I feel like Columbo “Ah. There’s just dese little things botherin’ me.” [Read more...]

We Have the Bishops We Want Thousands back Dallas bishop, countering drive to oust him DALLAS (CNS) — More than 5,000 Catholics in the Diocese of Dallas indicated their support for Dallas Bishop Charles V. Grahmann June 29 by signing petitions at three parishes. Father Cliff Smith, pastor, and lay leaders at St. Michael the [Read More...]

Nostalgia Isn’t What It Used to Be My latest Culture of Life column for Catholic Parent. [Read more...]

Lawrence and Iraq Rod has rightly lamented that the SCOTUS, in going after the dumb, unenforcable Texas Sodomy Law, has “cut down all the laws in England“. For those of you who aren’t up on your theatrical references, permit me to elucidate with this snatch from “A Man for All Seasons”: WILLIAM ROPER: So now [Read More...]

Lawrence and Iraq Rod has rightly lamented that the SCOTUS, in going after the dumb, unenforcable Texas Sodomy Law, has “cut down all the laws in England“. For those of you who aren’t up on your theatrical references, permit me to elucidate with this snatch from “A Man for All Seasons”: WILLIAM ROPER: So now [Read More...]

Somebody’s Working too Hard to Find Sinister Things in Harry Potter [Read more...]

A reader writes: I just glanced through the newsletter of the St. Antoninus Institute for Catholic Education in Business. I believe their website (which I’ve never visited) is www.StAntoninus.net. The newsletter reported that the Mars Company fairly recently (2002) donated to Planned Parenthood, its first such reported gift. The newsletter notes how surprising this is, [Read More...]

A reader writes: I just glanced through the newsletter of the St. Antoninus Institute for Catholic Education in Business. I believe their website (which I’ve never visited) is www.StAntoninus.net. The newsletter reported that the Mars Company fairly recently (2002) donated to Planned Parenthood, its first such reported gift. The newsletter notes how surprising this is, [Read More...]

Remember when our troops liberated those children from Saddam’s prison? It was an orphanage. Not a particularly nice orphanage. But not the dungeon where, we were instantly assured, children had been held for crimes against the regime for years. Not to worry though, the war brought definite changes for them: their orphanage has been looted. [Read More...]

Brutal Neanderthal Loses Show Boo freakin hoo. The popularity of this angry thug has been a mystery to me since I first heard of the guy. He’s the anti-Medved. [Read more...]

Brutal Neanderthal Loses Show Boo freakin hoo. The popularity of this angry thug has been a mystery to me since I first heard of the guy. He’s the anti-Medved. [Read more...]

Hate me if you will but…. I’m really wondering if this is going to pan out [Read more...]