Archbishop Chaput: HHS Mandate Dangerous and Insulting

    Archbishop Charles Chaput of the Philadelphia Archdiocese has never been one to mince words, and he does not disappoint in regard to the Mandate and the “compromise”.   The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services refused on

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George Will: This Is What Liberalism Looks Like

George Will on ABC’s This Week last Sunday made three points in regard to the HHS Mandate “compromise” that are undeniably true:     Three points. As Paul Ryan said to you, this is an accounting gimmick that they’ve done

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Here is What a Pro-Life Democrat Looks Like

Dan Lipinski (D.Ill) has always been fiercely pro-life, as was his father Bill Lipinski, a Democrat Congressman from Illinois for decades.  Lipinski voted against ObamaCare and he is not fooled by the President’s fake “compromise”.  Here is his statement on

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What if the Obama “Compromise” Were Not a Transparent Fraud?

    I think it is obvious to all, except for the invincibly ignorant, the terminally gullible or the cynically partisan, that the Obama “compromise” on the HHS Mandate is nothing of the sort, but a transparent fraud with the

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The HHS Mandate: It Was Never About Healthcare

Daffyd at the blog Big Lizards has a post which spells out what everyone should understand now:  ObamaCare in general, and the HHS Mandate in particular, was never about healthcare: Never was it about health insurance for the poor and

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Doubling Down

The video above is a Democrat National Committee ad celebrating the fact that Obama is giving women “free” contraceptives and is doing so in a way which “respects” religious freedom, and those mean old Republicans want to take this away.  The

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The Urgently Relevant Pope Leo XIII

    By the patrons of liberalism, however, who make the State absolute and omnipotent, and proclaim that man should live altogether independently of God, the liberty of which We speak, which goes hand in hand with virtue and religion,

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Vichy Catholics

While most Catholics with at least two brain cells to rub together realize that the HHS Mandate “compromise” is a transparent fraud, the usual suspects among the Obama-uber-alles branch of Catholics in this country have been hailing it. Richard Rich Doug Kmiec is

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Other Reactions on the HHS Mandate and the “Compromise”

I don’t have much to add to what’s already been said on the subject other than to express my wonder at who President Obama thinks he is fooling.  Granted I’ve already encountered vacuous leftists using the “but they don’t have

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True Ecumenism

  I must confess that I have never been a great fan of Ecumenism, as a drive for greater Christian unity, as it has played out in the Catholic Church since Vatican II.  Too often it has resulted in “dialogues”

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Father Barron on the HHS Mandate

Over at National Review Online, Father Robert Barron has, as usual, a perceptive take on what the HHS Mandate means: The secularist state wants Catholicism off the public stage and relegated to a private realm where it cannot interfere with

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The New Progressive Martyrdom

Nothing like getting all your 30 pieces of silvers’ worth!

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Doug Kmiec Says HHS Policy May Cause Him To Oppose Obama

In the future, everyone will be famous for fifteen minutes, however in the mean time, you can always try to get a reprise of your brush with newsworthiness. Self anointed high-profile Obama supporter (and now former ambassador to Malta) Doug

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The Culture War

I know that there are those among you who do not like harsh rhetoric.  Heck, one of my most recent posts was about the militaristic rhetoric of the president.  Yet, sometimes we need to take a look around at what’s

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