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By Patrick J. BuchananThe celebrations in Havana and the sullen silence in Miami tell you all you need to know about who won this round with Castro’s Cuba.In JFK’s metaphor, Obama traded a horse ... discuss

 Assisted Suicide Is Being Pushed Here in Pa. — Stay Informed By Micaiah Bilger, Education Director, Pennsylvania Pro ... discuss

I cannot promise that all the titles below are really worthwhile books, but they should all give you something to think about.  They are older books which means the language and the syntax are more ... discuss

By Dr Kevin Fitzpatrick OBE Director of the Euthanasia Prevention Coalition International.Spokesperson/Convener of the Not Dead Yet UK Campaign.  Kevin FitzpatrickBelgium’s leading euthanasia p ... discuss

Image via China, China, China articleby Alan Caruba, Contributing Author: If there is one thing various experts and pundits like to do most it is to worry about all manner of speculative threats. ... discuss

If Planned Parenthood is so popular, why did a news station in the heart of the West Coast’s abortion stronghold – Sacramento, California – spotlight it in an investigation of shady expenditur ... discuss

If Planned Parenthood is so popular, why did a news station in the heart of the West Coast’s abortion stronghold – Sacramento, California – spotlight it in an investigation of sha ... discuss

Religious Sisters of Mercy. (Source: vocationblog.com)Tuesday, December 16, saw the Holy See’s Congregation for Institutes of Consecrated Life and Societies of Apostolic Life (CICLSAL) release its l ... discuss

Iran nuclear talks have resumed, and the U.S. and Iran are at the table again. In this piece, part one of a two-part Q&A between former U.S. Ambassador to the UN for Human Rights Ken Blackwell and Mrs ... discuss

I first posted this back on December 16, 2004.  I have no idea where it came from, but a quick Google search found it in several places including this one.Rosie is my only child that still believ ... discuss

Thanks to Perry for the links- he’s the  good man of my friend Kim C, whom I met via our blogs (the site where she’s currently not blogging is ‘In a Shoe’). While some of the ... discuss

Liberal media loves anti-human exceptionalism. I have written how the NYT will seemingly publish any idea and promote any cause that would destroy the unique value of human life. Now Vox has joined th ... discuss

I have now experimented with several different ways to cook beef tongue, starting with have somebody else do it. While that remains my favorite method, it’s not that easy to recruit a volunteer ... discuss

Anybody paying attention to what has happened in our nation, and worldwide for that matter, regarding the lack of reverence for the dignity of life, is probably aware of the advances the culture of de ... discuss

NRL News Today tries to keep up with the latest diagnostic tests that are marketed to pregnant women, usually as a way of determining the baby’s sex or whether he or she has Down syndrome. And the r ... discuss

Assisted suicide and euthanasia are no longer distant threats to life. Doctor-prescribed suicide legislation is being discussed in Pennsylvania right now. Compassion and Choices, formerly the Hemlock ... discuss

Eight years ago, psychiatrist Dr. Colin Brewer was removed from the United Kingdom’s medical register after he inappropriately prescribed drugs to his addictive patients, including heroin substitute ... discuss

Prenatal surgery–and the unborn child as patient By Dave Andrusko In a story posted earlier today, NRL News Today wrote about the twice-fold misuse ... discuss

“Oversold” and “misunderstood” prenatal screening tests “prompt abortions” By Dave Andrusko The ChapmansNRL News Today tries to keep up with the latest diagnostic tests that are marke ... discuss

Mary, you're covered in roses,     you're covered in ashes    you're covered in rainYou're covered in babies,     you're covered in slashesY ... discuss

You read the blog post title correctly: I have failed at preparing during this Advent season. As my penance, I will tell you how I have failed and what I plan to do to make up for it.I actually did pr ... discuss

"Not controversial?" I doubt that very much.The die is not yet cast when it comes to people's opinion on this issue, especially in light of recent statements reported by some in the mainstream media b ... discuss

The resources being devoted to life-saving and health-preserving health care in the United States are at a near-record low, according to a newly issued annual spending report from the federal governme ... discuss

9]> < ![endif]--> y is gone, one will find Sunday,' is an old, Christian Arab proverb that expresses their fear of sharing the terrible fate that has befallen the Jews. In other words, “when the ... discuss

By Alex SchadenbergExecutive Director - Euthanasia Prevention CoalitionOn February 3, 2014; the Euthanasia Prevention Coalition (EPC) was elated when Justice Greyall of the BC Supreme Court decided th ... discuss

“Genocide” and “crimes against humanity” are the words that may come to mind as you learn the truly horrible story of former Peruvian President Alberto Fujimori . . . what he did to 300,000 Pe ... discuss

