Viewing the Stimulus Package, Part A

Friday, February 6, 2009 \PM\.\Fri\.

I decided to find out for myself what is in the Stimulus Package being debated. The version I’ve looked at is the version the House passed, and I can’t image the Senate version looks much better. Here is the results of Division A (the first 250 pages or so).

Things this package will not be used for: casinos and other gambling establishments, aquariums, zoos, golf courses, or swimming pools; any public work (airports, bridges, canals, dams, dikes, pipelines, railroads, mass transit, roads, etc) that does not purchase all iron and steel from within the U.S. (unless there simply isn’t enough iron available, or buying locally increases cost by 25% or more, or it is “in the best interest of the public” to buy abroad).

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Your Tax Dollars at Work

Friday, February 6, 2009 \PM\.\Fri\.

Hattip to Patrick Madrid and A Catholic Mom in Hawaii.  The above piece of blasphemy and raw anti-Catholic bigotry was partially paid for with your tax dollars.  As long as Catholics sit on their hands and do nothing this type of appalling rubbish will continue to be subsidized by the government.  Here is the home page to Link TV for any of our readers who might wish to give them an e-mail full of constructive criticism.


There Is Hope For The Church In America

Friday, February 6, 2009 \AM\.\Fri\.

I came across this and as a pro-life Catholic Democrat, I am very, very pleased with this. If only every Bishop in the United States responded in this way when Catholic elected officials in their diocese improperly reflected church teaching in their voting. Thank you Bishop Martino of Scranton, Pennsylvania!

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What Did the Pope Say?

Friday, February 6, 2009 \AM\.\Fri\.

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Hattip to Jeff Miller at the Curt Jester.

“No, you may not stalk Hans Kung, although the offer is tempting.”


Adfero et Iudicium for 2-6-2009 AD

Friday, February 6, 2009 \AM\.\Fri\.

Adfero et Iudicium, it’s my attempt at Latin for “News & Analysis”.  If anyone knows the correct translation, please leave me a comment.  Some highlights around the Catholic blogosphere, or St. Blogs as some would say, so here we go…

Fidei Defensor made a rare appearance on the American Catholic, he used to blog on College Catholic & Custos Fidei

…Speaking of American Catholic we’ve added some new blogs and sites on our sidebar:

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