They Talk This Way Every Election They’re not exactly abused wives. Just neglected ones. As one of my readers notes, you can more or less measure how their fortunes go by how much shrieking, pissing and moaning Andrew Sullivan does over Bush and “the theocrats”. At present, the Moan Level is pretty high, so I [Read More...]

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Bill Donohue Comes out Swinging for Dreher Lucky to have Dreher Re: “News won’t give bishop ounce of credit,” by Bronson Havard, yesterday’s Viewpoints. According to Bronson Havard, the “newly arrived” Dallas Morning News columnist Rod Dreher is guilty of “arrogance, stridency and viciousness.” Now how could it be that Mr. Dreher changed so fast? [Read More...]

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A reader asks… I know I really ought to give Catholic Answers a ring, but it’s hard to time since I only get to listen to it on the Internet. I thought you and your readers might take a whack at something that has always nagged at me: Matthew 1:22-23 says “All this took place [Read More...]

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Somebody sent me this… “Should Muslim Quran be USA Top Authority?” and is shocked and sickened to discover that a religious system which has practically no tradition of separation of Church and State thinks the US should be a Muslim state. Me: I’m a lot more shocked that a headline writer used the phrase “Muslim [Read More...]

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How Lefties Talk Whenever Things Don’t Go Their Way “Today, I live in an America that makes my stomach hurt and fills me with terror.” Puhleeze. Somebody needs to put her in an arena with Wayne “Bush Might be AntiChrist” Madsen and they can compete to see who can lose the most body fluids via [Read More...]

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DecentFilms.com liked…. Holes and X-2. I wanna go see both. [Read more...]

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Bob Sungenis Continues to Make a Huge Impression with Serious-Minded People [Read more...]

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Different Country, Same Deal Elegy in a Country Churchyard The men that worked for England They have their graves at home: And bees and birds of England About the cross can roam. But they that fought for England, Following a falling star, Alas, alas for England They have their graves afar. And they that rule [Read More...]

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Bp. Grahmann’s Spokesoid Fires Back at Dreher, Yet Oddly Fails to Note that He is Bp. Grahmann’s Spokesoid A reader writes: I don’t know if you’re interested but Bronson Havard has an editorial in today’s Dallas Morning News in response to Rod Dreher’s scathing recent piece about Bishop Grahmann not stepping down for Bishop Galante. [Read More...]

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What if Howard Zinn and Noam Chomsky did the Commentary for the Lord of the Rings DVD? Brilliant. [Read more...]

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I don’t have a prenup I don’t want a prenup. I don’t have to have a prenup. Mrs. Kerry, you can put your prenup where the sun don’t shine. Prenups are for a culture that has put ultimate faith, not in love, but in law. It is the mark of our irrational faith that punishment [Read More...]

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A reader asks… Do you know of any good resources that I can go to to explain why we don’t ordain women? A friend thinks it is an offense against the dignity of women to say that the male body somehow symbolizes the active activity of the Father more than the female does. Here’s my [Read More...]

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