Do you remember when Planned Parenthood called Kermit Gosnell’s abortion facility a “criminal enterprise? ” Well, apparently the abortion giant has many abortion facilities of their own that are ... discuss

Bishop of Eichstätt: It is fascinating to see "the blooming of religious vocations in the young churches". There are very many in India, although the number of Catholics living there is "relatively m ... discuss

 Disappointing government report shows declining health care spending; Obamacare partly to blame By Jennifer Popik, JD, Robert Powell Center for Medical Ethics Editor’s note. This ap ... discuss

This reflection is taken from my book, Pro-Life Reflections for Every Day, which is available for purchase at: ProLifeReflectionsForEveryDay.org “Never again will there be in it an infant who l ... discuss

Apparently communicating with the people you were elected to represent is a "non-essential" government function. The following are the messages I got when went to email my senators. So not impressed.A ... discuss

By Joe Kral This is Part II of a 2 part series. Find Part I here. St. John Paul II writes in Evangelium Vitae about man’s responsibility over life: “With regard to things, but even more with regar ... discuss

Although Ember Days are no longer considered required in mainstream Roman Catholicism following Vatican II, they can - and should - still be observed by the Faithful. In fact, many Traditional prie ... discuss

Cardinal Koch- Politics contributed to the gap between East and West. The gap between the Eastern and Western Christendom was considerably enhanced by politically motivated decisions of the Churches. ... discuss

by Kelsey Harkness, The Daily Signal, Heritage Foundation: For 36 years, Jim Garlow didn’t know his first adopted child was the result of a rape.But after his wife Carol lost a six-year battle w ... discuss

Yesterday I addressed the failings of the National Abortion Federation after the December 14-15, 2009 site visit that revealed to a NAF representative how bad things were inside Kermit Gosnell's clini ... discuss

Take any objective evil, say, homosexual sin. State its prefix, “homo.” Just add “phobia,” and voila! The person who holds to the millennia-old precepts of authentic biblical sexual morality i ... discuss

This by a friend of ours who is a young military wife. Glossary: SD: South Dakota BAH: Basic Allowance for Housing- a subsidy the military pays its members who live off base. E5- Enlisted paygrade. &n ... discuss

In our last episode yours truly suggested that Republican Party “leadership” might be set to betray the electorate and cave in to pressure from the left and the media, which would lead to essentia ... discuss

 Making Sure Jahi Stays “Dead”? By Wesley J. Smith Jahi McMathI accept properly diagnosed brain death as dead. Hence, when three doctors found that Jahi McMath was tragically gone ... discuss

Photo: Felix Carroll By Dan Valenti and Theresa Bonopartis DAN VALENTI: I love the Advent season. It's a time of rest and reflection, a spiritual justification to bow out of the consumerist fre ... discuss

December 13th is the feast of St. Lucy (283-304), a noblewoman who was born in Syracuse, Italy, during the Diocletian persecution. She made a vow of virginity and distributed her wealth to the poor. T ... discuss

by Gary Bauer, Contributing Author: Obama's Unpopular Agenda - Here's why Democrats will continue to struggle: President Obama and his agenda remain deeply unpopular. The latest Fox News poll finds th ... discuss

The President of France, François Hollande since the election in May 2012, has stated on several occasions his intention to legalize euthanasia. Hollande has faced strong opposition to legalizing e ... discuss

By Alex SchadenbergInternational Chair - Euthanasia Prevention CoalitionJune 24, 2014 protest against euthanasia.The President of France, François Hollande since the election in May 2012, h ... discuss

I accept properly diagnosed brain death as dead.  Hence, when three doctors found that Jahi McMath was tragically gone, I accepted the diagnosis. But I also wrote that if her body did not deteriorate ... discuss

Apologizing for the tyrannical, unprofessional behavior of his chaebol heiress daughter: “Please blame me; it’s my fault,” Cho Yang-ho, the chairman of Korean Air Lines, said in front of a bank ... discuss

From CNSNews:Fueling the perception that he is checked out of his job, President Obama admitted to ESPN that he only watches their network every morning.OBAMA: Listen, I spend most of my time watching ... discuss

Local pro-life activists have informed Operation Rescue that yesterday, December 11, 2014, two ambulances were called to Martin Haskell’s infamous late-term abortion facility, Women’s Med Center i ... discuss

This my annual post about Our Lady of Guadalupe. I usually am not especially interested in one visitation of Mary more than another, but there is something about Our Lady of Guadalupe that captures my ... discuss

Vatican City, Dec 11, 2014 / 09:07 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Pope Francis briefly met Wednesday with Christine Lagarde, managing director of the Internaional Monetary Fund, an organization which intends to ... discuss

