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1 wrenchwench  Wed, Feb 15, 2012 12:15:22pm

Really good.

The bishops’ opposition to contraception is not an argument for a “conscience exemption.” It is a way of imposing Catholic requirements on non-Catholics. This is religious dictatorship, not religious freedom.

2 Bulworth  Wed, Feb 15, 2012 1:55:18pm

I loves me some Garry Wills.

3 Bulworth  Wed, Feb 15, 2012 2:01:54pm


Rick Santorum is a nice smiley fanatic. He does not believe in evolution or global warming or women in the workplace. He equates gay sex with bestiality (Rick “Man on Dog” Santorum). He equates contraception with the guillotine. Only a brain-dead party could think him a worthy presidential candidate. Yet he is praised by television pundits, night and day, for being “sincere” and “standing by what he believes.” He is the principled alternative to the evil Moderation of Mitt Romney and the evil Evil of Newt Gingrich. He is presented as a model Catholic. Torquemada was, in that sense, a model Catholic. Messrs. Boehner and McConnell call him a martyr to religious freedom. A young priest I saw on television, modeling himself on his hero Santorum, said, “I would rather die than give up my church’s principles.” What we are seeing is not a defense of undying principle but a stampede toward a temporarily exploitable lunacy.

4 jaunte  Wed, Feb 15, 2012 2:39:01pm

I’m gonna need the Republicans to quit eyeing my uterus. You’re creeping me out. THERE ARE NO JOBS IN THERE.

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