Archive for: June 27, 2011

June 27, 2011

Obama gives nation a rundown on the Afghan war drawdown

Filed under: In The News,War On Terror - 27 Jun 2011

Speaking to the American people from the White House Wednesday night in a televised speech that lasted about 15 minutes, President Barack Obama revealed no surprises when he announced the drawdown of the “surge” in Afghanistan during his much-anticipated speech.

The Bishops Are Betrayed on Assisted Suicide

Filed under: Religion & Faith - 27 Jun 2011

By: Partick J. Reilly

Even as the nation’s bishops react with alarm to a recent Montana Supreme Court ruling allowing physician-assisted suicide, their efforts are being undermined by ethics and law professors at several Jesuit universities.

Big, Ugly and Stupid – the Buildings Cities Build

Filed under: Politics In General - 27 Jun 2011

By: Gary Paduch

I’ve seen it for 40 years: Big, ugly, stupid buildings. A prime example is the Ocean Center at Daytona Beach, Florida. I see it over and over. Huge, ugly conference centers, convention centers, performing arenas, art centers, every …

We Can Do This Unless We Don’t

Filed under: Featured Conservative,Politics In General - 27 Jun 2011

If Alfred E. Newman with his “What me worry?” grin was President of the United States he couldn’t do a more pathetic imitation of leadership than we are currently witnessing in Chicago on the Potomac.

Dismissing the easy visuals of an …