By Joe Kral In many respects, when St. John Paul II wrote Evangelium Vitae it helped the pro-life movement move forward on matters of public policy. It has served as a guide on many incremental approa ... discuss

Hello. Don’t recognize me? That’s OK; I understand. My name was Antonio West. I was the 13-month old child who was shot in the face at point blank range by two black teens, who were attempting to ... discuss

In 2011, Sophie Jones was heartbroken when she delivered a stillborn baby. Now Jones believes her addiction to cigarettes was the reason her son, Korey, died. She admitted that during her pregnancies ... discuss

For 36 years, Jim Garlow didn’t know his first adopted child was the result of a rape. But after his wife Carol lost a six-year battle with cancer last year, their daughter, Janie, went in search of ... discuss

Today the Judas' in our government will betray the American people as the House will most likely approve the funding bill which will, amongst many other things, fund Obamacare and Amnesty for a yea ... discuss

It has been a slow week for Kindle deals. The best of them came on Monday with a few more on Tuesday. I’ll keep looking for new ones. In the meantime, here are some interesting link ... discuss

I would like to take a moment to talk about means and methods. Not necessarily the means or methods themselves, but how abolitionist with different means and methods treat one another.Allow me to reco ... discuss

By Jessie Tappel, M.S. When we spend a significant period of time with our family or old friends from the past, an interesting psychological mechanism known as regression can take hold. Christmas and ... discuss

Naresh PatelI've blogged recently about Narah Patel, the rapey Oklahoma abortionist who got caught selling abortions to women who weren't actually pregnant. Patel is hardly a ground-breaker in that fi ... discuss

John Kiriakou, the only official who has gone to jail in connection with the CIA’s torture program is the one who fought to end it.   Johnathan Turley at USA Today says that one of the firs ... discuss

It was spring time and today I felt like something wasn’t right. I noticed I have gained some weight. I feared the worst, am I pregnant? I have feared this for a while but waited it off to see if I ... discuss

CA Drought - Nancy Pelosi Votes No On Water for CA Today in Washington, D.C.The House reconvened at 10 AM today.  The House then passed by voice vote S. 1691 — "To amend title 5, United St ... discuss

Compare the following reports – the first from the Ottawa Sun describing the recent terrorist attack in Ottawa and the second from the Jerusalem Post detailing the also recent terrorist attack in Je ... discuss

One of the pages I follow on Facebook posted an article that has brought me so much comfort. This is what the article says:You have stem cells from each of your babies in your brain.The physical and e ... discuss

Perhaps the only thing government loves more than spending our money – is taking it. The spending has long since passed absurdly astronomical levels.  The Feds alone spend about $4 TRILLION a y ... discuss

No media outlet in America wants to report the full unfettered truth about the Ferguson Missouri riots over the death of Michael Brown, because they would be lynching the Obama administration and the ... discuss

iv> Standard Podcast [ 15 min. 49 sec. | 7.36 MB ] Play NowPlay in Popup | Download Ribbon Placement: Liturgy of the Hours Vol. I: Ordinary: 667 Proper of Seasons: 241 Psalter: Thursday, We ... discuss

iv> Standard Podcast [ 18 min. 49 sec. | 8.74 MB ] Play NowPlay in Popup | Download Ribbon Placement: Liturgy of the Hours Vol. I: Ordinary: 649 Proper of Seasons: 233 Psalter: Thursday, We ... discuss

 Today is the Feast of the Translation of the Holy House of Loretto (Mass in Some Places).Towards the end of the thirteenth century, the terrible news reached Europe that the Holy Land was lost t ... discuss

Here is the text of Pope Francis' message for the 48th World Day of Peace, which is celebrated on January 1, 2015, with the theme: "No longer slaves, but brothers": *** No longer slaves, but broth ... discuss

London, England, Dec 9, 2014 / 10:02 pm (Aid to the Church in Need).- Most people “still don’t know how Pope Francis thinks,” says a longtime Catholic observer who believes the Pope& ... discuss

David Limbaugh, FRC Action 2014by David Limbaugh: I am concerned that certain Republicans just can't take yes for an answer. To borrow an old adage, they can't handle prosperity -- with prosperity bei ... discuss

Warning: Taxes Are Even MoreFrequent Than They Appearby Seton Motley, Contributing Author: Perhaps the only thing government loves more than spending our money - is taking it.The spending has long si ... discuss

This quote is from Fr. Alfred Delp, a Jesuit priest murdered by the Nazis nearly 70 years ago.This is what he had to say about euthanasia:“A community that gets rid of someone—a community that is ... discuss

