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PELOSI LIES ABOUT CATHOLIC SUPPORT
Catholic League ^ | March 19, 2010 | Bill Donohue

Posted on 03/19/2010 3:09:59 PM PDT by NYer

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on remarks made by House Speaker Nancy Pelosi today:

Last year, when Nancy Pelosi went to see the pope, she was denied the opportunity to exploit him: photographers were not invited into the room for the typical photo session. Instead, Pope Benedict XVI reminded her of the duties expected of public Catholics. But her determination to play the Catholic card—oh, so selectively—rebounded again when she informed the media that today is the feast of St. Joseph, a special day of prayer for workers, and especially Italians. She apparently stopped short of blessing herself, though she didn't stop short of invoking St. Joseph's name in support of the health care bill. Separation of church and state fanatics who suffered apoplexy whenever George W. Bush dropped the Lord's name are not expected to take to the streets.

Then Pelosi lied. She said she is grateful for the support of 60 orders of nuns, not mentioning that the letter she received had a whopping total of 55 signatories. Worse, she had the gall to say that this represents "every order you can think of." Wrong. In fact, there are 793 religious communities, which means she heard from seven-and-a-half percent of them. Moreover, since there are approximately 65,000 nuns in the U.S., that means she was contacted by .0008 percent of them.

In other words, not only are the bishops formally opposed to the bill she champions, it's a lie to maintain that the nuns are on her side. Shameless is too kind a word to use to describe what Pelosi did today.


TOPICS: Culture/Society; Government; Philosophy; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: 111th; bhohealthcare; catholic; catholicpoliticians; demlies; pelosi

1 posted on 03/19/2010 3:10:00 PM PDT by NYer
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2 posted on 03/19/2010 3:10:40 PM PDT by NYer ("Where Peter is, there is the Church." - St. Ambrose of Milan)
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To: NYer

God’s gonna get her for that.


3 posted on 03/19/2010 3:11:49 PM PDT by Palladin (The Obama administration is a criminal enterprise.)
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To: NYer

Pelosi lies. Just stop there. This miserable harpie is the biggest shame of a party that is beyond shame.

Her abuse of the Constitution is unpatriotic. There. I said it.


4 posted on 03/19/2010 3:12:45 PM PDT by SpinyNorman (Carbon credits are designed to be the slush fund of the New World Order.)
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To: NYer

What an unholy harpie. She crawled out of hell to be a walking plague to us all.


5 posted on 03/19/2010 3:14:48 PM PDT by rbosque (11 year Freeper! Combat Economist.)
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To: NYer
The organizer of the letter is a moonbat of moonbats, a nun who thinks Ahmadinejad is a humanitarian, caring and wise statesman.
6 posted on 03/19/2010 3:15:24 PM PDT by alecqss
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To: rbosque

And her gangster father too


7 posted on 03/19/2010 3:15:58 PM PDT by DontTreadOnMe2009 (So stop treading on me already!)
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To: NYer
Well, Golly Gee Whiz.

What have I been saying for years?

Oh, yes:

Leftists lie.

All the time.

About everything.

Sharks bite.

Skunks stink.

Leftists lie.

It's what they do.

8 posted on 03/19/2010 3:16:39 PM PDT by ArrogantBustard (Western Civilization is Aborting, Buggering, and Contracepting itself out of existence.)
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To: NYer

It is really quite simple, she should be formally excommunicated.


9 posted on 03/19/2010 3:16:57 PM PDT by Oceander (The Price of Freedom is Eternal Vigilance -- Thos. Jefferson)
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To: NYer

blas·phe·my (blsf-m)
n. pl. blas·phe·mies
1.
a. A contemptuous or profane act, utterance, or writing concerning God or a sacred entity.
b. The act of claiming for oneself the attributes and rights of God.
2. An irreverent or impious act, attitude, or utterance in regard to something considered inviolable or sacrosanct.
[Middle English blasfemie, from Late Latin blasphmia, from Greek blasphmi, from blasphmein, to blaspheme; see blaspheme.]


10 posted on 03/19/2010 3:17:13 PM PDT by Brad from Tennessee (A politician can't give you anything he hasn't first stolen from you.)
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To: NYer

She is a CINO


11 posted on 03/19/2010 3:20:54 PM PDT by Marty62 ( Marty62)
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To: All

Huff Post continues to spread around the dissident sisters and CHA stories.

I’ve got some updates for those who ‘get religion’ from those who threw it away.

