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Hat Tip: BB Ted Cruz: Obama being played by Cuba’s brutal dictator — UPDATE: VIDEO Sen. Ted Cruz on Obama’s Castro Bailout: Obama “does Not Understand the Difference between our Friends and ou ... discuss

Many observers have called 2014 the “Year of the Bible Movie” and it’s easy to see why. A vast array of faith-based films have released this year, some to significant success including Heaven is ... discuss

When He Got Me Pregnant, I Faked an Abortion So My ... discuss

Pope Francis says even when we do not understand the difficulties of life, we must realize that God, our loving father, has a plan and is there to save his children. During his daily morning Mass at ... discuss

By Don DeMarco, Ph. D. Perhaps the two most beloved Christmas stories that we see every year on television are Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol and Frank Capra’s It’s A Wonderful Life. The for ... discuss

by Alan Caruba, Contributing Author: Most of the people of the world have concluded that the decades of warnings about “global warming” and its successor, “climate change”, is just idiotic non ... 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

by Phyllis Schlafly: The Obama Administration is now trying to outlaw single-sex classrooms, a practice that has been growing as parents and teachers see its good results. The Obama Administration is ... discuss

From Catholicmom.comLast month, Brittany Maynard chose doctor-assisted suicide over aggressive treatment or even palliative care for her brain cancer.  In many television interviews  she gav ... discuss

I was trapped in the sex trafficking industry.  Trafficking in persons is not like any regulated industry.  There are no rules. I was conceived during a brutal rape and learned of it when I was very ... discuss

I've been saying this for years. The only thing some clergy understand is money. They have more faith in the almighty dollar than in Almighty God. So it's time to strip their idol, Mammon, from the al ... discuss

Wednesday of the Third Week of Advent(Click here for readings)By Benedict Augustine“Thus the total number of generationsfrom Abraham to Davidis fourteen generations;from David to ... discuss

  The news this week has been replete with coverage of the Sydney Australia terrorist incident. Beginning with the incident itself, then the Sydney police commissioner on jihad flag: “We’re ... discuss

“Turn away my eyes from beholding vanity; and quicken you me in your way. Establish your word to your servant, who is devoted to your fear. Turn away my reproach which I fear: for your judgments ar ... discuss

by Alan Caruba, Contributing Author: The news from Sydney, Australia was of another incident in which a lone Islamic fascist took civilians hostage to fulfill a demented notion of a “holy war” on ... discuss

Christians who love the Bible, should love biblical theology. More than any other discipline, biblical theology has the power to take the student on an exciting journey into the overall meaning of the ... discuss

“Don’t be known for what you’re against, be known for what you’re for.” We as Christians are called to be winsome for Christ in an uncompromising way. Being overly negative or critical can ... discuss

(LiveActionNews) — Monica Migliorino Miller and several other pro-lifers set up a display of aborted babies outside the abortion clinic where they were found. Miller and the others had retrieved the ... discuss

Read The Personhood split, Part I: Structure for background. Aside from their structural variations, Personhood USA and National Personhood Alliance at first seemed to have similar goals – un ... discuss

 So Many Empty Chairs By Joleigh Little, Region Coordinator and Teens for Life Director, Wisconsin Right to Life Editor’s note. We are rapidly approaching the 42nd anniversary of t ... discuss

Who is your daddy America? Your abusive daddy who demands that you shelter in place? A week ago yesterday a co-worker and I were talking. I asked him if he had figured out why Hussein Obama and Hol ... discuss

The following commentary written by a leader of the Ohio Liberty Movement and the Portage County Tea Party was emailed to me over the weekend. Tom Zawistowski is a fervent patriot who wants ... discuss

Mark Levin, constitutional lawyer and president of the Landmark Legal Foundation, is truly ticked off with the Republicans.In the first hour of his radio program this evening, he went off on the "dirt ... discuss

