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Minimum Wage Increase - Small BusinessWorkers - Meet your Replacement;Thanks To The Democrats & ObamaSmall Businesses, Nonprofits, And Public Sector Employers Will Be Especially Impacted’SEN. MITCH ... discuss

Senator Mike Lee (R-UT)by U.S. Sen. Mike Lee: (Adapted from Senate floor remarks on May 18, 2016.)Mr. President, in a piece of legislation of this size, there is always much to praise — and, unfortu ... discuss

by Newt and Callista Gingrich: This election year has been defined by candidates in both parties who are promising a political revolution. A majority of the American people are calling out for real c ... discuss

by Gary Bauer, Contributing Author: Misguided Elites: 9/11. The D.C. sniper. Fort Hood. The Boston Marathon bombing. The Oklahoma City beheading. San Bernardino. Those are just a few examples of ter ... discuss

Alex SchadenbergExecutive Director - Euthanasia Prevention CoalitionIn February 2015, the Supreme Court of Canada struck down Canada's assisted suicide laws and used language to allow for the legaliza ... discuss

18 May AD 1160 Erik Jedvardsson (Edward's Son) ruled much of Sweden from 1150 to 1160. He headed a Christian kingdom bordered by various pagan realms, all of which shared an ancient tradition of figh ... discuss

"Buddy Christ" from DogmaIf you interact on the web, or with folks in your hometown you may come across Christians who tend to believe that Jesus Christ was the nicest of nice person who ever walked t ... discuss

I am a prude.Yes, I'm aware of the negative connotations of the word. As the good folks at Miriam-Webster put it, a prude is "a person who is easily shocked or offended by things that do not shoc ... discuss

This election year we have heard political candidates saying, “I don’t believe there’s any constitutional protection for the unborn,” and—in an admission by Hillary Clinton that stunned both ... discuss

by Phil Kerpen, Contributing Author: As you may have heard, Obama's Department of Labor has taken aim at our retirement plans.Their so-called “fiduciary rule” is BAD NEWS for savers everywhere, an ... discuss

by Dr. David Schnare: The Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations (RICO) Act is a federal law enacted in the early 1970’s that provides for extended criminal penalties and a civil cause of ac ... discuss

was born at Szczepanów in the Diocese of Krakow, Poland 26 July, 1030 and consecrated bishop of Krakow in 1072.He is the patron of Poland, and was known for his fervent preaching of the Gospel, for h ... discuss

You may have seen this meme in various forms. Spurgeon isn’t talking politics specifically here, but he applies this principle consistently when he does venture into preaching on the politic ... discuss

From The National InterestBy Adriel KasontainShareIt may not be apparent to everyone today, but written constitutions are a relatively modern phenomenon. The two earliest examples date only from the l ... discuss

There are not too many of us who have not had the experience of being frightened as a child thinking there were monsters under our beds or in our closets. My parents always used to leave my bedroom do ... discuss

During the great embryonic stem cell research debate, promoters of an unlimited license to experiment promised that using nascent human life as research subjects would be limited to the first 14 days. ... discuss

 Not “a terribly long leap”: Reflections on “Deadly Medicine: Creating the Master Race”By Dave Andrusko Editor’s note. This probably could be said every few years, but…in ... discuss

More than 300 mothers, fathers, and students atTownship High School District 211 filed a lawsuit challengingthe school's new policy that allows a transgenderstudent into the girls' locker rooms. ... discuss

The Century of the Child by Ellen Key (1900) VI: The School of the Future (part 1) I should like to set down here briefly my dreams of a future school, in which the personality may receive a free and ... discuss

By Mitchell Kalpakgian, Ph.D. In C. S. Lewis’s That Hideous Strength Mark Studdock, a sociologist recruited by an elite circle of progressive thinkers to advance their utopian agenda, has advanced d ... discuss

By Joe Kral In the Christian classic, The Great Divorce, C.S. Lewis pens one of the great lines regarding the battle of Truth and relativism, “There are only two kinds of people in the end: those wh ... discuss

I am honoured to have been invited to address the Latin Mass Society's one day conference on the family next month on Saturday, 14th May, at Regent Hall, 275 Oxford Street, London, W!C 2DJ - just five ... discuss

With this entry, I begin to chronicle my temporary Sunday wanderlust, in the form of an experience at a different parish church each Sunday. It will run each week until I'm tired of running.+ &nb ... discuss

Students at St. John Bosco, Rochester, NY(Photo source: April 28, the National Catholic Register published an article by Peter Jesserer Smith on the growing number of Catholic scho ... discuss

