Defeat in Victory?

As was stated in the movie The Untouchables, “We laugh because it’s funny, and we laugh because it’s true. ” Courtesy of the Onion with a salute to Rick Lugari who brought it to my attention.

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While some herald a new era for "reproductive rights"; a Catholic for Obama muses: "was it ever about abortion?"

It’s a new day in America, and people are celebrating the rise of a staunchly “pro-choice” president unwavering in his support of Roe v. Wade and dedicated to expanding universal access to abortion.

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Douthat Puts Kmiec in His Place

Many of us on the conservative side of the spectrum have been sounding a tad cranky the last couple days.  Still, occasionally this frustration is channeled into well deserved directions.  Commenter and fellow Steubenville alumnus FUS01 pointed me towards a

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America's First Secular President?

  Damian Thompson from the Holy Smoke blog in London’s Daily Telegraph newspaper has declared Barack Obama as America’s first secular president.  Not far from being the truth some would say that Bill Clinton was pretty secular as well.  But

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Obama Broken Promises, A Continuing Series

Shazam, as Gomer Pyle used to say in the Sixties!  The Iraqi government claims that Senator Obama has reassured them that he will not precipitously withdraw troops from Iraq, and it appears that the end of 2011 might be a target

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The Road Back

After any great political defeat it is essential for members of that party to debate what went wrong and how the party can prevail in the future.  Representative Thaddeus G. McCotter has made a good start with this essay in the American Spectator.

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Election 2008 – Perspectives from Rome & the USCCB

Pope Benedict, the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops and a dean from the Regina Apostolorum Pontifical University weigh in on the results of the election.

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