The pro-life movement has been raising the ugly specter of abortions on babies with disabilities for years and now a new article in the Boston Globe confirms that the tests supposedly showing a baby h ... discuss

By Pat Archbold | When it comes to Papal interviews, for the past 16 months, I have mostly adopted a hands off approach. There are many reasons for this, but the most recent Papal interview has ... discuss

Monday of the Third Week of advent(Click here for readings)By KATIE GROSSWhen Jesus had come into the temple area,the chief priests and the elders of the people approached himas he was teach ... discuss

It’s getting close to Christmas time and I have some wonderful news to share with you. It’s about an opportunity for you to help me impact the pro-life views of young people! Before I tell you abo ... discuss

Timed for a Christmas season release, director Ridley Scott’s intended blockbuster, Moses: Gods and Kings hit the big screens this past weekend. On its opening weekend the movie shot to the top ... discuss

iv> Standard Podcast [ 8 min. 14 sec. | 3.9 MB ] Play NowPlay in Popup | Download Ribbon Placement: Liturgy of the Hours Vol. I: Ordinary: 658 Proper of Seasons: 282 (reading, concluding pr ... discuss

iv> Standard Podcast [ 19 min. 41 sec. | 9.13 MB ] Play NowPlay in Popup | Download Ribbon Placement: Liturgy of the Hours Vol. I: Ordinary: 649 Proper of Seasons: 277 Psalter: Tuesday, Wee ... discuss

Excerpt from: Rod Rosenbladt, "Christ Died for the Sins of Christians Too," Modern Reformation Vol 12 (May/June 2003): 20-25.Did the reformers, then, have any doctrine of sanctification? Of ... discuss

‘While many may be skeptical, and rightfully so given how broken Washington has become, Republicans are committed to returning government to the American people. … We understand that it is not gov ... discuss

Text:  John 1:6-8, 19-28Grace and Peace to you from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ. Amen.Last week we heard about an odd man, a man dressed in camel hair and a leather belt.  Yes, ... discuss

Wherefore, in humility and fasting, we unceasingly offered our private prayers as well as the public prayers of the Church to God the Father through his Son, that he would deign to direct and strength ... discuss

Christmas is not the holiday we associate with fear; rather, Halloween is. Elves, carols, trees, and turkeys don’t scare us. Skeletons and bleeding zombies do. But I think our lack of fear at C ... discuss

"Pigsty": Father Wagner complains about Diocese Gerhard Maria Wagner,the parish priest prevented from becoming Auxilliary Bishop of Linz again makes criticism of his diocese on the publication o ... discuss

Blessed be the name of the Lord in both joy and sorrow.Fr. Michael Rodriguez has been persecuted for several years, primarily because of his adherence to the Latin Mass, the Mass of the ages.He is sus ... discuss

By Patrick J. BuchananBrought before a House inquisition, MIT professor and Obamacare architect Jonathan Gruber burbled a recantation of his beliefs about how that triumph of liberalism had been ach ... discuss

One of the things the CR-OMNIBUS did was deprive the new Congress in January from having any financial impact on these issues. Instead of passing a continuing resolution that would have funded the gov ... 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

Both of today's deaths from the Cemetery of Choice are from safe, legal abortions. I have almost no information on the death from 1984. Thirty-year-old Sandra Williams was 11 weeks pregnant when she u ... discuss

by Newt Gingrich: There is NO Senate Report on torture.Two big lies have been perpetrated on the American people.The first lie is the partisan, dishonest, irresponsible, and destructive left-wing at ... discuss

Defamation is complete when its pretensions can be used as its proof.   Some countries, parties, and leaders are anathema to our opinion makers. Not everyone nominated as a “Berserk Monster” ... discuss

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Despite numerous efforts by our illustrious legal and academic professionals to use precedence and 1946 Rules of Procedure to alter or abolish the Natural Born Citizen requirement for the Oval Office ... discuss