Duly Noted by George Handlery Evidently, Britain’s decision about her continued EU membership (“Brexit”) is crucial. Obama’s threatening butting in on the debate underlines this assessment. Th ... discuss

When masses of American voters are no longer interested in the “abstractions” and “intricacies” of their Constitution, our last hope may well be working the system beneath all the shouts and t ... discuss

Is the GOP Risking Suicide?The Trump phenomenon shows how absolutely fed up American voters are with the status quo, i.e., with elite politicians manipulating the system to make sure their super party ... discuss

  Abortion Clinic Killed This Woman in a Botched Abortion, Then Her Organs Were Harvested  ... discuss

 Late to the game, Obama said to be trying to “rebuild” Democrats’ “bench”By Dave Andrusko I like to think that even though my politics are as far away from President Obama ... discuss

For those who celebrate the Ascension of Our Lord on Sunday, please follow this link to the Evening Prayer for Thursday in Week 6 of Easter Ribbon Placement: Liturgy of the Hours Vol. II: Ordinary: 10 ... discuss

For those who celebrate the Ascension of Our Lord on Sunday, please follow this link to the Midday Prayer for Thursday in Week 6 of Easter. Ribbon Placement: Liturgy of the Hours Vol. II: Ordinary: 10 ... discuss

The Man Behind the Crony Machineby Seton Motley, Contributing Author: A key Barack Obama Administration legacy item is its wanton abuse of the Constitution’s separation and balance of power ... discuss

Well I’m not sure what you expect. This is the Weekly Town Crier, where I collect and pass along links If interest from the past week. Don’t call it a link-dump. Well, I suppose you could ... discuss

The last couple of weeks have been fairly quiet when it comes to letters to the editor. Not surprisingly, the majority of them dealt with the article I wrote on evolution and the age of the un ... discuss

The saint of the day for April 26 is St. Franca of Piacenza, a Cistercian nun and foundress.  She was placed in the Benedictine convent of Saint Syrus at Piacenza, Italy in 1177 at age seven and ... discuss

commons image via vimeoProtesters in Ukraine, via WikimediaU.S. Marines in a Wedge Formation, via WikimediaI'd like to tell you about a movement.  It's a movement of young people.  It is a m ... discuss

Guest Post by David MartinOn EWTN’s April 14, World Over Live program hosted by Raymond Arroyo, canon law expert Fr. Gerald Murray and Robert Royal, Catholic author and president of the Faith and Re ... discuss

Back in 2005, a fellow named Bobby Henderson, protesting the teaching of intelligent design, created a satirical deity, the Flying Spaghetti Monster.He originally wrote a letter citing the Monster, th ... discuss

Ribbon Placement: Liturgy of the Hours Vol. II: Ordinary: 1054 Proper of Seasons: 766 Psalter: Monday, Week IV, 1522 Midday Prayer for Monday in Week 4 of Easter, using the Current Psalmody God, come ... discuss

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — As four men sat in prison for a murder they didn't commit, records show that state investigators sent proof of their innocence to a North Carolina prosecutor, but he never revea ... discuss

New Documents Make It Clear: Obama Wants to Force Christians to Pay for Abortions As a general rule, one is typically on the wrong side of the issue if they are fighting against a group of nuns pro ... discuss

Ribbon Placement: Liturgy of the Hours Vol. II: Ordinary: 1054 Proper of Seasons: 747 Psalter: Saturday, Week III, 1481 Midday Prayer for Saturday in Week 3 of Easter, using the Current Psalmody God, ... discuss

Ribbon Placement: Liturgy of the Hours Vol. II: Ordinary: 1049 Proper of Seasons: 745 Psalter: Saturday, Week III, 1476 Christian Prayer: Ordinary: 689 Proper of Seasons: 494 Psalter: Saturday, Week I ... discuss

by Paul Jacob, Contributing Author: Usually, April 15 is the deadline date, in these United States, to file taxes or apply for an extension. This year it is April 18.Why? Many of us think of the Fifte ... discuss

by Elizabeth Slattery: Two weeks ago the Supreme Court asked both sides in the Little Sisters’ case to file supplemental briefs. The Little Sisters’ case challenged Obamacare’s requirement that ... discuss

As a general rule, one is typically on the wrong side of the issue if they are fighting against a group of nuns providing care for the elderly and poor. “One,” in this case, is unsurprisingly the ... discuss

  This essay was first published, with illustrations, in Life Matters Journal Volume 4 Issue 2 — October 2015.ckquote>   The Oxford English Dictionary defines “humanize” as ... discuss

These lessons about how to interpret and apply the Scriptures of the Old Testament help us in getting the most out of our reading and studying of Scripture. I’ve also found that these principles of ... discuss

