Hey, I’m a poet and didn’t even know it! Making Thanksgiving a way of living isn’t as hard as you might think. I understand that there is much to grumble about but, I want to write more on being grateful.
God has a way of entering into our needs in a most generous and beautiful way when we first approach Him with praise and thanksgiving. It is not hard to imagine how our God m... More
Illinois freshman Congressman Bobby Schilling was the subject of an internet death threat from a man in California. Though Rep. Schilling was the only politician specifically mentioned, the weirdo who penned the threat was open to other targets, saying:
“I will pay $75,000 for ASSASSINATING Illinois Congresswoman [sic] Bobby Schilling and any US Congressman, US Senator and FBI, CIA and NSA DIREC... More
In a story on the incoming freshman Congressmen, the Washington Post also that several new members have children under 18. (It’s not uncommon for Congressmen to have adult children, of course.) Hopefully this will make Congress more attentive to the needs of families. The Post noted that Rep.-Elect Bobby Schilling, who CatholicVote endorsed, has several school-age children:
About nine in 10 ... More
Rep.-Elect Sean Duffy, WI-7
The votes are in.
And the Catholic vote was decisive.
Republicans took control of the house in a massive sweep, while the Senate remains in the hands of the Democrats by a slim margin.
Early indications suggest the GOP won 53% of the Catholic vote with Democrats garnering 45% of Catholics, according to a CNN exit poll. After losing the Catholic vote by 10 points in 2008... More