The question is this: How am I doing this Advent? Am I using this season of preparation to clear out the materialist muck, the stress and distractions of my life? And if the honest answer is no, then ... discuss

Today we celebrate the feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe -- one of my favorite Marian feast days. Our Lady of Guadalupe, patroness of the Americas, brings hope into our lives. She covers us in the folds ... discuss

This article was published on December 11, 2014 on the Living with Dignity blog.Bill S-225 was recently introduced in the Senate of Canada. This bill aims to legalize euthanasia and assisted suic ... 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

The Tanzania government’s new proposed constitution has been heavily influenced by NGOs that promote contraceptives and abortion rights, says Emil Hagamu, director of English-speaking Africa for Hum ... discuss

Tony Funderburk - Christian Writer-Singer-Illustrator America is an amazing place. It has always been a place of refuge for refugees…a land of opportunity for anyone willing to go for it. If you ... discuss

Women women in war-torn parts of the world are further victimized by rape, should Americans be forced to pay for abortions of their unborn children? Federal law for years has said no, but pro-abortion ... discuss

Thursday of the Second Week of Advent (Click here for readings)By SOPHIE DRUFFNERJesus said to the crowds:“Amen, I say to you,among those born of womenthere has been none greater ... discuss

It’s not what you think. A while back I wrote an article entitled “Reproductive Rights Run Amok“. This is precisely what I was talking about. Headline: I paid $50,000 to have a girl ... discuss

 The “Person of the Year,” this year and every year By Dave Andrusko For the last post of the day, I’d like to briefly talk about what TIME magazine’s selection as “Person ... 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

Vatican City, Dec 11, 2014 / 07:40 am (CNA/EWTN News).- In his daily homily Pope Francis said that God’s love is always expressed in tenderness, and cautioned that if we haven’t experience ... 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

Spring 2014 Chart ViaCommunications Workers of Americaby Phyllis Schlafly: Obama received a thundering rejection to his attempt to make the November Congressional election a referendum on his policie ... discuss

I have worked at the same location for over 20 years now. I have been part of the weekly Bible study there for nearly half that time. As layoffs come and go, as companies are bought and divisions are ... discuss

Like I keep saying: Euthanasia/assisted suicide is not about terminal illness. It is ultimately about allowing anyone with more than a transitory desire to die to be killed–whether by a doctor, a la ... discuss

If you own a house or car, should you be free to do what you want with it? If your plans for your personal property include making money, then you may find out the hard way that, no, you can’t d ... discuss

When I was growing up, there were two different political types of people. Those that thought Reagan was a genius and Democrats. If you are under the age of 30, there is a myth that surrounds Ronald R ... discuss

There was a recent scandal that, as much as anything else, illustrates the intellectual emptiness and moral ennui of the modern liberal man. It occurred in Britain but reflects a wider phenomenon; wha ... discuss

 PPFA’s Richards completes Trifecta of non-confessionals By Dave Andrusko Cecile RichardsIn October we talked about Planned Parenthood President Cecile Richards decision to open up a ... discuss

Vatican City, Dec 10, 2014 / 02:04 am (CNA/EWTN News).- The Synod of Bishops announced Tuesday it had released its prepatory document for the 2015 Synod on the Family, asking that bishops avoid formul ... discuss

It's a matter of perspective &  Democrats have Gary Bauer, Contributing Author: Risky Report - Senate Democrats today released a highly controversial report on the CIA's use of enhance ... discuss

Americans for Limited Government President Nathan Mehrens today issued the following statement urging House negotiators not to include in the omnibus bill section 1090E of the National Defense Autho ... discuss

These are the words of Senator John McCain from the Senate floor. Via his website: “Mr. President, I rise in support of the release – the long-delayed release – of the Senate Intelligence Commit ... discuss

WASHINGTON (BP)/December 5, 2014 -- The U.S. Supreme Court has the uncommon opportunity to please both pro-life and pro-choice advocates at the same time. The justices struggled with the meaning of ... discuss

