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When Catholics Fight Back

SB 360, also known as Senate Bill 360, a proposal requiring priests in California to break the sacramental seal of confession, was placed on hold by its sponsor, State Senator Jerry Hill (D-San Mateo), on 9 June, right before a hearing on the bill. For months before the vote, activists in California, across the nation, [...]

Brian Regan, the Traditionalist Comedian

All the good comedians are liberal. That’s dogma, of course, for liberals—but even conservatives seem to accept it, submitting to their stereotype as grouchy and humorless. But it’s not true. For the best comedian of our time, in my humble opinion, is what I would call, not a liberal nor a conservative, but a traditionalist: [...]

Friday Free-for-All

Friday is finally here, along with this morning's link round-up:   House Speaker Nancy Pelosi spoke at a conference yesterday where she said she wants Catholics to "play a very major role" in immigration reform. Bill Maher on Christianity: "The problem with faith ... is it kind of screws up your priorities. Your priorities shouldn’t be [...]

Is Islam the last Western taboo?

In reference to Comedy Central's latest low-bow to Islam, Ross Douthat writes: [T]here's still a sense in which the "South Park" case is particularly illuminating. Not because it tells us anything new about the lines that writers and entertainers suddenly aren’t allowed to cross. But because it’s a reminder that Islam is just about the [...]

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