Monthly Archives: December 2013

BREAKING: Justice Sotomayor Blocks Enforcement Of The HHS Mandate UPDATED

This just in from the Associated Press, WASHINGTON (AP) — Only hours before the law was to take effect, a Supreme Court justice on Tuesday blocked implementation of part of President Barack Obama’s health care law that would have forced … Continue reading

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Behold! The Stupidity Of Politicizing Everything Under The Sun In 2013…

…will likely continue on into 2014. The latest example of this ludicrous trend? Determining where you stand politically by what you drink, of course. I mean booze, see?

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Having Some Bubbly Later? Thank the Monks of the Abbey of St. Hilare

Joe Six-Pack knows who to thank. Now before you get yourself all up in a lather, breaking out sources from Bon Appetit Magazine to refute this assertion, etc., let me just skip you straight to the Wikipedia citation for champagne, … Continue reading

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Cthulhu Sees You When You’re Sleeping; He Knows When You’re Awake

He knows if you’ve been bad, or good. So be good for goodness sake. Because he’s in orbit, see?

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For Poems Like This For Childermas

-Feast of the Holy Innocents  Have you ever heard of Emily Hickey? Me either, at least not until just now. Born in 1845, she is a child of the Emerald Isle, an Irish lass born in 1845 into a family … Continue reading

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Duck Dynasty Rises Again (The First World May Exhale Now)

Phil Robertson and the suits at A&E have kissed, and made up. Or maybe it’s a simple example of justice and peace having met. The Hollywood Reporter sends,

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The HHS Mandate Loses Again

This time to a couple of private, religious universities in the state of Texas, and a seminary in Pennsylvania. Good news from the front, via The Becket Fund for Religious Liberty. Washington, D.C. – Today a Houston federal court delivered … Continue reading

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In Praise Of A Catholic Christmas Holiday Favorite: Mincemeat Pie UPDATED

Readers of this blog know that I’m a convert to Catholicism (RCIA Class of ’08). Something else they know is that I enjoy rediscovering all things with Catholic origins that folks like me (former non-denominational Christian) never even knew were … Continue reading

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Because You Never Know When Andrea Boccelli Will Show Up And Sing At Mass

“For Christmas, I want absolutely to have a mass, and for this occasion, if they ask me to sing, I sing, I’m happy about it.” You know, to kick off the Octave of Christmas. That’s the case if you went … Continue reading

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Christ Is Born! Merry Christmas To All!

A Blessed Christmas to all, from my family to yours. May the miracle of the Incarnation kindle within you the everlasting light of Our Lord and Savior. Here are some thoughts to share from my patron saint, and a song. … Continue reading

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