Catholic Taliban

First of all, full disclosure. I was raised Catholic, but I no longer participate in this dogma for many reasons. Now I have a litany of new reasons.

The Archdiocese of Cincinnati has arbitrarily revised its parochial teachers contract for all their teachers whether they are Catholic or not. As CNN stated it:

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Bachmann’s Biblical Prediction

Congresswoman Michele Bachmann was a guest on a Christian  radio talk show a few days ago. She reportedly said the biblical end times are here.

Here is how the political satire website, “pardon the pundit” told the story. It was written by Matt Rock. I cannot vouch for the accuracy of the story. I

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A Bar of Soap

Bravo to CNN and its Heroes project. I have often wondered what happens to the hotel or motel bar of soap I leave behind after a nights stay.

I read this story on the CNN website and I think it’s important to share with you. Perhaps if we all encourage our favorite hotel chain

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The Presidents News Conference

I watched President Obama’s news conference last night. Afterward I flipped around and listened to the pundits, both positive and negative.

I didn’t think the President was angry when he responded to a follow-up question from CNN on what took him so long to publicly react to the AIG bonuses. I thought Obama was

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The Inauguration

Some brief observations about watching the inauguration ceremonies yesterday in Washington, D.C.

First of all I loved the pomp and ceremony, the traditions, the symbolism, the history and the individual performances that enhanced the event. Poetry, prayer, songs and music.

For the most part I thought the networks and the cable channels did a

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