Australian model, Robyn Lawley, is expecting a baby and recently opened up to Cosmopolitan magazine about her unplanned pregnancy. Lawley has contracts with Ralph Lauren and Pantene and is considered ... discuss

Trey Gowdy doesn't think so.Liberals really do believe they are smarter than everyone else on the planet, especially those dumb conservatives who cling to their guns and their bibles. The Gruber scand ... discuss

This is an issue I’m still trying to wrap my head around and track down details, so if you have some, please share.  This is what I understand at this point: Did you know that menstrual pads ar ... discuss

Each Christmas my wife Joy and I set up our tree and relive the memories of past years. For every year of Joy’s life she has received an ornament commemorating a major life event. There is a bab ... discuss

It took a while for my review copy of Priest, Prophet, King to come. And then it took a while for me to watch it. However, once we began we binge-watched all six episodes.Partly it was because we enjo ... discuss

by Jim Hoft With The Gateway Pundit on Monday, December 8, 2014 We don’t need a “conversation” on race in this country. What we need is for young black males to stay in school, get an education, ... 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

Luca Mombello (1518-1520/ 1588-1596)Immacolata Concezione con Dio Padre / The Immaculate Conception with God the Fathervia Idle Speculations where there is some fascinating informationabout paintings ... discuss

One of the really neat things about living the liturgical life, is that after awhile, you start to have favorite traditions and ways of celebrating, and you find that your children look forward to the ... discuss

\"We can think that Mary, perfectly humble, recognized that she was capable of committing all possible sins. Someone who is truly humble never believes that there are any sins that, with all certainty ... discuss

Obama's statements in recent days make me wonder if he realizes that he's president of the United States. Does he understand how one becomes president? Does he get the process that landed him in the W ... discuss

By Mark Shea | The other day I was talking with a friend about the parable of Lazarus and the Rich Man (Luke 16:19-31). She had been trying to understand the Church's teaching about prayer to th ... discuss

by Kerby Anderson, Viewpoints: Should a child born in this country to parents who are here illegally be automatically granted citizenship? That has been the practice for the last century. But what ... discuss

Text: Mark 1:1-8Grace and Peace to you from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ. Amen.This is the time of the year that the Christmas boxes come out of storage.  Yes, it is the time of year ... discuss

Here in the Advent season I have been thinking of how I am not good at \"awaiting\". Come to think of it, I often struggle with acceptance as well, especially if I perceive something as unjust or \"wr ... discuss

Today marks the 73rd anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor.On a quiet Sunday morning December 7, 1941, a Japanese surprise air attack left the Pacific Fleet in smoldering heaps of broken, twisted ... 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

Go read at Gawker.  The first comment from the story: oh — he understands twitter. it’s marriage, he’s a bit fuzzy on. haha!   ... discuss

The recent breakdown in negotiations with Iran over its nuclear ambitions was, if anything, predictable. It is a problem that exists in the mind of many western diplomats that the other side in a neg ... discuss

Fr. Robert Lange's memoir, Windows Into the Life of a Priest,  brought to mind a literary theme called the hero's journey. Like the archetypical hero who sets off on a journey of self discov ... discuss

Tony Funderburk - Christian Writer-Singer-Illustrator Have you ever heard someone say “you Christian created a god because you need a crutch”? I’ve heard that, or something like it, ... discuss

There are a number of traditions surrounding St. Nicholas Day including the tradition of children leaving out their shoes the night before his feast day on December 6th in order that St. Nicholas ha ... discuss

Vatican City, Dec 6, 2014 / 04:01 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Papal preacher Father Raniero Cantalamessa gave his first advent homily to Pope Francis, touching on the biblical meaning of the word peace ̵ ... discuss

NFL Hall of Famer Mike Ditka weighed in on Ferguson rioters as well as St. Louis Rams players who performed the “hands up, don’t shoot” gesture on the field. In an interview with the Chicago Su ... discuss

