Politics

Murder by the Numbers…

Earlier this week, Harry Reid announced that he would use every means at his disposal to block any Continuing Resolution or spending bill that contained ideological language – and specifically mentioned the attempt to de-fund Planned Parenthood. His argument – and that of other supporters of Planned Parenthood – is that most of their services…

Who Do You Serve, Senators?

The Senate defeated, 44-56, HR1, the bill that would have allowed the government to continue spending money. Part of  the continuing resolution (CR)  was an amendment that defunded Planned Parenthood. All Democratic senators voted against the CR and three Republicans sided with the nays. While one can argue that this was moot – Mr. Obama…

A lesson for Father McBrien

Professor McBrien, a Notre Dame instructor and priest, is yet another member of the liberal wing of ordained liberation theologists who are seeking to use Catholic magazines – and his status – to desperately shore up Obama’s falling house of cards.

Responsible Shepherds

West Virginia will be swearing in a new Senator – and the president announced that he will be pushing the Senate to pass the stalled unemployment benefits bill. While the Citizen is sympathetic to the economic needs of a large number of people who remain unemployed – despite (or rather because) of the massive ‘Stimulus’…

Obama’s Abortion Three Card Monte

Pro-abortion blocs in state and federal governments are floating out trial balloons trying to advance a pro-abortion agenda. Some of them are ploys and throw-away plays to lull the pro-life movement. We can’t afford to be fooled by the sleight of hand and keep our eyes on the ‘prize’.