Tuesday, December 29, 2009

The beginning of the end for the PC movement?




Wednesday September 2, 2009


Controversial U.K. Mayor Cuts Gay Pride Funding, Pledges End to Political Correctness in Government


By Hilary White

DONCASTER, UK, September 2, 2009 (LifeSiteNews.com) - The recently elected mayor of Doncaster, in South Yorkshire, has infuriated Britain's politically powerful homosexualist lobby by attempting to withhold local funding for this year's Gay Pride celebrations. The funding for this year's event in June went through, but Mayor Peter Davies, a member of the English Democrat party and the father of Tory MP Philip Davies, has scrapped all future funding for the annual Gay Pride event.

"I'm not a homophobe," he said, "but I don't see why council taxpayers should pay to celebrate anyone's sexuality."

Davies is only the second mayor of Doncaster to have been elected directly by a popular vote rather than by council members. He campaigned on a popular platform, that has reportedly alarmed the political classes on both the Labour and Tory sides of the House, in which he pledged to "stamp out political correctness" in every area of Doncaster's local government.

To accomplish this, Davies has recruited the group Campaign Against Political Correctness (CAPC) to consult on his planned reforms. A spokesman for the CAPC, John Midgley, said that "people are crying out" for an end to the wave of politically correct policies in Britain. "We commissioned a survey by ICM," Midgley said, "that said 80 per cent of people are fed up to the back teeth with it."

Davies promised to end council funding for "politically correct initiatives" and to "scrap politically correct non-jobs" such as "community cohesion officers" and "encourage the former employees to seek meaningful employment."

In his first week in office, Davies fulfilled his promises by cutting his own salary from £73,000 to £30,000; reducing the number of councillors from 63 to 21, saving the town £800,000 a year. He immediately announced plans to reduce council tax by 3 per cent and got rid of the mayoral limousine. He ended a "twinning" arrangement with five towns around the world, which he described as "just for people to fly off and have a binge at the council's expense."

While campaigning earlier this year, and in the midst of a national pandemic of violent youth crime, Davies, who is a retired school teacher, called for harsher punishments for "young thugs." As a founding member of the Campaign for Real Education, Davies has pressed for restoration of traditional methods in schools that he says will reduce crime and restore Britain's once-legendary public order.

He also called on the government to withdraw Britain from the European Union "in order to save billions of pounds each year and return control of the country's affairs to our own parliament."

Calling him the UK's "most gloriously un-PC" mayor, the Daily Mail's Robert Hardman asked, "Who should be most worried about his success: Labour or the Tories? Because his message threatens both."

Hardman commented, "To the shock and dismay of many local councillors and MPs, most of Westminster and the entire Government, the assiduously straight-talking Mr. Davies has just become one of the most powerful politicians in Britain."

Columnist and pundit Gerald Warner, writing for the Daily Telegraph's blog, called Davies's tenure "the beginning of the end for political correctness" and a sign that "the counter-revolution has begun." His agenda, Warner wrote, "against all the tenets of consensual British politics, consists of doing what the public wants."

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Sunday, December 27, 2009

Venerable Pius XII


VATICAN CITY (VIS) - Holy See Press Office Director Fr. Federico Lombardi S.J. today issued the following note concerning the signing of the recent decree on the heroic virtues of Servant of God Pope Pius XII.

"The Pope's signing of the decree 'on the heroic virtues' of Pius XII has elicited a certain number of reactions in the Jewish world; perhaps because the meaning of such a signature is clear in the area of the Catholic Church and of specialists in the field, but may merit certain explanation for the larger public, in particular the Jewish public who are understandably very sensitive to all things concerning the historical period of World War II and the Holocaust.

"When the Pope signs a decree 'on the heroic virtues' of a Servant of God - i.e., of a person for whom a cause for beatification has been introduced - he confirms the positive evaluation already voted by the Congregation for the Causes of Saints. ... Naturally, such evaluation takes account of the circumstances in which the person lived, and hence it is necessary to examine the question from a historical standpoint, but the evaluation essentially concerns the witness of Christian life that the person showed (his intense relationship with God and continuous search for evangelical perfection) ... and not the historical impact of all his operative decisions".

"At the beatification of Pope John XXIII and of Pope Pius IX, John Paul II said: 'holiness lives in history and no saint has escaped the limits and conditioning which are part of our human nature. In beatifying one of her sons, the Church does not celebrate the specific historical decisions he may have made, but rather points to him as someone to be imitated and venerated because of his virtues, in praise of the divine grace which shines resplendently in them'.

"There is, then, no intention in any way to limit discussion concerning the concrete choices made by Pius XII in the situation in which he lived.For her part, the Church affirms that these choices were made with the pure intention of carrying out the Pontiff's service of exalted and dramatic responsibility to the best of his abilities. In any case, Pius XII's attention to and concern for the fate of the Jews - something which is certainly relevant in the evaluation of his virtues - are widely testified and recognized, also by many Jews.

"The field for research and evaluation by historians, working in their specific area, thus remains open, also for the future. In this specific case it is comprehensible that there should be a request to have open access to all possibilities of research on the documents. ... Yet for the complete opening of the archives - as has been said on a number of occasions in the past - it is necessary to organise and catalogue an enormous mass of documentation, something which still requires a number of years' work.

"As for the fact that the decree on the heroic virtues of Pope John Paul II and Pope Pius XII were promulgated on the same day, this does not mean that from now on the two causes will be 'paired'. They are completely independent of one another and each will follow its own course. There is, then, no reason to imagine that any future beatification will take place together".

"It is, then, clear that the recent signing of the decree is in no way to be read as a hostile act towards the Jewish people, and it is to be hoped that it will not be considered as an obstacle on the path of dialogue between Judaism and the Catholic Church. Rather we trust that the Pope's forthcoming visit to the Synagogue of Rome will be an opportunity for the cordial reiteration and reinforcement of ties of friendship and respect".

Saturday, December 26, 2009

Guest Post ...

