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  • Jenkins Defeats Longtime Incumbent Rahall for District 3 U.S. House Seat in W.Va.

    11/04/2014 7:53:06 PM PST · by Morgana · 1 replies
    WSAZ.COM ^ | Nov 04, 2014 | The Associated Press
    CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) -- Republican Evan Jenkins has defeated 19-term Democratic Rep. Nick Rahall in West Virginia for the District 3 U.S. House race, the AP reports.
  • ['RAT] Dallas mayor: 'I was scared, mad' about Ebola

    10/31/2014 8:54:28 PM PDT · by re_nortex · 43 replies
    WFAA ^ | 7:30 p.m. CDT October 31, 2014 | David Schechter
    <p>I was mad at the State. I was mad at the county. I was mad at the city. I was mad at myself. I was mad at each team member. I was mad at Presbyterian.</p> <p>The idiot 'RAT mayor, among those who have accelerated the descent of Dallas to a third world cesspool is right. He's scared and he is MAD, as in insane. What an idiot but so typical of leftists.</p>
  • Plans in place to make new hospital primary Ebola facility (TX)

    10/19/2014 8:38:25 PM PDT · by bgill · 27 replies
    wfaa ^ | Oct. 19, 2014 | David Schechter
    <p>To pick up the load, he says Parkland Hospital will now stand up a Go Team, including 50 medical specialists who can assist at any local hospital.</p> <p>There are also plans to identify a new hospital as the primary Ebola facility as soon as tomorrow. Back at Presbyterian, the health care workers enter another week of closely monitoring their temperatures for any signs of fever -- a symptom of Ebola.</p>
  • Sunday Morning Talk Show Thread 19 October 2014

    10/19/2014 4:26:48 AM PDT · by Alas Babylon! · 147 replies
    Various driveby media television networks ^ | 19 October 2014 | Various Self-Serving Politicians and Big Media Screaming Faces
    The Talk Shows October 19th, 2014 Guests to be interviewed today on major television talk shows: FOX NEWS SUNDAY (Fox Network): Dr. Anthony Fauci, infectious disease chief at the National Institutes of Health; Reince Priebus, Republican National Committee chairman; Reps. Debbie Wasserman Schultz, D-Fla., head of the Democratic National Committee; Tim Murphy, R-Pa.; and Michael Osterholm, director of the Center for Infectious Disease Research and Policy at the University of Minnesota.MEET THE PRESS (NBC): Fauci; Sens. Bob Casey, D-Pa., and Roy Blunt, R-Mo. FACE THE NATION (CBS): Fauci; Richard Umbdenstock, president and CEO of the American Hospital Association; Dr. Robert...
  • GOP leaders plead colleagues to help Lynn Jenkins

    10/18/2014 4:21:18 PM PDT · by ObamahatesPACoal · 5 replies
    Politico ^ | Jake Sherman and John Bresnahan
    House Republican leaders are maneuvering behind the scenes to shore up Kansas Republican Rep. Lynn Jenkins, who is suddenly battling for her political life in her Topeka-area district. Senior members of the leadership have called rank-and-file lawmakers, asking them to cut Jenkins a check after internal polling showed the race tightening, with multiple sources saying the contest is within single digits.
  • Dallas Official Confronts City’s Fear of Ebola in Person (Democrat Ebola Pimp Clay Jenkins)

    10/12/2014 8:51:16 AM PDT · by jimbo123 · 47 replies
    NY Times ^ | 10/10/14 | MANNY FERNANDEZ
    Shortly after he tried to reassure this city at a news conference that he did not put himself at risk of Ebola by coming into contact with the quarantined family of the nation’s first Ebola victim last week, Judge Clay Jenkins had a smaller audience to convince. His neighbors. And his wife. Hours after driving the quarantined family from their potentially contaminated apartment to their new temporary home on Oct. 3, Mr. Jenkins, 50, pulled up about 10 p.m. to the house in the upscale Highland Park area where he lives with his wife and 8-year-old daughter. His wife greeted...
  • Liberal Judge Drives Ebola Exposed Family, Attends Presser Wearing Same Shirt

    10/05/2014 1:01:55 AM PDT · by shibumi · 116 replies
    Breitbart Texas ^ | 4 October 2014 | Bob Price
    DALLAS, Texas -- Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins bragged to reporters about wearing the same shirt to the press conference he wore while he was, just thirty minutes earlier, driving the family exposed to the Ebola virus to their new secret luxury four-bedroom home. The international assembly of reporters were attending the Judge’s press conference in the Dallas County Administration Building formerly known as the Texas Schoolbook Depository. This is the same building from where Lee Harvey Oswald allegedly shot President John F. Kennedy. Jenkins bragged to the reporters that he was “wearing the same shirt” he wore while he...
  • Jenkins: 352 bills are sitting on Harry Reid's desk, awaiting action

