Robert H. Bork had a long and illustrious career in American politics. A former solicitor general, federal judge and staunch conservative, his actions added a new phrase to the U.S. political lexicon – “Borked.” He has passed away from complications due to heart disease; he was 85.
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) turned down an opportunity to allow the Senate to vote on President Barack Obama’s proposal to avert the fiscal cliff….
Ron Paul weighed in on the fiscal cliff that is facing the country and has issued a grim prognosis saying the country has already gone over the cliff.
if you care seriously about living authentic Catholic social teaching and social justice in the United States of America then you must vote for Mitt Romney….
The earlier estimate found 4 million people would be affected. The difference — 2 million people– represents a 50 percent increase.
Speaking on the theme of “Let Religious Freedom Ring”, Cardinal Dolan noted that “freedom of religion has been the driving force of almost every enlightened, un-shackling, noble cause in American history. Thus, the defense of religious freedom is not some evangelical Christian polemic, or wiley strategy of discredited Catholic bishops, but the quintessential American cause, the first line in the defense of and protection of human rights,” he said.
The video takes the viewer through a partial list of hot button topics on the Catholic community’s radar this election season and compares the candidates’ stance on the issues to Catholic moral and social teaching.
The Democratic platform has long called for abortion to be safe, legal, and “rare”; however, this year the party removed the word “rare.”
As the Bishops say, “Catholic teaching challenges voters and candidates, citizens and elected officials, to consider the moral and ethical dimensions of public policy issues.”
Paul Ryan rallied the Republican convention audience Wednesday night as he formally accepted his party’s nomination for vice president and made an urgent plea for the country to get to work turning around its economy and finances.