In today's culture we frequently find ourselves in a state of "political correctness" and we have a general fear of being caught outside the "political correctness" box and if caught we will find ourselves the subject of attacks, degradation and finger pointing. Much of this finger pointing has been done by the radical feminists who launch an unmitigated and unresisted attack and just about anything that so much as whispers something offensive. One of these unrestricted attacks launched by the radical feminists and the secular media is upon the Catholic Church for being sexist because they do not allow female priests or bishops. Now truth be told there has been no other organization that has fought harder for the protection and rights of women. Way back when women may have been treated ihnumanly or unfairly it was the doctrines of the Catholic church that first placed women and men on the same level. When many cultures stood by polygmastic habits or when invading armies would kidnap women and make them their concubines the Catholic Church commanded that men only take one wife and respect and protect them from the dangers of this world. When Jesus Christ lived and walked amongst us he raised a woman to the highest and greatest status any human being ever could. She was made the mother of God. God, the omnipotent creature of the universe chose a woman to be his mother, a role no man could ever take.

In today's society it can be very hard for a woman to return to a life of honesty and integrity once she has gone down the road of prostitution and immorality. One of the most famous woman to have returned from that path is Mary Magdalene who sought solace and a new life in following Jesus. Today many women and men, who have also gone down the path of unrighteousness, seek a new life in the path of Christ which he has so unfailingly and lovingly laid out before our feet.

Another common war cry of the radical feminists is how the church has stated its disagreements and protests against abortion and contraceptives. Many feminists claim that this unfairly targets women because they are the only ones who can be pregnant. It is unfortunate for women because they are most certainly the ones who recieve the short end of the stick in those situations. What the catholic church states is not an attack on unfortunate women but rather a defence of the defenceless. It protects the unborn children who cannot run away, scream, or raise a sign of protest for themselves. As I saw at the annual pro-life march in Washington D.C. there was a woman holding a sign saying "I believe in the rights of women, the rights of unborn women to be born". Once again the catholic church defends the rights of women, only it appears they are attacking women because of the unfortunate circumstances women frequently find themselves in.

Wednesday, December 23, 2009

What the ...

Confession: This post is a rip-off of Sardonic Catholic Dad blogspot.

1• I used to eat a lot of natural foods until I learned that most people die of natural causes.

2• There are two kinds of pedestrians: the quick and the dead.

3• Life is sexually transmitted.

4• Healthy is merely the slowest possible rate at which one can die.

5• The only difference between a rut and a grave is the depth.

6• Health nuts are going to feel stupid someday, lying in hospitals dying of nothing.

7• Have you noticed since everyone has a camcorder these days no one talks about seeing UFOs like they used to?

8• Whenever I feel blue, I start breathing again.

9• All of us could take a lesson from the weather. It pays no attention to criticism.

10• In the 60's, people took acid to make the world weird. Now the world is weird and people take Prozac to make it normal.

11• How is it one careless match can start a forest fire, but it takes a whole box to start a campfire?

12• Who was the first person to look at a cow and say, 'I think I'll squeeze these dangly things and drink whatever comes out?’

13• If quizzes are quizzical, what are tests?

14• Do illiterate people get the full effect of Alphabet Soup?

15. Does pushing the elevator button more than once make it arrive faster?

16• Why doesn't glue stick to the inside of the bottle?

Friday, December 18, 2009

Bring it on!


Hate speech from the "Divinely", inspired word of Allah!

Sura (8:55) - Surely the vilest of animals in Allah's sight are those who disbelieve

Sura (48:29) - Muhammad is the messenger of Allah. And those with him are hard (ruthless) against the disbelievers and merciful among themselves

Sura (9:30) - And the Jews say: Ezra is the son of Allah, and the Christians say: The Messiah is the son of Allah... Allah (Himself) fights against them. How perverse are they!

Sura (8:12) - I will cast terror into the hearts of those who disbelieve. Therefore strike off their heads and strike off every fingertip of them

Sura (9:123) - O you who believe! Fight those of the unbelievers who are near to you and let them find in you hardness

Sura (5:33) - The punishment of those who wage war against Allah and His messenger and strive to make mischief in the land is only this, that they should be murdered or crucified or their hands and their feet should be cut off on opposite sides or they should be imprisoned; this shall be as a disgrace for them in this world, and in the hereafter they shall have a grievous chastisement

What really happened to the dinosaurs ...

Thursday, December 17, 2009

Litany of the Blessed Virgin Mary


Lord, have mercy on us.
Christ, have mercy on us.
Lord, have mercy on us.
Christ, hear us.
Christ, graciously hear us.
God the Father of Heaven,
Have mercy on us.
God the Son, Redeemer of the world,
Have mercy on us.
God the Holy Ghost,
Have mercy on us.
Holy Trinity, one God,
Have mercy on us.
Holy Mary,
pray for us.
Holy Mother of God,
pray for us.
Holy Virgin of virgins,
pray for us.
Mother of Christ,
pray for us.
Mother of divine grace,
pray for us.
Mother most pure,
pray for us.
Mother most chaste,
pray for us.
Mother inviolate,
pray for us.
Mother undefiled,
pray for us.
amiable,
pray for us.
Mother most admirable,
pray for us.
Mother of good counsel,
pray for us.
Mother of our Creator,
pray for us.
Mother of our Savior,
pray for us.
Virgin most prudent,
pray for us.
Virgin most venerable,
pray for us.
Virgin most renowned,
pray for us.
Virgin most powerful,
pray for us.
Virgin most merciful,
pray for us.
Virgin most faithful,
pray for us.
Mirror of justice,
pray for us.
Seat of wisdom,
pray for us.
Cause of our joy,
pray for us.
Spiritual vessel,
pray for us.
Vessel of honor,
pray for us.
Singular vessel of devotion,
pray for us.
Mystical rose,
pray for us.
Tower of David,
pray for us.
Tower of ivory,
pray for us.
House of gold,
pray for us.
Ark of the Covenant,
pray for us.
Gate of Heaven,
pray for us.
Morning star,
pray for us.
Health of the sick,
pray for us.
Refuge of sinners,
pray for us.
Comforter of the afflicted,
pray for us.
Help of Christians,
pray for us.
Queen of angels,
pray for us.
Queen of patriarchs,
pray for us.
Queen of prophets,
pray for us.
Queen of apostles,
pray for us.
Queen of martyrs,
pray for us.
Queen of confessors,
pray for us.
Queen of virgins,
pray for us.
Queen of all saints,
pray for us.
Queen conceived without Original Sin,
pray for us.
Queen assumed into Heaven,
pray for us.
Queen of the most holy Rosary,
pray for us.
Queen of peace,

Lamb of God, who takes away the sins of the world,
Spare us, O Lord.
Lamb of God, who takes away the sins of the world,
Graciously hear us, O Lord.
Lamb of God, who takes away the sins of the world,
Have mercy on us.

