Tag Archives: USCCB

Gun to the Head

Back in the early seventies the Doobie Brothers had a bit of a hit with their song China Grove – about a sleepy little Southern town, but in Texas, which is only sort of the South. But that’s okay as … Continue reading

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The Non-Issue That Just Won’t Go Away

It only gets stranger – Tuesday evening, February 7, 2012, and Rick Santorum comes from nowhere and seems to be winning three Republican primaries handily – which doesn’t matter much because few actual delegates are involved. Has everyone had a … Continue reading

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The Imaginary Secular

“The legitimate powers of government extend to such acts only as are injurious to others. But it does me no injury for my neighbor to say there are twenty gods, or no God. It neither picks my pocket nor breaks … Continue reading

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