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  • Huckabee: Sarah Palin’s wrong, Michelle Obama’s right

    12/22/2010 4:54:39 PM PST · by BfloGuy · 102 replies · 6+ views
    Politico ^ | 12/22/2010 | Jennifer Epstein
    Potential GOP presidential candidate Mike Huckabee says Sarah Palin’s wrong and Michelle Obama’s right, at least when it comes to the first lady’s push to combat childhood obesity. “With all due respect to my colleague and friend Sarah Palin, I think she's misunderstood what Michelle Obama is trying to do,” the former Arkansas governor said Tuesday on the “Curtis Sliwa Show.”
  • Obamacare Lobbyist Maria Cino Is Running For RNC Chairmanship

    12/14/2010 5:10:59 PM PST · by Maelstorm · 34 replies
    Posted by Jim Hoft on Tuesday, December 7, 2010, 12:09 PM Is this really what the Republican Party needs going into 2012? (Politico) Maria Cino, the former Deputy Secretary of the United States Department of Transportation under President George W. Bush announced her intention of running for the chairmanship of the Republican National Committee in November. She has a distinguished career as a politician in the Republican Party. Maria Cino also worked as an Obamacare lobbyist for Pfizer, the world’s largest research-based pharmaceutical company since 2009. Pfizer CEO Jeffrey kindler was a staunch supporter of Obamacare. According to the Wall...
  • Could Ron Paul Take Down Sarah Palin?

    12/13/2010 11:36:14 AM PST · by pissant · 128 replies · 2+ views
    NY Mag ^ | 12/13/10 | Dan Amira
    Long before the tea party movement grabbed half a dozen Senate seats, before its early proponents ever even dreamed of wearing Colonial-era garb in public, there was longtime Texas Republican Ron Paul, the one guy in Congress trying to abolish the Federal Reserve and shrink the government into near nonexistence. Paul won a devoted-bordering-on-cultish following during his 2008 presidential run, one which, obviously, didn't work out. But now Paul is telling the Times that "it’s at least 50-50" that he'll try again in 2012, and this time, with the movement built largely on his libertarian philosophy now a real force...
  • Newnan(GA) woman challenges Catholic church (fake Catholic alert)

    11/14/2010 1:20:11 PM PST · by Dacula · 29 replies · 1+ views
    ajc ^ | 11:21 a.m. Sunday, November 14, 2010 | Mark Davis
    Diane Dougherty lives in a neat, white house that she shares with her cats, Pete and Gypsy Rose. She teaches second grade in Fayetteville. She smiles a lot, her eyes flashing with intellect. She hardly looks like someone flouting centuries of tradition, challenging the Roman Catholic Church. Dougherty, 65, wants to be a deacon. But in the Catholic Church, the position of deacon — like that of priest and bishop — is held by men only. The Newnan resident is in the forefront of a movement that seeks to change all that. In ordination ceremonies in the United States and...
  • Tea Party Wants to Ambush More GOP Senators in 2012

    10/07/2010 2:11:59 PM PDT · by SharpRightTurn · 36 replies · 1+ views
    The Wall Street Journal ^ | October 7, 2010 | Janet Hook
    Tea-party activists, keen to build on their success toppling GOP incumbents in primaries this year, are already targeting more Republican veterans in the 2012 election. GOP senators like Bob Corker, above, have drawn criticism from tea-party activists for some of the positions they have taken over the years. Sen. Olympia Snowe of Maine, one of the most liberal Republicans in Congress, already has a conservative GOP primary opponent. Sen. Orrin Hatch (R., Utah), Sen. Bob Corker (R., Tenn.) and Sen. Richard Lugar (R., Indiana) have all drawn fire from the right wing of their party. Tea-party activists have put these...
  • Pro-Abortion ‘Catholic’ Groups Oppose Mother Teresa Honor

    08/20/2010 9:55:39 PM PDT · by topher · 29 replies
    Friday August 20, 2010 Pro-Abortion ‘Catholic’ Groups Oppose Mother Teresa Honor August 20, 2010 ( - The Catholic League has for months been on a campaign to have the Empire State Building light its towers to honor the centenary of the late Mother Teresa on August 26.  While the owners of the Building have done so for other anniversaries, including the 60th anniversary of the Chinese communist regime, they have refused to honor Mother Teresa by lighting its towers.  Several pro-abortion groups which refer to themselves as Catholic have signed on to a statement affirming the decision by officials from...
  • Bernanke Wrongly Calls "Bizarre" Allegations Cited by Ron Paul

    03/08/2010 4:23:31 AM PST · by IbJensen · 8 replies · 2,210+ views
    The New American ^ | 3/6/2010 | Charles Scalager
    On February 24, Congressman Ron Paul (R-Texas), at a hearing held by the House Financial Services Committee, asked Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke whether he was aware of allegations that the Federal Reserve had been complicit in the Watergate cover-up and in the illegal funneling of billions of dollars in loans to Iraq’s Saddam Hussein: "It has been reported in the past that during the 1980s that the Fed actually facilitated a $5.5-billion loan to Saddam Hussein. And he then bought weapons from our military-industrial complex. And also that is when he invested in a nuclear reactor.... "Also there's been...
  • Ron Paul: “I don’t believe for a minute that the religion of Islam is our enemy.”

