Beware the Dangers of Political Busybodies

An article posted on InsideCatholic today examines the ability of politicians to hold one stance personally while holding another publicly, for example those who are personally against abortion but believe people should have a choice: It is common for Catholic politicians to say that they are personally opposed to abortion, but that they must accept…

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You Sir, Are a Gentleman and a Scholar

It’s a great day to learn from Dr. Thomas Sowell… His first column that rung my bell this week was A Non-Prediction, in which Tommy Boy predicted what politicians won’t do: leave things alone and stop meddling. In the second, Sowell notices something Bush-haters often don’t: Congress was controlled by Democrats when the economy started…

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Don’t Fall Prey…

to these types of thinking… enlarge this by clicking: Now, a few comments about it… Bush isn’t responsible for terrorists killing citizens any more than Clinton is responsible for Timothy McVeigh. Though our foreign policy definitely shoulders some of the blame… Bush didn’t lie to anyone. Of course I can’t know his mens rea on…

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