    08/07/2014 1:15:02 PM PDT · by george76 · 20 replies
    Congresswoman Lynn Jenkins ^ | July 29th, 2014 | Lynn Jenkins
    At the weekly press conference with Republican leaders Congresswoman Lynn Jenkins (KS-02) discussed the 352 bills – 98% which passed with bipartisan support in the House – that Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid refuses to bring up for a vote ... “The President is fond of referring to the House as the “Do-Nothing Congress.” But we have 352 reasons why it’s a “Do-Nothing Senate.” 352 bills are sitting on Harry Reid’s desk, awaiting action. 98% of them passed with bipartisan support. Republicans and Democrats working together to pass legislation. 50% of the bills passed unanimously, with no opposition. 70% of...
  • Super PAC Attack Ad Boomerangs on WV Dem (Video in the link)

    05/07/2014 7:02:21 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 2 replies
    The Washinton Free Beacon ^ | May 7, 2014 | Washington Free Beacon Staff
    George Soros / AP NBC: Soros a ‘Silver Sponsor’ of ICG Dinner Honoring Hillary Clinton us imperialism Against the Obama Administration’s Imperialist Meddling in Nigeria Chevron sign D.C. Lobbying Firm to Pay Chevron $15M Super PAC Attack Ad Boomerangs on WV Dem Follow @FreeBeacon BY: Washington Free Beacon Staff May 7, 2014 7:38 pm The anti-coal House Majority PAC is out with a new ad hitting West Virginia GOP Congressional candidate Evan Jenkins for receiving donations from Massey Energy executives. Jenkins is locked in a fierce contest with 19 term incumbent Rep. Nick Rahall (D., W. Va.). Rahall is reportedly...
  • Leon Jenkins (Los Angeles NAACP head who resigned over Sterling association)

    05/01/2014 10:53:22 PM PDT · by doug from upland · 7 replies
    Leon Jenkins - #96406 Current Status: Disbarred This member is prohibited from practicing law in California by order of the California Supreme Court. See below for more details. Profile Information The following information is from the official records of The State Bar of California. Bar Number: 96406 Address: 14005 Palawan Way #206 Marina Del Rey, CA 90292 Phone Number: (310) 904-8371 Fax Number: (310) 397-1179 e-mail: leonjenkins@verizon.net County: Los Angeles Undergraduate School: Howard Univ; Washington DC District: District 2 Sections: None Law School: Wayne State Univ Law School; Detroit MI Status History Effective Date Status Change Present Disbarred 10/19/2001 Disbarred...
  • Fitzgerald, Jenkins entering primary political clash

    04/24/2014 5:54:04 PM PDT · by ObamahatesPACoal · 9 replies
    Topeka Capital-Journal ^ | Feb 1, 2014 | Tim Carpenter
    Congressional candidate newcomer Steve Fitzgerald characterized the handling by Republican leaders of federal policy fights as a frustrating series of defeat and surrender maneuvers. He expressed contempt for GOP lawmakers moving toward legislation that could deliver amnesty to millions of illegal immigrants. But the piece of the puzzle motivating him to enter the 2nd Congressional District Republican primary against U.S. Rep. Lynn Jenkins was a decision by GOP brethren in Washington, D.C., to go along with a reduction in future cost-of-living adjustments for military retirees.
  • Obama is Leroy Jenkins !!! [short humor]

    10/24/2013 9:21:10 PM PDT · by Usagi_yo · 15 replies
    10/25/13 | Vanity
    Obama is the Leroy Jenkins of Healthcare reform. Here is a short video of the Obamacare team taking a break playing World of Warcraft ;-) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LkCNJRfSZBU
  • West Virginia Democrat (St. Senator Evan Jenkins) switches parties to challenge Rahall

    07/31/2013 5:19:04 PM PDT · by LdSentinal · 25 replies
    The Washington Post ^ | 7/31/13 | Aaron Blake
    West Virginia state Sen. Evan Jenkins announced Wednesday that he is switching from the Democratic Party to the Republican Party and will challenge longtime Rep. Nick Rahall (D-W.Va.) in 2014. “West Virginia is under attack from Barack Obama and a Democratic Party that our parents and grandparents would not recognize,” Jenkins said. “I am proud to join the Republican Party in fighting Washington’s assault on our state, our freedoms, and our jobs.” Jenkins is the latest in a growing number of Democrats from Southern state legislatures to make the switch — with many of them coming in Louisiana and Mississippi,...
  • Fr. Jenkins Makes Ironic Plea for Civility

