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Krauthammer on the Thought Police

NRO has this piece, which is spot on:
Thought Police on Patrol
No longer trying to win the debate, the Left is trying to stop debate altogether.
By Charles Krauthammer
Two months ago, a petition bearing more than 110,000 signatures was delivered to the Washington … Continue reading

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Bp. DiMarzio: Obama proposes what is “shameful and criminal in the eyes of Almighty God”

Fr. Z kudos to Brooklyn’s bishop Most Rev. Nicholas DiMarzio.  It is dated, but it is good, and still relevant.
With a biretta tip Pewsitter and to Veneremur Cernui I saw this at CNSNews:
Catholic Bishop: Obama Is ‘Proponent’ of What is … Continue reading

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Mr. President? REALLY?

This morning The First Gay President addressed the National Prayer Breakfast. [UPDATE: Text HERE.]
Two take away lines:
“[T]he killing of innocents is never fulfilling God’s will.”
“[F]reedom of religion matters to our national security.”
Really?
To paraphrase Mary McCarthy, but only slightly:
Every word he … Continue reading

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Pres. Obama declared 16 January “Religious Freedom Day”?!?

I saw at the blog of Syte Reitz in an entry labelled “The Deceiver” that – I am not making this up – Pres. Obama had declared Thursday 16 January to be “Religious Freedom Day”.
Religious Freedom Day?
It takes some real cynicism, … Continue reading

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Fr. Murray on FNC on Pres. Obama’s “Absurd” War on Women and on the Church

My friend Fr. Gerry Murray of the Archdiocese of New York was recently on FNC.  He spoke about Pres. Obama’s HHS Mandate.  He did a great job explaining some key points and had a few good one liners.
You might review … Continue reading

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Obama Administration asks SCOTUS not to exempt Catholic groups

The Obama Administration continues its jihad against the 1st Amendment, religious freedom, especially Catholic religious freedom.
From FNC:
Administration to high court: Don’t exempt Catholic groups from contraception mandate
The Obama administration on Friday asked the Supreme Court not to exempt Catholic groups from … Continue reading

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BREAKING! SCOTUS Justice Sotomayor BLOCKS Pres. Obama’s HHS Mandate

Hmmm…. Maybe I should name Justice Sonia Sotomayor Fr. Z’s Person of the Year.
From Politico:
Justice [Sotomayor] delays health law’s birth control mandate
Justice delays health law’s birth control mandate
By: Associated Press
December 31, 2013 10:34 PM EST
WASHINGTON — Only hours before the … Continue reading

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Every word s/he says is a lie, including “and” and “the”.

From CrossMap:
Congressman Chris Smith: The Big Three Obamacare Abortion Lies of the Year
WASHINGTON, Dec. 30, 2013 — Even as President Obama’s now infamous claim, “[i]f you like your plan you can keep it,” is being recognized as the “Lie of … Continue reading

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Judge gives relief to Archd. NY against the “AFFORDABLE” Care Act

Good news to be read at Newsmax:
NY Archdiocese: Ruling Against Contraception Mandate Gives All ‘Religious Freedom’
The Archdiocese of New York applauded a judge’s decision Monday that so-called non-exempt religious groups are not bound by the Affordable Care Act’s requirement to provide, … Continue reading

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Another evil attack on the Church and religious freedom in these USA

One can understand that a person might be slightly deranged because of sorrow and grief, but this is an evil act.
This is the sort of thing that will occur more and more often.
Michigan woman sues U.S. Catholic bishops over miscarriage … Continue reading

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