Posts Tagged ‘Catholic Church’

Holy Water Closets

Like 10% of the US population, I am what is commonly known as a “lapsed” Catholic, making me part of what would be the third largest denomination in America.  Although I’m probably not all that representative of my brethren, given that from about age 8 on I didn’t believe a word of what I heard [...]

Crazy Like a FOX

By now, we’ve all had a chuckle over the fact that the rotting corpse of CNN got the Supreme Court ruling on Obamacare, well, spectacularly wrong, and failed to correct the error for several minutes while the whole world watched.  What isn’t so funny, and falls more into the depressing category, is that such an [...]

Ass Wednesday

UPDATED BELOW: Several years ago, when altar boy gone bad Rick Santorum was still busily embarrassing Pennsylvanians in the US Senate, I found myself watching CNN with my dear friend Tina and her mother, and one of them said, “What’s that on his forehead?”  I sheepishly glanced at the TV, being the only Catholic in [...]

Petty Gossip

In the face of the damning revelations of his inattention/complicity to decades of sexual abuse and corruption, the Pope is sounding more like a clueless, petulant sorority girl these days than like his more sinister old Nazi self, so I guess you could call that an improvement.  Sorority girls are a lot of things, but [...]

A Plan That Needs a Planet

The GOP strategy for achieving its already media-trumpeted 2010 landslide is shaping up, and it has to be admired for its sheer audacity, as well as its desperate but hardly unwarranted reliance on the media continuing to be as stupid as it was throughout the Bush years.  Richard Cohen, David Broder, and David Gregory are [...]

Go Gay, The Homeless Will Pay

I guess it’s a matter of priorities.  It seems that the Catholic Archdiocese of Washington, DC has officially announced, well, threatened, that if the DC City Council approves gay marriage, they would “no longer to be able” to do any charitable work under city contract.  So there.  My first thought is that this same question [...]

R.C. CHURCH LEANS ON SILVIO; HE SAYS HE’S THE MOST POPULAR LEADER IN THE WEST

Just checking the news wire on this Sunday night.  Here’s the latest on the Silvio story. See first comment …