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A Les Miserables Review, from the Catholic Spirit


An age-old story rooted in Catholicism By Christian R. González Catholic Spirit Staff I’ve been a fan of “Les Miserables” for a long time. I’m a fan of the musical, the novel, the movie and the story itself. I first … Continue reading

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Welfare vs Entitlements


So Mitt Romney does not want to fool with the 47% of people who use government help, or get government checks.  He thinks we are worthless, that we don’t want to work, that we just want to sit back and … Continue reading

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The Middle East is on fire


A statement from Mitt Romney’s campaign said:  If Romney were president, this wouldn’t have happened. Please explain – would film not have been made?  Supression of freedom of speech. Muslims not angered over insult to Mohammed?  Suppression of freedom of … Continue reading

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Separation of Church and State


Article I of the Constitution of the United States says:  Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of … Continue reading

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Right-wing, ultra-conservative, terrorism


Leonard Pitts Jr., of the Miami Herald, had his regular column in the op-ed page of the Austin American-Statesman yesterday, and I am going to quote from his column – he is saying things I have said for some time. … Continue reading

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About Homophobia


This is another comment I made from a discussion that I thought I would pass on here.  It was a discussion about marriage rights and equal rights and homophobia (as the title says).  It was written in response to another … Continue reading

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Paul Ryan and other things


On Saturday, May 5, 2012, John Young wrote his regular Saturday op-ed that was a real eye opener to me, even though I already knew most of the facts.  John Young was editor of the Waco newspaper when he heroically … Continue reading

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