    01/11/2013 7:35:58 AM PST · by marshmallow · 31 replies
    The Cardinal Newman Society ^ | 1/10/13 | Matthew Archbold
    Fr. John Jenkins, C.S.C., the president of the University of Notre Dame, has a piece in The Wall Street Journal pleading for civility in debate. This is not the first time that Fr. Jenkins has used that word. In fact, calls for “civility” have become something of a hallmark of his presidency of the University. In recent years, there have reportedly been on-campus panel discussions on civility, a University forum called “A More Perfect Union: The Future of America’s Democracy,” and posters urging students to take the “Notre Dame Pledge for Virtuous Discourse,” which encourages students to engage in respectful...
  • Notre Dame invites President Obama to speak again

    09/25/2012 9:53:50 AM PDT · by Yossarian · 19 replies
    Life Site News ^ | 9/25/2012 | CARDINAL NEWMAN SOCIETY
    September 25, 2012 (CNS) - Despite Catholic outrage over the University of Notre Dame’s 2009 invitation to President Barack Obama to address its graduates, the University has again invited the President to speak on campus as a candidate for reelection. From the Notre Dame news release: The University of Notre Dame’s president, Rev. John I. Jenkins, C.S.C., and student body president Brett Rocheleau have joined in inviting both President Barack Obama and Republican presidential nominee Gov. Mitt Romney to speak at the University during the fall election campaign. Continuing a long-standing tradition, Father Jenkins and Rocheleau addressed letters to each...
  • Subcommittee Hearing: Jihadist Use of Social Media...

    12/05/2011 5:27:07 PM PST · by Cindy · 46 replies · 1+ views
    Quote: homeland.house.gov/hearing/subcommittee-hearing-jihadist-use-social-media-how-prevent-terrorism-and-preserve-innovation Subcommittee Hearing: Jihadist Use of Social Media - How to Prevent Terrorism and Preserve Innovation Subcommittee on Counterterrorism and Intelligence | 311 Cannon House Office Building Washington, DC 20515 | Dec 6, 2011 2:00pm On Tuesday, December 6, 2011 the Committee on Homeland Security’s Subcommittee on Counterterrorism and Intelligence will hold a hearing entitled "Jihadist Use of Social Media - How to Prevent Terrorism and Preserve Innovation." The Committee will meet at 2:00 p.m. in 311 Cannon House Office Building. Witnesses Mr. Evan F. Kohlmann Flashpoint Global Partners Mr. William McCants Analyst Analyst for the Center for Naval...
  • Lying Father Jenkins Must Go

    06/13/2011 6:25:02 AM PDT · by marcbold · 7 replies
    National Catholic Register ^ | 6-13-11 | Patrick Archbold
    I believe that Roxanne Martino, the University of Notre Dame Trustee who just resigned over her support of virulently pro-abortion groups, was just a mere symptom of a much greater disease. Something has been sticking in my craw these last few days. It is this line used by Martino in her resignation statement and is similar to the defense mounted for her by Fr. Jenkins and his minions on the Notre Dame Board. “In the best interests of the University, I regretfully have decided to step down from the Notre Dame Board of Trustees,” Martino said in the statement. “I...
  • Notre Dame and Emily’s List

    06/03/2011 7:03:59 PM PDT · by rhema · 9 replies
    National Catholic Register ^ | 6/1/11 | WILLIAM McGURN
    During the firestorm that followed the University of Notre Dame’s decision to honor President Barack Obama two commencements ago, the university’s president, Father John Jenkins, wrote a letter to the Class of 2009 explaining his position. He stated his sadness that the honors bestowed on Obama had been taken as “ambiguity in our position on matters of Catholic teaching.” Notre Dame, he asserted, “was unequivocally committed to the sanctity of human life and to its protection from conception to natural death.” Remember those words: “unequivocally committed” with no “ambiguity in our position.” How are these words reconciled with the university’s...
  • Pro-Life Advocates Confront Notre Dame's Father Jenkins at March for Life

    01/25/2010 3:52:27 PM PST · by wagglebee · 23 replies · 776+ views
    Life News ^ | 1/25/10 | Steven Ertelt
    Washington, DC (LifeNews.com) -- At the March for Life last Friday, pro-life advocates confronted Father John Jenkins. He is the Notre Dame university president who is under fire for allowing President Barack Obama to give the college's commencement speech and by giving him an honorary degree. Jenkins participated in the March for Life for the first time as a way of making amends but he was confronted by pro-life advocates for the fallout from the event.Specifically, they are upset that he has not gotten Notre Dame officials to withdraw the charges against the 88 pro-life protestors arrested on campus...
  • Notre Dame [yes, Fr. Jenkins] names opponent of Obama honor as head of pro-life initiatives

