Ben Carson Responds to SPLC Attacks

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The Southern Poverty Law Center, the leftist nonprofit legal advocacy organization which is noted for its legal victories against white supremacist organizations and other groups which it defines as "hate groups", has a new target:  African-American neurosurgeon and possible presidential candidate Ben Carson.The SPLC's main complaint against Dr. Carson seems to be their assessment of him as "anti-LGBT" and opposes same-sex "marriage."  But there's more:  Staunchly supportive of President Obam … [Read more...]

IS OUTRAGE! Obama Likens ISIS to Crusades?

If you're going to attack Christianity for what some guys did 1,100 years ago, why not do it at the National Prayer Breakfast?I am, frankly, struggling to wrap my head around this:WHY THE HELL would the President of the United States, invited to lead our nation in prayer at the National Prayer Breakfast, choose that moment to insult the 76% of the U.S. population who identify themselves as Christian?The blogosphere is filling with outrage today, after Obama's latest insult of … [Read more...]

Archbishop Cordileone Patiently Schools Nancy Pelosi on When Life Begins

I know it won't do any good, but God bless him for trying!  Archbishop Cordileone is once again trying to help Nancy Pelosi understand that a person's a person, no matter how small.Archbishop Cordileone is one of my heroes.  I first met him when I was working with Legatus and he--probably still serving in the Diocese of San Diego, if memory serves me--celebrated Mass at the organization's Annual Summit.  His homilies were always spot-on, exciting, inspiring.  I greatly respect his fidelity to … [Read more...]