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SOPA killed in House

Today I read in The Examiner that the SOPA bill was killed in the House of Representatives.  I understand that the Senate version, PIPA, is still alive.  It is interesting to see the list of sponsors (by far mostly Democrats) … Continue reading

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Bl. Carl Lampert: ” ‘I love my Church. I remain faithful to my Church and to the priesthood. I am on Christ’s side and I love His Church.”

I had determined last year that this year I would during Advent read a book Advent of the Heart, reflections by a priest who died in Dachau, Fr. Alfred Delp – a fellow Lutheran convert. (Kindle version. UK book.)  Remember: … Continue reading

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EAS and EAS… ?!? Coincidence? You decide!

Something odd happened today.   I watch very little TV during the day but sometimes if I am making lunch or doing something in the kitchen I switch it on to see if something interesting is going on.
As I watched, this … Continue reading

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HUGE ASTEROID HURTLING TOWARDS EARTH! RUNNING WON’T HELP! AHHHHHHHG!

From Reuters:
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla (Reuters) – A huge asteroid will pass closer to Earth than the moon Tuesday, giving scientists a rare chance for study without having to go through the time and expense of launching a probe, officials said.
Earth’s … Continue reading

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“RETREEEEEAT!” Surrendering the Arsenal of the West! We need Latin!

I am always dismayed when I see that a new bishop dumbs-down his coat-of-arms, or stemma as it is called in Italian, with a modern language motto.  Of course I and some jocular priest friends suggested some less-often-considered mottos here.
Any … Continue reading

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Of things astronomic and thanks to readers on the Autumnal Equinox

Firstly, as I reported before there is a huge piece of flaming hurtling death-inflicting space junk falling to earth even as I write.  I calmly explained the facts here in my post entitled “RUN! RUN FOR YOUR LIVES! FALLING BURNING … Continue reading

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RUN! RUN FOR YOUR LIVES! FALLING BURNING SPACE BUS! AAAAH!

From Space Weather:
RE-ENTRY ALERT: NASA reports that UARS, an atmospheric research satellite the size of a small bus, will re-enter Earth’s atmosphere on Sept. 23rd plus or minus one day. [AAHHHG!  We don’t even know WHEN we’re ALL GOING TO … Continue reading

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MENE MENE TEKEL UPHARSIN – REVIEW: Mark Steyn – After America: Get Ready for Armageddon

I am reading Mark Steyn’s brilliant After America: Get Ready for Armageddon.
USA book click here.
USA Kindle book click here. (Text-to-Speech enabled)
UK book click here. UK doesn’t have a separate Kindle version yet.
Readers in the USA, this is a good book.  … Continue reading

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Implications of Obama Administration’s move to force Catholic hospitals to provide “contraception” and sterilizations

A few days ago in the Minneapolis Star-Tribune Fr. Peter Laird, Vicar General of the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis, had a good piece about the mandate from the Obama Administration (HHS) requiring that “contraception” and sterilizations be paid … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: If and when disaster strikes you, do you have a plan?

During breakfast this morning I was watching the news about hurricane “Irene”… odd name for a hurricane… I guess the people who name these things don’t think about what names mean… “Irene” heading toward NYC.
This leads me to the question … Continue reading

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