Vatican City, Dec 9, 2014 / 01:08 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Rather than being called by his papal name “Benedict XVI,” the retired pontiff revealed that since his retirement he has wanted  ... discuss

Just when you thought you had seen everything, and just in time for the Christmas season, it was discovered that the hideous Scotsdale abortion clinic in Detroit was actually advertising its killing b ... discuss

Over the past week or so I’ve been wondering whether our current system of “American Church” actually makes our fundamental task (Make, Mature and Multiply Disciples) more difficult ... discuss

f="http://liveactionnews.org/the-kansas-clinic-that-operated-under-horrific-conditions-planned-parenthood-ignores-complaints/" target="_blank">Safe & Legal The following is a letter, reproduced her in ... discuss

-- 1 --"Hey Emmy, didn't you say you were going to post an update about your novel sequel?" Yes. "Where is it?" Here! Sort of. Okay, fine, this is just a "in a nutshell" version of the actual thing (w ... discuss

Today in Washington, D.C. - Dec. 8, 2014: The House convened at Noon today. They will consider several naming and designations of Government building and highways. The House may consider H.R. 5781 ... discuss

Excerpt from:Robert Kolb and Charles P. Arand, The Genius of Luther's Theology: A Wittenberg Way of Thinking for the Contemporary Church (Grand Rapids, MI: Baker Academic, 2008), 124-128.We must not d ... discuss

From Sun News Editorial FLAG OF ALBERTACredits: FILE PHOTO/Codie McLachlan/Edmonton Sun/QMI AgencyAlberta is the freest place in North America. So says the latest edition of Economic Freedom of N ... discuss

Written by Dr Kevin Fitzpatrick, OBE, to two members of the Welch assembly. Dr Fitzpatrick is the Director of EPC - International and the spokesperson for the disability rights group, Not Dead Ye ... discuss

Thirteen years ago as the Twin Towers crumbled to the ground, I wept, but I did not despair. I had hope, for the future in those difficult times for I was carrying my third daughter. Christi ... discuss

I read an article on LifeNews.com that really touched my heart. It is written by someone whose sister was born still many decades ago.Click HERE to read the beautiful post and then I will share my tho ... discuss

Saturday of the First Week of Advent(Click Here for Readings)By JENNIFER BURGINJesus sent out these Twelve after instructing them thus “Go to the lost sheep of the house of Israel. As you g ... discuss

To surmise, a tragic event took place in Florida; where a man, who had too much to drink, shot a woman in the forehead and she died. The original story is here. Here is the video report: c event, for ... discuss

iv> Standard Podcast [ 18 min. 12 sec. | 8.46 MB ] Play NowPlay in Popup | Download Ribbon Placement: Liturgy of the Hours Vol. I: Ordinary: 649 Proper of Seasons: 190 Psalter: Saturday, We ... discuss

  All those that mistakenly entertain the notion that they have not been raped by Bill Cosby, please step forward.   Obama’s dictat to grant amnesty to illegals has its pros and cons. ... discuss

Excerpt from: Rev. David P. Scaer, ThD, Finding a Place for the Third Use of the Law in Our Preaching (Essay)The third use of the Law describes the Christian life in its most perfect form, b ... discuss

By CATHOLIC NEWS AGENCY | VATICAN CITY — News broke weeks ago that a new volume of Benedict XVI’s collected works was being released in German with an updated version of a 1972 essay ... discuss

Irish bishops have warned that presenting same sex-partnerships as equivalent to marriage would be akin to saying that the union of man and woman is no longer the foundation of society.In a pastoral s ... discuss

Race is like gender. As society becomes more equal in those areas, leftist instigators resort to making up conflicts in order to create victim status where there is no longer much left. The Ferguson r ... discuss

Alliance Defending Freedom attorneys continue their tireless efforts to convince school administrators nationwide that the rights guaranteed by our Constitution apply as much to our children and youn ... discuss

Vatican City, Dec 4, 2014 / 03:16 pm (CNA).- News broke weeks ago that a new volume of Benedict XVI's collected works was being released in German with an updated version of a 1972 essay, which no lon ... discuss

“Be gracious unto me, O Jehovah; consider mine affliction from them that hate me, lifting me up from the gates of death: That I may declare all thy praise in the gates of the daughter of Zion. I wil ... discuss

Today is her feast day- no longer celebrated in Suderwich. ... discuss

Alliance Defending Freedom attorneys continue their tireless efforts to convince school administrators nationwide that the rights guaranteed by our Constitution apply as much to our children and youn ... discuss