Pray for us, O Holy Mother of God, That we may be made worthy of the promises of Christ. Grant, we beseech Thee, O Lord God, that we Thy Servants may enjoy perpetual health of mind and body and by the glorious intercession of the Blessed Mary, ever Virgin, be delivered from present sorrow and unjoy enternal happiness. Through Christ Our Lord. Amen.

More on that Jennings creep ...

This article was found on www.proudtobecanadian.ca.

Doug Giles
posted on Sunday, December 13, 2009

Kevin Jennings and “FistGate” Should Make Parents Furious
Man, am I about to sound like an uncool, homophobic, bigoted zealot who should be on a terror watch list (according to the paranormal progressives). Why is that, you ask? Well, I think Obama’s G-boy, Kevin Jennings, should not be the Safe Schools Czar for many egregious reasons. Here are just a few.

I believe anyone who thinks it’s okay to teach 14-year-old boys how they can jam their fist up another 14-year-old boy’s tailpipe, or provides “fisting” kits for the kiddos, or thinks it’s neat-o to urinate on one another during teen sex, or passes out literature to your young ones on how they can find old pedophiles to hook up with at “gay leather bars,” or talks to your teen about the tricky pros and cons of spitting versus swallowing should not be the Safe Schools Czar.

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Maybe Kevin Jennings could be the “Adam Lambert Eye Liner Czar” or Cher’s “Do You Believe in Life After Love Czar,” but not the Safe Schools Czar. But then again, there I go being extreme. Shame on me for not being a hip parent who’s totally cool with adult flamers filling our fifth grade kids’ heads with filth. I am truly an ignorant, puritanical, buckle-shoed killjoy, ain’t I? By the way, what the heck is up with liberals? They have their hands in our pockets, their noses in our business, and now they want their arms up our backsides.

How crazy of me that I would have the audacity to go public with the notion that someone who headed up an organization (GLSEN) that proselytizes confused kids on how they can insert their knuckles up someone else’s anus should not be the determiner of what is “safe” at school, eh? Hello!

Hey, Kev… last time I checked, trying to make your mate a hand puppet didn’t fall within the city limits of SafetyTown. Sounds kinda dangerous to me. Oh and here’s an aside for the butt pirates: Our rectums are an exit, not an entrance.

In addition, Mr. Jennings, apart from the “arm in arse” thing, from what I remember during 9th grade health class many moons ago, it’s also not wise to place one’s reproductive organ in the end of another’s digestive system.

A fist up a rectum? Are you kidding me? You guys sound like you have way too much time on your hands. If you’re in need of an idea regarding what to do with your fist, here’s one: Why don’t take your fist and smack yourself in the face with it for poisoning America’s kids with your perverted crap?

For those not in the know, Safe Schools Czar Kevin Jennings, who was cherry picked by Obama, is not having a good week as whistleblowers are righteously shouting this guy down and trying to get him removed from calling the shots regarding what is nontoxic in your kids’ scholastic lives.

Why are watchdogs barking this dude down? Well, it’s not because he’s mildly gay but because he’s wildly militant in his homosexuality, and both he and his hombres at GLSEN have had no problemo whatsoever filling your kids’ heads and bodies with weirdness galore. For the unbelievable full list of what this man and his organization have advocated and continue to advocate, check out the fantastic work Jim Holt has done on “FistGate” at BigGovernment.com. Also, don’t miss Jennings/GLSEN’s “Little Black Book” for your sons! Hellish.

I’ve gotta warn you, mom and dad: What you’re about to read regarding “FistGate” is very sick and twisted. You’d better brace yourselves. I hope it thoroughly ticks you off that such baseness is being peddled to your babies. In addition, I hope you raise major hell with your elected reps about permanently removing Jennings from anything that has to do with your children and our schools.

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Wednesday, December 16, 2009

Miss me yet?


"Once abolish the God, and the government becomes the God."
- Christendom in Dublin, 1933
G.K. Chesterton

Sancte Michael Archangele


Sancte Michaël Archangele,
defende nos in prælio.
Contra nequitiam
et insidias diaboli
esto præsidium.
Imperet illi Deus,
supplices deprecamur.
Tuque, princeps militiæ caelestis,
Satanam aliosque
spiritus malignos,
qui ad perditionem animarum
pervagantur in mundo,
divina virtute in
infernum detrude.
Amen.

Sunday, December 13, 2009

Better you have a millstone tied about your neck ...


This will be the second letter by Jennifer Hartline that I have posted in as many days. I think she is just rock solid! The perspective she brings makes me wonder if I can afford to not send my kids to a private Catholic school?
I place my faith in God, that he will show my wife and I where we can send our children to school. A school where they will learn in an authentically Catholic environment, free from those evil men who will atack their very souls and seek to seperate them from Christ's grace. I pray that our Lord will show my wife and I the way before my little ones are ready for school.

Remove Kevin Jennings! An Open letter to Mr. Obama
By Jennifer Hartline
12/5/2009
Catholic Online (www.catholic.org)

As a mother and voter I demand that Kevin Jennings be removed from his position today.

See for yourself what Kevin Jennings wants your children to read.
CHESAPEAKE, Va. (Catholic Online) - The following letter was written by the mother of three children to the President of the United States:

An open letter to Mr. Obama

I will not address you as Mr. President. I question whether you are fit to lead anyone. What I have learned today is the very last straw. I cannot even give you the benefit of the doubt any longer. Frankly, I feel foolish for ever being inclined to do so.

We have endured a great deal from you in one short year, and it is simply too much to bear any longer. You are clearly bent on taking our country down a road of unabashed immorality and debauchery no matter what the people think or say to the contrary. It is time for our elected leaders to take a bold initiative and curtail your abilities to do any further damage.

You have filled your administration with people who hold the most outrageous, insane, and frightening views on everything from our climate to our animals and worst of all, the sexuality of our children. You plainly gravitate toward these radical sorts who have a view of America and the world that I and many other will simply never tolerate. Your intentions have been revealed, and they are divisive and destructive.