I don’t intend to solve the problem regarding the slaying of Michael Brown, but rather take a close look at the crucial issue involved, which is the Sixth Commandment. I hope to help us understand t ... discuss

Oklahoma City, Okla., Dec 5, 2014 / 09:35 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Oklahoma City’s Archbishop Paul Coakley has received a Catholic leadership award for his prominent opposition to a satanic black ma ... discuss

From a column on Pope Francis and women:It would take some political bravery on his part, but the ordination of women would go a long way toward showing that women aren’t just some weird, biological ... discuss

 Lisa Harris: Abortion Provider Editor’s note. This first appeared at The Weekly Standard [in 2010] describes former abortion providers who have converted to the ... discuss

I am in the enjoyable position of receiving copies of most of the latest and greatest Christian books. It has been a little while since I’ve sorted through the piles and to tell you which of ... discuss

It has been almost 28 years since I've called anyone "mom". It was a title I held so dear that I never ever could have uttered that word to anyone but the woman who gave birth to me. I was hostile an ... discuss

Brittany Maynard was clearly working with the pro-assisted suicide group Compassion and Choices when she took a lethal drug to end her life and released a video in conjunction with the euthanasia grou ... 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

 “Rethinking the abortion issue” yet still blaming the Victim Editor’s note. This is excerpted from an editorial that ran in National Right to Life News sometime ago. But nothin ... discuss

Communion rail, Church of the Holy Ghost, Tiverton, RI(© 2012 Fr. Jay Finelli)The new pastor of the Windy City, my fellow Omahan the Most Rev. Blase Cupich, didn’t wait too long to start the usual ... discuss

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

"I CAN'T BREATHE." "HANDS UP, DON'T SHOOT." "NO JUSTICE, NO PEACE, NO RACIST POLICE." "MERRY CHRISTMAS."What better way to convince Americans that we are a nation of racists with a racist police force ... discuss

by Jake Sherman and John Bresnahan, Politico: The government will shut down in just eight days unless Congress acts, and Republican lawmakers and aides in and around leadership fear their two-step go ... discuss

Bill O’Reilly, once again you show your ignorance. It irritates me when you go in front of the nation and act like you know everything, even when you claim you don’t know the whole story. ... discuss

Bill O’Reilly, once again you show your ignorance. It irritates me when you go in front of the nation and act like you know everything, even when you claim you don’t know the whol ... discuss

From the (faux) Greek columns that set off his 2008 Democratic Party nomination speech to the latest attempt to provoke a Congressional Republican overreach, President Obama's political stagecraft see ... discuss

The last couple of weeks both the married daughters with children were over at our house a lot, trying to get in as much time as possible before the heart-wrenching, and also because we helped babysit ... discuss

by Alan Caruba, Contributing Author: To understand all the talk of “climate change” you must understand that everything and everyone involved—except for those of us who debunk the lies—are eng ... discuss

Cosmo's going political. Not sure how that's a change. I haven't looked at a fashion mag except in the grocery line in decades, but last I looked they all promoted Planned Parenthood and fashionable l ... discuss

(LiveActionNews) — We as a society are constantly bombarded with the pro-choice rhetoric that abortion is sometimes necessary. We also hear the words of post-abortive women like Cecile Richards who ... 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

This is a guest post by my formerly pro-choice friend Deanna Unyk. Read more about how she became pro-life here.  Read about our upcoming event in Portland here. “After Tiller” is a doc ... discuss

As you may have heard, the Twitterverse exploded in late August when Richard Dawkins tweeted that it would be immoral to not abort a baby diagnosed with Down Syndrome. He wrote a blog post clarifying ... discuss

Barack Obama exasperates Vladimir Putin. How is it in the U.S.’s interest, Putin wonders, to have complete chaos in the Middle East? Doesn’t President Obama understand that a Qaddafi or M ... discuss

