Tag Archives: November 2012

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 Murty, a … Continue reading

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Bp. Morlino defends the reputation of his subject: Rep. Paul Ryan

From the NCReg comes this with my emphases:
Paul Ryan’s Bishop Defends Him Amid Attacks on His Application of Church Teaching
by JOAN FRAWLEY DESMOND
Bishop Robert Morlino
– Diocese of Madison, Wis.
MADISON, Wis. — Earlier this year, when Georgetown University announced that Rep. … Continue reading

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Rep. Paul Ryan and Ayn Rand

Lefty-catholics and Fishwrap readers are having a spittle-flecked nutty over Rep. Paul Ryan.  Fishwrap today compared Ryan to Dr. Kevorkian.
You will no doubt be hearing from some of them that Ryan is a “Randian” and “Objectivist”, that is, an adherent to some … Continue reading

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Catholics For Romney v catholics For Obama

Some time ago, a Catholics for Romney committee formed to support the campaign of Mitt Romney.
WDTPRS would vote for the corpse of Millard Fillmore – a Know-Nothing member – if it meant the removal of the anti-Catholic, anti-constitution incumbent from … Continue reading

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O’Reilly interview with Sr. Simone “Nuns On The Bus” Campbell

After Sr. Simone Campbell degrading appearance with the anti-Catholic Jon Stewart show – such gravitas! – she has gone on with Bill O’Reilly of FNC.
He doesn’t let her get away with everything.
I believe Campbell wants to help the poor, but she … Continue reading

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Wherein Fr. Z Makes a Suggestion for the Vice-Presidential Candidates’ Debate

Other people are starting to comment about an upcoming vice-presidential candidates’ debate.
I have a suggestion.
Perhaps the organizers should have something like the “mercy rule” used in some sports.  
You know the rule: when one team runs up an insurmountable score … Continue reading

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Paying their “fair share”: empty and cynical rhetoric

CMR reminded me a scene from a show that I really like: The West Wing.
“But Father! But FATHER!” some of you are saying. “You like that lefty show?”
Yes.  I like it.  And as we are into this horrible administration, the liberals of … Continue reading

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“Theologians” against bishops on unnatural sex

From Catholic World News:
Theologians blast US bishops on same-sex marriage
Three theologians who teach at Jesuit institutions  [Jesuit schools again … what a surprise…] –Paul Lakeland of Fairfield University, Daniel Maguire of Marquette University, and Frank Parella of Santa Clara University [WHO? … Continue reading

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VIDEO about November. Fr. Z asks, “What is this? Tolkien?”

When I saw this video my first thought was, “What is this? Tolkien?”
Perhaps it is.
The Silmarillion and The Lord of the Rings present a seemingly hopeless  struggle against evil.  The protagonists were constantly challenged to overcome their limitations, make sacrificial … Continue reading

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