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Trump Impeachment: A Witchhunt…

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RVbPMrxdta8 Comment... We're not getting much about the impeachment on the mainstream news outlets here but the live hearings were broadcast on the BBC Parliament channel.  I watched quite a few and can see no evidence whatsoever that the President has done anything remotely wrong.  If you have evidence to the contrary, let's hear it -...

Trump: Truth & Lies in Politics – Whistleblower or Blowhard?

Comment: The anti-Trump news commentators here in the UK are in their element reporting on (and hoping for)  Nancy Pelosi's threatened impeachment of Donald Trump in the wake of the (entirely contrived) "Ukraine scandal".  But why?  Why do they hate him so much when, by objective standards, he seems to have done quite a bit...

USA: Dramatic Loss of Belief in Real Presence – What About UK Catholics?

Transubstantiation – the idea that during Mass, the bread and wine used for Communion become the body and blood of Jesus Christ – is central to the Catholic faith. Indeed, the Catholic Church teaches that “the Eucharist is ‘the source and summit of the Christian life.’” But a new Pew Research Center survey finds that...

USA Shootings in Texas & Ohio: Can These Massacres Be Prevented? How?

We discussed the subject of gun ownership in the USA back in 2015  here Watching the news reports over this weekend, of the mass shootings in two American towns, it is unfathomable to many of us that  people of faith support, and even advocate, gun ownership - perhaps because it has never been the culture...

Trump Visit: Khan Guilty of Inciting Hatred? Think Name-calling “Fascist” – NOT Funny

Comment The above video interview dates from President Trump's previous visit to the UK when the same ugly baby balloon image of him was permitted that will be flown in London during this week's visit.  It's a disgrace.  It's insulting, as is his description of the President as a "fascist".  One thought which crosses my...

“Pro-Choice” Women Hard as Nails…

Comment:  The wild reactions to the news that in the USA there are States which criminalise abortion (as they criminalise every other murder) has been really telling.  In TV discussions, including here in the UK, what stands out starkly is the way women who describe themselves as "pro-choice" (i.e. in favour of having the choice...

The Delusion of Diversity And The Victim Culture… Playing With Fire?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ffIpRC9cSUc  Comment: American author, Heather MacDonald, interviewed in the above clip, speaks a lot of sense, mostly applied to university education but it could all, every word, be applied more generally to society - including UK society.  She quotes a music student from Colombia University who says (incredibly): "Why did I have to listen to this...

Mueller Report: Trump Vindicated?

From The Daily Caller... CNN pundits are admitting that Mueller’s final report vindicates President Donald Trump, undercutting the frenzied coverage the network has given the Russia investigation since its inception. Special counsel Robert Mueller submitted his report on Russian collusion to Attorney General Bill Barr on Friday, finally wrapping up a 22-month investigation into possible collusion...

America: Cardinal McCarrick Laicised

Pope Defrocks Theodore McCarrick, Ex-Cardinal Accused of Sexual Abuse Theodore E. McCarrick, a former cardinal and archbishop of Washington, was expelled from the priesthood after he was found guilty of sexual abuse. Pope Francis has expelled Theodore E. McCarrick, a former cardinal and archbishop of Washington, from the priesthood, after an expedited canonical process that found...

Honduras Exodus: Christian Charity Or Firm Political Solution Required?

From Zenit... The Bishops of Honduras are concerned about the serious migration crisis of thousands of Hondurans who are leaving the country. The caravan now has arrived in Mexico, and the US government has announced retaliation and forbidden their entry. In a statement also sent to Fides News Agency, the Episcopal Conference of Honduras defines the...