A fact that is frequently blurred by media, liberal politicians, and even clergy, the Catholic Church’s teaching on the death penalty is not an absolute proscription, as with abortion. Phil Lawler lauds the Boston Globe for noting this important point in the wake of the bishops’ conference approving a new statement denouncing capital punishment in the U.S. Bishop DiMarzio of Brooklyn said that unlike teaching in areas of euthanasia or abortion, on the death penalty “people of good will can disagree.”
A man of faith in a godless age is hitting Americans where it hurts.
Mr. and Mrs. American Spectator Reader, let P.J. O’Rourke talk sense to your kids.
In Britain, defending your property can get you life.
The debacle of this president’s administration is both a cause and a symptom of the decline of American values. Unless Congress impeaches him, that decline will go on unchecked. An eminent jurist surveys the damage and assesses the chances for the recovery of our culture.
It won’t take long for conservatives to scratch this presidential wannabe off their 2008 scorecard.
The American Christmas, like the songs that celebrate it, makes room for everybody under the rainbow. Is that why so many people seem to be hostile to it?
Was the President done in by the economy, or by the politics of the economy?