Do not attempt to distance yourself from the views of Van Jones, Cass Sunstein, and John Holdren. You don’t get a pass anymore. The buck stops with you. If you appointed them, then you believe what they believe. If you think they’re off-base and you disagree with them, then you shouldn’t hire them to do your laundry, let alone fill a cabinet-level position. If they’re on your team, then you’re okay with everything they’ve said and published – period. You’re the one who wanted the job, so stop crying about being unfairly aligned with crazy radical views.

Quite possibly the worst of all is Kevin Jennings, your so-called Safe Schools Czar. That you have given this man the task of making our public schools “safe” for students to learn is stunning. Jennings has a view of “health” and “safety” for our kids that is shockingly corrupt and devoid of morality and you gave him the job.

I am unutterably sick to death of the hyper-sexualization of our children in this culture, and I will not silently allow you and Jennings to further this twisted agenda in our school system under the banner of tolerance and equality. How dare you use the power of your office to pollute my children’s futures with rampant, forced, immoral sexual indoctrination!

I read through as much as I could stand of Jennings’ list of “safe reading” for our school children beginning in kindergarten all the way through 12th grade. I saw some of the illustrations in these recommended books and I was glad I had an empty stomach. What I read and saw was revolting and pornographic. This filth is what your czar wants our children to read in order to foster understanding, tolerance, and create a safe environment for learning? This putrid smut has one purpose only and that is to break down a child’s moral center and make them slaves to selfish, destructive, immoral, and even deadly sexual behavior.

Your intentions have been revealed, Mr. Obama. You are no friend of parents in this country. If you want to denounce this disgusting “safe reading” list then fire Jennings immediately. Otherwise, you are complicit in endorsing this repugnant garbage and the end result it seeks to achieve. Stop destroying the innocence of our children through exposing them to what appears to be this mans obsession with unrestrained, immoral sexual activity.

As a parent and voter I demand that Kevin Jennings be removed from his position today, and I demand that my Congressman and Senators take action to require his removal. You have proven your motives to be far worse than even I imagined a year ago. I thought, I hoped, that you would prove to be reasonable and show a modicum of moral leadership. That has not been the case in this critical area, the education of our children, and you must not be allowed to drag this nation into an abyss of sexual depravity masquerading as tolerance.

Your sworn allegiance to Planned Parenthood and the abortion “rights” lobby is just the tip of the iceberg. It appears to me you are determined to usher in a modern era of Sodom and Gomorrah. You think I’m wildly exaggerating things here? Then prove it by publicly condemning the trash your czar wants all our children to read.

If you won’t, then I dare you to publicly defend the books that write explicitly about a group of young boys getting together to perform fellatio on each other. Defend the books that feature pictures of a man having anal sex with a boy under the caption stating how this transforms the boy into a man. Defend the books that are filled with kids asking each other if they want to f*** (yes, using that word). This isn’t being marketed to adults; it’s being peddled by coercion to our children.

No elegantly-delivered speech will save you this time. If you do not unequivocally condemn this outrageous trash and fire Jennings, then you are exactly the person I describe here and you’ll get no help from me in keeping your dirty little secret. We both know your political survival depends on parents not finding out what Jennings wants to force into our public school system.

The responsibility is yours. If you will not protect America’s kids from this kind of corruption, then you are unfit to lead this great nation, a nation founded on the truth of the authority and power of God. We do not derive our freedom from our own laws; we do not acquire our worth from our own definitions of human life, but from the God who created us out of love and for love.

You are sliding down a dark tunnel where God is denied, purity is destroyed and love no longer has meaning. You are free to take that terrible trip if you so choose, but don’t you dare take this country with you. I will not quietly oblige you in your efforts to erode the moral fabric of America and her children under some insane pretext of rights and equality.

If you need bedtime reading tonight, I recommend Isaiah 5:20: “Woe to those who call evil good and good evil, who put darkness for light and light for darkness, who put bitter for sweet and sweet for bitter.”

And Romans 1:28 “Furthermore, since they did not think it worthwhile to retain knowledge of God, he gave them over to a depraved mind, to do what ought not to be done. They have become filled with every kind of wickedness, evil, greed and depravity… they invent ways of doing evil…they are senseless, faithless, heartless and ruthless. Although they know God’s righteous decree that those who do such things deserve death, they not only continue to do these very things but also approve of those who practice them.”

And Jeremiah 7:28: “This is the nation that has not obeyed the Lord its God or responded to correction. Truth has perished; it has vanished from their lips.”

There is no excuse, no justification for what you and Jennings are doing. Stop it immediately. I hold you responsible. Every American should hold you responsible. If I’m wrong, prove it.

As for everyone else, brace yourselves and go to:
Obama’s “Safe Schools Czar” Is Promoting Child Porn in the Classroom.

See for yourself what Kevin Jennings wants your children to read. Are you okay with this? Obama appointed him, so the buck stops with Obama. Will you remain silent?

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Jennifer Hartline is a Catholic Army wife and stay-at-home mother of three precious kids who writes frequently on topics of Catholic faith and daily living. She is a contributing writer for Catholic Online.


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**DISCLAIMER**
Here is a link to some samples of the above mentioned reading material. I suggest your read with an empty stomach or skip all together.

http://gatewaypundit.firstthings.com/2009/12/breaking-obamas-safe-schools-czar-is-promoting-porn-in-the-classroom-kevin-jennings-and-the-glsen-reading-list/

Saturday, December 12, 2009

I the Lord am your God, you shall not worship false gods before me.




When sex becomes a false god
By Jennifer Hartline
12/11/2009
Catholic Online (www.catholic.org)

We have a new false god, Sex. Our society worships at the altar of sex, and by extension, the altar of abortion.



Satan has so skillfully enslaved us in a prison of self-centeredness and obsession with sex that he no longer has to convince us to come to this altar – we come running of our own volition.
CHESAPEAKE, Va. (Catholic Online) - In case there’s any doubt, it’s not true that Americans don’t worship. We are indeed still a nation that faithfully goes to the altar to worship and give our lives. We give our money & our time, and we choose our leaders accordingly. Some things are worth protecting and defending, so we make darn sure the important things are kept safe.

What has changed is the object of our worship. No longer is the one we adore holy and all-powerful. No longer is our master a loving and merciful one. We have a new god.

Sex is a new false god. Our society worships at the altar of sex, and by extension, the altar of abortion. Every part of our daily lives seems to glorify and revolve around sex. There is no escaping the pervasive presence of indulgent sex. It has infiltrated every corner of our culture and radically changed the way we view ourselves and the way we treat each other.