    As if we needed anymore proof of Ron Paul’s anti-American treachery — and no, I am not speaking of his inclusion in the Democrats’ list of favorite Republicans (though it’s also quite telling), — he’s finally waded into the Ground Zero mosque controversy where — unsurprisingly — he’s chalked it all up to yet another conspiracy theory, fomented by those war-lovin’ neo-cons: “I think it’s a big distraction, a grand distraction from the real issues… To me it should have been a grand opportunity, and you really touched on the opportunity, because it’s really a property rights issue, and who...
  • Catholics United to Bail Out Key Dems that Supported Pro-Abort Health Care Reform

    07/26/2010 11:05:44 AM PDT · by topher · 27 replies · 1+ views ^ | July 23, 2010 | By Peter J. Smith
    Friday July 23, 2010 Catholics United to Bail Out Key Dems that Supported Pro-Abort Health Care Reform By Peter J. Smith WASHINGTON, D.C., July 23, 2010 ( – The left-leaning group Catholics United is dedicating $500,000 to bailing out the campaigns of key congressional "pro-life" Democrats who voted for the national health care reform, which was decried by pro-life leaders as vastly expanding abortion.Catholics United, which has many times conflicted with the U.S. Catholic Bishops over the primacy of pro-life teachings, intends to help defend the seats of Democrat Reps. John Boccieri (OH-16), Kathy Dahlkemper (PA-03), Steve Driehaus (OH-01),...
  • [CINO] Catholic Pelosi to Receive Planned Parenthood Award for Stopping Stupak Abortion Funding Ban

    07/15/2010 1:28:54 PM PDT · by topher · 34 replies · 1+ views ^ | July 15, 2010 | By John Jalsevac
    Thursday July 15, 2010 Catholic Pelosi to Receive Planned Parenthood Award for Stopping Stupak Abortion Funding Ban By John JalsevacJuly 15, 2010 ( – U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, a self-professed devout Catholic, will receive an award from abortion giant Planned Parenthood at a reception Thursday evening. The award will be given in recognition of her efforts in passing the federal health care legislation, and, in particular, for her help in ensuring that the Stupak abortion funding ban was not inserted in the bill.A spokesperson for Planned Parenthood confirmed with that Pelosi would be receiving the Champion for...
  • Pat Buchanan Urges Michael Steele to Run as the Anti-War Candidate in 2012

    07/12/2010 9:57:32 PM PDT · by John R. Guardiano · 25 replies
    NewsReal Blog ^ | John R. Guardiano
    Pat Buchanan’s attempt to defend Republican National Committee Chairman (RNC) Michael Steele fails. Miserably. Steele, of course, recently insisted that Afghanistan is “Obama’s war,” which cannot be won and should never have been waged. Pat defends Steele on free-speech grounds. “A majority of Americans oppose the Afghan war,” Pat cries. And the point made by Steele about the futility of fighting in Afghanistan has been made by columnists George Will and Tony Blankley, ex-Rep. Joe Scarborough, Ron Paul and antiwar conservatives and moderates. When exactly did supporting Obama’s war policy become a litmus test for loyal Republicans? Pat misstates the...
  • Rachel caught redhanded; The perils of amateur journalism(Maddow lies about Paul)

    05/26/2010 3:16:31 PM PDT · by JRochelle · 29 replies · 2,195+ views
    The Star Ledger ^ | 5/23/10 | Paul Mulshine
    Over at the Daily Paul blog, we learn that Rachel Maddow has been circulating an inaccurate transcript of her conversation with Rand Paul. As you can see in the above clip (starting about the 8:00 mark), the candidate for U.S. Senate in Kentucky gave an answer to Maddow's question on civil rights that included various interjections and interruptions. Someone in Maddow-land edited this down to the following exchange: Maddow: Do you think that a private business has the right to say, "We don't serve black people"? Paul: Yes. I'm not in favor of any discrimination of any form. As you...
  • Pelosi Urges Catholic Church to Play 'Major Role' in Immigration Overhaul

    05/07/2010 7:09:29 PM PDT · by NoLibZone · 74 replies · 1,327+ views
    Fox News ^ | MAy 7,2010 | Fox News
    House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Thursday urged Catholic leaders to "instruct" their parishioners to support immigration reforms, saying clerics should "play a very major role" in supporting Democratic policies. "The cardinals, the archbishops, the bishops that come to me and say, 'We want you to pass immigration reform,' and I said, 'I want you to speak about it from the pulpit. I want you to instruct your' -- whatever the communication is," said Pelosi, who is Catholic, speaking at the Nation's Catholic Community conference sponsored by Trinity Washington University and the National Catholic Reporter. "The people, some (who) oppose immigration...
  • Uproar follows comment on Germany cross ban

