Politics

A Prayer for Our Nation

As we approach the Fourth of July, one of the most significant holidays in the United States, the Citizen would like to share a prayer I  composed for a lecture on Citizenship last Fall. I decided that this was an appropriate moment to share this prayer with you all. Lord, in your Infinite Wisdom, you…

Where Archbishop Wenski went wrong….

In the National Catholic Register, Archbishop Thomas Wenski rendered an opinion on illegal immigration entitled ‘Why We Defend Migrants’. The bishop engaged in the typical twisted logic employed by the supporters of universal amnesty, adding a dash of heavy-handed moralizing to his argument. What Bishop Wenski fails – or refuses – to recognize is this…

Rules for Radicals – The Catholic Edition

It’s time to organize, Brothers and Sisters. There has been a lot of press about the political success of Barak Obama being a result of the application of Saul Alinsky’s Rules for Radicals. There is a lot of merit to that argument. And the nice thing about knowledge is that it is a tool –…

First Amendment Fight in Indiana

Greenwood High School has a long-standing tradition, one that used to be part of many school commencement ceremonies. They begin their graduation ceremony with a student-led prayer. In September, the Senior Class met and voted to continue this tradition. Now, one student seeks to overthrow the will of his fellow students.

Stupak your bags, We won’t Miss Ya

The Citizen had to move Bart Stupak from the Wall of Fame to the Wall of Shame. Perhaps we need to add the Wall of Irrelevant to the galleries. Stupak announced that he will be retiring to ‘spend time’ with his family. Remarkably convenient how many politicians who have been making poor choices are suddenly…