Telling It Like It Is

I have to admit that on some issues I don’t see eye-to-eye with Patrick Buchanan. However, I think his recent article entitled “A Catholic Case Against Barack” is on the money as it lays out the moral problems any Catholic should have with supporting an Obama victory in November. In case you haven’t seen it, click […]

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Speaker out of Line

In a recent interview, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, a Democrat from California and outspoken advocate of abortion rights, told a C-SPAN reporter that her abortion advocacy has not resulted in her being refused Holy Communion. She said: “I think some of it is regional. It depends on the bishop of a certain region and fortunately […]

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McCain on Internet Pornography

Yesterday I mentioned the question put to Senator McCain about our government assisting in the protection of families, children, and communities from predatory graphic and highly sexualized images. Senator McCain quickly agreed that technology has increased the threat of pornography and related evils. He struggled with a sure answer to the problem of internet pornography in […]

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Burning Question

Yesterday Phillip Cosby of the National Coalition for the Protection of Children and Families happened to have good seats at Senator McCain’s town hall meeting here in Kansas City. When Sen. McCain opened it up to questions, he went right up to Phillip and handed him the microphone. Here’s what Phillip asked: “Senator McCain, our […]

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Infanticide, the Next Frontier

Last week Deal Hudson wrote a disturbing piece on Barack Obama’s permissive stance toward infanticide. Click here for the entire text. Senator Obama’s position on this issue, a position opposed even by the most liberal elements of his party, including California Senator Barbara Boxer, is to date the most extreme anti-life position espoused by a […]

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Setting the Agenda

It’s said that one who sets the agenda has already begun to influence the result. That’s one reason why it’s so important that we as Christians influence the agenda in matters affecting the good of society. Secularist forces–especially a large segment of the media–are well aware of this principle and try to keep Christians out […]

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Truth or Consequences

In addition to books by Sr. Joan Chittister and her ilk, I also receive review copies of titles that are most welcome additions to my nightstand. I’m finally getting around to reading Against the Grain, a new collection of essays by George Weigel that I’m enjoying immensely.  In the context of identifying various themes from Pope John Paul II’s masterful 1991 […]

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