Archive for March, 2009

Between the Devil and the Deep Blue Sea

Sunday, March 15th, 2009

A favorite tactic of terrorists is to perform a decoy attack before a major attack. Not only is the attention of authorities and the public diverted, but the first attack is monitored closely by the terrorists. 

They watch to see how the authorities react. The first attack has the additional consequence of causing the authorities to waste resources responding to the first attack so they have fewer resources to respond to the real attack. (more…)

Government Should Stay OUT of Church Business

Tuesday, March 10th, 2009

On Wednesday, Catholics from parishes from around the state will descend upon the state Capitol and Legislative Office Building to protest a bill before the Judiciary Committee. In my view, the bill, number 1098, is a modern version of persecution of the Catholic Church.

The bill is specific only to Roman Catholic corporations. Not all corporations. Not all non-profits. Not even all churches. It is written only to affect the Catholic Church. The legislature wouldn’t be so presumptuous as to dictate how a Lions Club, Junior League or local Red Cross chapter should be governed. Why should it interfere with the governance of any church — let alone a single church? (more…)