Friday, August 07, 2009

News Updates, 8/7

CBS News Covers Up Abortion Funding in Health Care in Misleading Factcheck
CBS News has become the latest mainstream media outlet to come under criticism from pro-life advocates for covering up the abortion funding tucked away in the government-run health care plan...

Cardinal: Morality needed in business decisions
Chicago's George reiterates message in Pope's encyclical

Sotomayor confirmed as Supreme Court justice
Voting yes were 57 Democrats and nine Republicans

Bishop opposes abortion bill over contraception
Proposal claims to reduce 'the need for abortions'

Pakistan: Who's attacking the Christians?
Muslims involved suspected to be linked to Taliban

Archbishop warns Chavez is curtailing democracy
Venezuelan president has closed 24 radio stations

Four charged in attack on anti-gay marriage group
Weapons included mayonnaise, ketchup, salsa, and fists

Twitter CEO dismisses Archbishop Nichols' critique
Says social networking sites don't 'dehumanize'

Vast majority of Catholics do not go to confession
Three-quarters don't even receive sacrament once a year

Forty years since the Summer of Love -- or Evil?
Woodstock, the Manson Murders, Chappaquiddick, Stonewall

Other Issues

Priest jailed for missile silo stunt
A Roman Catholic priest from Illinois was jailed Thursday after police said he cut a hole in a fence at a Weld County missile silo and trespassed as a way to protest nuclear arms. It is now his third such arrest in Weld County...

Fr Thomas Euteneuer: Cash for Clunker Politicians
I have a modest proposal for getting rid of wasteful spending, irresponsible government and even out-of-sight deficits: let's demand cash for trading in congressional clunkers....

Six people, including P-D reporter, arrested at Carnahan meeting
[Obama brownshirts & thugs responsible?]

Over 1,000 St. Louis Tea Party Taxpayers showed up to attend the Russ Carnahan town hall meeting in South St. Louis. They were Locked Out! But... The Carnahah staff was sneaking in SIEU members in the side door marked "handicapped."

White House to Dems: 'Punch back twice as hard'
Top White House aides gave Senate Democrats a recess battle plan on Thursday, arming the lawmakers with tips for avoiding disastrous town hall meetings

Obama Admin Blasted for Asking for Snitches on Pro-Abortion Health Care Bill
Washington, DC ( -- The Obama administration is coming under heavy criticism for asking for people to become tattletales on groups and people who oppose the pro-abruption health care bills in Congress.

Union Goons Rough Up Town Hall in Florida
I can’t believe what the union goons are doing at town hall meetings. I first heard about their presence when Mike Gallagher read the news story from the Huffington Post yesterday morning. Below is a video from the Tampa Bay meeting. Below the video are a couple links from news stories of the events. The comments may be more informative than the news stories themselves...

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