Payback for Proposition 8

May 16, 2011 Kathy Shaidle 0

“It was like being at a Klan rally except the Klansmen were wearing Abercrombie polos and Birkenstocks. YOU N****R, one man shouted (…) Someone else said same thing to me on the next block near […]

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The Killing of Jim Pouillon

May 11, 2011 Kathy Shaidle 0

In April, President Obama’s Department of Homeland Security issued a report warning that “right-wing extremism” was on the rise across America. The report singled out “disgruntled military veterans” as especially prone to joining militias, anti-government […]

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Soft Despotism

May 9, 2011 Kathy Shaidle 0

At the end of 2009 the gay marriage movement, which once seemed unstoppable, hit a series of roadblocks. A referendum in Maine was defeated, and even the liberal New York state Senate voted down a […]

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A Circular Firing Squad

May 8, 2011 Kathy Shaidle 0

Like many Super Bowl commercials, this year’s “Tim Tebow ad” generated a controversy that extended beyond its 30-second running time, both before and after it aired. Provocative Super Bowl ads created expressly to garner priceless […]



May 4, 2011 Kathy Shaidle 0

“If you find out, tell me.” That was Christine Choury’s exasperated response to one reporter’s now all-too-familiar question: Where is Bishop James Wingle? Choury, the director of communications for the Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops […]

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Like A Time-Release Capsule

April 28, 2011 Kathy Shaidle 0

The organizers of World Youth Day 2002 in Toronto had computed the logistics, double-checked the protocol, and considered every eventuality. For instance, they knew they had to shelter, feed, and hydrate hundreds of thousands of […]

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Coercively “Tolerant”

April 26, 2011 Kathy Shaidle 0

It was January 2005, and the “debate” over gay “marriage” had been settled in typical Canadian fashion: according to the nation’s academic and media elites—and even some “conservative” politicians—opponents of the new “same sex marriage” […]