The National Money Hole?

Wednesday, November 12, 2008 \PM\.\Wed\.

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The Onion, perhaps a tad bit more reliable than most of the media, debates the burning question:  Should we close the National Money Hole?  (Fess up, didn’t you always believe that is where much of your tax money was going?)

Content Warning:  one instance of scatalogical language.

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FOCA meet the USCCB

Wednesday, November 12, 2008 \PM\.\Wed\.

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The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops have made fighting against the Freedom of Choice Act a high priority in their current meeting.  The Catholic Church and the incoming Obama administration are on a  collision course in regard to abortion.  For every American Catholic the choice couldn’t be starker:  which side are you on?


A Coalition For Me, But Not For Thee

Wednesday, November 12, 2008 \AM\.\Wed\.

Morning’s Minion over at Vox Nova, recently argued that the pro-life movement should disentangle itself from the Republican party. I think a fairly good argument can be made for this position, although I don’t find it entirely convincing. As anyone familiar with the blogosphere is aware, however, the fact that a good argument can be made for a position does not mean that a good argument currently is being made. Here’s the post:

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General Lee’s Greatest Victory

Wednesday, November 12, 2008 \AM\.\Wed\.

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“It’s a warm spring Sunday at Saint Paul’s Episcopal Church in Richmond. As the minister is about to present Holy Communion, a tall well-dressed black man sitting in the section reserved for African Americans unexpectedly advances to the communion rail; unexpectedly because this has never happened here before.

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