Over four years ago, Jacob Szafranski and Dr. Karla Dunston were dating and created embryos together after Dr. Dunston was diagnosed with cancer. At the time, Dr. Dunston asked Szafranski to donate sp ... discuss

Armed Oath Keepers have advised St. Louis County Police through their attorney that they have every right to guard rooftops of Ferguson businesses that want them there, and have refused to stand do ... discuss

A key new Jersey state senator is essentially censoring pro-life opponents of a bill legalizing assisted suicide and preventing them from offering testimony against the legislation when it comes up fo ... discuss

 Abortion Leads to Deadly Baby Hatred By Wesley J. Smith Lila Rose’s Live Action Network has taped abortionists admitting they would not save babies who survive abortion. (After bi ... discuss

   Disability and Euthanasia Editor’s note. Last week Sydney Catholic Communications interviewed two disability advocates about their views on euthanasia. This ap ... discuss

Daniela Poggiali, an Italian nurse, was arrested in October for allegedly killing up to 38 patients because she found them or their relatives annoying. Now, new reports indicate the number of patients ... discuss

I read an article on LifeNews.com that really touched my heart. It is written by someone whose sister was born still many decades ago.Click HERE to read the beautiful post and then I will share my tho ... discuss

Jerusalem, Israel, Dec 3, 2014 / 12:47 pm (CNA).- The lack of unity among Christians is one of the factors that keeps them from playing a mediatory role in the conflict between Palestinians and Israel ... discuss

Yes - Closed Major National Park!Can't manage what they have already, But want more.by Robert Gordon and Nicolas Loris: Congress has returned from the mid-term elections and members are hammering out ... discuss

Lila Rose’s Live Action Network has taped abortionists admitting they would not save babies who survive abortion. (After birth, whether wanted or not, the baby is no longer a “fetus.” Here’s a ... discuss

Lila Rose’s Live Action Network has taped abortionists admitting they would not save babies who survive abortion. (After birth, whether wanted or not, the baby is no longer a “fetus.” Here’s a ... discuss

Vatican City, Dec 3, 2014 / 10:31 am (CNA/EWTN News).- The Vatican’s press officer provided an update on the trial of laicized former nuncio Jozef Wesolowski, saying that the case is moving forw ... discuss

Richard Dawkins created a firestorm last week when he responded to one of his regular followers on Twitter who said she didn’t know what she would do if she found out she was pregnant with a chi ... discuss

It’s Election Day on Tuesday. (Not a Calvinist holiday. People are voting in booths…) A lot of pro-life advocates are fed up with politics, especially in a state like California where it ... discuss

While at Mass last evening the idea of preparation really came over me. I know that blogging can be a good and bad thing, for both bloggers and readers, but I know that sometimes being completely imme ... discuss

The following excerpt from The Well and the Shallows was posted today at the American Chesterton Society, and I enjoyed it so much I am shamelessly re-posting the entire thing here.(Photo Source)I hop ... discuss

The state of Indiana no longer includes cursive writing in its curricular standards.From TribStar.com:State officials sent school leaders a memo April 25 telling them that instead of cursive writing, ... discuss

This is nothing much, but if anyone just looked at our facebook page and the comments and topics we discuss. They would be amazed by how many birhtmothers feel. I just posted some2010 11/1  Birt ... discuss

The pope is scheduled to attend a Vatican conference on autism.I'm sure my lack of invitation was an oversight. :)Simcha Fisher writes:If you have a family member with autism, or if you are on the spe ... discuss

HuffPo:Here's another reason why pro-life individuals are not inherently sexist. It's seemingly obvious but is almost completely ignored in the abortion debate. Tens of millions of women are pro-life. ... discuss

Image courtesy of stockimages at FreeDigitalPhotos.net On 3 October 2013, the South African Constitutional Court (similar to the American Supreme Court), proclai ... discuss

The next general elections in South Africa is in 2014. As usual, the elections machinery goes into overdrive and the elections trickery gets under way. However, I am not sure if the following is jus ... discuss

Western society is currently experiencing what can only be described as a moral revolution. Our society’s moral code and collective ethical evaluation on a particular issue has undergone not small a ... discuss

The vote to declare that the New Heart Community Church of La Mirada, California “does not presently meet the definition of a cooperating church” came unanimously as the Executive Committe ... discuss

The Society of St. Pius X has issued a response to the unjust and illegal attempt to prevent Catholics from attending their Masses.Bishop Bernard Fellay, superior of the Society of St. Pius X, celebra ... discuss

Advent is the (roughly) 4 week season before Christmas when Catholic and other Christians commemorate the first coming of Christ and anticipate his second coming.  The first Sunday of Advent  ... discuss

