Archive for: May 18, 2011

May 18, 2011

Osama instrumental in ousting Somali government, claims Al Shabaab

Filed under: Foreign Countries & Policy,War On Terror - 18 May 2011

An Al Shabaab leader this week claimed it was Osama bin Laden’s al-Qaeda that was instrumental in ousting Maj. General Mohammed Si’ad Barre, who headed Somalia’s military regime.

Palestine – Bring Jordan Back Into The Equation

Filed under: Foreign Countries & Policy - 18 May 2011

Any further negotiations between Israel and the Palestinian Authority are dead and buried.

This is the only conclusion to be drawn from the recent signing of a reconciliation agreement between rival Palestinian factions – Hamas and Fatah – intended to end …

Does the Church Condemn Capitalism?

Filed under: Economics,Religion & Faith - 18 May 2011

By: Kevin Schmiesing

The headline of a report on a recent survey summed up its findings: “Capitalism Against Christianity, Americans Believe.”

Is that good news or bad news? What should Catholics think? Does Catholic social teaching imply opposition to capitalism?

Superficiality

Superficiality is a necessary part of liberal-progressive-socialism. Without bothering to determine how deep the water or how many boulders lie just below its surface, liberal-progressives are ready to leap head first off the cliff into any pool that looks …