. It is in the religion of ignorance that tyranny begins.” “Only a virtuous [Read More...]

Registered in Heaven: Peter Hitchens on God’s Role in Civil Society

There’s been much public discussion in recent years about the role of God and religion in government and civil society.  Some want to remove all signs and mentions of God from the public sphere. In his excellent 2010 book “The Rage Against God: How Atheism Led Me to Faith,” journalist Peter Hitchens recounts not only [Read More...]

Hurricane Sandy on Bikes in New York City

The cleanup of the devastation caused by Hurricane Sandy continues, with many people getting desperate for food, shelter, gas, electricity and safety. Some of the best ways to help are through the Red Cross and Catholic Charities. If you’d like a first-person look at what Sandy was like in downtown Manhattan, filmmaker Casey Neistat created [Read More...]


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