Government

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Lately in America, business owners (including those of big businesses) have gotten a bum rap. They are almost always the villains of class warfare (a favorite tactic of politicians, especially Democrats). And while some business owners are villains, most of them are not. And, more importantly, what they do is essential to our livelihood and […]

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Here’s a great new video ad by CatholicVote (embedded below) highlighting one of the most important (but not talked about much by the media) issues for this current election cycle. The Obama administration has relentlessly and quietly continued to undermine religious liberty in our country in every way that it serves their agenda – often […]

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Yes.  Catholic social teaching is rife with instructions to show preference for the needs of the disadvantaged and poor. Of course, that’s what Jesus did. So it’s good for us to be critical of our politicians (especially the Catholic ones) in their public policy. They are morally obligated to do and support certain things. However, […]

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“The Declaration of Independence dogmatically bases all rights on the fact that God created all men equal; and it is right; for if they were not created equal, they were certainly evolved unequal. There is no basis for democracy except in a dogma about the divine origin of man.” – G.K. Chesterton What I Saw […]

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“Of all the dispositions and habits which lead to political prosperity, religion and morality are indispensable supports…And let us with caution indulge the supposition that morality can be maintained without religion…reason and experience both forbid us to expect that national morality can prevail in exclusion of religious principle.” – George Washington Even (especially) George Washington […]

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We have big challenges with helping the poor in our country and around the world. This video (below) shares some thoughtful insights as to how and how not to do that effectively. There is no question that virtually everyone, no matter which political party they support, wants to help the poor. Just because somebody may […]

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American Freedom

There’s no doubt America has changed from the place it first began.  Some ways for the better.  Some ways for the worse. But in the midst of the day-to-day noise and our sensitivity to our immediate emotion and need, every once in awhile we need to step outside and see things from a bigger perspective. […]