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“Gun ownership is not an end in itself; it’s part of what helps us to live a life of liberty…”

Can you be pro gun and yet be uncomfortable around the increasing number (it seems) of open carry enthusiasts? Simcha Fisher has put up a related thought-provoking piece I find to be reasonable and rational: “We all have guns,” said Nancy...Show More Summary

Giving President Obama Due Credit

President Obama deserves credit for giving a message that some people on the political right do not want to hear. Here is an excerpt from a story published by ABC News: President Obama made his first visit to a U.S. mosque today since...Show More Summary

“The [Catholic] faith is alive and well in the Philippines”

I’ve been away for a number of days, celebrating some special time with the granddaughter at a place named after some dude named Walt Disney.  It was most excellent on a variety of fronts. While away, lots was apparently going on, most...Show More Summary

OPEN THREAD and the Iowa Caucus

It’s time to see whether Cruz’s ground game is able to surpass The Donald’s populism and whether Clinton is able to fend off a spirited challenge from Sanders. This is also an open thread.

Amateur Hour @ FOXNEWS.COM (Again)

Take a look at the following screenshot from the Fox News website, and see if you can spot the error. Here is the error underlined in red, with this writer’s response written in red. Usually, when the Fox News website contains a written error, it is like the one depicted below. Show More Summary

Weekend Caption Contest™ Winners January 29, 2016

Geez Louise- this week’s Weekend Caption Contest™ was another post-fest. Don’t any of you ski? The assignment this week was to caption the following picture: Here are the winning entries: 1) (Brian Brandt) – “O.K., the Homeowner’s Association gives up. Show More Summary

Pope Francis Does It Again

Pope Francis has done it again. He has shown humility and grace in his official capacity as the global leader of the Roman Catholic Church. From Reuters: “Pope Francis asked Protestants and other Christian Churches for forgiveness for...Show More Summary

Potential Rape Victim Likely to be Fined for Defending Herself with Pepper Spray

A 17-year-old girl will likely be fined for defending herself with pepper spray, Yahoo! News is reporting. A 17-year-old girl who was attacked by a man in a city center at night told police that he knocked her to the ground and unbuttoned her pants, trying to undress her, but she turned on him with pepper spray and was able to escape. Show More Summary

Barbershop Shootout: Concealed Carry Saves the Day

From WIS News: COLUMBIA, SC (WIS) – A 35-year-old New Jersey man has been identified as the armed robbery suspect who was shot and killed in a shootout during a botched robbery attempt at a Fort Jackson Boulevard barbershop. Richland County Coroner Gary Watts says Adeyemi Herschelle Hannibal died due to multiple gunshots wounds. Show More Summary

The Problem With Public Piety

Fox Radio’s Todd Starnes is reporting a case in which certain parties are claiming that they were prevented from praying. Here is an excerpt from his report: “Prayer is important at Florida’s Cambridge Christian School. “We train our students that prayer is foundational to their walk with Christ,” Head of School Tim Euler told me. Show More Summary

Trump Boycotts Fox Debate

The Republican National Committee dumped NBC over the behavior of the moderators at a debate hosted by its partner, CNBC. Yesterday, Republican presidential front-runner, Donald Trump, announced that he would boycott the upcoming GOP debate hosted by Fox News. Show More Summary

The Trouble With Church Traditions

In the New Testament we read accounts about the criticism that Jesus received from the Pharisees. They criticized Jesus in part because he and his disciples did not follow the Pharisees’ traditions (Matthew 15). It is easy for modern-day Christians to scoff at the traditions of the Pharisees. Show More Summary

Weekend Caption Contest™ Winners January 22, 2016

This week’s Weekend Caption Contest™ was beyond popular. I can tell what everyone was doing during the blizzard-posting captions. Given that we had almost double the usual number of captions, I’m selecting two captions for each place. Show More Summary

Catholicism restrains error

From the pages of David Fagerberg’s “The Size of Chesterton’s Catholicism”. Looks like a good read. Carry on. (Thanks Tod!). Crossposted at Brutally Honest.

Shaping the Question to Shape the Answer

I think we may be looking at a rather less split court than we have seen in recent decisions.

Of Duty and Consequences

“good faith performance," properly understood, provides a practical way for courts to assess whether the President has violated this constitutional duty

Hell raiser

BadCatholic, aka Marc Barnes, is raising Hell, quite literally: The logic of the Inferno has always seemed simple enough. It arrives without drama, by way of a boring syllogism. I am made to be with God in an eminently personal relationship. Show More Summary

The unthinkable is now thinkable.

“Any sane person could join. No sane person did.” That is a line from an advertisement for the first Police Academy movie, which was released in 1984. That line could easily be the summary of the 2016 presidential contest. At the beginning...Show More Summary

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