Category Archives: press

Islam vs. America

Did you think me naive to support the Muslims’ prayer in Washington? Some did, I’m sure. I can imagine a feminist shaking her head. “Do women in burkas mean nothing to you?” I can imagine a peace-loving man shaking his … Continue reading

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You’ve Got to Be Kidding

I wasn’t having a good time to begin with. Fiddling with weird proxy server phenomenon isn’t entertaining. Then, in an effort to see the extent of the problem, I pulled up the cnn.com website. Unfortunately, the proxy server found it. … Continue reading

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The Nightly News

“Come in here!” “What is it?” “I don’t want you watching the news.” “But Granma and Grandad are watching.” “I know, but I don’t want you to watch.” “But why?” “Because they show lots of bad things on the news.” “But … Continue reading

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Off the Ballot

The diocesan convention voted on many resolutions today. Most passed or failed by overwhelming majorities. But on a few ballots, the minorities were large, and when in the majority, I took no pleasure in the victory. I was haunted by … Continue reading

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In Her Own Words

Are you planning to watch the Vice Presidential debate on Thursday? I am. I think every voter in the U.S. should. And not just because one of them is a woman. Here we have a candidate for Vice President who … Continue reading

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The Language of Teamwork

Don’t you get tired of people taking up positions rather than working together? Or worse, nodding their heads face-to-face, and then going on the attack outside the meeting? I have been appalled with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi for years. Every … Continue reading

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I Don’t Believe You

I don’t believe you. You don’t like hearing those words. Nobody does. You want to be believed. You want me to come to the same conclusions you have, to do whatever it is you think is best. So you need … Continue reading

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