"Man is not perfectly happy, so long as something remains for him to desire and seek." ~ Saint Thomas AquinasThomas Aquinas knew what it meant to be happy. He knew that it meant to no longer be s ... discuss

The Pro Life movement is a cause that has a lot of support from young women on college (and even high school) campuses everywhere. Speaking their minds and supporting a Christian cause like this does ... discuss

In the aftermath of the 2000 election, I did a detailed analysis of the Florida recount that was in process and determined that there was an exceedingly high probability that George W. Bush would be d ... discuss

Image: dfbThere will be much navel-gazing on the right over the coming months as the analysis of the exit polls begins and a new strategy will be formed, much like what the Democrats did in 2004. And ... discuss

Brethren, Peace and Good to all of you. Today is the feast day of St. Thérèse of the Child Jesus and the Holy Face, Virgin, and Doctor of the Church. St. Thérèse of Lisieux is the patron saint o ... discuss

My holy namesake.Brethren, Peace and Good to all of you.Today we remember the Holy Guardian Angels and St. Theophilus of Bulgaria and Constantinople, a Benedictine monk of the East who died during the ... discuss

Brethren, Peace to you all in Jesus Christ, our Supreme, Merciful Judge.This is in the news at this time:WASHINGTON (AP) - The Supreme Court has turned away appeals from five states seeking to prohib ... discuss

Brethren: Peace be with all of you in Jesus Christ, the Author of Life.You may be aware of the recent declarations by Ms. Brittany Maynard regarding her desire to end her life in order to avoid a pain ... discuss

Brethren, Peace be with you. Observing the media coverage of the ongoing Synod of Bishops in Rome, I wondered how the media would have covered that first "synod" or gathering of Christians in Jerusale ... discuss

Brethren, Peace be with you!Fr. Silvan Rouse, C.P. (+2014) (Photo by John Varljen)Yesterday, my long time confessor and spiritual director, Father Silvan Rouse C.P., transited to Our Father's house. F ... discuss

Everywhere you look our culture is telling us....IS SCREAMING AT US....that sex is good and that there is nothing wrong with having sex whenever, wherever, and however we want to. In fact, our culture ... discuss

The Abortion Industry Covers Up Child Rape Over the past 17 years I have witnessed some of the most grievous and despicable crimes you can imagine. I have spent the last 17 years of my life dedicat ... discuss

They, Too, Are America - A Commentary by Bryan Kemper Langston Hughes wrote a poem entitled, \"I, Too\" in which he dreamed of a day when African Americans would not be shunned. This simple poem ... discuss

Valentine's Day, Sex and ChastityWith Valentine's Day around the corner, I decided to republish something we put out last year as it is so appropriate for this time of year. Chastity so key to the pro ... discuss

Sermon notes & Background research for Proper 13 A 2014, the Eighth Sunday after Pentecost Scripture: Romans 9:1-5 Recording (Note: the delivered sermon differs from the text, as this is more bac ... discuss

Thank you for standing up for those who are unable to stand up for themselves (unborn children). See the little miracle God gifted me with.TestimonyIt’s not like I woke up one morning and thought to ... discuss

° 2001 United Press Syndicate.I’d seen the interview scenario before: Two team leaders, neither of whom had the power to hire me, asking boilerplate questions that the real decision-maker would use ... discuss

Which one is the Real Catholic™?The Circular Catholic Firing Squad found more bullets this last week. *sigh* It appears that a Popular Catholic Blogger (whom I will not identify) called BS in the co ... discuss

Cdl. Oscar Rodríguez Maradiaga.So far up to this point, I’ve been deafened by the lack of libertarian reaction to Cdl. Oscar Rodríguez Maradiaga’s keynote speech at Catholic University of Americ ... discuss

The other night, I ran across a headline in my Facebook feed which said that Michele Bachmann had suggested the children of illegal immigrants be put into labor camps. I forgot my own rule and “shar ... discuss

A Hard SayingI so totally admire your love of the Catholic Church Tony. I am saddened that some of the rules I can not live with and will be joining a Lutheran one that will accept me.What could I sa ... discuss

If you haven’t been following the story of Cdl. Raymond L. Burke’s transfer from Cardinal Prefect of the Apostolic Signatura (the High Court of the Catholic Church, if you will) to Patron of the S ... discuss

There were a number of unflattering opinions published on the internet about how well O'Reilly handled his surprisingly brief Pre-Super Bowl interview of Obama yesterday. Not always a fan of Bill, I h ... discuss

Gov. Palin's recent call for Obama's impeachment has finally crystallized the gravity of our Republic's sorry condition.In the face of so many scandals and cover-ups, impeachment is no longer unthinka ... discuss

