Let a Thousand Flowers Bloom!

Hattip to commenter Murray who advises us of this mercy filled rant from Saint Blog’s answer to Robespierre: “Likewise, sane conservative Catholics need to stop coddling those twisting themselves in pretzels of hatred and defiance for a pope who has

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R.R. Reno’s Tirade: The Fisk

  As my friend and co-blogger Paul Zummo has noted here, First Things has given the ax to Maureen Mullarkey’s blog due to her outspoken criticism of Pope Francis. They have every right to do this if they wish.  However, I

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My Irony Meter Has Exploded

After reading these two items, it might be irreparably destroyed. Item the first: A Montgomery County man has filed a unique class action lawsuit in the wake of the Ashley Madison hacking scandal. Christopher Russell, who is listed in court files

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The Lamest Defense of Planned Parenthood Ever

Have you ever gotten to the last line of an editorial where the author’s biographical information is posted and just shuddered? That happened to me today as I read this lame attack on Congress by David S. Cohen, who is

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Pope Francis Meets With Kim Davis

Just when I think I have Pope Francis figured out, I am back at square one.  Inside Vatican is reporting that Pope Francis met secretly with Kim Davis: On Thursday, September 24, in the afternoon after his historic address to

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PopeWatch: His Decision

  Sandro Magister at his blog Chiesa tells us that the Synod will all come down to what Pope Francis decides:       ROME, September 28, 2015 – Back in Rome after his journey to Cuba and the United

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Buckley and Big Sister

William F. Buckley on Ayn Rand.  During his lifetime Buckley functioned as a gatekeeper for the conservative movement.  Get on the wrong side of Buckley and a group on the right could quickly find itself relegated to the fringes of American life. 

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