Rallying ’round Romney

I've been a fan of Newt Gingrich for a long time. At the same time that Gingrich was leading the Republicans to victory in the 1994 congressional elections with his "Contract With America", I was making my own shift from lifelong liberal Democrat to social conservative Republican.Gingrich is a brilliant man, a superb debater, and … Continue reading Rallying ’round Romney

TV Watch: Faith & Culture

Colleen Carroll Campbell leads the "Faith & Culture" discussions 'Faith & Culture' is the 2nd show in recent weeks that I am recommending from the EWTN Catholic network, following my previous recommendation of "Crossing the Goal" (which airs a new episode tonight at 9pm.) The program generally airs on Wednesday nights at 11pm eastern time, … Continue reading TV Watch: Faith & Culture

Catholicism: It’s the ‘hard’ that makes it great

This past weekend, presumptive Democratic Presidential nominee Barack Obama announced that Senator Joe Biden of Delaware would be his running mate. One of the things being touted about Biden is that he is Irish-Catholic. I don't know if this is a harking back to the good ol' JFK days for Dems, or if it is … Continue reading Catholicism: It’s the ‘hard’ that makes it great

Who is John Roberts, and why should you care?

Earlier this week, in a nationally televised announcement befitting the importance of the occasion, President Bush introduced his nominee to the United States Supreme Court. He named Washington, D.C. circuit court judge John Roberts to replace retiring Justice Sandra Day O’Connor. But just who is John Roberts, and why should you care? Why is this … Continue reading Who is John Roberts, and why should you care?