Category Archives: Politics

14th Amendment

The political posts on facebook keep coming. I noticed this week that a few haters of a certain politician were going bananas on her comment regarding the rights of the unborn. For people in my country, the matter in question is … Continue reading

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The New Catholic/GOP PC

My fb feed page was awash in political stuff earlier this year, especially from my friends in my former state who had an interest in this event. The politics have ramped up again recently. Suddenly some people seem concerned about a … Continue reading

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Some ‘Splaining

On fb, my friend Joyce referenced this Amy Welborn essay, “Against Popesplaining.” If you go, warning: it’s long. I was struck by the liturgical bit referencing: … a Vatican website that used to feature the liturgical season on its splash page, … Continue reading

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Cookies and Lawyers

My fb feed had this link from St Louis referencing this letter. My sense is that it’s imprudent for a number of reasons, and not just because I like that box of thin mints in my freezer. A few years … Continue reading

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The New JFK

In the West a number of celebrity deaths this year. It’s interesting to see how the response goes down in the Catholic blogosphere and its Facebook extension. In many cases, a close friend may offer a surprising testimony–surprising to those who … Continue reading

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At Liberty With Guns

Well aware that the Second Amendment places no restrictions on age or training, I’m surprised this university president is even liberal enough to offer training classes. Why not just provide guns to all? Isn’t that right? A right? I remain … Continue reading

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No To Scapegoats

I was pleased to see this statement from my auxiliary bishop, which included: Instead of using this tragedy to scapegoat all refugees, I call upon our public officials to work together to end the Syrian conflict peacefully so the close … Continue reading

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