Poland’s President Andrzej Duda,center, and his wife Agata Kornhauser-Duda attend a Mass as part of Poland’s celebration of 1,050 years of the nation’s Catholicism at the 10th-century cathedra ... discuss

Abuja, Nigeria, Apr 14, 2016 / 04:05 pm (Aid to the Church in Need).- Two years ago, radical Islamists with the militant group Boko Haram stormed a school in Chibok, Nigeria, kidnapping 276 teen girl ... discuss

BARNEGAT, N.J. (AP) — The nation's top high school baseball prospect will have a 19-strikeout, no-hitter he threw this week erased over a transfer rule. ... discuss

Lincoln, Neb., Apr 14, 2016 / 12:04 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Nebraska’s body governing school athletics has failed to overturn a policy that will recognize gender identity rather than biological sex ... discuss

But the Bible is surprisingly quiet when it comes to laying out a system of courtship. Courtship Systems are cultural, and the Bible rarely advocates one cultural approach over another. God’s heart ... discuss

Do not be overly inflamed or infatuated by the political process. Jesus is king; he is going nowhere. He is the one who enthrones and dethrones. No ruler exists who is not placed there by his sovereig ... discuss

One corollary of Occam's Razor is that complicated plans tend to fail in unexpected ways. Should the GOP Rules Committee revise Rule 40b (the one that requires a majority of delegates from at least ei ... discuss

It is a good rule, after reading a new book, never to allow yourself another new one till you have read an old one in between. If that is too much for you, you should at least read one old one to ever ... discuss

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Environmental Protection Agency's top water regulator said Wednesday that officials are working urgently to strengthen a federal rule limiting lead and copper in drinking water ... discuss

“The Court has asked us the right question. They asked us to draw the line, as believers, between behavior that is acceptable and behavior that is unacceptable to our faith. We have done so. No ... discuss

Why am I so afraid to believe in Jesus? Honesty hour: this is the first time I’ve put words to that creeping fear that lives in the shadows of my mind. Here’s what I am learning: humans have up ... discuss

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Tiny Transforming Apartment Is Like a Dozen Homes in One ​This 309​-square-foot apartment makes the most of every single inch. By Eric Limer Apr 11, 2016 There is a general, obnoxious rule when i ... discuss

Ribbon Placement: Liturgy of the Hours Vol. II: Ordinary: 1049 Proper of Seasons: 721 Psalter: Wednesday, Week III, 1420 Christian Prayer: Ordinary: 689 Proper of Seasons: 486 Psalter: Wednesday, Week ... discuss

Ribbon Placement: Liturgy of the Hours Vol. II: Ordinary: 1045 Proper of Seasons: 718 Psalter: Wednesday, Week III, 1415 Office of Readings for Wednesday in Week 3 of Easter God, come to my assistance ... discuss

There were quite a number of letters to the editor this week, and they were mostly related to two articles. Once again, my gratitude goes to all those who took the time to write. Comments ... discuss

Georgios Aggelopoulos was born in Dimitsana, Arcadia prefecture in 1746 to poor parents. A studious child, Georgios attended school at Dimitsana before continuing his education in Athens for two years ... discuss

In a Feb. 23 interview with Global News, federal Health Minister Jane Philpott, said she would not rule out withholding health transfer payments to Prince Edward Island if it does not make abortion av ... discuss

If things are going well in your home right now, don’t be fooled into thinking that somehow you have made it that way. Look again; your home is broken beneath the surface and able to disintegrate i ... discuss

Today, with much conversation revolving around whether or not theology is even an appropriate endeavor at all, this idea of “good and necessary consequences” takes on renewed import. For Christia ... discuss

by Ralph Benko, Contributing Author: Donald Trump’s defining characteristic is an obsession with winning. Trump makes no bones about this. This has been the theme of his life, his books, his ventur ... discuss

Img via 'State of the Nation' (2012): War Epidemic and The Need for Radical Wisdomby Nelson Hultberg, Contributing Author: What are the sources of the interminable wars throughout the world today? Why ... discuss

EPA Using Climate Rules for Heavy Duty Trucks to Sideline Racecars - Buried Provision Could Mean Crippling Fines for Racing IndustryWASHINGTON, DC – Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Up ... discuss

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — A federal rule that took effect in 1991 is designed to protect the public from unsafe levels of lead in drinking water. Some answers to common questions about how it works: ... discuss

Washington D.C., Apr 9, 2016 / 06:57 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Reflecting on Pope Francis' apostolic exhortation on love in the family, two professors at the John Paul II Institute have emphasized the clos ... discuss