    09/24/2010 6:56:09 PM PDT · by Salvation · 58 replies
    CatholicCulture.org ^ | September 25, 2010 | CC.org
    Notre Dame names opponent of Obama honor as head of pro-life initiatives   September 24, 2010 Father John Jenkins, the president of the University of Notre Dame, has appointed a recent graduate, Mary Daly, to the newly-created position of coordinator for university life initiatives. While a student, Daly was a leading opponent of the university’s decision to award President Barack Obama an honorary degree. “We all must learn to disagree respectfully when necessary, yet work together on issues of profound importance,” said Father Jenkins. “Mary {Daly} and I share a deep commitment to the sanctity of life.” Source(s): these links will...
  • The Conscience of Kansas radio program- interview Lynn Jenkins, The Lincoln Debates

    07/14/2010 9:50:00 AM PDT · by 1pitech
    The Conscience of Kansas radio program ^ | 07-13-10 | Paul A. Ibbetson
    In this episode of the Conscience of Kansas radio program I interview Lynn Jenkins who is running for re-election on the 2nd congressional district of Kansas. We share a new segment called "weird news" with Darren Marlar and I talk about the arrest of the "Barefoot Bandit." Next, we hear Ray Stevens new global warming song. I debate Cory Thompson on the presidency of Abraham Lincoln and we also hear from Jackie and Dunlap from Red State Update. Another exciting show. We invite you to listen.
  • "Playin' for Our Lady?" My reply to Coach Kelly [Notre Dame]

    06/24/2010 4:25:38 PM PDT · by mlizzy · 8 replies
    RenewAmerica ^ | 6-24-10 | Tom O'Toole
    "The priority for our players is to recognize they are at the University of Notre Dame to play for Our Lady" --new head football coach of Notre Dame, Brian Kelly, in his (fundraising) letter to the alumni. "Father Jenkins' decision [to invite President Obama to speak at Notre Dame and award him an honorary degree] is a deliberate thumbing of the collective nose at the Catholic Church...Notre Dame has forfeited the right to be called a Catholic University" --from recently deceased professor of philosophy, Ralph McInerny, who taught for over 50 years at Notre Dame (and who recalled when the department's...
  • Breitbart VS Daryle Lamont Jenkins UPDATE

    02/22/2010 7:30:26 PM PST · by Starman417 · 309+ views
    Flopping Aces ^ | 02-22-10 | Skye
    Aaron Gardner, shared this video of his confrontation with Daryle after his humiliating debate with Breitbart at CPAC. Daryle LaMont Jenkins, of one people project, decided to call Andrew Breitbart a racist. Afterwards I confronted Daryle on the tactics he is using. [VIDEO AT SITE] What a race pimp. Should Breitbart be worried about being added to Daryle's 'Rogues Gallery' at One People Project? Read more at floppingaces.net...
  • CPAC Update #1 Breitbart VS Liberal Media Midgets

    02/22/2010 10:26:43 AM PST · by Starman417 · 2 replies · 229+ views
    Flopping Aces ^ | 02-21-10 | Skye
    I'm back from CPAC and I see Curt and Mike have been busy posting videos of choice main ballroom speeches from CPAC. I will be eternally grateful to them.Let me tell you the most important lesson I learned covering CPAC - Netbooks are terrible for blogging, video editing and photo editing. I found to my great dismay that the best I could do was Twitter and check email with this #$@^$% netbook.That being said I've got loads of exclusive videos, photos and stories to share with you now that I'm back home with access to a real computer. Let's start...
  • Lesbian Janet Jenkins Begins Media Campaign to Gain Custody of Ex-Partner Lisa Miller’s Child

    02/06/2010 11:57:52 AM PST · by mlizzy · 15 replies · 917+ views
    AFTAH ^ | 02-06-10 | Matthew Cullinan Hoffman
    (LifeSiteNews.com) – Janet Jenkins, a practicing lesbian who was once in a “civil union” with ex-lesbian Lisa Miller, is conducting a media campaign to locate Miller’s seven-year-old daughter in an attempt to gain custody of the child. Miller’s daughter, Isabella, was conceived via artificial insemination during the pair’s relationship, and has no biological relationship with Jenkins. Miller disappeared with Isabella in December, apparently in an effort to prevent a Vermont judge from transferring custody of her child to Jenkins. But Jenkins is doing numerous interviews with mainstream media outlets, ostensibly in an effort to locate Isabella (described by Jenkins...
  • Jenkins, students head to D.C. for march - (Notre Dame Right to Life Club sends students to DC)

