Two Gold Star Parents and the Media

  Patricia Smith spoke at the Republican Convention.  She was lied to face to face by Hillary Clinton as to why her son died during the Benghazi attack.  The media largely ignored her speech or mentioned it in passing during

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Abortions for Men!

I don’t think leftists listen to themselves anymore: The Atlantic and Refinery29 hosted a panel discussion entitled “Young Women Rising: America’s Next Top Voter?” during the Democratic National Convention, Tuesday evening. Following a 30-minute conversation on “intersectionality” and millennial feminism,

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PopeWatch: Game of Popes

  From the only reliable source of Catholic news on the net, Eye of the Tiber: There was some exciting news for Game of Thrones fans who also happen to love Jesus today after EWTN announced that they are set

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633 Squadron

Squadron Leader Adams: Well, at least the rockets won’t happen. Air Vice Marshal Davis: Of course they’ll happen. But they won’t start tomorrow, or this month or on D-Day, and that’s important. Squadron Leader Adams: Then what’s it all add

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Father John Hollowell Calls Out Head of Planned Parenthood

  Hattip to Matt Archbold at Creative Minority Report.  Father John Hollowell of the Archdiocese of Indianapolis calls out Cecile Richards, head of Planned Parenthood Worse Than Murder, Inc. The money quote: “We have no doubt that in 20 or

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I Am Shocked, Shocked!: White Noise

Strong language advisory as to the above video. Well, what do you know, the Hillary Clinton people at the just concluded Democrat Convention, were taking no chances regarding the Sanders delegates booing during Queen Hillary’s speech: Where the Bernie people

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A Personal Favor

    As faithful readers of this blog know, I have many times on this blog published posts written by Christopher Johnson of Midwest Conservative Journal.  A non-Catholic, he has taken up the cudgels so frequently in defense of the

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PopeWatch: How Many Deaths?

  Roberto de Mattei says it all at Rorate Caeli:       “How many deaths are needed, how many heads decapitated, for the European governments to understand the situation the West finds itself in?” asked Cardinal Robert Sarah.  What

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First Trailer for Mel Gibson’s Movie Hacksaw Ridge

The first trailer for the movie Hacksaw Ridge, Mel Gibson’s tribute to conscientious objector, and Medal of Honor awardee, Desmond Doss.  The film is out in November.  Go here to learn more about Doss.  In an election year it is

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Hillary Harangue Open Thread

  Like her hubby, I decided that the time I would have devoted to watching her speech was best used by me for sleep.  I did joke with my son that if we ever had to inflict torture on  adversaries

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PopeWatch: Facts Are Stubborn Things

  More: Some men think the Earth is round, others think it flat; it is a matter capable of question. But if it is flat, will the King’s command make it round? And if it is round, will the King’s

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Neo-Neo Con Encapsulates Why I Am Not Supporting Trump

  Here’s a comment I found at RedState: Ted Cruz would have never had to explain why he didn’t explicitly endorse Trump in that speech the next day had the RNC/Trump campaign not orchestrated the booing and outrage from the

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Just a Reminder: The Democrats are the Party of Abortion

    Jesus wept:   When talking about abortion, Democratic politicians and activists usually prefer to speak euphemistically: The dismemberment or lethal poisoning of a baby who hasn’t been born yet is almost always referred to as “reproductive health care”

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Saints (a C&C reprint)

There was a little discussion about when someone is called a saint, so I thought I’d dust off the article I did about this a while back– in honor of Father Jaques Hamel; please pray for us. -Foxfier What is a saint?

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Bear Growls: Shibboleths

    Our bruin friend at Saint Corbinian’s Bear has a great post on how terrorist attacks have become part of our contemporary scenery:   On The Latest Terrorist Attack (Print Out and Save)   Print Out and Save, You

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PopeWatch: Social Media

        Pope Francis warns against excessive use of social media:           Pope Francis has urged nuns not to let social media distract them from their religious duties. In the document entitled Vultum Dei

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David Daleiden Cleared of All Charges

Via Red State: The man behind the undercover sting videos that exposed Planned Parenthood’s baby parts for profit scheme, David Daleiden, was indicted on sham charges of attempting to purchase baby parts from Planned Parenthood. These charges are viewed by

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Priest Beheaded in France

  Past time for a crusade:   An 86-year-old priest has been ‘beheaded’ by two ‘ISIS’ knifemen who cut his throat after bursting into a French church and taking nuns and worshippers hostage before being shot dead by police. Five

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Titles of Nobility Amendment

Passed by Congress in 1810, the amendment came within two states of being approved between 1812 and 1816.  The text of the amendment: If any citizen of the United States shall accept, claim, receive or retain, any title of nobility or

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PopeWatch: Illusion and Reality

    Hattip to commenter Greg Mockeridge.  The Vatican doesn’t think much of some Polish politicians:   Vatican statement accuses Polish politicians of whipping up fear against Muslims,” by Christopher Lamb, La Stampa, July 23, 2016: Just days before Pope

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Trump Rising

      Hmmm, I may have to pick this up, especially since it is free: Battlegoat Studios announces Trump Rising, a new DLC pack to be released tomorrow for Supreme Ruler Ultimate, their Windows and OS X RTS game

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The Cranky Con Returns

Having spent some time away from blogging or even looking at news stories for a couple of months has refreshed my batteries, so to speak. So, renewed by re-reading the Federalist Papers and biographies of the founding fathers, I have

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Trump Bounce

  We are beginning to see a bounce for Trump post the Republican Convention.  CNN shows Trump with a ten point swing with Trump now leading 48-45.  That 48 could be ominous for Clinton since that is probably a sign

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The Other Clinton E-Mail Scandal

  Congresswoman Debbie Wasserman-Schultz being booed at the Democrat Convention this morning.  WikiLeaks released a horde of e-mails that revealed that the Democrat National Committee, run by Wasserman-Schultz, was completely in the tank for Clinton during her primary battle with

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PopeWatch: Protestant Pope

    Sandro Magister at his blog Chiesa gives us details on the Pope’s ongoing celebration of the Reformation by gearing up for Reformation II:     ROME, July 22, 2016 – In the alarmed letter that thirteen cardinals from

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The Hillary Standard

  “I often feel like there’s the Hillary standard and then there’s the standard for everybody else,” the presumptive Democratic nominee said in the interview on CBS News’ “60 Minutes.” Well, we can agree with her on that.

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July 24, 1959: The Kitchen Debate

    Hard to believe that it is 57 years since the Kitchen Debate between Vice President Richard Nixon and Soviet Premier Nikita Khruschchev.  The US scored one of the biggest propaganda coups of the Cold War by building a

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Clinton Cash

  Breitbart is running a free showing of the documentary Clinton Cash at 2:00 PM and 8:00 PM Eastern time today.  Go here to watch it.  You can also find it other places, Youtube that is your cue, on the

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Why Trump? : An Ongoing Series

    The Washington Post had a lengthy editorial yesterday proclaiming how Donald Trump is a threat to American democracy.  Go here to read it.  Of course the Washington Post never ran anything like this until Trump was safely the standard bearer

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