Part of the Oscar Straus Memorial in Washington, D.C. honoring the right to worship."Without freedom of thought there can be no such thing as wisdom & no such thing as publick liberty without freedom ... discuss

Abortion activists are drumming up media attention in Indiana this weekend over a new law that protects unborn babies from discrimination. The new law, signed by Gov. Mike Pence in March, bans abortio ... discuss

By Patrick Buchanan After winning only six delegates in Wisconsin, and with Ted Cruz poaching delegates in states he has won, like Louisiana, Donald Trump either wins on the first ballot at Cleveland, ... discuss

A few years ago I was at a conference to lead a breakout session and perhaps to do some writing about the event. There were a couple of keynote speakers there, John Piper among them, and they ... discuss

PHOENIX (AP) — The gallery of the Arizona House of Representatives had a new set of occupants as lawmakers convened for their debate: journalists. ... discuss

The Christian church now finds itself facing a new reality. The church no longer represents the central core of Western culture. Though outposts of Christian influence remain, these are exceptions rat ... discuss

Auto assembly line in Princeton, Indiana.(Cropped photo: Zbigniew Bzdak/KRT/Newscom via The Daily Signal)by Bryan Riley: One of the most persistent myths about international trade is that America ... discuss

PHOENIX (AP) — The Arizona House of Representatives has imposed new security policies that restrict access for journalists who refuse to submit to extensive background checks, drawing objections fro ... discuss

Planned Parenthood is so predictable. This week, the abortion business sued the state of Indiana in its latest attempt to stop a protective pro-life law from taking effect. The new law, signed by Gov. ... discuss

“The greatest question of our time,” offered historian Will Durant, “is not communism versus individualism, not Europe versus America, not even East versus the West; it is whether me ... discuss

A struggle with words reveals what we really love most. It reveals what we worship, what we’ve set our hearts on. Unkind words are not the problem but a byproduct of the real problem: idolatrou ... discuss

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Baseball's new rule on breaking up double plays gave Logan Forsythe and the Tampa Bay Rays a disputed 3-2 victory over the Toronto Blue Jays on Tuesday night. ... discuss

In a serious, probing article in Christianity Today, political scientist David Koyzis argues that American Christians are facing an increasingly hostile culture, one which may drive them to a position ... discuss

He has saved us and called us to a holy life—not because of anything we have done but because of his own purpose and grace. This grace was given us in Christ Jesus before the beginning of time,2 T ... discuss

Kentucky leaders are fight back against the abortion industry and its friends on the bench who continue to prioritize abortion access above patients’ health and safety. On Monday, Gov. Matt Bevi ... discuss

NEW YORK (AP) — Subway is moving ahead and posting calorie counts on its menu boards nationally despite another delay in a federal rule requiring the information. ... discuss

“One of the most common distinctions used in regard to the will of God is the distinction between his secret will and his revealed will. His secret will, or sometimes it’s called his sovereign ... discuss

By Mitchell Kalpakgian, Ph.D. In Harriet Beecher Stowe’s Uncle Tom’s Cabin, many plantation owners take comfort in the knowledge that their humane, benevolent way treatment of slaves does not deba ... discuss

ATLANTA (AP) — Major League Baseball's new "Chase Utley Rule" has cost the Atlanta Braves a baserunner in their opening game against the Washington Nationals. ... discuss

For years, I have documented the growing calls within bioethics and organ transplant medicine to kill the dead donor rule to allow live organ harvesting. Over at First Things, I note that euthanasia ... discuss

1. "Brokered convention."  If none of the current GOP candidates reaches the threshold level of 1237 delegates to be the nominee, the GOP will have an OPEN convention, not a "brokered" one. "Brok ... discuss

WASHINGTON (AP) — The American jury room is a bit like Las Vegas: What happens there is supposed to stay there. ... discuss

This past February saw a parish in Seattle fall victim to a hate crime.At least that's what some would have you believe. Saint Patrick's Church, located north of downtown in the Portage Bay neighborho ... discuss

Like a horror story come true, a prominent medical researcher in Europe is advocating for the right to take organs from euthanasia patients before they die. In an article for the Journal of Medical Et ... discuss

There are two parts - maybe two sections or clauses - to the Personhood anti-abortion strategy. The first is simple, easily grasped, and is understood and supported by the vast majority of pro-life ac ... discuss

The political claim—that women were or will be prosecuted or jailed under abortion laws—has been made so frequently by Planned Parenthood, NARAL, and NOW over the past 40 years that it has become ... discuss

Ahead of a state visit by Chinese President Xi Jinping on Thursday, Rep. Chris Smith (R-N.J.) joined Chinese human rights advocates urging President Obama not to “sideline” what he called ... discuss

