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Paul Ryan’s Anti-Poverty Proposals

Relative poverty rates in U.S. (2013)   In his apostolic exhortation, Evangelii Gaudium, Pope Francis wrote: “Growth in justice requires more ... More
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Feminists Stay Silent Amidst Genocidal War on Women

The National Organization for Women, Planned Parenthood, and other groups who joined the Democrats outcry on the “War on Women” have remained sile... More
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Logic and Elite Education

There is an amusing bit in C.S. Lewis’s The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe in which Professor Kirk suggests–to the astonishment of the ... More
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Obamacare: Text and Intention

I have a piece at Public Discourse on the debate over the recent legal challenge to the Affordable Care Act.  This challenge is not constitutional in... More
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The Social Liability

Until recently, I was ambivalent about the redefinition of civil marriage.  My gut feeling – or perhaps it was a default to my parents’ view – ... More
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Four Words We’re Using Nobody Understands

A dozen years ago I was giving a talk on sexual purity to couples in a marriage preparation program. I could tell by their semi-hostile fidgeting I wa... More
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Hard to win in Montana if you mock God, guns, and the family

Imagine you’re running for office and you decide to attack Christians, pro-family activists, and gun owners. Now imagine you’re running fo... More
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America Needs the Obama They Voted For, Not the One They Got

What America needs in a president right now is an inspirational civil-rights figure, peace leader and health-care champion. Why is it that we don’t ... More
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People Are Dying for Christ — Go to Mass on Friday

Friday, Aug. 15, is the Solemnity of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary. Unless it falls on a Saturday or a Monday, it’s a Holy Day of O... More
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Moral Clarity in the Middle East

Today is the Feast of St. Maximilian Kolbe who is also known as the Apostle of Consecration to Mary. During the Second World War, Kolbe sheltered many... More
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