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Catholic News Service

Vol. 48, No. 13<br>August 16, 2018<p>-- In separate statements eight bishops, a university president and a lay organization react to sexual abuse …

Bad As We Want to Be

The Washington of House of Cards is mean, murderous and manipulative. So why do we like it so much?<p>Last year’s White House Correspondents’ Dinner began with a very special introduction from one of the few members of Congress most Americans could identify by sight: Francis Underwood, the …

Dem’s the Breaks: GOP Investigation Gives the Left Another Reason to Point Fingers

Is it time for some traffic problems in Wisconsin, too?<p>That’s what Democrats are hoping for at least, after 26,000 pages of documents were released …

Ex-Aide's Emails May Taint Wisconsin Governor's Political Ambitions

A Wisconsin court has released an enormous number of emails — 27,000 pages — from a former aide to Gov. Scott Walker.<p>Kelly Rindfleisch was convicted last year of using her government job to do illegal campaign work. At the time, Walker was the Milwaukee County executive.<p>The emails paint a picture …

The End of Republicans and Democrats (And Your Libertarian Future)

The most interesting – and quite possibly the most important – discussion about the future of American politics took place just last week. And unless …

Eurozone countries should form United States of Europe, says EC vice-president

A celebrated call by Winston Churchill for the creation of a "United States of Europe" was revived on Monday by a leading member of the European commission who said the 18 eurozone countries should form a full fiscal and political union.<p>Viviane Reding, a vice-president of the commission, told …

Presidents

Which President served as a lieutenant colonel in the Spanish-American war? Who was the first Democrat elected after the Civil War? Who introduced …

10 Reasons Why Hillary Clinton Will Be the Next President

<b>Hillary Clinton</b> is the next President of the United States. The campaign has begun as the darts are being thrown. It doesn't matter. She will win the race. It will be historic for more reasons than one. She has paid her dues as a political candidate, as a wife and as a woman. She is ready to step …

Blaze Mag Sneak Peek: They Can’t Both Be President

<i>Ted Cruz and Rand Paul sit atop the list of 2016 White House hopefuls for many libertarian and conservative voters. What would a Cruz-Paul primary battle mean for the election? Will they split constitutionalists? Can either man win the nomination? How will the establishment GOP react to them?</i><p><i>For</i> …

Rand Paul's Republican revolution

DALLAS — It’s 7 a.m. on a Saturday, Rand Paul is exhausted and airport security has just confiscated his morning joe.<p>“The TSA took away my coffee,” the libertarian-leaning senator, Houston-bound for a day of events with GOP activists, complains of the federal agency he’s proposed abolishing. “I …

The Presidents Who Made America’s Sports

In sports, it’s all about the Benjamins, but historically it’s been all about the Roosevelts, Kennedys, Bushes and other American presidents. Here …

President's Day quiz: the dancer, the hippo, 'his rotundity' and Springsteen

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Scalia chews out 'deep dish' pizza

Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia served up a slice of justice this weekend, dishing on the problem with Chicago style pizza: It isn’t actually pizza.<p>“It’s very tasty, but it’s not pizza,” Scalia told the Chicago Sun-Times. “[It] shouldn’t be called pizza.”<p>This is neither the first time Scalia …

Greg Mankiw: the Wealthy are ‘Deserving,’ Even When They’re Crooks

I remember being mildly dismayed back in November 2011 when students at Harvard walked out on one of Gregory Mankiw’s lectures. Not that I’d agree …

The Arrogance of Mitt

The recent Romney documentary succeeds in making its subject more human, but it also makes it clear that the country is better off without him as president.<p>Early in the recently released Netflix documentary <i>Mitt</i>, a telling behind-the-scenes look at Mitt Romney’s near-decade-long pursuit of the White …

France's Hollande calls for quick EU-U.S. trade deal

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - French President Francois Hollande said on Tuesday speed is of the essence for a European Union-U.S. trade deal and that the accord would strengthen economic growth on both sides of the Atlantic.<p>French President Francois Hollande (C) speaks during a lunch hosted by U.S. …

Janet Yellen testimony: key points

Janet Yellen makes her first public remarks as the only woman to lead the US Federal Reserve in its 100-year history<p>Janet Yellen has said the US jobs recovery is far from over but tries to reassure markets that the Fed will not tighten monetary policy prematurely. Here is a summary of what she said:<p>…

Gold prices rise amid China's missing bullion mystery

Commerzbank forecast higher bullion prices even after 500-tonnes of gold 'vanishes' in China<p>Gold hit a three-month high on Tuesday morning, defying most expert views that 2014 would see further falls in the precious metal a day after a report revealed 500-tonnes of bullion is missing somewhere in …

New research makes it plain that Ireland is a tax haven

Is Ireland a tax haven? The Irish government bristles at the question, given rising interest in cracking down on offshore financial centers, but research from a Trinity College professor is pretty definitive: Yes, it is.<p>When Ireland’s leaders defend their country from accusations that global …

British Virgin Islands

Travel Journal Leather Cover

Another great product found on Etsy, "Just Wanderlust” make these beautifully handmade leather covers, perfect for carrying your moleskine classic …

Gray Static Dress Pant Sweatpants

Betabrand's famous Dress Pant Sweatpants combine boardroom style and bedroom comfort. They're great for dressing up or dressing down. Or just lazing …

Blancpain Villeret Tourbillon Watch - Ape to Gentleman

Blancpain, the world’s oldest luxury watchmakers, have plenty of strings to their bow and, as they boast over 250 years of horological heritage, it …

Montblanc Patron of Art Edition 2013 - Ape to Gentleman

In April 2013, Montblanc will introduce its annual Patron of Art Edition 2013 commemorating the life and influence of Ludovico Sforza, Duke of Milan, …

Barbour Iphone 5 Cover

Stylish cover for the iPhone 5 over at Proporta, it is part of a collection made in collaboration with the English heritage brand, Barbour. The flip …

iPhone 5

Angel's Envy - Ape to Gentleman

Courtesy of the Louisville Distilling Company the Ape to Gentleman office have been enjoying a limited release of <i>Angel’s Envy</i> Rye Whiskey of late. …

South Lane Watches - Ape to Gentleman

The subject of watches is a complex one – the right colour, size and style for a particular event, look or outfit. The options are endless, and …

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Land Rover Defender Xs90 | By Kahn Design

One of our favorite cars of all time is the Land Rover Defender, we have seen some beautiful conversions, but none as special as this. This …

Land Rover