The GOP has now sped up the clock running out in the U.S. Senate for “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” repeal: they say all legislation grinds to a halt until the Bush tax cuts are extended. Daniel Foster at National Review Online’s blog The Corner has posted the letter signed by all 42 Senate Republicans to Democrat Majority Leader Harry Reid. The gist of the GOP’s message is this: we will filibuster every single piece of legislation until we’ve first prevented the tax hike Americans will feel when the Bush tax cuts expire at the end of this year. The letter […]
The massive confusion over Pope Benedict's comments on condom use continues, even within the Catholic Church. Many are saying that he approved the use of condoms in certain limited circumstances. Fr. Joseph Fessio emphasizes he did no such thing.