for the love of all that is holy, get it out of my head…

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I want to hug them…

... It's a compulsion, you know.Missionaries of Charity nuns throw snowballs in St. Peter's Square at the Vatican Feb. 4. A rare snowfall blanketed the Eternal City with more than 3 inches of snow overnight. (CNS photo/Paul Haring) … [Read more...]

things I miss…

... Rome and winter.Reuters, Alessandro BianchiReuters, Alessandro BianchiReuters, Alessandro BianchiVatican Web Cam.Here's some more.When I was there last April & the first week of May the Romans were bundled in puffy ski coats and scarves for temperatures in the 50's. I imagine this is hellish for them to endure. But it sure is pretty.Meanwhile, here in North Carolina, my Bradford Pear trees and daffodils have already started to bloom. I'll … [Read more...]

funny contradictions …

... Interesting how this is considered wicked idolatry,but no one raises an eyebrow at this.Super Bowl side note; at least Madonna kept all her clothes on. And some dude marries a piece of bacon... why not, I guess.Yes, I'm still in a cranky mood. … [Read more...]

I hate always being right…

... Breaking News: Koman reverses decision on Planned Parenthood grantsA short lived victory with an utterly disappointing and predictable end.Why, SGK Foundation, why? You should have stuck to your guns. You've lost all credibility now. Neither side will ever trust you again. It's a shame, really. You did do legitimate good. Alas, no more.Updated 4:55pm[EST]: But wait, there's more ... let's take a nice deep breath. Is SGK really caving?However, my thinking falls along the … [Read more...]

I’ve been in such a cranky mood this week. Let me make it up to you…

... with a bunch of heart warming news items.After cutting ties with Planned Parenthood, Susan G Komen's donations are up 100%An unexpected and unusual ordination of a priestThe Choice to Save Mothers and BabiesAnd this picture of a fluffy kitten.And a video of me making a fool of myself.It's a parody of this video. I'm not really that crazy. … [Read more...]

Candlemas…

Luke 2:34-35:And Simeon blessed them, and said to Mary his mother: Behold this child is set for the fall, and for the resurrection of many in Israel, and for a sign which shall be contradicted; And thy own soul a sword shall pierce, that, out of many hearts, thoughts may be revealed.WEYDEN, Rogier van der Weyden, St. Columba Altarpiece (detail of the Presentation) c. 1455. Oil on oak panel, Alte Pinakothek, Munich. … [Read more...]

the intolerance of the “tolerant” left…

Last night the website for the Susan G Komen Foundation was hacked by leftist Planned Parenthood supporters.PS- I predicted PP was going to use this "blow" to their financial advantage and begin raking in the pity contributions. Well, I was right. Mayor Bloomberg is quoted as saying "Politics have no place in health care". I am sure the irony is utterly lost on him.All together every one ... abortion is not health care.I'm also sure Cecile Richards is all but piddling herself … [Read more...]

Why the hell should liberals care that Susan G Komen cut off funding to Planned Parenthood…

... I find the endless reactionary shrieks from liberals condemning Susan G Komen's decision strangely ironic. Why the hell should they care whether Planned Parenthood loses funding from the Komen Foundation?The two organizations made strange bedfellows.Plainly, Planned Parenthood does not offer mammograms at their clinics. They only offer referrals. Induced abortions and artificial birth control increases a women's estrogen levels which in turn increase the risk of breast cancer. … [Read more...]