Tony Funderburk - His Words And Music Faith Hope And Love - Your Creative Advantage You Gotta Break Some Rules – But not the good ones Just because some authoritative power makes a rule doesn&# ... discuss

NAYPYITAW, Myanmar (AP) — Htin Kyaw, a trusted friend of Nobel laureate Aung San Suu Kyi, took over as Myanmar's president Wednesday, taking a momentous step in the country's long-drawn transition t ... discuss

Top stars in different dugouts, a couple of fond farewells. Talented newcomers, a rule tweak that could spell trouble. ... discuss

AYTHAYA, Myanmar (AP) — When a democratically elected Myanmar president takes office this week after decades of military rule, some will be toasting the historic moment with a beverage decidedly not ... discuss

Photos are of Ukrainian/Russian kids who climb skyscrapers without safety gearThe photographs I used to preface this post are of Russian and Ukrainian daredevils who climb skyscrapers under constructi ... discuss

DUBLIN (AP) — Thousands of soldiers marched solemnly Sunday through the crowded streets of Dublin to commemorate the 100th anniversary of Ireland's Easter Rising against Britain, a fateful rebellion ... discuss

DUBLIN (AP) — Thousands of soldiers are marching solemnly through the streets of Dublin to commemorate the 100th anniversary of Ireland's Easter Rising against Britain, a doomed rebellion that reduc ... discuss

NAYPYITAW, Myanmar (AP) — Myanmar's military chief on Sunday pledged to join hands with a new civilian government that takes over the Southeast Asian country next week, after 54 years of rule by the ... discuss

WASHINGTON (AP) — Vice President Joe Biden on Thursday tried to clear his name and tout his record on Supreme Court nominations, calling Republican branding of his past remarks on the subject "frank ... discuss

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Sparked by backlash to Charlotte's ordinance allowing transgender people to use restrooms aligned with their gender identity, the North Carolina legislature reined in local gove ... discuss

YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — Amnesty International has urged Aung San Suu Kyi and her party's new government to release all political prisoners when they take office next week. It says this is a historic ... discuss

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina legislators decided to rein in local governments by approving a bill Wednesday that prevents cities and counties from passing their own anti-discrimination rules. ... discuss

“My client would love to be a conscientious objector. The government insists they be a conscientious collaborator.” That line, offered by attorney and former Solicitor General Paul Clement ... discuss

The Supreme Court heard oral arguments today in the case the Little Sisters of the Poor and 37 pro-life groups, universities and companies have filed against the HHS mandate, which forces them to pay ... discuss

Wisconsin state officials are asking the U.S. Supreme Court this spring to protect women’s health by upholding a law requiring that abortionists have hospital admitting privileges. The appeal wi ... discuss

Yesterday, I was contacted and interviewed by phone by Rob Capriccioso who wrote the article, Online Quicksand. His emphasis is on blogs in the way that people used to discuss the telegraph--as someth ... discuss

In the next major battle in the pro-life fight against the HHS mandate, the Supreme Court will hear oral arguments for Little Sisters of the Poor’s challenge to the Obama HHS mandate. The nation’s ... discuss

MOSCOW (AP) — Russia's Olympic wrestling team has reported "tens" of doping cases which could rule top athletes out of the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro. ... discuss

WASHINGTON (AP) — Big companies are pushing back against proposed federal rules they say would require their medical plans to cover gender transition and other services under the nondiscrimination m ... discuss

ATLANTA (AP) — Atlanta's airport, the world's busiest, is insisting that Uber drivers get fingerprint-based background checks to pick up passengers, but the ride-sharing service is balking at the pr ... discuss

MANASSAS, Va. (AP) — A clerk's office in Virginia has ended a five-year policy of denying journalists access to any legal motions filed in the court after the rule was challenged by The Associated P ... discuss

A judge has denied the request from pro-life Governor Matt Bevin of Kentucky to close an abortion clinic that the governor says is running afoul of state law. A lawsuit involving a Kentucky abortion c ... discuss

There is nothing new under the sun, not even the Church's sex scandals. Consider, for example, this 7th century account of an ecclesiastical rule for punishing sex abuse, where Fructuosus of Braga mad ... discuss

Tony Funderburk - Tony Funderburk - The Truth in Words And Music When you look around, does it appear that God is the ruler of this world? I hope you’ve given your heart to Jesus. I hope youR ... discuss

On February 27, Melinda Selmys, a self-described “queer convert to Catholicism”, wrote a post for her blog on Patheos titled, “Does God Make Mistakes? (And are Trans People One of Them?)” Ther ... discuss