Bombshell: Obama met with CHA’s Sr. Keehan last week, Sec. Gibbs spread misinformation

http://www.catholicvoteaction.org/americanpapist/index.php?p=6451

(I’m going to be sick, Gibbs... Catholic?, this guy drags souls to hell on a daily basis)

MI Catholic Conference joins WV bishop: Catholics United “misleading public”, does not represent Church; Bishop: “deceptive”

http://www.catholicvoteaction.org/americanpapist/index.php?p=6442

How did a few hundred nuns become 60,000?

http://www.catholicvoteaction.org/americanpapist/index.php?p=6433

Text: Faithful Women Religious release counter-statement

http://www.catholicvoteaction.org/americanpapist/index.php?p=6426

YOU WILL NOT BELIEVE THIS ONE!

Video: Pelosi prays to St. Joseph today to pass anti-life health care (seriously)

http://www.catholicvoteaction.org/americanpapist/index.php?p=6455

President of U.S. Bishops says cost is too high, loss is too great for Health Care Bill not to be revised

http://www.usccb.org/comm/archives/2010/10-043.shtml

The Captivity Of ‘Catholic’ Witness
Mar 19, 2010
Charles J. Chaput

http://www.firstthings.com/onthesquare/2010/03/the-captivity-of-lsquocatholicrsquo-witness

We will be judged.


12 posted on 03/19/2010 3:21:13 PM PDT by AliVeritas (Pray, Pray, Pray.)
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To: SpinyNorman

She’s a white trash gangster who learned gangster tactics at her papa’s knee, and this is what we have as Speaker Of The House of the Congress of the United States of America. Patriotism is just a word she’s heard better men use.


13 posted on 03/19/2010 3:21:34 PM PDT by mrsmel
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To: NYer

Can the 55 nuns who did sign the letter really claim to be speaking for their entire orders?


14 posted on 03/19/2010 3:22:09 PM PDT by circlecity
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To: Brad from Tennessee

I have a slightly different take:

NAncy PElosi is an outright bald-faced (bold-faced) liar.

Period.

“... He wanted to know if an out-and-out liar is more properly called a bold-faced liar or a bald-faced liar.

The truth is this: both are used, and so is barefaced. Bald-faced is the newest term; its first known print appearance dates back only 62 years, to 1943.

Bold-faced is some four centuries older than that, dating to 1591. Although you might guess bald-faced developed out of a mishearing of bold-faced, the meanings of the two adjectives are not synonymous.

Bold-faced means “bold in manner or conduct; impudent”; bald-faced has the same meaning as barefaced: “open; unconcealed”; and “having or showing a lack of scruples.”

Barefaced is one year older than bold-faced; its first print appearance dates to 1590. But the original meaning of barefaced was literal: it meant “having the face uncovered,” either “beardless” or “wearing no mask.”

No surprise to most of us, folks using the word barefaced were open to shifting the adjective into the metaphoric realm: barefaced soon came to describe something “unconcealed or open”; and then something “showing or having a lack of scruples.”...”

Just like a Dem

(spits, walks aways muttering)


15 posted on 03/19/2010 3:24:18 PM PDT by ASOC (In case of attack, tune to 640 kilocycles or 1240 kilocycles on your AM dial.)
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To: NYer

Pelosi’s attempts to appear religious, look as genuine as her face.


16 posted on 03/19/2010 3:26:05 PM PDT by DGHoodini (Iran Azadi!)
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To: NYer; Mrs. Don-o
The Truth Still Tying Its Shoes: How the ObamaNation Uses Its Pet Pseudo-Catholics
17 posted on 03/19/2010 3:28:26 PM PDT by don-o (My son, Ben - Marine Lance Corporal texted me at 0330 on 2/3/10: AMERICA!)
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To: NYer

C’mon archbishop Niederauer, shock the heck outta everybody and make a peep.

Freegards


18 posted on 03/19/2010 3:29:09 PM PDT by Ransomed (Son of Ransomed Says Keep the Faith!)
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To: NYer

Even the devil quotes Scripture.


19 posted on 03/19/2010 3:33:55 PM PDT by bunkerhill7
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To: ASOC

Fascinating. Thanks.


20 posted on 03/19/2010 3:36:44 PM PDT by Brad from Tennessee (A politician can't give you anything he hasn't first stolen from you.)
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To: NYer
Tar, feathers and excommunication!!
21 posted on 03/19/2010 3:43:33 PM PDT by Brytani (Will someone PLEASE give Obama a Monica so we can impeach him?)
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To: Brad from Tennessee

You are welcome.