    01/23/2010 1:26:58 AM PST · by GonzoII · 10 replies · 342+ views
    ndsmcobserver.com ^ | Friday, January 22, 2010 | Madeline Buckley
    Almost 400 students will participate in this year’s national March for Life Friday in Washington, D.C. — doubling last year’s participation. The Notre Dame Right to Life Club sends students to the nation’s capital every year to march in the annual pro-life rally, the group’s co-vice president Mary Daly, a senior, said. But this year, for the first time, University President Fr. John Jenkins will join the marchers. Jenkins created a pro-life task force in September to “broaden and deepen the pro-life culture” at Notre Dame to help “strengthen the Notre Dame community’s witness to Catholic teaching on life.” One...
  • Judge recuses herself from trial of Notre Dame pro-life protesters

    01/12/2010 3:46:01 PM PST · by NYer · 7 replies · 593+ views
    cna ^ | Januay 12, 2010
    Judge Jenny Pitts Manier South Bend, Ind., Jan 12, 2010 / 06:05 pm (CNA).- The trial judge assigned to the legal case involving 88 pro-life activists arrested for demonstrating at the University of Notre Dame recused herself from the case last week. The activists had demonstrated against the university’s decision to host President Barack Obama as a commencement speaker and award him an honorary degree.Defense attorneys had appealed Judge Jenny Pitts Manier’s ruling denying their request that she recuse herself. In Indiana the standard for recusal states that the judge must be shown to have actual bias or the...
  • Trial Judge in Notre Dame/Obama Graduation Protest Case Recuses Herself and Steps Aside

    01/12/2010 6:36:40 AM PST · by EternalVigilance · 33 replies · 1,685+ views
    The Thomas More Society ^ | January 11, 2010 | Tom Ciesielka.
    Contact: Tom Ciesielka. 312-422-1333, tc@tcpr.net   NOTRE DAME, Ind., Jan. 11 /Christian Newswire/ -- In the ongoing case involving 88 pro-life demonstrators arrested at the University of Notre Dame in the days leading up to (and in some cases during) [Alleged] President Barack Obama's commencement speech and receipt of an honorary degree, the assigned trial judge has recused herself just days after defense attorneys filed an appeal from her earlier ruling, denying recusal.   Judge Jenny Pitts Manier filed an order, dated January 6, 2010 (an Epiphany gift for the defense), reciting that she had decided to recuse herself,...
  • Where in The World is Lisa Miller and Her Daughter Isabella?

    12/30/2009 5:40:29 PM PST · by Maelstorm · 37 replies · 2,568+ views
    http://abcnews.go.com ^ | Dec 30,2009 | By EMILY FRIEDMAN
    Lisa Miller Is Supposed to Handover Daughter Isabella to her Former Lesbian Partner Janet Jenkins on Friday - ABC News
  • Fr. Jenkins re-elected President of Notre Dame

    10/26/2009 7:39:20 AM PDT · by walsh · 13 replies · 648+ views
    Catholic News Agency ^ | October 26, 2009 | Walsh
    South Bend, Ind., Oct 19, 2009 / 04:48 pm (CNA).The Board of Trustees of the University of Notre Dame has elected Fr. John I. Jenkins, CSC, to a second five-year term as university president
  • Will Notre Dame become another Georgetown?

    10/21/2009 7:07:31 AM PDT · by concernedAmerican1 · 14 replies · 706+ views
    TFP Student Action ^ | 10-21-09 | TFP
    Recent events at the University of Notre Dame are creating a great deal of moral confusion. Ever since the university decided to honor our pro-abortion president at its commencement ceremony earlier this year, it seems the institution is on a direct collision course with its long-standing Catholic identity. URGENT petition to Notre Dame: Please drop the chargesFor example: Notre Dame funded a student trip to the National Equality March in Washington, D.C, held on October 11. The pro-homosexual march demanded same-sex “marriage” and the abolition of the “don’t ask, don’t tell” policy. Notre Dame’s Gender Relations Center announces troubling activities...
  • Glendon honored as ’heroine of the Notre Dame commencement tragedy’

    10/11/2009 6:19:14 PM PDT · by delacoert · 2 replies · 386+ views
    The Pilot ^ | 10/9/2009 | Beth Griffin
    NEW YORK (CNS) -- Mary Ann Glendon was "the heroine of the Notre Dame commencement tragedy" in May, an official of the National Right to Life Committee said as the Harvard law professor and former U.S. ambassador to the Vatican received the organization's Proudly Pro-Life Award Oct. 6. Anthony J. Lauinger, vice president of the pro-life organization and the father of eight University of Notre Dame alumni, said Glendon's "principled refusal" of the Indiana university's 2009 Laetare Medal led the National Right to Life Educational Trust Fund to honor her at its awards dinner. The Laetare Medal, established in 1883,...
  • Murder-Suicide Case Shakes Reality Show Industry