In the life of Jesus Christ we find the idea of truth. Truth is described time and again by Jesus. But what is truth? Truth is indeed a great breathtaking challenge. What is the truth about life? ... discuss

Then I saw a new heaven and a new earth, for the first heaven and the first earth had passed away, and the sea was no more. And I saw the holy city, new Jerusalem, coming down out of heaven from God, ... discuss

If you just heard a little happy "woop!" that was me for I have the next 24 hours in the house, without having to go/drive somewhere. Hooray! Yes, I know I was desperate to get my car back but I've sp ... discuss

Tony Funderburk - Tony Funderburk - The Truth in Words And Music Do You Pay Attention to These Three Parts of Your Singing Voice? Do you just love to sing? I mean, is singing the first thing on your m ... discuss

This article is an expanded version of my first “Life Lessons with Josh” column in Life Matters Journal, in which I answer questions from LMJ’s readers. This reader asked for help responding to ... discuss

The fog created by mainstream media can be overwhelming. Thus reading your Bible, good books, and honest journalism from trustworthy "watchmen on the wall" is more necessary than ever. Your Bible read ... discuss

When debating over heated and divisive political issues, I believe that it is helpful to abide by two rules.  The first rule is to reflect on the core values that motivate many - perhaps most - o ... discuss

This post is the third in a four part series on Secularization and the Sexual Revolution. Impossible to Believe: The Endgame of Secularism In his important Massey Lectures delivered in 1991, Canadia ... discuss

“Almighty Father, we do come before you aware of the fact that government is not an accident nor is it our invention, but rather it is your gift to us in the very structures of creation as you ... discuss

Since Trump looks likely (I think there's still a chance for Rubio -- see the Weekly Standard take on the rally I missed out on in the previous post), I have been thinking hard about him. First, to se ... discuss

Tony Funderburk - Tony Funderburk - The Truth in Words And Music Who couldn’t use some confidence builders once in a while? When you see others succeeding and you haven’t yet, it can be a ... discuss

Question: "How can someone who is pro-life oppose abortion and yet be in favor of the death penalty?"There is not the slightest contradiction in being opposed to the murder of the innocent, while favo ... discuss

When a billionaire from New York City is running for President of the United States and the Christian Conservative is behind him in the polls, we have to ask ourselves how is this possible? How can so ... discuss

IntroductionToday we are going to be looking at the man Jesus and his depiction in the Bible.  We’ll look at the life of Jesus Christ, and how it was described by the apostle Paul. We’ll loo ... discuss

  This essay was first published, with illustrations, in Life Matters Journal Volume 4 Issue 3 — February 2016.   morass: 2. a complicated or confused situation ... discuss

It has to be painfully obvious to anyone with any knowledge of national defense issues that the United States Army, like the rest of the armed forces, is in dire need of a complete, top to bottom, res ... discuss

  Many Americans have romantic ideas about revolutions. We cheer the overthrow of bad regimes by violent force to bring change in other parts of the globe. In recent years, revolutions that Ameri ... discuss

Oddly enough, according to a couple of sources, Associate Justice Antonin G. Scalia’s best friend was AJ Ruth Bader Ginsburg. Said Marcia Coyle on PBS NewsHour Weekend, Scalia, who passed away Satur ... discuss

The internet is awash with justifiably indignant commentary regarding the dangerous direction of the country. Clearly, these internet commentators are extremely angry about a smothering, corrupt, over ... discuss

9]> < ![endif]--> 0;">The city of Jerusalem is the highlight of any pilgrimage to the Holy Land. It is not just a city that has some 4,000 years of history, making it one of the oldest cities on ea ... discuss

by Alfred Regnery – The basic foundations of American conservatism consist of liberty and freedom, tradition and order, rule of law, and belief in God. Over the past half century, conservatism h ... discuss

Tony Funderburk - Tony Funderburk - The Truth in Words And Music Since mother earth and mankind is basically awesome… what are you worried about? Look all around you. What do you see? And I don& ... discuss

Tony Funderburk - Tony Funderburk - The Truth in Words And Music How much do you love the things in the world? A nice home. A decent car and clothes. Furniture. Dishes. A TV. A computer. A smartphone. ... discuss

One of the things that led me to reject atheism is the realization that most of its arguments, if true, mean that we couldn’t possibly know its true.  It violates what I call “the Golden ... discuss

I saw an article today published by the radical leftist website, AlterNet. I was intrigued by the title, "5 Reasons Ted Cruz Is Even More Dangerous Than Donald Trump, Both men would be disas ... discuss

All of my daughters are athletes. It isn't always easy when my daughter's varsity basketball team plays after the boys, and the once full gym empties as the girls start their game. It is heart br ... discuss

