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Archive for May 17th, 2009

Obama crushes Catholic right

Posted by Charles II on May 17, 2009

He showed up at Notre Dame, spoke politely, acknowledged differences on abortion, showed that there was plenty of common ground between the extremes, and was deferential to the school and to the best traditions of Catholicism.

I don’t see how the Catholic League will survive this terrible blow.

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Congress sweeps

Posted by Charles II on May 17, 2009

Steve Hynd at Cernig’s Newshoggers reports that the Congress party has swept the Indian elections. That’s good news, since the alternative is the BJP (Hindu fundamentalist party).

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