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Remembering D-Day


The first thing to remember about D-Day is that it is something of a misnomer. It was not one day, although I am sure it was a memorable day for those who landed on the beaches of Normandy and for the families of those whose loved ones were lost on June 6, 1944. In fact, months and months of preparation had gone into the planning for what was the largest amphibious operation in the history of the world.

GOP Problem: Take Me To Your Leader


Much has been written about the survey conducted by the College Republicans that shows the GOP has some problems on its hands, but this item, picked up at the Maddow Blog, may be the most challenging for the party is this: When asked to name leaders of the Democratic Party, the respondents mentioned Obama, Clinton, Gore, Kennedy, Pelosi, all elected officials.

RC Millennials & Climate Change


Dan DiLeo, writing at Millennial Journal, has a good article on why Catholic Millennials need to step up in the fight to put climate change more centrally on the political agenda of the nation - and the world. Part of the reason? For more than twenty years, our popes have been speaking very forcefully on the topic, indeed, often in ways that would get them labeled a socialist or worse by Fox News!


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February 24-March 9, 2017