    04/26/2010 1:03:51 PM PDT · by Berlin_Freeper · 31 replies · 843+ views
    rte ^ | April 26 2010 | rte
    A call by a German politician of Turkish origin for a ban on Christian crosses in state schools has sparked uproar in her conservative party and death threats from far-right groups. Ayguel Oezkan, the 38-year-old daughter of Turkish immigrants, is poised to become social minister in the centre-right government of the western state of Lower Saxony, and called for the ban in an interview with a German magazine. 'Christian symbols do not belong in state schools,' she told weekly Focus last week. 'Schools should be a neutral place.' Members of her party, the Christian Democratic Union (CDU) of Chancellor Angela...
  • Even Catholic schools must teach sex ed to six-year-olds: McGuinty (Ontario, Canada)

    04/22/2010 10:45:03 AM PDT · by Rutles4Ever · 43 replies · 785+ views
    Yahoo! ^ | 4/21/2010 | Maria Babbage
    TORONTO - Ontario's Catholic schools can't opt out of a revamped sex ed curriculum even if it goes against their religious beliefs to teach kids about masturbation and homosexuality, Premier Dalton McGuinty said Wednesday. Several conservative and religious groups claim the changes coming this fall will corrupt young minds with "explicit" topics like anal sex. But Ontario's Catholic premier made it clear that all public schools must teach the lessons that will start as early as age six. The first changes to Ontario's curriculum in a dozen years will see students learning about masturbation in Grade 6 and oral and...
  • Something Must be Done About Fr. Michael Pfleger in Chicago

    04/14/2010 9:25:03 AM PDT · by marshmallow · 31 replies · 631+ views
    What Does the Prayer Really Say ^ | 4/14/10 | Fr. John Zuhlsdorf
    Cardinal George has allowed an honor to be bestowed on Fr. Michael Pfleger. Fr. Pfleger is not "controversial". Fr. Pfleger is an uncontrollable heretic. In the past I have seen Fr. Pfleger more in terms of a loony punchline rather than a serious problem. I have changed my mind. Having stupid ideas about politics is one thing, being supremely imprudent is one thing, but attacking the foundation of the priesthood from his highly visible platform is another. If Card. George will not remove Fr. Pfleger from his mandate as pastor, or remove his faculty to preach and say Mass publicly,...
  • Former ND President-Priest Worked with Pelosi to Secure Health Care Votes [Notre Dame]

    03/30/2010 7:49:12 PM PDT · by marshmallow · 22 replies · 594+ views
    American Papist ^ | 3/30/10 | Thomas Peters
    In case you were wondering whose in Nancy Pelosi’s deck of cards, it includes Catholic priests who used to run the most influential Catholic universities in America: In the tense hours Sunday leading up to the House vote on a historic healthcare bill, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi took time to call the former president of Notre Dame, Father Theodore Hesburgh.The House Democrats’ leader was not seeking spiritual guidance. What she wanted was Hesburgh to help lock up the vote of Rep. Joe Donnelly, a Democrat from South Bend, Ind., who was wavering over the abortion issue.Donnelly ultimately pressed the “yes”...
  • Planned Parenthood head thanks religious sisters for ‘critical support’ of health care bill

    03/27/2010 11:45:31 AM PDT · by NYer · 25 replies · 582+ views
    cna ^ | March 27, 2010
    Cecile Richards head of Planned Parenthood. Washington D.C., Mar 27, 2010 / 07:28 am (CNA).- Planned Parenthood president Cecile Richards has praised the Catholic religious sisters who endorsed the Senate health care bill, claiming they deserve gratitude for making “a critical demonstration of support” for a bill that significantly increased coverage of “reproductive health care.”Writing for the Huffington Post Wednesday in her capacity as president of the Planned Parenthood Action Fund, Richards claimed that it was Catholic nuns who “most importantly broke with the bishops and the Vatican to announce their support for health care reform.”“This brave and important...
  • LIVE THREAD: Sarah Palin at McCain Rally NOW ("Send the maverick back to the United States Senate!")

    03/26/2010 12:50:51 PM PDT · by rabscuttle385 · 349 replies · 6,575+ views
    John McCain 2010 ^ | 2010-03-26 | Sarah Palin
    " deep respect and admiration for the McCains..." "Send the maverick back to the United States Senate!" "He is a man of the people!"
  • [Archbishop] Chaput Rebukes CHA & [fake] “Catholic” Groups for Pro-Abort ObamaCare Triumph

    03/26/2010 2:40:25 AM PDT · by topher · 13 replies · 209+ views
    Thursday March 25, 2010 Chaput Rebukes CHA & “Catholic” Groups for Pro-Abort ObamaCare Triumph By Peter J. SmithDENVER, Colorado, March 25, 2010 ( – Denver Archbishop Charles Chaput took aim at the Catholic Health Association (CHA) and other “Catholic” groups that he said are ostensibly committed to social justice – so long as the rights of unborn are excluded – for damaging the pro-life coalition that was struggling to hold together before this past Sunday’s momentous vote on President Obama’s health care reform.“How did we get here?” Chaput asked in a column for the Denver Catholic Register. He said that...