Another way of putting it is this: I read and understood Aristotle, but read and did not understand Chaucer, Shakespeare, Milton, Baudelaire, Dickens, Hawthorne, Poe, and Flannery O’Connor. These authors combined contain, in their writings, all the warnings against human weakness, human cupidity, and human deceit that any person needs to know to live wisely in this world.

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Catholics are bad guys. Their Christ-centric ideology puts them at odds with the power of the State. The U.S. Army actually listed us and our evangelical Christian brothers and sisters as religious extremists. Our Commander-in-Chief’s Army actually lumps us into the same category as the Muslim Brotherhood, the Ku Klux Klan, and other groups listed above that truly are extremist. In fairness, Catholics ARE supposed to be counter-cultural. The Commander-in-Chief’s military knows that. Catholics are called to give to Caesar what is Caesar’s, and to give to God what is God’s. So what belongs to God?

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Four religions wage war for supremacy of western civilization. Each uses remarkably different tactics to gain converts and exert their control over society.

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A man walks into an elementary school today. He carries a gun. He begins shooting until at least 26 people are dead, including 20 children, and himself. This type of story is not necessarily front page news anymore, except that this time, so many children were victims. I am sick. Are mass public killings on the rise?

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by Karen Quiner A few years ago, I was chilled to the bone while watching a documentary about the holocaust. It was done from a unique perspective, one I had never seen before. The documentary featured pictures and footage of ordinary Germans, most of them family-oriented, church-going folks, who went about the business of living…

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By Tom Quiner [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ao0k9qDsOvs&feature=player_embedded] “Hi, f*gg*t!” Quiner’s Diner is repulsed by anti gay slurs, anti-Christian slurs, anti-black, anti … well, you get the idea. The two words I bleeped in the sentence above are the two words that advice columnist, Dan Savage, uses to begin his column, “Savage Love.” He uses the words to reclaim…

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