Congress Refuses Bailout Request

Wednesday, November 26, 2008 \PM\.\Wed\.

Actually this proposed bailout makes more sense to me than the ones which have been approved.


Asking the Wrong Question

Wednesday, November 26, 2008 \AM\.\Wed\.

M.Z. over at Vox Nova has a post up entitled “No you can’t wash your hands” about voting for flawed candidates. He makes a fair point insofar as both parties support policies that are in tension, if not contradiction, with Catholic Social Teaching. Voting is basically a binary choice in American politics, and in many cases voting for either candidate constitutes material cooperation with evil. However, his description of the choice facing Catholics this past election was very puzzling. Here it is:

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Thanksgiving 1789

Wednesday, November 26, 2008 \AM\.\Wed\.

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One hundred and ninety-nine years ago today our nation observed its first Thanksgiving under the Constitution. 

The Father of Our Country’s Thanksgiving Proclamation:

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