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Need a Loan? Bob Casey Has ‘Finesse’

Bob Casey is (remarkably) still running on the same failing regulatory strategies that led to the financial meltdown of 2008…except that he now promises “finesse” to the people of Pennsylvania. That’s his word for how regulators can work, per his personal command recommendation, to strong-arm encourage banks so that they will lend money despite Dodd […]

Marc Andrus Assumes Bad Intentions

It appears that there was a bit of a mix-up as Marc Andrus, Episcopalian bishop of California, didn’t quite make it into the installation of Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone. Though invited to attend, and though apparently arriving on time, he was not seated. What I notice in all of this is that the Roman Catholic Archdiocese […]

Read This If You Have Forgiven But Refuse to Reconcile

It was during the papacy of Pope John Paul II that I converted to Catholicism. I learned a great deal from him, particularly that which is considered to be a major part of his legacy: “Be not afraid.” His example on reconciliation, and not merely forgiveness, was a sign of his sainthood. I’ve found a […]

Rick Santorum’s NFL Picks – Week Five

Here we go! Rick Santorum’s NFL Picks for week five are below, along with mine. I only have Patrick and Rachelle’s pick for tonight. When they give me the rest, I’ll post them. (UPDATE: Patrick’s picks are here and posted below, too.) (UPDATE: Rachelle has posted hers and they are posted below, too.) I have […]

Is Sally Quinn a Right Wing Radical Religious Republican?

This is hil-AR-ious. From The New Civil Rights Movement, a “gay rights” blog, in response to Sally Quinn’s column opining that Romney “captured the God vote” at the debate: Sally Quinn has in one fell swoop explained why sane people the world over hate — and I do mean hate — what the radical religious […]

Patriot Voices PAC Makes Major Endorsements in U.S. Senate Races

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Verona, PA – Former Republican Presidential Candidate and Chairman of Patriot Voices Rick Santorum announced today that Patriot Voices PAC has made endorsements in several U.S. Senate races.  The endorsements are:  George Allen in Virginia, Wendy Long in New York, Josh Mandel in Ohio and Tom Smith in Pennsylvania. Rick Santorum said, “These individuals are […]

My Awesome Daughter

That’s my daughter Teresa Graas running in her most recent cross country meet, the 5K at E.P. “Tom” Sawyer Park, Greater Louisville Classic. (The park is named after Diane Sawyer‘s father.) Teresa was the first of her team across the finish line and her time was 23:53:50. She cut four minutes off her personal record […]