Cool girls fade out and become less interesting the minute they have a real thought. Otherwise, they’re just entertaining, frothy nothingburgers–an idealistic creation to make people feel ... discuss

...are more receptive to chant than many adults give them credit for. These are second-graders, folks.St. Theresa Catholic School, Sugar Land, TX.emember the children's choir at my parish mostly sang ... discuss

Identity politics took a central place in the political discourse of our nation during the last presidential election.  It seemed to me that this did more to reinforce racial division in the coun ... discuss

SO IF YOUR ADOPTED, REMEMBER:Somebody is very proud of you.Somebody is thinking of you.Somebody misses you.Somebody wants to be with you.Somebody is thankful for you.Somebody wants t ... discuss

I just found this in my old notes. Thought I’d post it because I’ll probably never randomly find it again in all my mess of papers. It is not good or anything, it’s just what I remember writi ... 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

How can we do what is best for the adopted child?by Birth Mom Missions on Wednesday, April 6, 2011 at 2:39pmWanted to start sharing some different views on adoption recovery and begin to learn more fr ... discuss

I think I have to post this. It helped me. still does. by Joe SollThe Respect We Never GotI’ve looked into your eyes thousands of times and through them into your hearts and I’ve seen the pain and ... discuss

This story has so many "intersectional" elements to it: The mother is aboriginal and was in jail during part of the court dispute.There's nothing against the moral law to discontinue treatment for a b ... discuss

Is it safe to call them radical feminists?FEMEN are the Westboro Baptists of feminism. Many feminists understand that bare-chested protests make them look kooky.At least when they protest they have th ... discuss

Over the many years of the ANC’s existence—100 years in 2012—we have now learnt with great clarity that the ANC will change strategies and policies as the circumstances demand, whatever their en ... discuss

From a modified transcript of today’s edition of The Briefing:   I first addressed the situation in Ferguson back on August 12th, which was then the first opportunity I had to speak to the ... 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

There are few words more formal than inauguration and few occasions that can compare to the beginning of something so recognizably important as this – the ceremonial installation of the Reverend Doc ... discuss

Campaigning over the weekend, President Obama said, “The American people are with us on all the big issues.” He continued, “You know it. I know it. The polls show it.” Yet the midterm election ... discuss

I recently addressed a major national conference on “The Gospel, Homosexuality, and the Future of Marriage” held by the Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission of the Southern Baptist Conv ... discuss

This is an edited transcript of The Briefing podcast from early Tuesday morning, November 25, 2014, hours after the Ferguson, Missouri grand jury announcement. The grand jury decision Americans wer ... discuss

In honor of today's Feast of St. John of the Cross, we are offering our book summary of his classic "Dark Night of the Soul" for 40% off.  Just enter code DARKNIGHT to save on it.Our summary of t ... discuss

Writing has always been a priority in our Catholic Homeschool from when we first started, I’ve alwaysprovided our children with papers and writing utensils of all kinds.  I have basically been ... discuss

Found this at Akedah of Isaac fulfilled part 1Below is the only conversation recorded in Scripture between Abraham and Isaac and the conversation is quite interesting. ... discuss

Found these interesting facts at Gateway Pundit in a post titled Holy Gridiron!… Tebow Throws for 316 Yards, Averages 31.6 Yds. Per Pass… And the Broncos-Steelers OT Scored a 31.6 Television Ratin ... discuss

Found this at in post titled The Akedah of Isaac fulfilled part 2In part 1 we saw that the figure of The Akedah of Isaac prophetically pictured The Akedah of Jesus. We learne ... discuss

I had always liked Huckabee and was disappointed after he dropped out. And it took some time to find one to fill that void of a true social conservative candidate to vote for. I understand that he is ... discuss

I just heard about this over the weekend and when I first heard of it I kind of rolled my eyes in the back of my head. It seems like all the anti-food documentaries and what not have been infultrating ... discuss

