Okay, it’s true. My mind makes odd connections I passed on an oral tradition to my kids today. Great big gobs of greasy grimy gopher guts, Mangled up in monkey meat, Little piggies dirty feet! French-fried eyeballs rollin’ in a bowl of soup! And me without a spoon! (I’ve got a strawwwwwww!) One of the [Read More...]

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I’m with Dom. So far, I’m not seeing a terribly solid case against this guy [Read more...]

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Wind Storm One of the great things about living in Seattle is that we get these delicious wind storms. I live in a place that is basically built on a long sloping hillside (hills begin about fifty feet from the shore of Puget Sound and continue getting higher until you’ve reached Stevens Pass in the [Read More...]

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Kucinich: Another Whore for the Sacrament of Abortion For Catholics, the Eucharist, the celebration of the living Christ, is the sacrament of unity, the ultimate binding power that holds the mystical body of Christ together. For the mystical body of Satan, the sacrament of abortion, the celebration of the death of innocents, is the parody, [Read More...]

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A chance to hold another episcopacy’s feet to the fire (Warning: this link has a rather graphic photo attached of a gay priest advertising his endowments.) Steve Brady of Roman Catholic Faithful continue to make life very uncomfortable for episcopal eunuchs. In case, you are wondering, here’s the contact info for the guy who, though [Read More...]

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Padre Capodanno: A Catholic Hero Something to lift your spirits for the AM. A verray parfit gentil knight. [Read more...]

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Another Chance to Unleash the Power of the Blog Over at the Corner, Rod Dreher talks about a Friendly Sons of St. Patrick Dinner that will honor Eliot Spitzer, the second most powerful proabort in New York State. The dias will be shared by Cdl. Egan. Why not write his eminence and suggest this is [Read More...]

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I’m getting tired So many of the people critical of the Pope seem to think that if they can just argue me into the ground about how wrong the Pope is to leave bad bishops in office it will somehow change things. Even when I agree with them, they go on. A classic example of [Read More...]

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Mobile arguments for war When somebody says Saddam poses less of a threat to us than North Korea, it’s quite common to say, “What about his brutality to his own people!” Aside from the fact that that North Korea is also brutal to their own people, there the uncomfortable reality that Saddam appears to be [Read More...]

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More unhelpful rhetoric Mark Steyn on the idiotic dribble of the Left against the war. I suppose what I’m looking for are the best arguments both for and against the war from a Catholic perspective. So much of the rhetoric of both sides is infected with purely secular inanities, both conservative and liberal. [Read more...]

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Unhelpful rhetoric War is one of those things that tends to make people raise their voices. And, as has been famously said, the first casualty is truth. I wrote below that the thing I find most difficult to understand are those who simply cannot see any merit to the position they do not hold, whether [Read More...]

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North Korea is wondering what it has to do to attract American military attention [Read more...]

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Another Conflicted Reader writes: I share very much your opinion on the current “war” situation (as I do on many other topics): I see no alternative to dislodging Saddam by force, but I hate the idea of waging a war and I am challenged by the official statements coming from Rome. But the more I [Read More...]

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Lest we forget This is the man who is one of the major forces in the Democratic party. Mr. Truman, you must be rolling in your grave. [Read more...]

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Amy Welborn is blegging for good Lenten reading for a webpage she’s preparing Help her out if you can! [Read more...]

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More on Al Kresta FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE NEWS FROM THE AVE MARIA FOUNDATION For Additional Information Contact: BILL KOSHELNYK – 734-930-3646 bkoshelnyk@avemariafoundation.org Radio Talk Show Host, Al Kresta In Critical Condition After Surgery “ANN ARBOR, MI, WED., 2/19/03 – Al Kresta, host of the syndicated Catholic radio talk show, “Kresta in the Afternoon,” was listed [Read More...]

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My readers are brilliant! Re: the Sisters of Mercy “Give our pro-abort ‘Catholic’ governor a photo op!” lunch date, one of my readers has the following ingenious suggestion: “The best thing would be for a pro-life family or group of families to give the highest bid for this auction item. That would be an ideal [Read More...]

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Dom: I have the same misgivings He lets the Churches stay open, so a little genocide is okay? I kinda think the bar has to be a little higher than that from the standpoint of a Catholic analysis of the justice of war against Iraq. [Read more...]

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Pigs fly! Donna Brazile and I agree completely: the Dems need to listen to Al Sharpton. Listen *carefully*. Let *him* be your guiding light! You’re getting sleeeeeeepy! Make Al your candidate! Sleeeeeepy! [Read more...]

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Ambivalence! Get Your Fresh Hot Ambivalence Right Here! Cameron, Morrison, Katz, and Miller all express baffled reservations about both pro-and anti-war arguments. Miller and Cameron appear to come down about where I do: tentatively Pro. Morrison is still up in the air. Katz definitely plumps for war. Miller’s is especially interesting because it is a [Read More...]

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Another Successful Spinectomy Performed! Maida ran away!/He bravely ran away!/When danger reared its ugly head/he bravely turned his tail and fled!/Brave, brave, brave Sir Maida!. Read all about it on HMS Blog. For background on how such things happen, go here. So depressing. [Read more...]

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