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Diocese of Pittsburgh Sues HHS Over Question of Influence of Lobbyists UPDATED

Remember back when the scandals were erupting from the grounds surrounding the IRS, the spying on the Associated Press, and the revelations learned from the Benghazi hearings? Yes, seems like it was a quiet time, doesn’t it? A halcyon time … Continue reading

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Liberation Theology Gets the CDF Seal of Approval, and the Rich Act Different…Who Knew? UPDATED

Says who? Says Archbishop Gerhard Ludwig Müller, Prefect of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith, that’s who. Now before you go off all half-cocked, like a lot of folks did when President Obama made remarks about segregationist tendencies in … Continue reading

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That Twilight Zone Moment When The IRS Agent Asks You For The Content Of Your Group Member’s Prayers

That’s when you break out your pocket copy of the Constitution, read the agents of the Eye of Sauron the First Amendment, inform them that the interview is concluded, and walk the hell out. Next step? Call your attorney, and … Continue reading

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Marriage Equality: The Prosperous Pol vs. The Gay Pauper

I’m with the gay pauper on this one. And so is the Catholic Church. Think about that for a moment. The Washington Post, see, published a story a few days ago about about a billionaire hedge fund manager working hard to … Continue reading

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Message from Mammon On Student Loan Debt: Don’t Worry, Be Happy

Really. It’s “contained.” Ben Bernanke says so. Cody Willard of Marketwatch gives us reasons to be confident in the latest pronouncement of The Great Ben,

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Brides-to-Be and the Blindness of Vanity

Nassim Nicholas Taleb, author of the books Fooled By Randomness and The Black Swan, once said the following about fasting: The reason fasting in its various forms is not practiced as the best medicine is because industry has not (yet) … Continue reading

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