Tag Archives: 2012

Catholic Herald’s choices for People of the Year for 2012

I saw in the online, full digital version of the UK’s best Catholic weekly, the Catholic Herald‘s choices for People of the Year for 2012.  They also explained why they were chosen. Timothy Card. Dolan tops the list, followed by… … Continue reading

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Alinsky’s (Obama’s) tactics and a book recommendation

I have posted on Saul Alinksy‘s “Rules for Radicals” before. However, over at Etheldreda’s Place they were listed, and – at the bottom of that post – an interesting comment was added (go THERE to find it, and yes I … Continue reading

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Pres. Obama didn’t build that deli… this guy did!

Is a picture still worth a thousand words?  Has there been inflation? Here is a shot of a deli-owner in Iowa who recently helped to cater a visit by Pres. Obama. In the WaPo story we learn that this is Ross … Continue reading

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Are you an American Citizen and a Voter?

Check out the USCCB’s “Faithful Citizenship Quiz” if you haven’t seen it already.  

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2012

So, it’s a photoshopped image. So what?br>

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“The Church…cannot and should not replace the State. Yet at the same time….”

“The Church…cannot and should not replace the State. Yet at the same time she cannot and must not remain on the sidelines in the fight for justice. She has to play her part through rational argument and she has to … Continue reading

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Pres. Obama’s Tax on practicing your religion

The Supreme Court ruled that the individual mandate could survive as a tax. The penalties imposed are viewed, in the decision, as taxes. But through the edict of non-elected HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius, Pres. Obama would force religious institutions against … Continue reading

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ALL Supreme Court Decision discussion HERE – POLL OPEN

POLL BELOW It seems that, in some convoluted way, Obamacare was somewhat upheld by the Supreme Court. That means that the law under which the the Obama Administration’s “HHS mandate” is still a threat to our religious liberty. Here is … Continue reading

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VIDEO Jennifer Roback Morse and Eric Metaxas on Religious Freedom

Please use the sharing buttons!  Thanks! From the nice folks at Acton Institute: [wp_youtube]P31UflWhyBc[/wp_youtube] Eric Metaxas and Dr. Jennifer Roback Morse articulate the grave dangers of the Health & Human Services (HHS) Mandate with regard to religious freedom in America. … Continue reading

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Fork over your forks

Surreal from Politico: Forkless Friday at Obama event LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. –Does a fork or dinner knife pose an unacceptable danger to President Barack Obama? One wouldn’t think so, given the hundreds of lunches and dinners he’s attended ranging … Continue reading

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“c”atholics United: Who runs the dissident group politicizing the HHS mandate issue and fighting the US bishops?

Catholics United is politicizing the HHS mandate issue. A reader sent an article from the Baltimore Sun about the opening Mass for the Fortnight for Freedom. I am sure you have read about that elsewhere, so I will only point … Continue reading

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The First Gay President invites homosexual activists to White House. What could possibly go wrong?

So, The First Gay President invites some homosexual activists to the White House. What could possibly go wrong? I saw this at The Weekly Standard: Activists Take Out Frustration on … Ronald Reagan Victor Fiorillo reports for Phillymag.com: Last Friday, … Continue reading

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Adding a couple books to my Kindle Wishlist

I am adding to my Kindle Wishlist Hugh Hewitt’s new book The Brief Against Obama: The Rise, Fall & Epic Fail of the Hope & Change Presidency. This give people in one handy place lots of good information and arguments for … Continue reading

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USCCB website:

I just found this on the site of the USCCB: Catholics Care.  Catholics Vote. I won’t explain it because I want to manipulate you into going there to see what it is. o{];¬)  

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Minnesota is now GROUND ZERO for defense of marriage

I wanted to add a follow up to this: MINNESOTA READERS – WDTPRS POLL For November 2012 there is on the ballot in Minnesota an amendment to the state constitution which would define marriage as being between one man and one … Continue reading

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