Brethren, Peace be with you in Jesus Christ our Lord.View of the Synod of Bishops in RomeThere's been a lot of misunderstanding regarding the interim report issued by the Synod of Bishops this last we ... discuss

Brethren: Peace be with you.Houston Mayor Annise ParkerAs you may be aware from numerous newsfeeds, Ms. Annise Parker (@AnniseParker) is using her powers as a mayor to intimidate and bu ... discuss

Brethren, Peace be with you.This, according to LifeSiteNews. I quote the whole thing:U.S. District Judge Juan Pérez-Giménez In a rare court victory for supporters of true marriage, a U.S. District ... discuss

Brethren, Peace be with you.Knowing first hand how the Grand Jury system works in our country, I accept and respect the findings of the jury looking into the death of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missou ... discuss

I am in the midst of the formal discernment process for the permanent diaconate in the Diocese of St. Petersburg, Fl. The process here in my diocese consists of 6 bi-weekly meetings to help us men dis ... discuss

Gluttony is the immoderate, unreasonable pleasure in food and drink, and it is a sin. The Catholic Church is not Puritanistic in saying that we cannot enjoy food and drink. There is nothing wrong with ... 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

Let me start out by saying that the Grace of Ars was not what I was looking for. I was looking for a biography of sorts on St. John Vianney. While this does contain biographical information on the C ... discuss

Christmas is coming next Saturday. Being a father of 5, those who know me ask if my wife and I are ready for Christmas. They want to know if we've been able to do all the shopping, all the gift wrap ... discuss

".....for the bible tells me so." I have been struggling with something for the past week or two. There is a question that has been presenting itself to me over and over again, almost taunting me. It ... discuss

A few weeks ago, I was driving down a major road in my area. It is one of those big, 6 lane roads with lots of traffic and lots of businesses along it. I was in the far right lane heading home from wo ... discuss

I attended a meeting the other day. It was a gathering of the heads of the different ministries for one of the two parishes I work for. The focus of the meeting was to present--and brainstorm--ideas o ... discuss

Families are being pulled in many different directions these days. It seems as though there is not much time to spend together with each other as a family. Couple that with the fact that family values ... discuss

Stand True Mourns Our 5 Year AnniversaryMost organizations would want to celebrate their fifth year as an organization. While I am excited about what God has done with Stand True over the last 5 years ... discuss

Tough Questions Series - What Would The Punishment Be If Abortion Were Illegal? This is probably one of the toughest questions to answer as a pro-lifer and I fully expect to receive a lot of hat ... discuss

Happy Thanksgiving from Stand True I know that times are tough for a lot of people, money is tight, people are afraid of where in nation is heading and not sure of what the future holds. Wit ... discuss

Abortion Terminology and Hate Speech I find it fascinating how many people think that by simply saying, “abortion is the killing of a human person,” I am somehow practicing hate speech. It se ... discuss

The Health Care Vote and The Stupak Amendment - Did We Really Ban Taxpayer-Funded Abortion?I know that many of you watched the Health Care Reform vote on Saturday night like I did. I began to see the ... discuss

Satanic Temple's proposed statue of Satan ... which is actuallybased on a picture of Baphomet, which is probably a 12th-century corruption of Mohammed. So much for research.This post was rewritten for ... 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

What they can't win in the courts, the Progressives will attempt to win by regulation or Executive Orders.Benghazi, IRS, AP, NSA, compelling the registration (and seizure) of guns, Common Core, t ... 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

Most Americans understand the mortal threat posed by Modern Liberals-Progressives-Democrats: their unbridled insanity, shameless mendacity, ruthlessness; their visceral ideological loathing of the Con ... 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

An Easter reflection for you: The Person which assumed human nature was not created, as is the case of all other persons. His Person was the pre-existent Word or Logos. His human nature on the other h ... 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

And Survivor stuff too! I'm sorry that posting to this site has become such a rare event. As I've written here before, the time available for blogging is not what it was. The primary culprit remains ... discuss

