By Tom Quiner The premier of The Pope of the People, the John Paul II musical, is just two days away.  The Register’s art and entertainment reporter, Michael Morain, wrote a nice piece about the production in today’s Register. Check it out here. I wrote and am producing the musical as part of the Centennial…

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By Tom Quiner I just received this in my e-mail box.  It’s been forwarded around the world.  I don’t know who wrote it, but it is darn funny.  In case you didn’t see this yet, I think you’ll get a chuckle. *** An ingenious example of Israeli humor, speech and politics occurred recently in the…

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[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bgTpO4TFSEk&feature=player_embedded] The Pope of the People, the John Paul II Musical, premiers at 8 PM next Friday, April 1st, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in West Des Moines. Written by Tom Quiner, it dramatically presents the historic events of JPII’s first ten years as Pope. You can find the complete performance schedule here. You can…

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By Tom Quiner [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9Z2lNUzD6Co] Today’s gospel reading is about you. And me. If you were to create a list of the Bible’s best stories, the story of the Woman at the Well ranks high.  You can find it in John 4:5. The story is rich with symbolism. Every detail in the story has meaning. What…

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By Tom Quiner I’d like conservatives to do something very difficult: to make the leap of faith that Democrats had good intentions in passing Obamacare without a single Republican vote. I’d like liberals to do something very difficult as well: to make the leap of faith that Republicans had … and have good intentions in…

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By Tom Quiner [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_dRFJ6CF2Mw&feature=player_embedded] Joe Biden said he would call for the President’s impeachment if he took us into another war without Congressional approval. He said he consulted with five constitutional scholars who helped draft a treatise calling for impeachment should the President take such an action. He was adamant, even furious, in his eloquence…

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By Tom Quiner [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=rzLA51Hf_L8] Claire McCaskill says yes. The Missouri Senator, a Democrat, is co-sponsoring a bill that would cause federal employees to lose their jobs if they don’t keep up on their taxes. She projects the bill would save tax payers a billion dollars. Evidently, Capital Hill workers are more lax in paying their…

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By Tom Quiner The Des Moines Register ran a one paragraph story about financial improprieties surrounding Senator Claire McCaskill from Missouri. The Senator voted for Obamacare. She voted for the President’s stimulus packages. In other words, she’s a traditional tax and spend Democrat. When push came to shove, though, she tried to cheat the system.…

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By Rhonda Phillips Proponents for abortion often punctuate their argument with the verb ‘wanted’.  But, pro-aborts have had over 38 years to weed out all the ‘unwanted people’.  Actually, the disease of ‘unwantedness’ was conjured up by the abortion industry in order to create a market for their product.   Frankly, if we put our minds…

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By Tom Quiner I have the honor of being a guest on a Saturday morning radio show tomorrow called “Coffee, T, and Me” with Tony and Eileen Valdez. The show runs from 9 AM to 11 AM.  I will be on at about 10 AM. We’ll be talking about my new musical, The Pope of…

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