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Mark Twain Named Senior Advisor to Romney

The Romney campaign announced today that, fresh from the Mitt’s victory in the first debate with President Obama, they have implored Mark Twain to come on board as a senior advisor. Though Twain has been long dead, they feel confident

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Defining “Marvelous”

They are buried in one line under “Vowed Religious” on the website of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops.  Even the deacons get a whole paragraph before the sisters. (Because they are men?) In these times, when nuns are

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Posted in Freedom of Religion, Healthcare, I BLOG, Justice, Nuns, Uncategorized, US Bishops, Vatican

The “twiddly bits” from the Past

“Twiddly bits” –in case you did not catch this Sunday’s NPR story on the Orthodox Easter—is the technical term the founding artistic director of Capella Romana uses to describe the extra something in the way his group sings the music

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Posted in Christian Politicians, Civic Square, I BLOG, Merrie Monarch, Politicians and their Lies, Religion and Political Discourse, Uncategorized, Women's Rights

Lenten Diary 1: Ash Wednesday Calumny

There are six things the Lord hates, yes, seven are an abomination to him: haughty eyes, a lying tongue, and hands that shed innocent blood, a heart that plots wicked schemes, feet that run swiftly to evil, the false witness

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Posted in Catholics and Culture, Christian Politicians, I BLOG, Politicians and their Lies, Politics and Religion, US Bishops, Women's Rights

The Politics of Envy . . .and Silence

 Why are the Bishops silent? On the stump, politicians who would be President speak of the “politics of envy” and “class warfare.” Mormon Mitt and conspicuously Catholic Rick and Newt want the hurting poor to get over their “envy” of

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