Satan has so skillfully enslaved us in a prison of self-centeredness and obsession with sex that he no longer has to convince us to come to this altar – we come running of our own volition. We can’t get enough sex. Bondage tastes like freedom on our tongues and we beg for more. We are addicted to our lethal injection.

St. Paul warns us so specifically about sexual sin because it is so uniquely effective in destroying us from the inside out. “Flee from sexual immorality. All other sins a man commits are outside his body, but he who sins sexually sins against his own body. Do you not know that your body is a temple of the Holy Spirit, who is in you, whom you have received from God? You are not your own; you were bought at a price. Therefore honor God with your body.” 1 Cor 6:18-20

The worst damage we inflict on ourselves isn’t physical; it’s mental and spiritual. When everything we say and do is viewed through the lens of sexuality we reduce ourselves to animals without souls or higher reasoning. We turn our wills over to the greedy whims of physical desire, so that the final goal of every decision is our own pleasure.

We lose our ability to think! We lose our ability to determine right from wrong and the power to choose anything contrary to the insatiable demands of physical satisfaction. We no longer see our own soul, let alone the soul of another. People can be used and discarded and life can be destroyed, as long as the sex god is appeased and revered.

We are completely, thoroughly saturated with sex. Our old boundaries of propriety, modesty and discretion have been completely broken down and paved through with highways of constant visual titillation. What once seemed outrageous is now normal. What once caused us to blush with embarrassment now elicits applause. What we once would have shunned, we embrace in the spirit of enlightenment and progress.

What we once called evil is now good. Satan doesn’t have to destroy us; he simply has to persuade us the fruit of the tree is all we’ve ever dreamed of, and we will gladly destroy ourselves. He has, and we are. We are even willing and eager to sacrifice our children on this altar.

In fact, our society is structured so that our children are virtually guaranteed to offer themselves on the altar of sex and abortion. Massive, obscene amounts of money are spent making sure our kids are bombarded with sexual imagery, sexual music, sexual movies, sexual books, sexual everything until they are convinced of their sacrosanct “right” to gratify themselves in every way possible without restriction or consequence.

Thus a new generation of worshipers is molded and the peddlers of deadly sex have enough loyal customers to keep them in business. The chief peddler of our time is Planned Parenthood. PP has a vested interest in making sure our teenagers are as sexually active as possible. They want our kids to “need” contraception and “need” treatment for STD’s, and ultimately, to “need” abortion. If young people were to stop having promiscuous sex, PP would soon go out of business, and they won't let that happen. They must sell their “reproductive health services” to the next generation if they are to stay profitable.

Planned Parenthood says their mission is to provide help, information, medical care, and to protect women. Bull. Their ignoble “business” is the corruption of our kids. Their solvency is secured through the killing of children in the womb. They profit off the diseases and heartache our children suffer because they have done exactly what PP wanted them to do in the first place: have lots of sex.

A chaste couple waiting to have sex until marriage has no need for PP's services. Single women who use the common sense God gave them and refrain from sex don't need PP for anything. Teenagers who are encouraged to cherish their virginity, to treat each other with respect and care for their own bodiesproperly have no need for anything PP has to offer. PP knows this. They know that modesty, abstinence, respect, virtue, and self-control are their enemies, and so their goal is to break down the innocence and purity of our kids as early as possible, to indoctrinate them into the immoral mindset that pushes them into having sex young and often, and then bullies them into believing abortion is the answer.

We cannot effectively address the evil of abortion in the U.S. until we confront our culture’s worship of sex and the attack on our children’s innocence. The remedy is a sexual counter-revolution, led by people of moral courage and virtue. The blind cannot lead the blind.

Using a condom does not protect the heart or the mind from the lingering effects of unmarried sex. The Pill will not protect a young lady's heart or her self-respect after she has been used for pleasure and then discarded. Killing the new life in the womb will not preserve a woman's future or her freedom. We cannot shrink from conveying that truth to society.

Where is the plain talk about sex? Where is the truth about sexual relations, about male and female differences, about making love, about marriage and family? No honest person can deny the multi-dimensional effects of promiscuous sex. The evidence is incontrovertible. Children everywhere without fathers, and young mothers without husbands. Young people grow up with no concept of commitment and no idea what love really looks like. Teenagers are taught to “explore” their sexuality, told that sexual exploits are normal, healthy, and part of finding out who they are, while all along the way they are infected with diseases and catapulted into parenthood long before they are ready, because the only armor we gave them was a piece of latex.

The risks of promiscuous sex are so great, and the point is, they are risks no one HAS to take. The dangers can be completely avoided. People who abstain will not get STD's. They will not “need” abortions. They will not create single-parent families that struggle to survive. On the contrary, people who abstain, who wait for marriage, will be physically healthy, emotionally healthy, and will more surely have a stable foundation on which to build a family.

Yet, I know many people are already saying, “Teenagers are going to have sex no matter what we do. Unmarried people are going to have sex no matter what the Church or anyone else says. Abstinence doesn't work.” Planned Parenthood insists kids are going to do it anyway, so we need to supply them with condoms to keep them “safe.” So says the industry that would cease to exist if people stopped making illicit sex a lifestyle.

It is a lazy cop-out to say, “Well, they're gonna do it no matter what I say...” Sure, they just might. That's true. They might also take the car keys without your permission when they don't have a driver's license and go cruising, but I don't hear anyone arguing that we should pretend not to notice. They might also listen, watch, learn, and change – if they saw their parents showing them how.

It is sheer madness not to teach abstinence. It is the only way to protect our kids from the numerous, serious risks of unmarried sexual activity, but instead we goad them into behavior that can literally change their lives in an instant.

It simply makes no sense whatsoever not to put the full weight of our country’s resources and our energy behind a nationwide abstinence campaign. We haven't done that yet, so we can't sit back and say it won't work. We haven't tried.

We won’t keep every teenager from having sex, but we can impact a huge number of them with the truth about sex, the truth about love and commitment, the truth about human life, and protect them from the manifold dangers that come with unmarried sex. We could begin to change our culture and restore our children’s dignity and wholeness. Or we could just keep sacrificing them on the altar of sex.

We know what Planned Parenthood wants.

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Jennifer Hartline is a Catholic Army wife and stay-at-home mother of three precious kids who writes frequently on topics of Catholic faith and daily living. She is a contributing writer for Catholic Online.


