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Elizabeth Warren More Average American Than Native American

Elizabeth Warren’s much-trumpeted DNA test purporting to show American Indian ancestry shows that she may have some — but possibly less than the average European-American has. According to a study reported by The New York Times in December 2014, European-Americans have an average of 0.18 percent American Indian DNA. A DNA expert concluded that Warren......

Modern Attacks on the Family Were Seen and Foreseen By G.K. Chesterton

The English Catholic writer Gilbert Keith Chesterton (1874-1936) saw all attacks on the family as attacks also on civilization, writes Dale Ahlquist in Crisis Magazine. Among these attacks, he said, are divorce, contraception, and homosexuality. “It is safe to say that Chesterton stood up against every trend and fad that plagues us today because every......

Cleveland Browns Win First Game in 635 Days

The Cleveland Browns went 0-16 in 2017, and hadn’t won a game since December 24, 2016. But on Thursday night, September 20, 2018, the Browns beat the New York Jets, 21-17, at FirstEnergy Stadium in Cleveland. Cleveland fans have been rated the most loyal in the National Football League. They went nuts....

Kavanaugh Lookalike A Better Fit For Accuser’s Description?

A former law clerk for the late U.S. Supreme Court justice Antonin Scalia laid out reasons on Thursday why a high school classmate of Brett Kavanaugh’s seems to fit accuser Christine Blasey Ford’s story better than Kavanaugh. And check out the resemblance:      ...

Washington Post Publishes Sane Column on Brett Kavanaugh Assault Accusation

Washington Post columnist Meg McArdle points out that the recent public statements of Democrats and one of the lawyers for Christine Blasey Ford are creating the impression that Ford’s accusation against U.S. Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh has more to do with delaying the process than seeking the truth. “For her own sake, and the......

CNN Fails To Report Attack On GOP Candidate — Five Days Ago

According to the Daily Caller, CNN has yet to issue a single report about the accosting and attempted stabbing of a California Republican congressional candidate five days ago. As of Friday morning, a search of the CNN web site produced no mention of the incident.  The Sunday, September 9 attack on California’s 15th Congressional District GOP candidate Rudy Peters occurred......

Long-Closed Catholic Orphanage in Vermont To Be Investigated by Authorities

Civil authorities in Vermont are forming  an investigative task force that will look into allegations of “physical, mental and sexual abuse and even murder” at St. Joseph’s Orphanage in Burlington, according to the Associated Press.   The orphanage closed in 1974.  The report notes that Bishop Christopher Coyne of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Burlington......

Philadelphia Archdiocese To Hold Vigil To Make ‘Reparations’ For Clergy Sex Abuse

The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Philadelphia invites all Catholics to hold vigil for seven hours Friday night in an act of contrition, repentance, and to make “reparations.”  The vigil will be held at the Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul in the city.  According to a flyer available online, Catholics are invited to “an evening of prayer......

Banning Abortion In U.S. Would Be ‘Unchristian,’ Chelsea Clinton Says

Chelsea Clinton said Thursday her religious convictions led her to defend Roe v. Wade as consistent with Christianity.    Answering a question about how she keeps herself from exhaustion in her fight to protect abortion rights, Clinton said:   “When I think about all of the statistics [sic] — that are painful — of what women......

West Virginia Bishop Resigns, To Be Investigated By Vatican

Bishop Michael Bransfield, the bishop of Wheeling-Charleston, resigned Thursday and will be investigated by the Archbishop of Baltimore on suspicions of sexually harassing adults, a Church official announced. The Roman Catholic Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston consists of the entire state of West Virginia. Bransfield eight days ago turned 75, which is the age of retirement for......

Irish Presidential Candidate Apologizes For Using A Helicopter

A candidate running for president of the Republic of Ireland has apologized for using a helicopter to campaign. Peter Casey, a businessman, “conceded” using the helicopter “was wrong on environmental grounds,” according to a story in the Irish Independent, a Dublin newspaper. The story does not quote Casey as apologizing or explain what environmental grounds......