"Abortion can’t really turn back the clock. It can’t push the rewind button on life and make it so that she was never pregnant. It can make it easy for everyone around the woman to forget the preg ... discuss

Last week, my Twitter friend Morgan Guyton wrote a provocatively titled post, Is damnation of the other a cornerstone of evangelical belief?, with a provocative hypothesis in regards to Larycia Hawki ... discuss

At least 10 years of seminary formation.One decade!That is how long a man spends inside the seminary before he is ordained to the priesthood.You might be surprised to know that in all those years that ... discuss

By Michael JohnsIn the early 1980s, as my interest in politics and my now three-decade alignment with American conservatism first began, I distinctly remember one of that time’s prominent publi ... discuss

Tony Funderburk - Tony Funderburk - The Truth in Words And Music You know all that bad stuff going on in the world? God’s not doing it! Every day…and I mean Every. Single. Day…all yo ... discuss

Fr John Fleming and Alison, his wifeThe Catholic Medical Quarterly has carried an important article by Theo Boer, a professor of health care ethics at Kampden Theological University. I am grateful to ... discuss

Michael J. Perry(Image source: December 30, 2015, economist Mark J. Perry published in his American Enterprise Institute blog Carpe Diem a couple of chartspurporting to show that the Am ... discuss

A friend of mine, Beth Zimmerman, asked me a couple of years ago to write for her on a group blog that was sharing the about the heroes of the Christian faith and seeking to help people learn about e ... discuss

VIDEO: A 2008 performance of "March of the Kings" ("Marche Des Rois") by Nowell Sing We Clear (Tony Barrand, Fred Breunig, Andy Davis and John Roberts) at Latchis Theater, Brattleboro, Vermont.+  ... discuss

On December 6, 1865, the 13th amendment to the U.S. constitution was ratified and with it came the formal abolishment of slavery in this country. It states, “Neither slavery nor involuntary servitud ... discuss

Political correctness (PC) seems to be the rule in America today. Thanks for this predicament has to be given to the tireless effort of the current occupier of the White House and his corrupt administ ... discuss

1 Samuel 16:1-13 David is anointed as kingPhilippians 2:1-11 “Every knee shall bow”Matthew 2:1-12 “Where is he that is born king?”So far in this Advent Season we've seen Christ as our prophet ... discuss

Last month, the Family Education Trust (FET) published an article by Norman Wells, FET's director, which adds to the concern expressed by SPUC during the passage of the Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Act ... discuss

Here we are again getting ready to celebrate "The most wonderful time of the year" when 'peace on earth and good will towards men' is, or, at least, was the rule we lived by.  Now the secularists ... discuss

The other day as I was leaving the clinic, after having prayed the rosary aloud, one of my Protestant friends called out to me "Queen Mother isn't capitalized in the Bible, you know." I asked what he ... discuss

The beginning of secession? Texas wants to nullify all federal gun lawsTrust me. The secession movement is well underway in Texas. And thank God for that.As for this "anti-commandeering" act which re ... discuss

Slavery is back in the news but the moral logic that condemns it may not be.Sure, if you own a Confederate flag, you better hide it. Indeed, since the June 17th shooting at Emanuel AME church in Charl ... discuss

The values and wishes of parents must be at the heart of the way in which Ofsted rates schools on how they teach sex education, says Antonia Tully of SPUC Safe at School, following a report that gover ... discuss

This post is the third part of my response on a gun control thread on Facebook. Specifically, my response to:3. Self defense is a natural right, but it is not unlimited.This statement is obvious, and ... discuss

Antonia Tully, an expert on the impactof graphic sex education on childrenAntonia Tully, leader of the Safe at School initiative, a project of the Society for the Protection of Unborn Children, was in ... discuss

This post is in reply to Laramie Hirsch, who has written a post on his blog, "The Hirsch Files" in response to this blog. Laramie's post is entitled, "St. Catherine of Siena Does NOT Warn Traditionali ... discuss

My goal last year was to read 60 books, and I surpassed that.  So, this year my goal is 65.There were some great movies at the end of last year, based on amazing books.  American Sniper and ... discuss

If you know the name Martin Shkreli, it’s likely because news stories about his popped up on your Facebook or Twitter feed. I saw articles about him from folks who don’t usually post about current ... discuss

Being Teachers of "Good Things"I have been seeing a lot of "Christian" meetings focusing on the "Women of God", "Women's Destiny" or the more common phrase, "Women's Empowerment".empowerment: the ... discuss

Do the ends justify the means?This question has been on my mind often lately, and that is a good thing for this has prompted much study on my part and I am more prepared for it.Today I'll shortly addr ... discuss

