Uh…. Sam Adams, Man, You Forgot Something!

Sam Adams beer

Beer-maker Samuel Adams forgot something in its Fourth of July commercial—and now, they’re taking a big hit over on their Facebook page.In the ad, a bartender cites the Declaration of Independence, but deliberately omits any reference to God.  It goes like this:The bartender asks, “Why name a beer after Samuel Adams?”  He goes on to explain that “…Samuel Adams signed the Declaration of Independence.  He believed there was a better way to live.”The bartender then recites the Declaratio … [Read more...]

Yeah, Well, Happy Fourth to You, Too, Miss M.

Bette Midler

Bette Midler, aka "the Divine Miss M", sent a most unpatriotic tweet on the Fourth of July.  Fans have cried foul, after  Midler used the occasion of America's birthday to publicly criticize the United States.“Happy Independence Day!” Midler tweeted. “Just think, if we hadn’t won that war, today wouldn’t be a holiday AND we’d have health care.”So on the day that Americans celebrate our independence from Britain, the Divine Miss M foists her liberal politics on the nation.Well, ain't t … [Read more...]

Two Popes Consecrate the Vatican to St. Michael the Archangel

Statue of St. Michael the Archangel, blessed by Pope Francis and Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI on July 5

Since his retirement, Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI has kept a low profile—living a life of quiet prayer and study in the home prepared for him in the Vatican Gardens.So it was a treat for Vatican City State workers when Benedict joined his successor, Pope Francis, in the gardens on Friday, July 5, for the blessing of a statue of St. Michael the Archangel.  At the same time, Pope Francis consecrated the Vatican to the Archangel’s protection.Pope Francis, in his remarks following the brief ce … [Read more...]