Are You Middle Aged or Ancient?

  Courtesy of Father Z.  I don’t know, I think my kids would say I am ancient.  Let’s take that test: 1.  Are your veteran benefits paid in sesterces for your valiant service in the Social War? 2.  Is your

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Mary Jo Would Be Seventy-Three Now

    Today is the forty-fifth anniversary of the Chappaquiddick incident, where Ted Kennedy left Mary Jo  Kopechne to die a slow death of asphyxiation in his submerged vehicle. Here is Ted Kennedy’s non-mea culpa, notable for how little of the

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Vatican Lavender Mafia in Charge

      Pat Archbold at Creative Minority Report gives us the news that the Lavender Mafia is alive and well at the Vatican:     Number one. From Radio Vaticana. “The Bishop of Trier, Stephan Ackermann, criticizes offers to “heal”

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PopeWatch: Unintentional Irony

      PopeWatch has long been a fan of unintentional irony and he does appreciate this section of a report on a two day conference by the Pontifical Council of Justice and Peace on the economic ideas of Pope

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Back When We Had A Real President

When the Soviets downed KAL Flight 007 on September 1, 1983 it felt to most Americans that the world was spinning out of control and that we might well be headed towards war.  With the above speech the nation was reassured

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