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  • Appeals Court Dismisses VA Challenge to Obama HC Law

    09/08/2011 12:13:39 PM PDT · by CitizenM · 61 replies
    Fox News ^ | 9/8/11
    Federal appeals court on Thursday rejected Virginia's challenge to President Obama's health care law, saying in a ruling that the state doesn't have a right to bring a lawsuit. The unanimous decision from the three-judge panel of the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals overturns a lower court's decision to declare the law unconstitutional and is the second appellate court ruling in favor of the government's right to require individuals to buy health insurance or pay a penalty. But the court on Thursday stopped short of ruling whether the individual mandate in the health care law is constitutional; it strictly...
  • America's Most Sinful Cities

    02/20/2008 3:32:55 PM PST · by dynachrome · 36 replies · 1,178+ views
    Forbes ^ | 2-14-08 | staff
    They say geography is destiny, but perhaps it is damnation as well. We have unveiled the American city that has fallen the farthest from grace in each of the seven deadly sins ( lust, gluttony, avarice, sloth, wrath, envy and pride). For each sin we stretched our imagination to find a workable proxy--murder rates for wrath, per capita billionaires for avarice--then culled the available data sources to rank the cities. Some of the results were surprising: Salt Lake City as America's Vainest City. Some were not: Detroit as America's Most Murderous. To view them on our interactive map, simply click...
  • Bigotry always is sinful, even if the target are 'illegal'

    06/05/2007 2:49:00 AM PDT · by B. Chezwick · 191 replies · 3,902+ views
    Daily Southtown ^ | June 1, 2007 | Andrew Greeley
    Bigotry never goes away. When it becomes unfashionable, it goes underground and waits until a new hate group appears into which it can project its twisted sickness. Racism, anti-Semitism, anti-Catholicism and anti-immigrant nativism are chronic infections in the American body politic. Rush Limbaugh singing his obscene tune "Barack the Magic Negro" is inviting prejudice and violence. However, for pure irrational rage, the current crop of nativists are some of the worst to come along since the Ku Klux Klan of the 1920s or those God-fearing Protestants who burned convents in Boston in the 19th century.
  • Clerical Contraception (Important Read! By Fr. Thomas J. Euteneuer)

    10/05/2006 1:19:51 PM PDT · by Pyro7480 · 20 replies · 747+ views
    Spirit and Life ^ | 10/6/2006 | Fr. Thomas J. Euteneuer
    The beloved founder of Human Life International, Fr. Paul Marx, was not known to mince words when it came to what he called the "conspiracy of silence" from the pulpits of our Church on the issue of contraception, but his insights of twenty and thirty years ago were right on target and remain true to this day: "Future generations," he said, "will wonder why so many Catholic bishops and priests in the West didn't see contraception as a seminal evil and the chief cause of the Church's swift decline." There is the core issue. Priestly silence about contraception is deadly...

    02/10/2005 6:27:02 PM PST · by Quix · 6 replies · 1,381+ views
    A Glimpse Ahead Timothy Snodgrass The Impossible Will Come Alive In 2005 01/28/05 In January of 2004, as we began to intercede for the New Year the Holy Spirit gave us the prophetic slogan, "The Seas will Roar in 2004". This year we were given a new slogan, "The Impossible will come Alive in 2005". As the veil of darkness begins to come down over nations and regions, along with great shakings will come great breakthroughs; signs, wonders, healings and a spectacular release of miracles in impossible circumstances. This year, although we are ultimately poised to gain much ground, there...
  • Hillary Clinton 2008 Confirmed?

    01/17/2005 4:38:09 PM PST · by yoe · 51 replies · 6,759+ views
    National Ledger ^ | Jan. 16, 2005 | Staff
    New York Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton (D-NY) has long been rumored as desperately seeking the democratic nomination for president in 2008. And while many political observers fully expect the power hungry former First Lady to hit the campaign trail within only a few months of being re-elected as a US Senator in 2006, US News & World report claims to have a confirmation of sorts. From USNews.Com's Washington Whispers: Hillary's in… You don't have to take it from us about Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton 's desire to run for president. Her brothers, Hugh and Tony Rodham, say it's true. Friends...
  • Dowd Declares Eminem GREAT! Hold muh brains Alert!

    11/23/2002 2:40:45 PM PST · by ConservativeMan55 · 52 replies · 604+ views
    The Drudge Report ^ | 11-22-02 | Drudge
    XXXXX DRUDGE REPORT XXXXX SAT NOV 23, 2002 10:59:47 ET XXXXX DOWD DECLARES EMINEM IS 'THE BOOMER CROONER' She's back from her Sheltering Sky-like odyssey to Saudi Arabia. Not quite Debra Winger roaming aimlessly on back of camel looking for a mid-life reset, but NY TIMES queen columnist Maureen Dowd appears to have found rejuvenation; back in Washington, fresh and fun in tomorrow's filing. "My girlfriends are surreptitiously smitten with Eminem," Dowd declares, according to newsroom sources. "They buy his posters on eBay. They play him on their Walkmen at the gym. They sing along lustily to "Cleanin' Out...
  • Chicago Catholics to Protest "Blasphemous" Cartoon -- September 25

    09/23/2002 4:53:06 AM PDT · by Preston Noell · 273 replies · 678+ views
    The Illinois Leader ^ | September 20, 2002 | The Leader - Chicago Bureau
    Please join this protest in Chicago on Wednesday, September 25th, 11:30 to l:00 pm. Chicago Catholics Protest "Blasphemous" Cartoon Friday, September 20, 2002 By The Leader-Chicago Bureau - Chicago Reader's cartoonist Garret Gaston focus of protest During lunch hour on September 25, the American Society for the Defense of Tradition, Family and Property (TFP) will publicly protest a recent cartoon published in The Chicago Reader. Catholics and other faiths plan to demonstrate across the street from the paper's downtown Chicago office at shortly before noon on Wednesday to voice their outrage with Garret Gaston's cartoon, "Papal Makeover," a piece the...