Daily Archives: 11 February 2012

Leo XIII on abusive legislation

Pope Leo XIII in Au Milieu des Sollicitudes 24 (1892):
“Here is precisely the ground on which, political dissensions aside, upright men should unite as one to combat, by all lawful and honest means, these progressive abuses of legislation. The respect … Continue reading

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The “Libertas praestantissimum 31″ Coffee or Tea Mug

When I make a new item of Z Swag, such as a coffee mug, I am always a bit nervous that the image won’t be clear, or there will be something wrong with it.
That is why I generally will try … Continue reading

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A couple Saturday reading tips

At American Spectator there are a couple good articles.
The first is by one of the best commentators around, Samuel Gregg.  Here is an excerpt:
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Self-identified modern liberals (and secularists more generally) typically insist that justice and tolerance demand that governments shouldn’t … Continue reading

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I am not making this up

I promise this is NOT a photoshop job.
This is what you see today on the front page of the White House site… whitehouse.gov.

When I saw this I thought:

It’s a beautiful new day in Amerika!
UPDATE:
Here is another.
And…
And

Technorati Tags: Mao Zedong, Pres. … Continue reading

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Pres. Obama channels his inner Henry VIII in this new “Act of Uniformity”

On the site of National Review there is a piece by Mark Steyn which I recommend.  Here is an excerpt.
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Welcome to Obamacare.
The president of the United States has decided to go Henry VIII on the Church’s medieval ass. Whatever religious … Continue reading

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Why Bishops must guard the name “Catholic”

Why do Bishops have an obligation to oversee which groups or publications can use the word “Catholic”?
There is a White House response to the online petition against his recent moves against the 1st Amendment entitled “Protecting the Health of Women … Continue reading

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Church Militant

Read:

We belong to the Church militant ; and she is militant because on earth the powers of darkness are ever restless to encompass her destruction.

And there are variations on the theme.

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