    08/24/2009 8:37:35 AM PDT · by holy joe · 31 replies · 1,381+ views
    Newsmax - Left Coast Report ^ | August 24, 2009 | James Hirsen
    VH1 took one reality show off the air and will likely cancel another, this in the wake of a high profile murder-suicide case involving a cast member. VH1 is a unit of Viacom. Both reality shows are produced by 51 Minds Entertainment. Ryan Alexander Jenkins was charged with the murder of Jasmine Fiore, a swimsuit model and former Playboy employee. Fiore, Jenkins’ ex- wife, was found stuffed in a suitcase inside a trash bin in Orange County, Calif. Because her fingers and teeth had been removed, the authorities identified her from the serial number on her surgical breast implants. Jenkins...
  • Notre Dame Alumni Report Feeling Disenfranchised

    06/04/2009 12:15:27 PM PDT · by markomalley · 11 replies · 644+ views
    Zenit ^ | 6/4/2009
    DEARBORN, Michigan, JUNE 2, 2009 (Zenit.org).- A Notre Dame alumni coalition is entering phase two in the program to replace the university's leadership, using their pocketbooks as leverage. David DiFranco, '95 graduate and spokesman of ReplaceJenkins.com, told ZENIT that although the initiative materialized amid the public protest of the school's decision to honor President Barack Obama at the May 17 commencement ceremony, the work is far from being over. The coalition launched the national outreach effort in April appealing to alumni and benefactors to hold back donations until the university's president, Father John Jenkins, is replaced. "Our endeavor is entering...
  • BREAKING: Gators CB Janoris Jenkins arrested, Tased following fight (with update)

    06/02/2009 5:58:02 AM PDT · by mikeus_maximus · 26 replies · 1,630+ views
    Orlando Sentinel ^ | 6/1/2009 | Jeremy Fowler
    Gainesville Police arrested and Tased Florida Gators cornerback Janoris Jenkins following his involvement in a street fight over the weekend, according to Alachua County jail records. **** Jenkins is the Gators' 24th arrest in the last four years, a trend the South Florida Sun-Sentinel's Dave Hyde recently pointed out. Jenkins is the third Gator to be arrested in 2009, following offensive lineman Carl Johnson and walk-on Marquis Hannah. Defensive tackle Torrey Davis was arrested shortly after leaving the team in March.
  • The World Over (Interview with Bishop D'Arcy) (EWTN viewers caucus)

    05/22/2009 5:53:39 PM PDT · by markomalley · 21 replies · 650+ views
    EWTN | 5/22/2009
    Just listened to Raymond Arroyo's interview with Bishop D'Arcy. One thing I wanted to comment on was that he gave a different perspective on Notre Dame and its Catholic Culture -- maybe softened my views on the subject The one REALLY disappointing point is when Raymond asked the Bishop if he was going to take any action against Fr. Jenkins, he indicated that he was going to push Cardinal George (the USCCB president) to address this subject in June at the next USCCB meeting. (The way i read canon law, and, again I AM NOT A CANONIST SO TAKE ANYTHING...
  • Dialogue At Notre Dame: Undermining the Abortion Debate [Ecumenical]

    05/22/2009 12:42:29 PM PDT · by Pyro7480 · 2 replies · 327+ views
    American TFP ^ | 5/21/2009 | Luis Sergio Solimeo
    In his speech introducing President Barack Obama...Father John I. Jenkins, C.S.C, president of the most emblematic Catholic university in the nation, did more than try to justify the invitation and the granting of an honoris causa degree to a politician definitely favorable to abortion and embryonic stem cell research—he called on Catholics to “dialogue” with abortionists. Making no mention of the intrinsic evil of abortion — the reason for the great wave of protests brought on by his invitation — Father Jenkins focuses on the evil caused by “political, religious, racial, or national” divisions. The stigma of evil, and the...
  • Fr. Jenkin’s intro for Pres. Obama (as dissected by Fr. Z :-)

    05/19/2009 10:48:17 AM PDT · by NYer · 17 replies · 580+ views
    WDTPRS ^ | May 19, 2009 | Fr. John Zuhlsdorf
    Here is the text of Fr. Jenkin’s introduction of Pres. Obama at the commencement ceremony on Sunday 17 May. This introduction sounds oh so right, in a gooey sort of way, but it is oh so wrong in many others.  Many would say, just let this drift off into the history’s Mass grave of weasely speeches.  I think we can benefit from a post-mortem.  So let’s do the smelly work of revisiting what Fr. Jenkin’s said to introduce President Obama, upon whom the University bestowed an honor in recognition of his stated positions and record. My emphases and comments. "President...
  • At the Gates of Notre Dame (long, but good birds-eye view of how this happened)

