Reader: Cain endorsing Newt?, Palin praises Santorum, Doctors in MA oppose euthanasia

Welcome to the Lunchtime Reader, where we assemble important stories to keep your eyes on. With Herman Cain suspending his campaign on Saturday, rumors are that he will endorse Newt Gingrich today. http://cvote.to/9H   Yet Mark Block, Cain’s campaign manager, told ABC: “I have no knowledge that Cain is endorsing anyone anytime soon.” http://cvote.to/9I   Usually when a candidate rises in... More

Some First Thoughts on Newt

My, how the times change. Who would have believed even a couple months ago that Newt Gingrich would sweep CatholicVote’s Thanksgiving straw poll by a whopping 44%?! What’s propelling the Newt surge? My take is that many GOP primary voters are looking for someone who understands how the heck Washington works (or doesn’t) and who can explain to them in a believable way how he plans... More

Reader: Cain “reassessing” campaign, John Paul II’s Bible & walking stick untouched in fire, Casey challenger?

Welcome to the Lunchtime Reader, where we assemble important stories to keep your eyes on. Herman Cain told his senior staff that he is “reassessing” whether to remain in the race. http://cvote.to/8u Blessed Pope John Paul II’s Bible and walking stick were untouched from a devastating fire at Catholic retreat center. Consider that a sign. http://cvote.to/8v Sen. Bob Casey, Jr., D-PA, the p... More

Reader: IL dioceses drop suit and end foster care, Catholics must fight porn, Obama has turned his back on Catholics

Welcome to the Lunchtime Reader, where we assemble important stories to keep your eyes on. Another triumph for the aggressive secularist state: Catholic dioceses in IL drop lawsuit, will no longer provide foster care. http://cvote.to/8O Catholics have a duty to fight against pornography and its devastating spiritual and societal consequences, says family activist Patrick Trueman. http://cvote.to/8... More

Reader: Supremes to hear Obamacare, Congressmen make money on insider trading, Siena cancels anti-Catholic speaker

Welcome to the Lunchtime Reader, where we assemble important stories to keep your eyes on.  Hooray! Supreme Court to hear challenge to Obamacare. http://cvote.to/8I Everyone in the political world is talking about this explosive 60 Minutes story about Congressmen making money on insider trading. The corruption will make your blood boil. http://cvote.to/8G Jay Newton-Small of TIME magazine says th... More

Reader: School choice is a social justice issue, Austin backs off pregnancy centers, Candidates make gaffes

Welcome to the Lunchtime Reader, where we assemble important stories to keep your eyes on. Bishop Joseph P. McFadden of Harrisburg, PA: “School choice is a social justice issue.” http://cvote.to/88 Austin, Texas suspends law attacking pregnancy centers.  http://cvote.to/89 New national CBS poll has Cain 18, Romney 15, Gingrich 15; Cain losing support of women. PDF. http://cvote.to/8A But a M... More

Reader: WI Gov says it’s a Christmas tree, NARAL offers Obama reelection advice, Thompson hedges on stem cells

Welcome to the Lunchtime Reader, where we assemble important stories to keep your eyes on. Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker says it’s not a ‘holiday’ tree, it’s a Christmas tree. His spokesman Cullen Werwie confirmed to the AP that the designation and change from past practices was intentional. “It’s a Christmas tree,” Werwie said. “In all honesty, I don’t know what more to say about... More

Why Herman Cain will survive the Accusations

Yesterday, one of Herman Cain’s accusers stepped forward to offer the face and juicy details his detractors on the left had been waiting for. Since Jonathan Martin of Politico first broke the story, Cain’s sturdy poll numbers have utterly mystified the media. Martin seems equally troubled that the Republican primary candidates haven’t started piling on.  Yesterday, he told Judy Woodruff of... More
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Syrians are rising up against their dictator and being shot down. Shouldn't that elbow out at least a little of the wall-to-wall Herman Cain coverage? Did you know that Herman Cain is facing accusations of sexual harassment from back when he was the head of the National Restaurant Association? If you don’t, welcome back from that black hole. Ever since this broke I wasn’t entirely ... More

Reader: Paper profiles ‘feminine face’ of pro-life movement, DOMA repeal vote delayed, Mitt pitches Medicare reform

Welcome to the Lunchtime Reader, where we assemble important stories to keep your eyes on. The Washington Post profiles Marjorie Dannenfelser of the SBA List, calling her “a feminine face for the anti-abortion movement.” http://cvote.to/7R Sen. Chuck Grassley, R-IA, uses a procedural move in order to delay a Senate Judiciary vote on a bill to repealing the Defense of Marriage Act. http://cvote... More

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