Pope Lauds Iran Nuke Deal

When the pope is happy and the guys responsible for the debacle in Iraq are upset, I take that as a win. My rule of thumb for nearly anything beyond abortion and euthanasia and the other three non-negotiables is that, with anything strongly approved or condemned by the right, you will never go wrong heading [Read More...]

Cosmos in the Lost on the Folly of Continuing Iraq War Defenses

The nub is, Cardinal Ratzinger said it all: Your Eminence, a question about current events, in some way connected to the Catechism. Does the coalition war on the Iraq come within the canons of the “just war”? RATZINGER: The Pope has very clearly expressed his thoughts, not only as the thoughts of an individual, but [Read More...]

Doctor won’t treat child of lesbians

Punishing children for the sins of their parents is very very smart and will both show the parents the love of Christ that leads to their conversion, as well as demonstrate to the world that Christians are attractive human beings who are motivated by love.  It’s so important for Christians to cling to culture war [Read More...]

Pope Calls Angry Blogger

Gets Excommunicated. The keenly discerning combox Magisterium of Real Catholic is really flexing its muscles. Fresh from its profoundly wise defenses of ramming food up a man’s anus as totally compatible with the holy will of Jesus Christ, it is now working hard to rid the Church of the scourge of Pope Francis. The awesome [Read More...]

Sounds Legit

Ted Cruz’s Father Preaches That His Son Is An “Anointed King” Who Will Bring The “End Time Transfer Of Wealth” It’s working so far. He’s managed to transfer the wealth of a bunch of suckers to himself by standing on a giant heap of Middle Eastern Christian corpses and denouncing them as anti-semites. The Thing [Read More...]

The Principle: Bad Science, Worse Anthropology, Worstestest Theology

A Catholic scientist looks at the embarrassment that is this movie. It has its premiere this Friday at one theatre in a strip mall miles outside of Chicago, where it will be seen by the filmakers’ family and friends, perhaps some investors wanting to see where all the money they flushed down the loo went, [Read More...]

The Driscollfication of Studly Evangelicalism

…proceeds apace in the work of Imminent Disaster Visible from Space Rev. Heath Mooneyham, a pastor so obviously dangerous to follow that only Christians drinking deep of the Thing that Used to Be Conservatism could miss the flashing red lights and warning klaxons and follow him in growing numbers. As with the obviously catastrophic Marc Driscoll, [Read More...]

It’s not that Ann Coulter says vile things to get attention

(No.  I’m not linking to the latest vile thing she’s said. If you have a burning need to know, you can find it easily enough).  It’s that, unlike other people who make a living being vile, such as Jerry Springer or Opie and Anthony, she is still, at this hour, feted as a “thinker” by Fox, Talk [Read More...]

A Folk Hero of the Discernment-Free Right Consoles Grieving Parents

Joe the Plumber to Grieving UCSB Parents of Slain Kids: “Your Dead Kids Don’t Trump” My Guns [Read more...]

Cliven Bundy, Son of Liberty and Latest Right Wing Folk Hero, on the “The Negro”

Golly. Who could have predicted that the latest darling of the discernment-free right would turn out to be a racist nutjob in addition to a lawless welfare queen wrapped in a flag? Turns out “The Negro” would have been better off under slavery according to this Son of Liberty. Oh, and Bundy’s the Real Victim [Read More...]