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Posted on 11/03/2006 11:34:51 PM PST by Salvation
|Two Catholics of Consequence
|Two of the most influential Catholics in American public life marked important milestones in their lives and careers last month. The nation owes both men a large debt of gratitude.
For the first time in a very long time, Henry Hydes name will not be on a ballot in this election cycle: one of the greatest Catholic legislators in US history is retiring, full of years and not a few pains but unbroken and unbowed. Its hard to imagine the US House of Representatives without Henry Hyde, whom a television journalist of decidedly liberal views once described to me as the smartest man in Congress.
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Scalia is the best thing to happen to the judicial system in the US in a long time. The man is as sharp as a whip and has the personality to match.
Henry Hyde has made his mark in the world. No doubt, many people are alive today because of his efforts. He is a bloody champion!
May he have a long and happy retirement.
All Australian pro-lifers thank him for his courage, wisdom and leadership. He will be a hard act to follow.
I didn't know much about Hyde, But Scalia is Da BOMB! I'm reading some of his dissenting opinions and they are laugh out loud funny.
God bless both of these patriots.
Henry Hyde is a member of the Knights of Columbus and has never embarrassed us or scandalized his Church by his votes regarding the sanctity of human life or on fetal stem cell research.
God bless this man of principle!
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