Ben Butera

Taking the Girl Out of Girl Scouts

Don McClarey’s recent post about the Boy Scouts reminded me of something I wrote about the Girl Scouts and a policy they introduced in 2015. Seems appropriate to share it again on The American Catholic… There are several ways in

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Donald R. McClarey

Brave New World-Trans Edition

    The madness known as transgenderism claims another scalp:     WEST POINT, Virginia, December 10, 2018 (LifeSiteNews) – A large group of students walked out of their classes Friday to protest the firing of a teacher who refused

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Donald R. McClarey

How Many Lights?

Dave Griffey at Daffey Thoughts explains why the Left wishes to impose conformity to manifest absurdities:   We in the Christian West, including the United States, are under assault from a largely Marxist driven, Bolshevik inspired revolution. That revolution long

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Donald R. McClarey

Pernicious Make-Believe

“One has to belong to the intelligentsia to believe things like that: no ordinary man could be such a fool.” George Orwell       We live in a low, dishonest time when powerful forces in our society seek to

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At War With the Sexes

  The advocates of homosexuality and transgenderism, mental illness transformed into political ideology, are ever busy within the Church:   A Catholic priest took a strong stand [date] against a new policy in the Diocese of Jefferson City, Missouri, that

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Potty Wars-2017

  Last year the Obama administration attempted to coerce public schools into allowing mentally ill people who believe they are, or should be, the opposite sex from what their DNA says that they are, to use the bathrooms of the

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Potty War: Massachusetts Declares War on Reality

    Courtesy of the second most Catholic state in the Union:   Though opponents chanted “No” outside their doors earlier in the day, the Massachusetts House of Representatives voted overwhelmingly to pass a transgender public accommodations bill on Wednesday The 116-36 vote

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Potty War-A Continuing Series

  Paul Mirengoff at Powerline brings us the latest development in the Potty War:     Maya Dillard Smith, interim director of the Georgia chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union, has resigned over the ACLU’s position on who can use

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Potty War

  The Obama administration has declared war on all Americans who believe that public rest rooms should be divided by sex. Ostensibly to accommodate the estimated, likely an over estimate, 0.3% of Americans who are mentally ill and who desperately wish

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Purple Penguins

I sincerely suspect that contemporary liberalism is descending into madness.  Either that or people are playing very elaborate practical jokes: A Nebraska school district has instructed its teachers to stop referring to students by “gendered expressions” such as “boys and

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Pope Addresses Our Truly Confused Age

    We live in a time of technological wonders and “let’s pretend” denial of basic facts of the human condition.  Pope Benedict looked at one pernicious aspect of this “let’s pretend” mindset in an address on December 21:  The Chief Rabbi of France, Gilles

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