Posts Tagged ‘ Roman Catholicism ’

Bad Religion

Bad Religion

For those of you who think erasing our national identity is the Christian-or Jewish-thing to do, you might want to read the words of Dr. Thomas Williams.
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Reflections On The Easter Rebellion

Reflections On The Easter Rebellion

This week marks the centenary of a series of events which would forever change the future Ireland and Great Britain. Planned and set in motion by the Military Council of the Irish Republican Brotherhood-a group of Irish republicans seeking a democratic Irish state free of British rule-and supported by James Connally’s Irish Citizen Army...
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The Pope vs. The United States

The Pope vs. The United States

  Update: C’mon, guys! You know that walls don’t work. Pope Francis, as you may have heard, visited the drug and violence-plagued city of Juarez yesterday. A place where hundreds of  women have fallen prey to the sadistic whims of Mexican drug cartels-often with the complicity of corrupt public institutions.  Leaving aside the loathsome...
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Jamiel’s Law On The Air

Jamiel’s Law On The Air

My East coast friends can listen to it live here!
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Iranian and Syrian Freedom

Iranian and Syrian Freedom

One of the fascinating aspects of living in this city is that, for good or ill, you’re exposed to a whole raft of ideologies and political philosophies of which, but for location, you might have remained blissfully ignorant in perpetuity. Granted, some of us choose to remain mired in a state of ignorance notwithstanding...
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The Daily Rattle (2011 New Year’s Edition)

The Daily Rattle (2011 New Year’s Edition)

Our last Rattle of 2011 runs the gamut, all the way from an immigration enforcement success in Pennsylvania to a disappointing judicial setback in South Carolina. However, we begin the final roundup of the year with a must-read essay in The American Conservative by W. James Antle III. It looks at the immigration scorecard...
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Occupy The Border

Occupy The Border

Update: Thank you 9/11 Families for a Secure America for highlighting this entry on your Facebook page. Peter Gadiel-who lost his son James in the September 11th massacre at the World Trade Center-serves as an inspiration to us all for continuing to hold politicians’ feet to the fire on border and national security issues....
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The Daily Rattle-Immigration News Summary For December 17, 2011

Today’s roundup contains a heavy dose of news about Eric Holder and the Justice Department’s malfeasance, vis-a-vis their gunwalking scandals, as well as an update on the case of embattled political prisoner Agent Jesus Diaz. However, we start with a mind-boggling story about the lengths Los Angeles mayor Antonio Villaraigosa, a.k.a. Tony Villar, will...
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Politicizing Faith

Politicizing Faith

One of the most exasperating aspects of the  current immigration debate is the persistent use of cliches, which have come to replace logical, factual arguments. Probably the worst purveyor of myths about immigration policy is the Roman Catholic Church in the United States, whose bishops and priests have repeatedly demonized Americans-including much of the...
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Post-Election Analysis

I’ll keep it brief-delving a bit deeper as the complete results from yesterday’s races shake out-but here are some initial thoughts on what transpired on Election Day.
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