Wednesday, August 05, 2009

News Updates, 8/6

Mexican police raid Catholic church during Mass
Feds apologize to Church for ill-planned drug arrest

Report: 185 killed in ethnic clashes in Sudan
Catholic radio station confirms thousands displaced

Catholic group crusades against Madonna concert
Pop diva scheduled to sing in Poland on Annunciation

Bishops seek gov's help to end church robberies
Indian cardinal: At least two are looted each week

Episcopals nominated openly gay, lesbian as bishops
Move likely to further inflame Anglican communion

'Most religious' colleges of 2009 revealed
At number one: Thomas Aquinas College in California

Catholic sisters queried about doctrine, fidelity
U.S. nuns have strayed too far from Church teaching

Priest's mission: Saving flock from foreclosure
Bank sale signs sprout faster than weeds in parish

Catholic Charities receives large federal contract
$100 million over 5 years to aid in disaster relief
[playing footsies with the devil]

Other Issues

U.S. Considers Remaking Mortgage Giants, Fannie Mae & Freddy Mac
The Obama administration is considering an overhaul of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac that would strip the mortgage finance giants of hundreds of billions of dollars in troubled loans and create a new structure to support the home-loan market, government officials said....

California ordered to release 40,000 inmates
In a decision that could dramatically reshape California's criminal justice system, a panel of federal judges Tuesday ordered Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger and state legislators to find ways to cut the prison population by 40,000, or about one-quarter of all inmates.

Half of U.S. mortgages seen underwater by 2011

Senator accuses White House of compiling 'enemies list'
Texas Sen. John Cornyn, accusing the White House of compiling an "enemies list," has asked President Barack Obama to stop an effort to collect "fishy" information Americans see about a health care overhaul.

Welcome to Gestapo-care
So what has the White House told supporters to do when you run across those who spread "disinformation" about the new attempt by the Obama administration to install the anti-competitive practices of a "public option" into a federalized universal health care initiative?

Cornyn to Obama: Stop With the Enemies Lists
The White House call for people to inform on anyone spreading "disinformation about health insurance reform" didn't sit well with a lot of people...

MEDICAL MURDER: Why Obamacare could result in the early deaths of millions of baby boomers

Crowd mocks lawmakers over Obama health plan in Arkansas

Pelosi: Town Hall Protesters Are 'Carrying Swastikas'

Obama's spies monitoring Jews house-to-house
'They try to mingle with us to get more information on what we're doing'


[No society can survive the socialist] fallacy that there is an absolutely unlimited number of inspired officials and an absolutely unlimited amount of money to pay them.
-G.K.Chesterton, The Debate with Bertrand Russell, BBC Magazine, 11/27/35

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