“Outlaw Money” in North Carolina

Episode 51 of the old Robin Hood TV series from the 50's was called "Outlaw Money". In the episode the Sheriff arranges for the arrest of the person in charge of minting coin for Nottingham and replaces it with his own man who mixes in base metal for silver coins while the Sheriff pockets the … Continue reading “Outlaw Money” in North Carolina

Confession good for the… Business?

One of the side effects of the move of my show to Saturday Mornings has been a disruption in my faith life. My parish has confession at noon on Saturdays. Since the show moved to 10 to noon I haven't had the chance to go to confession there or at my normal backup confession spot. … Continue reading Confession good for the… Business?

Good advice for candidates everywhere

Ladd Ehlinger Jr. explains the rules to candidates everywhere. There are two points of his ten that should be in the front of the mind of any political campaign.: 1. It's a Marketing Campaign, Stupid Just because the common nomenclature is "political campaign," it doesn't change the fact that you are embarking on a short-term … Continue reading Good advice for candidates everywhere

Andrew Sullivan at the Mendoza line

At least according to Dan Riehl at Riehl world view who recalls an old Sullivan Post per election concerning Barack Obama: On October 27, 2008, Andrew Sullivan posted: The Top Ten Reasons Conservatives Should Vote For Obama. Given all this playing out today, I thought I'd go back and have a look. It's high comedy … Continue reading Andrew Sullivan at the Mendoza line

I’ll give this to Joe and Mika, they are consistant

They have been hitting the fighting in Libya with all the furor that they have used in hitting Afghanistan. Barnicle correctly points out that if Gaddafi is not removed or killed this mission will be a failure. Drew Walker on Twitter makes a great point for those saying Gaddafi is not a target: How in … Continue reading I’ll give this to Joe and Mika, they are consistant