Just finished watching Obama's televised address regarding America's response to developments in Iraq.In all honesty, and for the first time in my memory, Obama actually sounded like a confident, comm ... discuss

Boehner to take Obama to federal court on executive overreach?Impeachment won't work. Filing suit won't work. Only defunding can alter this regime’s reckless course. Ultimately, of course, the most ... discuss

Of and by themselves, whining and studiously explaining the blatant unconstitutionality of Obama’s pending immigration executive order is a foolish exercise in futility.The answer is to isolate and ... discuss

I'm continuing where I left off Saturday by placing questions and "new angles" about the Christian story along side Orthodoxy as I know it. These Davinci Code sort of questions are all the rage at the ... discuss

Making the move I've been going through some issues at work that I won't go into here - what's relevant is that my time is less than it was. I'm happy to be back blogging again, but it's a fact post ... discuss

It's been a busy week for me! Between longer work days and toying with the new Mac, the blog seems to have fallen out a bit. As mentioned, another problem has been losing the composition tool that I u ... discuss

As you can see, I am trying to pull this blog together after some down time. I'm trying to post more regularly and made some changes to the template, to make it more reflective of what I'm reading cur ... discuss

Margaret Beckett refuses to back Gordon BrownMargaret Beckett, a former senior minister sacked by Gordon Brown who is now standing to become the next Speaker of the House of Commons, has refused to ex ... discuss

Honoring Senator Kennedy: People who wish to honor Senator Kennedy are urged to line the motorcade route at the Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy Greenway, City Hall Plaza and the Boston CommonFrom Jim Moore's ... discuss

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Many conservatives, Tea Party folks and Christians have mixed feelings about the GOP takeover of the US Senate yesterday. Not that it happened - it's progress in a certain way, and it's great that it' ... discuss

UPDATE: I'm still working on re-posting the articles from my series on Arminianism vs Reformed theology, but I have decided to edit them as I proceed, so the process of reposting will likely take long ... discuss

There's been a lot of press and discussion lately about the United States as a "post-Christian" nation.President Obama's phrase, "we are no longer just a Christian nation", spoken during a keynote add ... discuss

At my church today, pastor Ed Moore preached the first message in what will be a series of messages he plans to teach from the book of Revelation. Our pastor humbly admitted that his knowledge of esc ... discuss

Well I didn't blog yesterday so I've already messed up a nice 4 day streak of consecutive blogging. I was going along so well... I was like, this is easy, this daily blogging thing. OK, so I guess I ... discuss

I could try to write my own piece on why "ObamaCare" does not offer the short and long-term reform of health care this country really needs. But I'm certainly no expert on this very complex topic. Y ... discuss

Last week’s Time Magazine expose, 6 Myths About Abortion, is part of the abortion industry’s rebranding effort, as they seek to move away from the always-false “pro-choice” language toward the ... discuss

A friend and I made this cranberry pie for Thanksgiving, based on the recipe posted last week at Faith and Family Live! The recipe Rebecca posted is as follows:Cranberry Pie:Crust: use your favorite r ... discuss

In addition to an overwhelming amount of work this spring, I've also begun/tried to take up gardening. I planted 8 broccoli seeds, and figured I'd never need 8, so I gave 4 of the sprouts to my mom. I ... discuss

Read the whole thing, but here's something of a summary passage:Alinsky, too, rejected ideological dogmatism. He taught that the successful radical is the wolf in sheep’s clothing: burrowing into th ... discuss

Andre, I apologize for not clearing this with you first, because I don't want it to look like I'm calling you out. I'm not. I just think that you make some valid points in your comments, and I'd say t ... discuss

This post is long due, and please forgive me as it might be a long post.I was thinking today as I was out and about in town, and I was looking at how bad things have gotten here in America. Last year, ... discuss

Hi, Readers: After being off-blogging for many months, I’m soon to return to refresh this site. However, in that SITE-REFRESH process, notice that the site design is no longer customized, which ... discuss

By Patrick J. BuchananIn July of 1941, after Japan occupied French Indochina, the Roosevelt administration froze Japan’s assets in the United States.Denied hard cash, Japan could not buy the U.S. oi ... discuss

By Patrick J. BuchananAsserting a legal and constitutional authority he himself said he did not have, President Obama is going rogue, issuing an executive amnesty to 4 to 5 million illegal aliens.He ... discuss

From ForbesBy Tim WorstallPope Francis has told us all that we’re really very naughty indeed to allow food to become a product like any other, a product in which people can speculate and profit. W ... discuss