Words mean things. All too often folks use words or phraes without knowing the ‘real’meaning.

I get a kick out posting the Etymology of words and hope others enjoy the history of our culture - one piece at a time.


22 posted on 03/19/2010 3:49:17 PM PDT by ASOC (In case of attack, tune to 640 kilocycles or 1240 kilocycles on your AM dial.)
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BTTT!!!


23 posted on 03/19/2010 4:15:31 PM PDT by BlessedBeGod (New Wizard of Oz: Pelosi as the Wicked Witch of the West & Michelle as the Wicked Witch of the East.)
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To: rbosque

Reminds of the begining of the movie “Dawn of the Dead”......Where they say......”When there’s no more room in hell, the dead will walk the earth.”


24 posted on 03/19/2010 4:18:17 PM PDT by jakerobins
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To: ASOC
What's amazing to me is to me are the phrases in common usage that have survived since classical times. “Jiminy” or “By Jiminy” which I heard older people exclaim when I was a kid. The dictionary says this is a corruption of “Jesu Domine” or Lord Jesus in Latin. But I read somewhere else this is an old Roman exclamation, “By Gemini,” referring to the mythological or astrological twins. But, a scholar I ain't.
25 posted on 03/19/2010 4:48:49 PM PDT by Brad from Tennessee (A politician can't give you anything he hasn't first stolen from you.)
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To: jakerobins

Yup. This woman creeps me out every time I see her mug.


26 posted on 03/19/2010 5:06:51 PM PDT by rbosque (11 year Freeper! Combat Economist.)
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To: Palladin

Oh Karma Baby!!! I’ll need a beer and a lawn chair for this one!!!


27 posted on 03/19/2010 5:08:30 PM PDT by hstacey (An ounce of pretension is worth a pound of manure...)
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To: Brad from Tennessee
They actually swore by their names: "by Castor and Pollux!"

Because "gemini" just means "twins" (actually "born together") in Latin same as "didymoi" in Greek, and there were lots of twins around (like Thomas Didymus, a/k/a Doubting Thomas).

Also, Romans didn't speak English, but Englishmen spoke Latin, at least all the educated ones. So I think the derivation of "Jiminy" from Jesu Domine is more likely.

My grandfather used to say "Jiminy Christmas!" which confirms that derivation . . . it would be "Jesu Domine, Christe!"

He also always called a Coca-cola a "dope". He was born in 1890.

28 posted on 03/19/2010 5:26:42 PM PDT by AnAmericanMother (Ministrix of ye Chasse, TTGC Ladies' Auxiliary (recess appointment))
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To: AnAmericanMother

The older I get the more I realize how little know. Thanks. One of these mornings at the truckstop I may get to say, “By Castor and Pollux! This coffee’s cold.”


29 posted on 03/19/2010 6:14:09 PM PDT by Brad from Tennessee (A politician can't give you anything he hasn't first stolen from you.)
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To: Brad from Tennessee
More telling, culturally, is “worthless as a Continental” Others are facinating - "London bridge is falling down" and "Ring around the rosie (rosiy) both of which are common world-wide."
30 posted on 03/19/2010 7:57:30 PM PDT by ASOC (In case of attack, tune to 640 kilocycles or 1240 kilocycles on your AM dial.)
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To: AnAmericanMother; Brad from Tennessee
He also always called a Coca-cola a "dope". He was born in 1890.

That's when it contained REAL dope!

31 posted on 03/19/2010 8:00:57 PM PDT by thecodont
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To: ASOC

I never know about “Ring Around the Rosie” until I saw a documentary on the Black Death.


32 posted on 03/19/2010 8:48:48 PM PDT by Brad from Tennessee (A politician can't give you anything he hasn't first stolen from you.)
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To: circlecity
Can the 55 nuns who did sign the letter really claim to be speaking for their entire orders?

No ... they are speaking only for themselves.

33 posted on 03/19/2010 9:47:01 PM PDT by NYer ("Where Peter is, there is the Church." - St. Ambrose of Milan)
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To: Brad from Tennessee

Actually, the Black Death connection has been pretty much been de-bunked - that ‘theory’ first showed up in the 50s..

An Olde English “Round” sone, it exisits in many different cultures.

Do a search, you may be surprised... at the number of different cultures, with no ties to Brittian, that have the song in one form or another - and the many variations as well.

Thank you for reading the posts.


34 posted on 03/20/2010 12:16:12 PM PDT by ASOC (In case of attack, tune to 640 kilocycles or 1240 kilocycles on your AM dial.)
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