Tag Archives: Democrats

Democrat Convention Schedule. No… wait… could this be a joke?

I offer the following not because I would rather see the corpse of Millard Fillmore defeat Pres. Obama in the 2012 election, but because it is pretty funny. It could just be a gag, however.  It doesn’t schedule praise for … Continue reading

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Lawler on Card. Dolan’s upcoming appearance at the Democratic Abortion Convention

Phil Lawler at CWN has some thoughts about the Card. Dolan’s upcoming appearance at the Dems’ Abortion Convention.  He doesn’t so much consider whether Dolan should have offered to go or whether he should have accepted, but rather whether the DNC … Continue reading

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Dems will include same-sex “marriage” plank in their platform at convention

Are you a Catholic who voted for The First Gay President? Think again. From Politico: Democrats are set to include a pro-gay marriage plank in their convention platform for the first time in history, party sources confirm to POLITICO. The … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: Can Catholics join Rotary or the Elks, etc?

From a reader: I am aware that as Catholics, we may not join masonic organizations. My question regards the Elks and the Rotary club? Do they fall under the same prohibition or is membership in these two organizations permissible for … Continue reading

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During their convention Dems will call for same-sex “marriage”

On the site of The Hill we read that during the upcoming Democrat convention, in which they will re-nominate the Evolver-in-Chief, the dems will try to insert a plank in the platform, probably the lower part of the platform, calling for … Continue reading

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Condom-promoting Nun v. U.S. Catholic Bishops. The Magisterium of Nuns is still shrill.

On Indy.com we find this. There is a backstory which the article will explain: There’s good news and national news at RecycleForce, the Eastside non-profit that provides jobs and re-entry assistance to ex-offenders. Less than a month after having $20,000 … Continue reading

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Obama gives Amish complete exemption. Catholics? Talk to the hand! Why? Why do you think?

A few days ago Sr. Mary Ann Walsh at the USCCB Blog posted this: Friday, March 9, 2012 Amish, Ok. Catholics, No. The Amish are exempt from the entire health care reform law. So are members of Medi-Share, a program … Continue reading

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“right to privacy” now results in record keeping of contraceptives and abortion pills

Mark Steyn has an especially mordant column on National Review Online about the nation’s new contracepting sweetheart ( for lack of a better word), Sandra Fluke.  This pair of paragraphs caught my attention. Steyn points to an ironic contradiction in … Continue reading

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Houston Democrats throw Christmas Party. At Planned Parenthood! Where else?

I had to read the headline of the story twice, and let it sink in. From LifeSite comes this … what is the word… puzzling? bit of news. Houston Democrats Throw Christmas Party at Planned Parenthood by Steven Ertelt | … Continue reading

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Democrats in Minnesota anti-Catholic political postcard campaign

I have seen this story in various places, but LifeSite has a good summary. A campaign postcard the Minnesota Democratic Party sent to voters in the Midwestern state is causing a strong reaction from pro-life advocates. It claims the Catholic … Continue reading

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A lesson in how groups work to politicize the Notre Shame controversy

On the blog Ten Reasons I learned of the following. I had posted about "Catholic Democrats" here.   This is a group that sets polling over doctrine. Now something is brewing in Ohio. First, we look at this story in the … Continue reading

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