CASEY MULLIGAN, a professor of economics at the University of Chicago, received his Ph.D. in economics from the University of Chicago in 1993. He has been a visiting professor at Harvard University ... discuss

Tonight's edition of Stingray Late Night Radio is sponsored by the Nobel Peace Prize committee, who tell me that I was their number two choice. After an exceptionally fine bottle of MD ... discuss

The Daily Caller highlights a story from Ohio about an abortion facility that has been fined $25,000 for “shocking health and sanitation violations.” These stories are no longer all that s ... discuss

Students for Life of America tweeted about a young Swedish nurse-midwife who was offered a job by the Höglandssjukhuset Women’s Center after successfully completing an internship in the spring of 2 ... discuss

I received this from a friend:A Guy named Joe, who happens to be a plumber with ambitions for a bigger business, questioned and challenged a Guy named Barack, who happens to be running for President o ... discuss

Building a Culture of Life - Part 4Here is the next part of the pro-life resolution passed by the Supreme Council of the Knights of Columbus in August 2008:"FURTHER RESOLVED, That we recognize that ab ... discuss

The Internal Revenue Service, despite having the same six-year heads-up the rest of us had regarding the demise of Windows XP support, was caught unprepared when the deadline arrived.  Engadget, ... discuss

 2 pounds lean ground beef or turkey  1 onion, chopped  1 bell pepper, chopped  1 carrot or celery stalk chopped (optional)  1 can stewed tomatoes &nb ... discuss

Hi, Readers: After being off-blogging for many months, I’m soon to return to refresh this site. However, in that SITE-REFRESH process, notice that the site design is no longer customized, which ... discuss

Happy Thanksgiving, all!!As just said [here + here], I hadn't even started on the Thanksgiving bloggage I wanted to do, for this occasion.I recalled doing a blog entry for Thanksgiving last year, at t ... discuss

I'm trying (though I've tried before!) to get back into the Blogosphere, and actually use it for semi-professional purposes.That would probably require a reboot here (for me to stop worrying about my ... discuss

Like last year, we extended Christmas this time around... But it's actually supposed to last through tonight, as Adrienne had informed me some years ago!However: Since I was somewhat-sick (it was bad, ... discuss

I just finished reading What Every Christian Needs to Know About the Qur’an by James R. White. It took me longer than I expected but I got through it. The beginning chapters were a bit hard t ... discuss

Jesus says many difficult things in his famous Sermon on the Mount, recorded by Matthew in the 5th chapter of his gospel.43 “You have heard that it was said, ‘Love your neighbor and hate your enem ... discuss

This week I realized that my capacity for empathy is greatest when those who are hurting are the farthest removed from me. My sense of empathy can be debilitating at times. The murder of Michael Brown ... discuss

This is part 3 of the series Not everything Biblical is Christian. See part 1 and part 2 to catch up.Dear John (that is my younger self)Some Bible verses threw you for a loop when you read the Bible w ... discuss

Not everything Biblical is Christian, part 5. See part one, two, three, and four to catch up.Part one points out that the words of Satan recorded in the Bible are not Christian doctrine. Part two show ... discuss

Not everything Biblical is Christian, part 6. See part one, two, three, four, and five to catch up.Part one points out that the words of Satan recorded in the Bible are not Ch ... discuss

My personal challenge for the Advent 2014 season is to count my blessings.I saw on Richard Beck's blog today a post on counting our blessings as the cheapest form of therapy. I tend to see the shadows ... discuss

On July 25, Fred Butler, writing on behalf of Pastor John MacArthur, posted an article on the Grace to You website in response to my recent articles on CharismaNews. With a desire to be constructive ... discuss

Pope John XXIII once observed that the world “must mature to the place that we will no longer tolerate war.” Surely many — if not yet all of us — would raise a loud “Here ... discuss

Understanding the will of God can be difficult.   What am I typing?  It is not only daunting, but at times simply maddening.  It can include excitement at the prospect of His plans ... discuss

The past is dead.  The future:  we don't know.  All we have is the Now.Lent came and went, and just as quickly we saw Easter fly by.  We enjoyed our spring break and while things g ... discuss

Mitt Romney's 2008 New Hampshire chairman, Bruce Keough, just declined an invitation to handle Romney's 2012 campaign saying he's "no longer sure what Romney stands for."According to Keough, he could ... discuss

I have always believed that actions speak louder than words. Last night, that maxim came to mind once again. During last night’s televised debate between Sen. Mary Landrieu and Congressman Bill ... discuss

H/T: Gateway Pundit and Verum SerumHere is Robert Reich, former Secretary of Labor under Clinton and more recently an Obama economic adviser having a moment of brutal honesty about healthcare "reform. ... discuss




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