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The Gordian Knot in Cuba

At the Miami Herald, we see that the Apostolic Nuncio to Cuba has some harsh words about the communist government of Cuba. In an unusual gesture for a member high in the Catholic Church’s hierarchy in Cuba, the Apostolic nuncio Bruno Musaro spoke openly about Cuba’s “extreme poverty and human and civil degradation.” [...] The […]

‘I don’t hate gays but…’

The New Civil Rights Movement is continuing to try to convince people that opposition to a particular behavior (in this case, sodomy), is “hatred.” I’m not sure how we can make this more simple, but let’s try. I assume the folks at NCRM are against ISIS beheading children in Iraq. Does this mean they hate […]

The College Board’s Politicization of U.S. History

Stanley Kurtz writes at NRO that The College Board is politicizing U.S. History from a left-wing perspective. Powerline agrees. Talking Points Memo, a left-wing blog, tends to disagree, of course. One need look no farther than the very first “Theme” which is “IDENTITY.” Identity politics is a hallmark of radical left-wing activism. For example, in leftist […]

Rand Paul’s Pope Problem

While there is debate about Pope Francis’ recent remarks on the use of force to stop the advance of ISIS, one thing is clear. His remarks went far enough that, by attrition, he has taken the wind out of Rand Paul’s sails with Catholic voters, including many of the traditionalists who have made up his personal […]

Former Archbishop of Canterbury says ‘Islam is reviving British values’

Yet another awesome reason not to be Anglican. Independent: Islam is rejuvenating “British values”, the former Archbishop of Canterbury has claimed while lambasting sections of the press for presenting Muslims as “un-British”. Rowan Williams was giving a speech at the annual Living Islam Festival in Lincolnshire on Friday, discussing what British values were and how […]