In case you missed the happy news…

... The Susan G Komen Foundation has pulled their funding to Planned Parenthood. It's not like Planned Parenthood provides breast cancer screening or mammograms, so what exactly has Komen been funding all this time? Well, at least they are no longer doing it now.More in the morning. … [Read more...]

Why the hell should we care so much about the HHS mandate…

... Do you ever feel like Catholics are the ones fighting the majority of the battles lately? Maybe it's because we like to fight about everything, being members of the Church Militant and all. Or maybe it just seems that way because blogging affords me the luxury of surrounding myself with passionate Catholics of the more orthodox ilk. Oh, I know... it's probably because politicians have no qualms picking fights and hurling insults at Catholics. Yeah, it's probably that last one.So there … [Read more...]

sometimes you just gotta laugh…

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Mantilla Monday…

... I think mantillas are lovely and the women who wear them even more so. Yet I do not wear one. This past weekend I gave away the one remaining mantilla I owned because I knew I'd never wear it. Well, the mantilla was white after all and after having a child and going through a divorce I felt silly sitting in church with that virginal white lace gleaming off the top my head. White... who are we kidding here?The other mantilla I owned was a very lovely black one that blended perfectly into … [Read more...]

Stuff Catholic girls say…

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can it be argued that pro-abortion advocates are racist and sexist…

... I once heard it argued that the only people opposed to abortion where fanatical white evangelicals. The common misconception is that typical pro-lifers are white, middle class, right-wing fundies completely out of touch with real urban problems like poverty, crime, and family abandonment. Of course you and I know this is simply not true.The media does their part to intentionally perpetuate this misguided notion that it's nothing more than a white man's fight to take away the rights of … [Read more...]

Hans Olaf Heyerdahl …

... At the Window c. 1881 … [Read more...]

pro-life girls are prettier…

... Here is a snippet from today's column. Follow the link to read the rest of my thoughts on how much more attractive pro-life girls are."Let me clear, I'm not talking about the beauty of youth. The beauty I am referring to transcends age... The passion that drove them [pro-life supporters] to stand out in freezing rain for hours on end transformed their faces into an angelic beauty. These were the faces of people who knew they were supporting a just and noble cause. The March for Life was … [Read more...]

Quoted…

Obama's Coup to Overthrow the Constitution ."This is not merely a president running for re-election. This is a wannabe dictator abusing the powers of the Executive branch to seize more power, fill every federal department and agency with radical minions who will use their offices to advance his agenda, and bully his opponents into submission.The Executive Branch is officially being “community organized” into a re-election apparatus for permanently installing a radical Socialist regime. … [Read more...]