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Double Dose of Dumb This Week

I’m not a football fan (or any type of sports fan) but I do know that Hank Williams Jr.’s song opened Monday Night Football since forever.  Anyway, ESPN yanked his song Monday night because Williams had the audacity to speak his mind on Fox & Friends yesterday morning by saying that President Obama playing golf […]


Almost eighty Catholic educators recently criticized U.S. House Speaker, John Boehner, due to speak at Washington’s Catholic University.  They claim his record is “among the worst in Congress” when it comes to protecting the poor.  The letter called on Speaker Boehner to “reawaken your familiarity” with church teachings on the subject of poverty.  The letter […]


I’m a simple woman.  I don’t like complications.  I don’t always understand all the nuances.  I’m not diplomatic.  Maybe that’s why I write columns under the heading, “I Don’t Get It.” At the eleventh hour before a threatened government shutdown, an agreement was finally reached on the budget but not without a whole lot of […]

Who’s really to blame for the budget crises?

I really don’t get the outrage towards Speaker Boehner and the Republicans over the budget.  We’re talking about the October 1, 2010 – September 30, 2011 budget which should have been passed BEFORE September 30, 2010, when the Democrats controlled both chambers of Congress.  Charlie Rangel said last night on the O’Reilly Factor that they […]