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Friday, December 11, 2009


“Flee from sexual immorality. All other sins a man commits are outside his body, but he who sins sexually sins against his own body. Do you not know that your body is a temple of the Holy Spirit, who is in you, whom you have received from God? You are not your own; you were bought at a price. Therefore honor God with your body.” 1 Cor 6:18-20

Torture in Afghanistan ...


All I have to say about this recent torture charade of hurt feelings going on in parliament is summed up perfectly by the photo shown above.

Wow, I love Rhode Island...



I am so impressed by Rhode Island governor, Donald Carcieri, for coming to the defence of the embattled bishop of Providence, Bishop Thomas Tobin. Bishop Tobin is known the world over by now for his very public defence of the right to life and his also very public war of words with Rep. Patrick Kennedy. (phony Catholic) check out this article from, www.catholic.org

RI Gov. Carcieri Defends Bishop Tobin and Marriage. Prays for Patrick Kennedy
By Deacon Keith Fournier
12/8/2009
Catholic Online (www.catholic.org)

'Catholics are obliged to oppose the legal recognition of homosexual unions, Catholic politicians are obliged to do so in a particular way' (Vatican)



'When legislation in favor of the recognition of homosexual unions is proposed for the first time in a legislative assembly, the Catholic law-maker has a moral duty to express his opposition clearly and publicly and to vote against it. To vote in favor of a law so harmful to the common good is gravely immoral.'

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (Catholic Online) - Governor Donald Carcieri is the Governor of Rhode Island and a Catholic Christian. He spoke to Rhode Island Radio Station WPRO and local reporters last week. He is facing the wrath of the militant Homosexual Equivalency Movement in Rhode Island. I use this term to refer to homosexuals who insist that their relationships be treated as the legal equivalent of marriage. They do not like the Governor. Why? Because they do not like the content of his message - so much for free speech.

The Governor spoke the truth, defended a Catholic Bishop and offered to pray for Congressman Patrick Kennedy. Referring to Congressman Patrick Kennedy’s choice to have a public dispute with the Catholic Church he told the Press that the Congressman had made “outrageous statements about the Catholic church” and that Bishop Tobin had “no choice except to come back and defend the Church.”

He was right. Patrick Kennedy accused his own Church of fanning “the flames of dissent and discord” because it defended the fundamental Human Right, the Right to Life. The Bishop reiterated the pledge of the US Bishops to oppose any proposed National Health Care Reform which would allow federal dollars to be used to kill children in the womb through procured abortion. The Catholic Church defends the dignity of every human person at every age and stage. Congressman Patrick Kennedy knows this is the teaching of the Church.

The media tried to goad the Governor into a further entanglement in this now global news story. They asked whether he believed that a Catholic in elective office owes allegiance first to the Church or to the State. That is where all of this is headed, the questioning of whether faithful Catholics can be good Americans. It hearkens back to the Catholic bashing of the “Know Nothing” movement when Catholics were pilloried in the media and accused of being Un-American. The twist is that some of the people who are feeding this new hostility are people like Patrick Kennedy, unfaithful Catholics in public life who knowingly misstate the teachings of their own Church, publicly dissent, and confuse the public. I have referred to them in the past as “Anti-Catholic Catholics.”

The “Know-Nothing Party” was rooted in the anti-Catholic bigotry which flourished in America between 1852 and 1856. America was the home of a nativist movement that opposed the immigrations of that era, especially from Ireland and Germany. Some simply did not want us here. This movement was known as the “know-nothings” because its members answered “I know nothing” when asked about their true anti-Catholic aims. They hid their bigotry behind a wink and a nod. The “Know Nothings” did not like the way Catholics believed, lived or practiced their faith. They hated the way Catholics refused to separate their faith from their public life. It angered them that Catholics infused their faith within the cultural framework in which they lived their daily lives. I assert that in our own age there is a new “Know Nothing” movement which feels the same way as it relates to serious Catholics who refuse to compromise on truth. Ironically, some of its leaders are Catholics themselves, like Patrick Kennedy.

On June 3, 2003 the then Prefect of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith, Joseph Cardinal Ratzinger issued a directive entitled “Considerations regarding Proposals to Give Legal recognition To Unions Between Homosexual persons.” The document presented nothing new concerning Marriage. It clearly rejected any effort to give equivalent legal status to homosexual unions. It restated the unbroken tradition of the Catholic Christian Church for two thousand years. It sought to help Bishops to direct Catholics in Public Life:

“The present Considerations do not contain new doctrinal elements; they seek rather to reiterate the essential points on this question and provide arguments drawn from reason which could be used by Bishops in preparing more specific interventions, appropriate to the different situations throughout the world, aimed at protecting and promoting the dignity of marriage, the foundation of the family, and the stability of society, of which this institution is a constitutive element. The present Considerations are also intended to give direction to Catholic politicians by indicating the approaches to proposed legislation in this area which would be consistent with Christian conscience”

There is a cultural revolutionary movement underway in the United States and beyond. It is led by those on the fringes of the homosexual activist community who want to force legal recognition of homosexual unions and then enforce an equivalency with true marriage by using the Police Power of the State. They will stop at nothing less than this legal “equivalency” between homosexual unions and true marriage. Having learned from the verbal engineering of the movement to make the taking of innocent life in the womb through abortion “a right”, they are master manipulators of the language. They have reframed this anti-marriage movement as a movement for “marriage equality” much like the proponents of abortion succeeded in calling killing the unborn a “choice.”

Catholics must be honest about some in our own house. Purporting to speak for the Church or to promote some “new way”, certain Catholic Politicians undermine the teaching of our Church, do violence to the truth, cause scandal, injure the common good and put their own souls in jeopardy. Congressman Kennedy is one recent example. They hide behind a self erected “public/private” dichotomy in rejecting their duty to defend the right to life and protect marriage and the family and society founded upon it. They engage in sophistry to explain away their error. They are not only being unfaithful to the truths proclaimed by their own Church, they are undermining the common good. The directive spoke forcefully to these folks:

“If it is true that all Catholics are obliged to oppose the legal recognition of homosexual unions, Catholic politicians are obliged to do so in a particular way, in keeping with their responsibility as politicians. Faced with legislative proposals in favor of homosexual unions, Catholic politicians are to take account of the following ethical indications. When legislation in favor of the recognition of homosexual unions is proposed for the first time in a legislative assembly, the Catholic law-maker has a moral duty to express his opposition clearly and publicly and to vote against it. To vote in favor of a law so harmful to the common good is gravely immoral.”

