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MEDIA FADS quickly slip the bonds of memory, but try to recall one clip from last year’s highlights reel. It’s the one where nearly everybody in the press proclaims a “Mormon moment.” Talking heads repeat it like they’re saying a…

It’s a safe bet that when Portland, Oregon-based businessman Scott “Big Daddy” Edwards started Republican Party Animals (RPA) in January of 2009, Holocaust denial was the furthest thing from his mind. The goal of his organization was to put the…

THE HOLY SPIRIT, according to the band U2 and also the Hymnal, “moves in mysterious ways.” On March 13, many people were shocked to learn from St. Peter’s Square that after two brief days of prayer and politicking, the College…

by Bill Barnwell | Mar 20, 2013

When Pope Benedict XVI announced that he would vacate the Chair of Saint Peter before he reached his expiration date, headline writers the world over expressed shock, and this time it was genuine. Popes do not, as a rule, voluntarily…

To the Obama administration, it must have seemed like a no brainer to add the “We the People” widget to the White House website in September 2011. The forum is supposed to facilitate the right of the people, guaranteed by…

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