Obama Locuta Est, Causa Finita Est

One of the phrases attributed to St. Augustine is, “Roman locuta est, causa finita est” — Rome has spoken, the cause is finished. Unfortunately, today’s Roman Catholic politicians have no trouble ignoring the moral teachings of the Pope. But for three years, the American Left has invested plenipotentiary authority in the words of The One, Barack Obama. Anyone who disagrees with him is treated … [Read more...]

Obama: “We Place Our Hands Over Our Hearts”?

The president's speech on the Arizona shootings last night was magnanimous and worthy of his office. But I have an unfortunate thing for those forced to listen to political rhetoric: I have a memory. One passage in his speech struck my ear. Discussing the greatest tragedy of the shooting, the murder of nine-year-old Christina Taylor Green, he said: Christina was given to us on September 11th, … [Read more...]

The Arizona Shooting: The Last Assassination of the ’60s

As the media and left-wingers spin the attempted assassination of Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords as an act of Tea Party violence, perhaps even they have a nagging little voice telling them they are overlooking the factors that really led to this tragedy, which claimed the lives of six people — including three septuagenarians and a nine-year-old girl. While the Left has predictably tried to … [Read more...]