    05/18/2009 2:28:42 PM PDT · by markomalley · 11 replies · 659+ views
    First Things ^ | June / July 2009 | Joseph Bottum
    We all knew this fight was coming. The Catholic Church and the Catholic colleges have been heading toward a crash since at least 1990, when John Paul II issued Ex Corde Ecclesiae, his apostolic constitution for Catholic institutions of higher education. And now, at last, the battle is public—brought to fever pitch by Notre Dame’s bestowing of an honorary law degree on a prominent supporter of legalized abortion. As it happens, that supporter of abortion is also the president of the United States, which is unfortunate in a number of ways—beginning with the fact that the office of the...
  • Obama heckled by protesters during speech on abortion

    05/17/2009 8:18:14 PM PDT · by delacoert · 46 replies · 1,600+ views
    Herald Sun ^ | May 18, 2009 | Carly Crawford
    PRESIDENT Barack Obama yesterday tackled America's fiery abortion debate head-on, appealing for considered, open-minded debate.Amid angry protests in which 40 people were arrested, the president made his most extensive public comments yet on the sensitive question of whether abortion should be permitted by law. "At some level, the views of the two camps are irreconcilable," Mr Obama said. "Each side will continue to make its case to the public with passion and conviction, but surely we can do so without reducing those with differing views to caricature." He was speaking at the University of Notre Dame commencement ceremony, during which...
  • Obama Honor Puts Notre Dame's Catholic Standing at Risk ( Less $14 Mil...and counting )

    05/17/2009 12:50:40 PM PDT · by kellynla · 57 replies · 2,123+ views
    Fox News ^ | May 17, 2009 | Joshua Rhett Miller
    The University of Notre Dame is taking a hit with President Obama's commencement invitation, not just to its reputation but its wallet. The 44th president will deliver the school's commencement address Sunday afternoon, as anti-abortion protesters -- some of whom already have been arrested at prior demonstrations -- threaten to disrupt the main event. The scrum has attracted widespread media attention and overshadowed other aspects of the Catholic institution's graduation ceremonies. But long after Obama leaves South Bend, Catholics and members of the Notre Dame community will debate the president's 2009 commencement address and the university's awarding of an honorary...
  • No Likely Support From Notre Dame’s Board of Trustees For Rescinding Obama Invite [Obama supporters]

    05/14/2009 10:12:51 AM PDT · by EternalVigilance · 10 replies · 1,049+ views
    Pewsitter.com ^ | May 10, 2009 | Frank Walker
    A great deal of criticism has been leveled at Notre Dame President, Rev John I. Jenkins, for his choice to honor President Obama at this year’s commencement. But Fr. Jenkins, like all university presidents, must consider the will of the school’s governing board. The Notre Dame Board of Trustees is a powerful organization, comprised of top international business owners, chairs of rich endowments, academic leaders, judges, attorneys, faculty, and prominent clergy. These individuals are typically very wealthy, well-connected and highly accomplished; many with broad interests outside the university. A closer look at the board and its affiliations might shed light...
  • Let God Be The Judge - ALAN KEYES, Letter to Fr. David Tyson, Superior to Fr. Jenkins

    05/14/2009 8:26:11 AM PDT · by EternalVigilance · 18 replies · 838+ views
    America's Independent Party ^ | May 14, 2009 | Alan Keyes
    Letter to Fr. David Tyson, Superior to Fr. Jenkins From Dr. Alan Keyes …no man is with us, see, God is witness betwixt me and thee. (Genesis 31:50) But Peter and John answered and said unto them, whether it be right in the sight of God to hearken unto you more than unto God, judge ye. (Acts 4:19) Then said Paul unto him, God shall smite thee, thou whited wall: for sittest thou to judge me after the law, and commandest me to be smitten contrary to the law? (Acts 23:3) Dare any of you, having a matter against another,...
  • Notre Dame Alumni Withhold $8.2 Million Over Pro-Abortion Obama Invitation

    04/27/2009 1:26:18 PM PDT · by NYer · 28 replies · 1,207+ views
    Life News ^ | April 27, 2009 | Steven Ertelt
    South Bend, IN (LifeNews.com) -- University of Notre Dame alumni have withheld a total of $8.2 million in planned donations to the Catholic college as a result of its decision to have pro-abortion President Barack Obama give the commencement address at its upcoming graduation ceremonies.David DiFranco, a Michigan businessman and Notre Dame graduate, started the effort to withhold donations to the college.He has put together a web site, ReplaceJenkins.com, urging fellow alumni to not only withhold donations but to call on replacing ND president John Jenkins, who invited Obama and has strongly defended the decision.The web site has received over...
  • Flash: Fr. Jenkins announces will transfer Laetare Medal + White House responds to Glendon Refusal

