Why All The Animosity Toward Voucher Programs?

The word “voucher” has become a dirty word with the political Left in this country and their PR campaign has succeeded in giving it a negative connotation with a large swath of swing voters. Whether its education or Medicare, all one needs to do is accuse someone of wanting to “voucherize” the system—the word chosen by President Obama in his convention speech at Charlotte, and one gains ... 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: Catholic group gets Univ funding, Factcheckers refute Obama on taxes, 4 abortion centers close in TX

Welcome to the Lunchtime Reader, where we assemble important stories to keep your eyes on. Wisconsin is not establishing Catholicism as the State Church by including a Catholic student group called the Badger Catholic in the list of groups which receive funding from the University of Wisconsin. Five years of lawsuits later, the University will now provide the student group with $500,000 in back f... More

Seeking a good education ought not be a felony.

A post on being pro-choice on education. But first, the mandatory video. Now the post: Yes, she broke the law. She should not have done that. Bad mom. Bad. Kelley Williams-Bolar, a single mom who aspires to be a teacher, used her father’s address to enroll her children in a different school district than the one in which she lives. She was concerned for her kids and wanted them to have a de... More
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Reader: Pro-abort NH Gov won’t run again, PA GOP looks at electoral college, stem cells debate in WI

Welcome to the Lunchtime Reader, where we assemble important stories to keep your eyes on. Great news from the Granite State: Pro-abortion Democrat John Lynch, who professes to be Catholic, won’t seek re-election to a fifth two-year term as governor of New Hampshire. His decision opens the race for governor wide open. Pro-life Catholic Ovide Lamontagne, who lost to (now Senator) Kelly Ayotte, ... More

Combating the Lazy Slander — While Helping and Saving Lives

I suspect it may not be news to many reading this site that pro-lifers care about children — and their parents — long after the point where abortion is a possibility. But some don’t appreciate that — because they don’t know the work of great, generous hearts like Chris and Joan Bell, the Sisters of Life, and so very many more in crisis-pregnancy centers, chancery offi... More

Waiting for Superman

I suspect most readers here would not respond positively if I recommended a new movie from filmmaker Davis Guggenheim, the Director of Al Gore’s infamous An Inconvenient Truth.  But think again.  This is a must see movie (and I haven’t even seen it yet!). Waiting for Superman is the story of our faltering public educational system, and the failure of government and society to offer f... More
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