The directive not only addressed Christians, it addressed its reasoning to the whole of civil society: “Since this question relates to the natural moral law, the arguments that follow are addressed not only to those who believe in Christ, but to all persons committed to promoting and defending the common good of society.” The document systematically presented a lucid, solid, powerful defense of the truth about marriage and family. Yes, it presented this truth from within biblical revelation and the Christian Tradition. However, like all of the Church’s Social Doctrine, it also did so from the order of right reason, the natural law, the biological and anthropological order, the social order and the legal order. That is because truth is truth.

The Prefect for the Congregation who issued the directive, Joseph Cardinal Ratzinger is now Pope Benedict XVI. He continues to insist that Catholics in political life defend marriage and family. Just as Catholic politicians must support the right to life for unborn persons they must support marriage: “When legislation in favor of the recognition of homosexual unions is proposed for the first time in a legislative assembly, the Catholic law-maker has a moral duty to express his opposition clearly and publicly and to vote against it. To vote in favor of a law so harmful to the common good is gravely immoral”.

Just as Catholics in the nineteenth century opposed the original “Know Nothings” we must oppose the new “Know Nothing” movement. The Catholic Church is defending marriage as strongly as she defends the Right to Life from conception to natural death. The Congregation of the Doctrine of the Faith concluded its directive with these words: “The Church teaches that respect for homosexual persons cannot lead in any way to approval of homosexual behavior or to legal recognition of homosexual unions. The common good requires that laws recognize, promote and protect marriage as the basis of the family, the primary unit of society. Legal recognition of homosexual unions or placing them on the same level as marriage would mean not only the approval of deviant behavior, with the consequence of making it a model in present-day society, but would also obscure basic values which belong to the common inheritance of humanity. The Church cannot fail to defend these values, for the good of men and women and for the good of society itself.”

Governor Donald Carcieri defended Bishop Tobin. His failure to be intimidated is infuriating some within the Homosexual Equivalency Movement. The Governor was recently a speaker at a fundraising banquet for the Massachusetts Family Institute. The group is one of a growing number of marriage advocacy organizations experiencing growth as a direct result of the attacks on the institution of marriage by Homosexual Equivalency Advocates. The Governors’ appearance was protested by several groups such as “Queer Action Rhode Island” who wanted the appearance cancelled. He stood up and defended marriage, the family and the society founded upon it. Bravo! Governor Donald Carcieri needs our prayers. He has shown courage and should be commended.


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Monday, December 7, 2009

The Muzzies are coming!

I'm confused ... yet hopeful.



George Weigel makes the all the mistakes of a pulp-fiction novelist or weekend crime-beat reporter. He uses loaded words, he doesn't provide easy links that some commenters here found with no trouble at all, and he just can NOT see the forest for the trees.

First -- "Lefebvrists". This is quickly becoming like "racist" or "Nazi" in American political argument whereby the sooner you stoop to this word, the sooner you concede you have no point. The Priestly Society of St. Pius X was formed by Abp. Lefebvre AND APPROVED by Paul VI. They adhere to ideas championed by Abp. Lefebvre and countless others such as "The Council is not clear", or "The Council seems to justify action in those who part from tradition", or "the Council seems to be at odds with the timeless teaching of the Church" or many other phenomena that George Weigel himself notices and comments on from time to time.

If he would stop and listen to the argument they make, he might see that the SSPX has a lot of very good points besides just "The New Mass dilutes the Faith" - he misses that the society continually expresses concern for the fact that it might actually lead many souls into a false sense of security and cause them to risk perdition. He mentions nothing about ecumenism or "extra ecclesiam", which are probably two of the biggest points in recent writings and comments from the Society. And yet, he himself notes the gross misreading of basic theology when bishops start commenting out loud that the Jewish covenant is still valid and so there is no need of conversion.

Nope - typical for many of his writings, he is slightly hostile to real tradition, aggressively defends what he perceives to be assaults on the reputation of JPII, and generally misses the point. A little calumny against traditionalists thrown in for fun, and he doesn't even need the by-line. Calumny? When he says that many of the lay adherents are "more confused than willfully schismatic", what other word fits?

And no, I am not an adherent --> but I am getting quite frustrated at the refusal to address their points on the merits.

JMody

24 November, 2009 04:40


The above is a comment on "Rorate Caeli", blogspot on a statement made by George Weigel concerning SSPX/Vatican dialogues. I have no idea what's going on with the society but I have high hopes that they will become a powerful force for our Holy father Pope Benedict XVI.

https://www.blogger.com/comment.g?blogID=19978542&postID=5915734284260676742

Friday, December 4, 2009

Pro Life Pressure!


Abortionist Carhart Abandons Plans for Late-term Abortion Facility in Kansas


By James Tillman

WICHITA, KS, December 4, 2009 (LifeSiteNews.com) -- Operation Rescue has confirmed that abortionist LeRoy Cahart will not open a late-term abortion facility to replace the one that closed in Wichita after abortionist George Tiller's death.

"I'm thinking we may not go ahead and develop that down there" Carhart told a source connected with Operation Rescue. "I think we are just going to stay in Nebraska for now."

Carhart, who does abortions out of Bellevue, Nebraska, had announced that he would do late-term abortions at the Wichita Women's Health Care Services after Tiller was murdered, but Tiller's family instead decided to close the facility permanently. Since then Carhart had on different occasions told the media he would open a late-term abortion center in or near Wichita, before eventually being forced to abandon his plans.

"This is a win, win, win situation," said Operation Rescue President Troy Newman. "It is a win for Operation Rescue's 'Keep it Closed' campaign because it accomplished its goal of keeping Carhart out of Kansas. It is a win for the people of Kansas who are weary of being the national focus of the abortion debate. But most importantly, it is a win for the babies."

Carhart has begun to use his Bellevue, Nebraska abortion mill to perform some of the late-term abortions Tiller used to receive, some as late as 30 weeks of gestation, according to Operation Rescue. But his decision to do so has not been free of difficulty; according to the New York Times, several of his employees quit after he said he was expanding his work. Furthermore, Carhart has said that only ten percent of the post-viability abortions Tiller used to receive have followed him to Nebraska.