    04/27/2009 1:17:07 PM PDT · by NYer · 84 replies · 2,377+ views
    American Papist ^ | April 27, 2009 | Thomas Peters
    Flash: Fr. Jenkins announces he will transfer Laetare Medal This has all the signs of a knee-jerk half-baked response to Glendon's morning bombshell: Statement by Father John Jenkins on the Laetare Medal The following statement from Rev. John I. Jenkins, C.S.C., president of the University of Notre Dame, is in response to the decision by Mary Ann Glendon to decline acceptance of the University’s Laetare Medal: “We are, of course, disappointed that Professor Glendon has made this decision. It is our intention to award the Laetare Medal to another deserving recipient, and we will make that announcement as soon as...
  • More bishops pile on Notre Dame [46th bishop - Le Voir]

    04/24/2009 9:57:57 PM PDT · by delacoert · 12 replies · 832+ views
    Spero News ^ | April 24, 2009
    The Most Reverend Timothy A. Dolan, Archbishop of New York, explained during a recent interview that his opposition to Notre Dame’s slated honor for President Obama on May 17 is due to the President’s support for the “intrinsic evil” of abortion. He also contrasted abortion to other serious concerns, like the Iraq war and the death penalty, which “are open to some discussion and are not intrinsically evil.” “Archbishop Dolan’s clear teaching should help Americans understand that there is nothing political about the bishops’ protest of Notre Dame’s action,” said Patrick Reilly, president of The Cardinal Newman Society. “This is...
  • Bishop D'Arcy: Statement To The Faithful

    04/22/2009 11:05:00 AM PDT · by delacoert · 13 replies · 618+ views
    Indiana's News Center ^ | Apr 22, 2009 | Bishop D'Arcy
    STATEMENT TO THE FAITHFUL From Bishop John M. D’ArcyApril 21, 2009 My Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ,Recently, Father John Jenkins, CSC, in a letter of response to Bishop Olmsted of the Diocese of Phoenix, who had written him, critical of the decision to invite President Obama to speak and receive an Honorary Degree of Law at Notre Dame, indicated that it was his conviction that the statement Catholics in Political Life (USCCB) did not apply in this matter. Father Jenkins kindly sent me a copy of his letter, and also at a later meeting, asked for a response.In...
  • Notre Dame Alumni Use Donations As Leverage in Effort to Oust University President

    04/17/2009 7:34:52 AM PDT · by rhema · 66 replies · 2,059+ views
    CNS News ^ | April 17, 2009 | Susan Jones
    University of Notre Dame alumni and financial supporters on Thursday launched an online campaign to withhold donations to the Catholic school until the Rev. John Jenkins is replaced as president. ReplaceJenkins.com is calling for the appointment of a president who “is committed to the authentic identity of Notre Dame” and “grounded in the teachings of the Catholic Church.” “We feel strongly that the University should not honor President Barack Obama, given his well known commitment to abortion in the broadest possible context,” the Web site says. Coalition representative Joe DiFranco, a ’57 alumnus, said Rev. Jenkins’ decision to “honor” President...
  • How Massive Protests Can Save Judas Jenkins, Barack Obortion, and the formerly Catholic Notre Dame

    04/11/2009 4:52:51 AM PDT · by Diago · 15 replies · 814+ views
    Many prolifers are embarrassed when fellow prolifers behave as if abortion is truly murder. And then there are those who behave and speak clearly on behalf of our unborn brothers and sisters: Below is the text of Bishop Bruskewitz’s letter to Notre Dame president Fr. John Jenkins. April 3, 2009 The Reverend John Jenkins, C.S.C President, University of Notre Dame 400 Main Building Notre Dame, IN 46556 Reverend and dear Father Jenkins, Permit me to add my name as well to the long list of Bishops of the Catholic Church who are utterly appalled at your dedication to immorality and...
  • Thinking Epistemologically about Obama and Notre Dame

    03/27/2009 4:30:07 PM PDT · by rhema · 17 replies · 871+ views
    Christianity Today ^ | 3/27/2009 | Sarah Pulliam
    Francis Beckwith knows what it's like to be in the middle of controversy. In fact, he thinks he's a magnet for it. Beckwith, who is a philosophy and church-studies professor at Baylor University, triggered a debate when he resigned as president of the Evangelical Theological Society after converting to Catholicism. Now Beckwith happens to be a visiting fellow at the University of Notre Dame, where a new debate is focused on the university's invitation to President Obama to speak at commencement. "My wife says I'm like the Forrest Gump for controversy," he said. "But on campus, more people are concerned...