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 … 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 … 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: […] Self-identified modern liberals (and secularists more generally) typically insist that justice and tolerance demand … 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 … 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. […] Welcome to Obamacare. The president of the United States has decided to go Henry VIII on the Church’s medieval … 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 … 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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