The Danger of Nice

This has been on my mind of late because of the kerfluffle about common core and fact vs opinion, so republishing it from Catholic Stand. “Be nice.” “That’s not nice.” “Wouldn’t it be nice if people would just get along?”

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Bad Week

    Belying the great progress being made at the state level, the pro-life movement had a bad week on the national level. The GOP leadership pulled a bill banning abortion after 20 weeks, a piece of legislation that has two-one

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An Exercise in Raw Judicial Power

As we observe the sad forty-second anniversary of Roe v. Wade, the Supreme Court decision that overturned all state laws banning abortions and effectively served as a judicial death warrant for tens of millions of innocents, I think it is appropriate

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Endless Debates

    The New York Times hilariously believes that by agreeing to take up the question of gay marriage, the Court will resolve the issue, the Times assuming, as I do, that the Court is likely to strike down all

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If Black Lives Mattered

  The Sheriff of Milwaukee has a way of telling the truth bluntly: CNN’s Poppy Harlow interviewed Milwaukee Sheriff David Clarke about the recent protests that some in the Black Community have sparked after the police related deaths of Michael

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Progress

    Some good news to end the year: A new survey conducted by Operation Rescue of all abortion facilities in the United States has confirmed that the abortion clinic closure trend continued strongly in 2014. Operation Rescue is the

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Wolves in Wolves’ Clothing

      Anti-Catholic bigot, homosexual activist and Episcopalian minister Harry Knox is back in the news.  Long time readers of this blog will recall that President Obama appointed Knox to his Advisory Council on Faith Based and Neighborhood Partnerships back

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Abortion and Christmas

Hattip to Matt Archbold at Creative Minority Report.  Comedian Steve Crowder gets serious in the above video, looking at the havoc that abortion wreaks on the population of kids with special needs. He is correct that such children and adults

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The Chicago Way

  The new Archbishop of Chicago has a long history of hostility to the pro-life movement.  Brian Williams at One Peter Five notes that he seems much happier with pro-abort politicians:   In a homily this past June, Monsignor Henry

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Mark Shea, Pro-life and Religion as Politics

  Mark Shea has taken his agree-with-me-on-these-issues-or-you-are-not-really-pro-life routine to the pages of the Jesuit rag America: But weirdly, when the topic is not the unborn, many allegedly pro-life people often forget their wisdom. Result: on many issues ranging from war to

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Quotes Suitable for Framing: Theodore Roosevelt

          “[A] physician of wealth and high standing had seduced a girl and then induced her to commit abortion-I rather lost my temper, and wrote to the individuals who had asked for the pardon, saying that

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Love Makes All the Difference

Approximately 92% of mothers who learn they are carrying children with Down’s Syndrome abort their child.  The Daily Mail has an article by a deeply evil woman who bemoans the fact that she didn’t have that option: Questions I couldn’t answer

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Indoctrination Not Education

  Ericka Andersen at Victory Girls, gives us yet another example of the way in which education is often simple indoctrination these days:   The University of California-San Francisco is launching a new course on abortion, the first class of

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A Satire, Not an Instruction Manual

Infant’s flesh will be in season throughout the year, but more plentiful in March, and a little before and after; for we are told by a grave author, an eminent French physician, that fish being a prolific diet, there are

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Can We Call Them Pro-Aborts Now?

    The next time some pro-abort attempts to argue that no one is in favor of abortion, point them to this article by Sady Doyle at In These Times, her ending gives you the gist of what she is

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Evil as Bad Performance Art

To Nero, Emperor of Rome, Master of the World, Divine Pontiff. I know that my death will be a disappointment to you, since you wished to render me this service yourself. To be born in your reign is a miscalculation;

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Jesus Wept

    Since my beloved son Larry died last year, not a day has gone by that I have not thought of him.  Immediately after his death I would think about him, literally, almost every minute of each day.  Now

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Happy Face Abortion

    Janet Harris, writing in The Washington Post, wishes pro-aborts would stop calling abortions a “difficult decision”:     Contrary to numerous movies and “very special” television episodes portraying abortion as an agonizing, complex decision (“Obvious Child” notwithstanding), for

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Human Rights Through The Looking Glass

  The UN is an increasingly Orwellian organization.  One of many, many examples is their outgoing High Commissioner on Human Rights, Navi Pillay of South Africa.  Austin Ruse gives us her background:   United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon is expected to

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Lip Service

    Sean Patrick Cardinal O’Malley, who presided over the canonization funeral mass of Ted Kennedy, read about it here, continues to disappoint.  Boston Catholic Insider gives us the details:     Cardinal Sean O’Malley appeared with liberal Democratic Gov. Deval

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The Party of Abortion Waves the Dead Fetus For 2014

  As part of their War on Women meme against Republicans, Senate Democrats have begun hearings on the Orwellian entitled Women’s Health Protection Act of 2014.  Since 2010 the Republicans have controlled more state legislatures than at any time since

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Agree With Me, Or You Are Not Really Pro-life

  Mark Shea is back to his old trick of saying that unless you agree with me on policy issue x which is not directly related to abortion, you are not really pro-life.  It is an attempt to stop debate

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Abortion as Attempted Art

  An astounding piece by Lisa Davis at the resolutely pro-abort New York Times.  A young artist becomes pregnant and decides to film her abortion.  Her plans suddenly begin to unravel due to a cab driver and his reaction to

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Except Us

    A brilliant piece by Brandon McGinley at The Federalist on the ongoing journalistic malpractice when it comes to abortion.  Legal abortion on demand largely exists in this country because the public is shielded by a pro-abort media from the every

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Pro-abort

Wesley Smith at National Review Online tells us of someone who I think we can safely call a pro-abort: So, an abortion clinic counselor doesn’t use birth control and gets pregnant. It’s termination time! And she filmed it. It was,

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Want Not, Waste Not

The sad truth is that most evil is done by people who never make up their minds to be good or evil. Hannah Arendt       Now if only the Nazis, who were big into ecology by the way,

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What, They Didn’t Need Lampshades?

British hospitals find a practical use for dead babies:   The bodies of thousands of aborted and miscarried babies were incinerated as clinical waste, with some even used to heat hospitals, an investigation has found.  Ten NHS trusts have admitted burning foetal

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Pro-aborts and the Race Card

The above video is from the Alabama Right to Life website. In a vain attempt to stop the passage of pro-life legislation in Alabama, Democrat Representative Alvin Holmes, a truly charming individual who earlier this year referred to Justice Clarence Thomas

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An Apology

(I originally wrote this about five years ago when the blog readership was much smaller.  I thought that current readers might wish to know why I refer to Planned Parenthood as Worse Than Murder, Inc.) Lately, in several posts, I

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Blood Money

  Ed Morrissey at Hot Air gives us the report of Marianne Anderson who worked at a Planned Parenthood Worse Than Murder, Inc. clinic in Indianapolis, and who left under the inspiration of former Planned Parenthood Worse Than Murder, Inc., clinic director

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Yep

‘Killing the innocent is never fulfilling God’s will’ President Barack Obama, National Prayer Breakfast, February 6, 2014

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