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Redefining heroism

June 4th, 2013 Comments off

by Babette Francis

Which calls for more courage: coming out of the closet, or dealing with the mess that’s left behind?

Presidents usually do not have the time to congratulate or commiserate with every citizen in the headlines, whether for an act of heroism, an academic achievement or a personal tragedy. Their phone calls are reserved for exceptional situations as for the widow of a soldier killed while trying to save the lives of others.

But under the Obama administration heroism is evolving. Read more…

President Obama and ‘Uncaring’ Pro-Lifers

May 7th, 2013 Comments off

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Has he ever heard of Crisis Pregnancy Centers?

I remember being a teenager, growing up on the coast of Maine, and having heated conversations with friends about abortion. At some point in the discussion, I would be tossed a line that went something like: “You really don’t care about women. You and people like you don’t do anything for them.” My face would get red; I would sputter a bit, not knowing what to say (a common reaction for a teenage boy, the others being either sullenness or showy exasperation). Read more…

Obama ally turns back, again

June 27th, 2012 Comments off

by Sheila Liaugminas

Sr. Carol Keehan and the very large Catholic Health Association network were instrumental in helping President Obama get the contentious health care overhaul passed. But his HHS mandate issued in January was a push too far, and they objected along with all the Catholic bishops. His alleged accomodation to their concerns got Sr. Keehan and the HHS back on board and gave him Catholic cover. Now, the CHA has reversed itself again. Like everyone who looked fully at the so-called ‘accommodation’ they saw that it wasn’t one. Read more…

N.C. vote proves Rush Limbaugh right on marriage

May 29th, 2012 Comments off

by Maggie Gallagher

President Obama is apparently tired of pretending he opposes gay marriage. Good.

Good, because lying to the American people is always wrong, and because now the American people will have a clear choice: a president who supports gay marriage, or a president who sides with the majority of the American people, including 61 percent of North Carolinians. Read more…

Notre Dame sues over Obama birth-control mandate

May 21st, 2012 Comments off

Associated Press

SOUTH BEND, IN – The University of Notre Dame is suing Obama administration officials over the mandate requiring most employers to cover birth control. Read more…

The President Comes Out, Bill Duncan’s take

May 11th, 2012 Comments off

By NRO Symposium

President Obama has announced his support for same-sex marriage.

How important is this development? How does it change things politically? Culturally? How much of an election issue will it — and should it — be? National Review Online asked the experts. Read more…

Obama’s unsurprising marriage epiphany

May 11th, 2012 Comments off

by Sheila Liaugminas

It may have erupted in the Twitterverse and on MSM sites, but the only possible surprise element may have been the timing. Maybe.

Because President Obama’s was among the most expected and awaited coming out moments in the nation. Which makes you wonder, what was outed, per se? Read more…

The President Comes Out

May 10th, 2012 Comments off

By NRO Symposium

JENNIFER ROBACK MORSE
My personal intuitive (i.e., non-scientific, totally unprovable) beliefs are the following:

1. Obama has always favored the redefinition of marriage to remove the gender requirement. He has just decided that now is a favorable time to admit it. If I am correct, then he has been lying. This would make him a liar. Read more…

President Obama Signs “Anti-Protest” Bill H.R. 347 (Free Speech & Protesting might get you jailed)

April 17th, 2012 Comments off

I mean, for real? And this was from a month ago. How many people have heard of this?

Watch the youtube video.

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The future of Obamacare

April 11th, 2012 Comments off

by Sheila Liaugminas

The individual mandate requring citizens to purchase something was challenged from the beginning in state and appellate courts, and opening argument were just heard before the US Supreme Court. The HHS mandate requiring citizens to purchase something that violates their conscience is being challenged in a first round of lawsuits with more joining by the week. Read more…