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Did Gavin Newsom Murder His Mother?

Gavin Newsom, the current governor of California, is the kind of person who should be kept as far from the reins of power as possible. His life and career are marked by selfish ambition, adultery, lying, and even matricide. He’s the kind of man who cheats on his then-wife, Kimberly Guilfoyle—now the girlfriend of Donald [...]

Render Unto Caesar

This essay first appeared at Insidecatholic.com (now Crisis) August 26, 2008. It is part of today's symposium of lay Catholic opinion on immigration. For other contributions see this piece by Mark and Louise Zwick, this one by Christopher Manion, and this news report from Zenit. For Deal Hudson's view, see this article in The American [...]

Gingrich Shows ‘Compassion’ for Illegal Aliens He Helped Stay Rooted in U.S.

  The mainstream news media is filled with awe that Newt Gingrich showed some "compassion" for illegal aliens in the recent GOP presidential debate. A look at his record while in Congress shows this is nothing new. In fact, Gingrich's leadership in Congress is one of the reasons we have so many illegal aliens today [...]

Borders that Unite

With apologies to Christine O'Donnell, I am not you. I didn't grow up in places where Mexicans were a distant if ominous threat. I can't say that I came of age only speaking English, that I feel totally grounded in this country (even though I was born here), or that I never helped anyone who [...]

Render Unto Caesar: The Church and Immigration

Sometimes the Church's public face in a given country can make you proud, and sometimes it has to make you a little sick. American Catholics can justly take satisfaction that our bishops were almost alone in beginning the fight against abortion; the Southern Baptist Conference, of all things, at first backed Roe v. Wade, and [...]

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