American Taliban

Here’s some news out of Egypt. An Egyptian court has ordered the government to ban pornographic websites in order to protect society and its values. The decision and a similar initiative in parliament has fed into fears by liberal and

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Abide With Me

Something for the weekend.  No hymn seems to me more appopriate for a Palm Sunday weekend than Abide With Me, a song that reminds us that we all must die and that death is only a new glorious beginning for those who die in Christ. 

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Liberals, Cocoons and the Supreme Court

  It has been amusing to witness the left side of the blogosphere over the three days of hearings before the Supreme Court.  By and large they were absolutely certain that it was smooth sailing for ObamaCare  at the Supreme Court prior

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Obama Shout Out to Worse Than Murder, Inc

The most pro-abortion President in our nation’s history salutes Planned Parenthood aka Worse Than Murder, Inc.  Somehow he manages to do this without uttering the A word, but all Planned Parenthood supporters know that when it comes to the sacred

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Third and Final Day of Oral Argument on ObamaCare

    Day 3 of oral argument on ObamaCare.  Go here to read the transcript.  Go here to listen to an audio recording of the oral argument.   Go here for audio highlights of the oral argument. A very long day in

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Something Wicked This Way Comes

Recently I followed the twitter feed of the National Institute of Marriage (NOM), an organization that is fighting efforts to permit gay marriage.  There is another twitterer with the blog handle Ifollowhate, and he (or she, or maybe they) follows

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The Welfare State, Saint Paul and Pope Leo XIII

Charles Sykes, of the Wisconsin Policy Institute, has a superb article on the Entitlement Mentality which is sinking the country: The cultural shift has become so pronounced today that even some progressives are showing signs of unease. Were it not

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Hollow Victories

There is some excitement that oral arguments are going well for opponents of Obamacare.  Though oral arguments are not perfectly indicative of how the Supreme Court will vote in the end, there is some cause for guarded optimism.  That being

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The Russo-Union Alliance: A Marriage of Convenience

Our progress in degeneracy appears to me to be pretty rapid. As a nation, we began by declaring that “all men are created equal.” We now practically read it, “all men are created equal except negroes.” When the Know-nothings get

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The Pope in Cuba

Apparently, he’s staying busy. SuburbanBanshee has two very good posts on the topic– the first has the great opening of “seldom have I enjoyed myself more watching a speech at an airport.”  The second one is on what he said

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It’s Over Newt

    Hattip to Ed Morrissey at Hot Air.  We have had a few hard core Gingrich supporters who have been commenting here recently.  If they have 50 bucks to shell out they can have a memento to remember the wild Gingrich for

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Why Illinois Is Bankrupt

  ,   My beloved state of Illinois has a terrible economy, and a shrinking tax base but that is apparently no problem for the bi-partisan pirates who have been plundering the Land of Lincoln for decades: When Republican state Rep. Roger

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Transcript of First Day of ObamaCare Oral Argument

    I would caution everyone from reading too much into the questions asked by the Justices on the first of three days of oral argument, but it was an interesting day of oral argument.  Go here to read the

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Obama Speaks the Truth!

Ah, Politicians tend to be most honest when they do not realize the public is hearing them.  Case in point Mr. Obama in the video scene above which is destined for immortality in this campaign     The exchange was picked

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Fan Mail

  We recently got this missive over the transom at The American Catholic which made my day: It’s really unfortunate to read a Catholic publication so full of hateful speech and uncharitable thought and partisan bigotry. Jimmy Carter is many

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Prayer for the Pope in Cuba

  “There is not one single social or economic principle or concept in the philosophy of the Russian Bolshevik, which has not been realised, carried into action, and enshrined in immutable laws a million years ago by the White Ant.”

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Dawkins Meet Clovis

  At the atheist rally in Washington on Saturday, which drew a pathetic 20,000 worshipers of the Great Vacuum, Professor Richard Dawkins delivered himself of this tolerant and loving sentiment: Dawkins didn’t appear until five hours into the event, but

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Louisiana Loves Rick

Santorum needed a big victory today in Louisiana, and he got it.  The polls closed at 8:00 PM and the networks called the Pelican state for Santorum immediately.  According to the exit polls Santorum won every demographic except those earning over 200k

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Holy Mother Russia

Something for the weekend.  Although I have almost as little sympathy for the tsars as I did for their communist successors, I have always thought that the instrumental  version of God Save the Tsar is one of the most stirring

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Obamaville the Political Ad!

The Santorum campaign has some very talented ad people in it.  I hope this is the start of a series on this theme.  Now all they need is a theme song:

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Socialism in Art and Life

“Socialism is a philosophy of failure, the creed of ignorance, and the gospel of envy, its inherent virtue is the equal sharing of misery.” Winston Churchill Those of us of a certain vintage may recall Rocky IV where Rocky fought

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Pope to Castro: Drop Communism!

Pope Bendict has a simple message for Castro:   Speaking on the plane taking him from Rome for a five-day trip to Mexico and Cuba, the pope told reporters: “Today it is evident that Marxist ideology in the way it

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Profile in Courage

One of the great farces in modern political times is President Obama’s “opposition” to gay marriage.  His opposition is given with a wink and a nudge.  One of the reasons gay marriage supporters haven’t pilloried Obama on this issue is

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140 Rallies Around Country Against HHS Mandate

  We will need a lot more of this before we prevail in this struggle to preserve religious liberty: The Coalition to Stop the HHS Mandate, which is being coordinated by the Illinois-based Pro-Life Action League; and includes multiple pro-life,

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The Obama Record: The Debt

  The second in my ongoing series on the Obama record as President, the first part of which may be read here,  leading up to the election in November.  Few things show more graphically the disaster of the Obama presidency

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Hey Teacher, Leave Those Kids Alone!

Just a typical sample of the craziness that besets the land in the fourth year of Obama: A Virginia middle school teacher recently forced his students to support  President Barack Obama’s re-election campaign by conducting opposition research  in class against

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