Daily Archives: 17 September 2009

The ASSAULT begins!

I am now on the attack! I have roused out the guts of my computer and have begun to rebuild. Convinced that this is a hardware problem, I will not be denied. UPDATE 18 Sept 1740 GMT: I determined that … Continue reading

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Controversy and blasphemy at the Metropolitan Opera

Since I was quite young I have enjoyed grand opera.  I listened to the Metropolitan Opera broadcasts on Saturdays and always went to their performances when the whole company would come for its annual road trip to my home town.  … Continue reading

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C-FAM: Euro-Parliament Raps Lithuania for Curbing Homosexual Advocacy

From the indispensible C-FAM:   Volume 12, Number 40 September 17, 2009European Parliament Raps Lithuania for Curbing Homosexual Advocacy By Piero A. Tozzi, J.D.      (NEW YORK – C-FAM)  The European Parliament voted 349 to 218 today to condemn Lithuania … Continue reading

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Pope Benedict on priests – Fr. Z on worship

From CNA comes this account of the Holy Father’s ad limina with Brazilian bishops: Priests cannot be replaced by the laity, Pope Benedict explains Castel Gandolfo, Italy, Sep 17, 2009 / 10:27 am (CNA).- In an audience this morning with … Continue reading

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nvlddmkm.sys delenda est

I am in the grip of a techno nightmare, the stuff of man-made purgatory. My main computer, the big one, which was giving me so many problems, which I had thought I had repaired, threw a nutty again yesterday in … Continue reading

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