Here's romp through three articles that take on the subject of human happiness - and why Liberal notions of what that is will make you miserable. First, this WAPO review looks at a new book on Bened ... discuss

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I read a favorite blog of mine recently, Raising Arrows, and found out that after a recent miscarriage, Amy was expecting again!  I am so very happy for her.  And since she is due in January ... discuss

Queen told how economists missed financial crisis Cryptic note to self for future reference.  I saw it coming, which is why I wrote and published this at Sudan Watch on Tuesday, June 19, 2007:U.N. ... discuss

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/> Holy Cross Lutheran Church Rev. Todd A. Peperkorn (John 9) Sermon 3-30-14.mp3 TITLE: “Blind to Seeing” Grace to you and peace from God our Father and the Lord, Jesus Christ. Amen. Our text for ... discuss

Pentecost 12, Proper 17a, (August 31, 2014) Holy Cross Lutheran Church Rev. Todd A. Peperkorn (Matthew 16:21–28) Suff ... discuss

Rev. Todd A. PeperkornHoly Cross Lutheran ChurchRocklin, CaliforniaLast Sunday of the Church Year (November 23, 2014)Matthew 25:31-46 TITLE: “A Sermon on Faith and Good Works” Grace to you and pea ... discuss

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Unfortunately, much of my "blogging" these days takes place on Facebook (under Ed Hanks), and so it doesn't appear here. But every once in a while a fascinating discussion comes along which deserves ... discuss

The author is a former political speechwriter and press secretary with much experience in politics and the reading and analysis of legislation, and also operated a political correspondence office at t ... discuss

This is a more coherent recap & expansion on my earlier blog post on regulations, and why they undermine the Personhood of the unborn child -- "How We Compromise Ourselves."I do not question the well- ... discuss

Tom Tancredo is clearly the best candidate for Governor of Colorado, but some of my very conservative, less conservative, and generally Republican friends have gotten stuck on some misinformation whic ... discuss

This is the 2nd of two interviews I conducted in 2005 with prominent Colorado Black Republicans.  Theron doesn't like the term "Black Republican" — he's a "Republican" just like any other — b ... discuss

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

This is now Part 3 of a review of the book Translating Truth. You can find Part 2, a chapter written by Leland Ryken, here! The start of this multi-part review can be found here. Part 1 covered the fo ... discuss

Daniel Wallace wrote a short blog post called “Fifteen Myths about Bible Translation” in which he sets forth these 15 myths. The 15 myths are: A word-for-word translation is the best kind. A lit ... discuss

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Yesterday it was my birthday. I hung one more year on the line... Paul SimonSo maybe on my birthday I ought to have been out celebrating, or doing something a little special, but instead I stayed hom ... discuss

Gary Gilley has provided a valuable service to all with his review of the bestselling novel "The Shack" by William P. Young. Analyzing the book's theological message, he demonstrates that while the t ... discuss

Isn't the whole point of religion to teach us morals and to love and care for each other no matter what age, gender, sexual preference, religion or race we are?The question was one among many comments ... discuss

On November 6, 2014, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit, in an opinion written by Judge Jeffrey Sutton, held that the marriage laws of Kentucky, Michigan, Ohio, and Tennessee do not viola ... discuss

Thankfully, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 7th Circuit, in Freedom from Religion Foundation v. Lew, refused to let stand a decision which had declared the clergy housing tax allowance unconstitutio ... discuss

1. It's been a while since I've done this, or much of anything on this blog, really. Maybe participating in Quick Takes will get me used to this again. I've gotten out of that state of mind where thin ... discuss

1. DC is on the verge of "Snowpocalypse Part II." It's amusing to watch the natives rush around, going crazy at the prospect of snow. Granted, 2-3 feet is a lot. But the city - and by association, the ... 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

“I’m not the kind of person who really likes to be looked at all the time. I was not naturally an actor…I am naturally a hermit who sits in his room and types all day,” he said. I ... 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




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