"During our efforts in Kansas, there was a 54 percent decrease in post-viability abortions at Tiller's clinic where Carhart worked. Now, out of that remaining 46 percent, Carhart is only doing a small fraction," said Newman.

"By running Carhart out of Kansas, we have helped put a huge dent in the nation's late-term abortion business. That means babies will have an opportunity at life that they would not have had if Carhart had simply picked up where Tiller left off."


See related stories on LifeSiteNews.com

Operation Rescue Launches Campaign to Keep Tiller's Business Closed

Wednesday, December 2, 2009

My Apologies to the Children of Afghanistan for their abandonment by the West to certain savagery!




This is my formal apology to the people of Afghanistan, especially the little children who had no choice in the land of their birth.

I am sorry that the armies of the west are pulling out in a short while, leaving you to the protection of a security force that is incapable of protecting you, even if it wanted to. I am sorry that the west has abandoned you to almost certain savagery, in the form of theft, rape and murder which are sure to follow the withdrawal. I am sorry that we, westerners have not held our elected official to task well enough on this issue. I am so sorry that westerners, especially the people of Canada, have not bothered to educate themselves whatsoever, about you, your history or your way of life. I am sorry that Canadians have not bothered to care at all about your future. I am sorry that you trusted us to protect you and then co-operated with us, risking your lives and the lives of your families only to be abandoned to the Taliban. I will pray for you each night when I lay my guilt ridden head on a pillow, safe in the comfort of my home.

I am sure that in a couple of years when you are embroiled in yet another brutal civil war, this apology will do you no good and I am sorry for that too.

Not Good Enough for the Leafs?


So! Nazem Kadri has been invited for selection camp for the Canadian national junior hockey team. During this year's NHL pre-season, Brian Burke and the Leafs organization sent Kadri back to the London Knights of the OHL for further development.

Not good enough for the Leafs? Ridiculous! Those of us who followed the pre-season were impressed by Kadri's speed, puck handling and poise on the ice. We were disappointed when Leafs brass sent him down to the minors. Now it seems Team Canada does indeed find Kadri worthy and if anyone is in doubt about Kadri's eligibility to represent the nation, you haven't seen him play. It seems Brian Burke may not be the saviour MLSE thought he would be.

CALGARY -- Maple Leafs 2009 First Round pick Nazem Kadri was one of 36 players who was invited to the selection camp for the Canadian team that will try to win a sixth straight gold medal at the world junior hockey championship.

Monday, November 30, 2009

Leafs vs Sabres



Leafs at home against Buffalo tonight. The Buds are hoping to extend their win streak to three games which would be a season high. I am also looking forward to the return of Mike Komisarek to the blue line but wonder at the same time which defenceman will sit this one out? Certainly Ron Wilson has no intention of sitting Carl Gunnarson so it will come down to Luke Schenn or Garnet Exelby, both of whom have had a weak season.

Not to pick on Komisarek, I like the gritty defenceman but the guy hasn't registered a point yet in this entire season. Quad injury notwithstanding, he has played sixteen games and not managed to crack the score sheet yet, hopefully tonight that will all change and we will see Gustavson stand on his head as well.

A few weeks ago, Don Cherry made a comment on his highly popular show, "Coach's Corner", that he thought that Joey MacDonald would make an awesome starting goalie for the Buds. I think if Gustavson doesn't sort himself out soon they should give MacDonald a chance. My opinion on the whole season is that the Leafs have played really well, and the one thing stopping them from being a true force is their lack of goal-tending. Tonight should be highly entertaining! Go Leafs Go!

Sunday, November 29, 2009

True Defender of the True Faith!


I declare Bishop Thomas Tobin, bishop of Providence, Rhode Island a true defender of the true faith.
U.S. representative Patrick Kennedy (D-RI)said in an interview that Bishop Tobin had asked him to refrain from communion on account of his pro-abortion political position.
I love Bishop Tobin's strong stand in defence of life and lament the fact that so few of his brother bishops possess his courage and dedication to the pro-life cause. Would that every diocese had a sheppard like him, the faith would spread like a wild fire throughout the earth.
God bless you Your Excellency, please come be the bishop of Ottawa!http://www.lifesitenews.com/ldn/2009/nov/09112516.html

Bonum, Verum, Pulchrum

St. Michael the Archangel, defend us in battle!


The purpose of this second blog entry will be to formally place this blog under the protection and patronage of St. Michael the Archangel. For as long as I can remember I have had a very special devotion to this great saint, the prince of the heavenly hosts.
The name Michael, translates roughly from the Hebrew as, "who is like God". This is frequently taken to mean that St. Michael was so beautiful as to be comparable to God, or that his goodness was so great that he was indeed something like God. This is incorrect. In the ancient Jewish tradition, "Who is like God?", was the challenge that St. Michael issued to Lucifer, when Lucifer declared himself in opposition to the Almighty. Lucifer, a member of the Seraphim, the greatest of all the hosts of angels, was a mighty angel said to have twelve wings when other Seraphim had but six. In the Jewish tradition it was Michael who stood up to Lucifer and led the other loyal angels in battle against the defectors from heaven.
My wife is due in January with our second child and if she delivers a boy we will name him Michael, in honour of the great angel and saint. He may not end up a soldier like his father but if we raise him correctly then by the grace of God he will be a great soldier of Christ.

Bonum, Verum, Pulchrum

Saturday, November 28, 2009

First time blogger

Hello everyone and welcome to the first entry to my new blog. I have been tempted to start blogging for a long time now and have finally succumbed to the temptation. My aims for this blog are as follows. Firstly, this blog is to give a voice to all those who admire goodness, truth and beauty and who find it under constant and effective attack every where we turn. I am a Roman Catholic man, faithful to his holiness Pope Benedict XVI and to the magisterium of our holy mother the church. I am a married father of one two year old girl and my wife and I are expecting our second child at the end of January, Deo Gratias! I am a member of the Canadian military and am a veteran of the Afghan war, I am also a rabid Toronto Maple Leafs fan. Go Leafs Go!

I intend to post regularly on subjects of a wide diversity. Everything from current events and politics to affairs of the church, the great outdoors and the Leafs. My favourite blog is, "Lair of the Catholic Caveman", and my wife sometimes says that she has become an internet widow. So if I miss a few days of posts that is because I am devoting time to my wife and family or am on the road with my job.

Bonum, Verum, Pulchrum!