Cardinal Dolan Speaks Out Re. the NY Times’ Inflammatory Anti-Catholic Ad

 Last week, I told you the story of the full-page ad against Catholicism which appeared in the pages of the New York Times on July 3.  Funded by the Freedom From Religion Foundation, the ad sneered that "Dogma should not trump our civil liberties," and chalked the Hobby Lobby decision up to the fact that the Supreme Court has too many Catholics among its members.Cardinal Timothy Dolan, archbishop of New York, didn't like the ad, either; and he addressed the ad in his blog on the … [Read more...]

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“Thanks For Sharing Your First Draft”: I’m Still Laughing Over Walmart’s Snarky Response to the NY Times

Last week I wrote about the minimum wage--looking at a comparison drawn by Bloomberg between Walmart and Costco, suggesting that Walmart ought to adopt Costco's business model and pay its employees a living wage.  In "The Bishops' Love Affair With Raising the Minimum Wage", I was critical of what I considered well-intentioned but ill-founded solutions proposed for elevating people from poverty by enforcing a higher minimum wage.The quick-fix solution proposed by Obama would, I said, lead to … [Read more...]

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