June 1, 1865: National Day of Mourning

  Although a Thursday, the national day of mourning struck most Northerners like a Sunday.  Businesses and government offices were closed and people repaired to their churches where they prayed and heard sermons on Lincoln.  Pat McNamara at his blog in

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Pope Francis: Mystery

  It is astonishing that a man who has been Pope now for more than two years still remains such a deep mystery: His word choice reveals that the man on the Chair of St. Peter has less experience with

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It Has Never Been About Gay Marriage

  Brendan O’Neill nails it at Spiked:   What is being sought through gay marriage is not the securing of rights but the boosting of esteem. And this is a problem for those of us who believe in liberty. For

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