The long primary season advantage for the GOP

"Tom, I'm going to vote for you tomorrow even though you didn't ask me to." I was shocked. "Why, Mrs. O'Brian." I said, "I've lived across from you for eighteen years. I cut your grass in the summer. I shovel your walk in the winter. I didn't think I had to ask for your vote." … Continue reading The long primary season advantage for the GOP

Once you start expecting a Catholic Priest to be Catholic when will it end?

Father Z post on the story of Fr. Marcel Guarnizo who has apparently been suspended for respecting the sacraments and the rules of confession: If a Quaker, a Lutheran or a Buddhist, desiring communion had introduced himself as such, before Mass, a priest would be obligated to withhold communion. If someone had shown up in … Continue reading Once you start expecting a Catholic Priest to be Catholic when will it end?

And democracy in Egypt rolls forward…

...begging the question: "Do we want to stop funding these guys and maybe save a couple of billion?" Egypt’s Islamist-dominated parliament unanimously voted on Monday in support of expelling Israel’s ambassador in Cairo and halting gas exports to the Jewish state. As we've stated before it's the army that's actually in charge so what does … Continue reading And democracy in Egypt rolls forward…