Recently I have been reading John Corvino’s book, “What’s wrong with Homosexuality?” Corvino describes himself as a religious sceptic and is one of the leading defenders of the moral permissi ... discuss

Sermon notes for Proper 22B October 4, 2015 Scriptures:  Genesis 2:18-24, Mark 10:2-16 Imagine for a moment that you are in the midst of a situation that is well known as the subject a variety of spo ... discuss

The Riemann Hypothesis is a mathematical conjecture that the (nontrivial) zeros of the Riemann Zeta function all have real parts of 1/2 on the complex plane. Its proof (or disproof) is a millennial pr ... discuss

All week my enjoyment of the exuberant visit of Pope Francis was marred by arguments from faithful Catholics close to me who were angry at what he did or did not say or do. Accusations of socialism, m ... discuss

A few days ago I went to my bank and found a teller ready and waiting for me.  The sign at his station said “April.”  I said, “Are you April?” He answered “Yes.” ... discuss

Seriously folks, after 8 years of arrogance and utter lawlessness, it's time to do something about the party responsible to creating this chaos in our country.  Despite it's being trampled on a d ... discuss

Ritually German bishops warn against exaggerated expectations of the Synod.Finally Catholics may talk about sex. And then they do not know what to say to each other. In a month, the Synod begins in Ro ... discuss

Kim DavisMany Christians who are opposed to the legalization of same sex marriage are looking to Kim Davis - the Rowan County, Kentucky Clerk who refused to give marriage licenses to same sex couples ... discuss

We’ve all heard the stats: currently, only the United States grants birthright citizenship to illegal aliens and 8% of babies born in the US are so-called “anchor babies” born of illegal aliens. ... discuss

If there is a movement to take America back it is not reflected in the below. In one years time we have dropped in freedom ranking from 17th position (which is bad enough) to 20th position. "If" the ... discuss

While I've always gotten my share of "Nigerian scam" emails (like the rest of you), I've never actually been insulted by the laziness of one before. Look, people, if I'm supposed to hand you my bank ... discuss

John Rawls once wrote that he always took for granted that the people that he was reading were smarter than him. If not, then why on earth was he reading them in the first place. I mention that becaus ... discuss

This is a post I have wanted to craft for many years now.  It leaps into my thoughts at unwelcome times and I try to chase it away.I tell this post that it will offend many of my dear friends.I c ... discuss

The White HouseOffice of the Press SecretaryFor Immediate ReleaseApril 22, 2015Remarks by the President on the Impacts of Climate ChangeThe Everglades, Florida3:16 P.M. EDTTHE PRESIDENT:  Hello, ... discuss

The world needs Planned Parenthood. The supporters of Planned Parenthood (PP) repeatedly assure us of this fact. With every gruesome video released demonstrating the callous disregard for the lives de ... discuss

Although the progressives fancy themselves to champion democracy, they are accomplishing some of the greatest strides in their cultural revolution through the least democratic means -- through preside ... discuss

I have more thoughts from our morning sessions at the Pappas Patristic Institute that I wanted to write down concerning the Fathers' hermeneutics or interpretation of Scripture. One of the key passage ... discuss

Has the patristic era lost its relevance for modern hermeneutics (i.e., interpretation) or exegesis? Not only do they have much to teach our age, but I hold that they are indispensable guides to the d ... discuss

This is the strongest field of Republican candidates in 35 years.--Charles KrauthammerFor the first time since Bush got re-elected in 2004, I am excited about the Republican field of candidates for pr ... discuss

A Facebook source led me to a page titled “Questions for Roman Catholics”, by Matt Slick of the Christian Apologetics & Research Ministry. “The responses [I get],” Slick states, “vary from d ... discuss

 I haven't finished reading any of the following books yet, but felt ready to start talking about them anyway.Born for Love: Why Empathy is Essential - and Endangered, is written by the same team ... discuss

I had to take my time with my reaction to the Supreme Court’s decision in Obergefell v. Hodges (576 US __ [2015]), because there were some comments and criticisms that led me to suspect it was worse ... discuss

For behold the sovereign the Lord of hosts shall take away from Jerusalem, and from Juda the valiant and the strong, the whole strength of bread, and the whole strength of water.  The strong man, ... discuss

The fool says in his heart, “There is no God.” They are corrupt, they do abominable deeds, there is none who does good. – Psalm 14:1 Fred Butler, of Hip and Thigh, returns for his second ep ... discuss

So anyway, this guy Gareth Lee, uh, coincidentally, I'm sure, [insert sarcastic raised eyebrow here and ask for my forgiveness if I'm wrong] ordered, from a Christian family run bakery in Northern Ire ... discuss




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