I’ve found lots of news items that might be of interest, but not enough time to blog on each topic. Consider it a lunch-time update. (If you like it, let me know and I’ll continue doing this.)
- The American Family Association discovered that retailer Sears is actually selling pornographic movies from their website. How distasteful and regrettable. Unless they reverse their decision, my family will shop elsewhere (and Sears owns K-Mart and Lands End, too.)
- The House passed the No Taxpayer Funding of Abortion Act 251-175. Sixteen Democrats (including Rep. Dan Lipinski) joined all 235 Republicans in favor of the bill. Want to know how your Representative voted? Here is the roll call.
- Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich was scheduled to show his documentary on Blessed John Paul called Nine Days That Changed the World at the Basilica of St. John in the political-important state of Iowa. Because Gingrich is contemplating a run for President, the Basilica decided to cancel the event. I think the Basilica made the right decision.
- With the death of Osama bin Ladin, Time magazine went and interviewed those 2nd grade students that President George W. Bush was reading to when his chief of staff informed him of the attack on the World Trade Center. The students are now in high school. They have something to say about Michael Moore’s complaint that Bush should have left the classroom immediately.