A Story of Federal Ineptness

Houston Press has story of horrific conditions at a federal prison in Texas during Hurricane Rita (contrasting with the excellent response of the TDCJ)–and the brutality inflicted afterwards on prisoners who dared complain.

Let’s Play Pretend

A man at MicroSoft dresses as a woman. He’s had surgeries to his face and chest (none below the waist). Why won’t someone call this for what it is–he’s playing pretend. He’s not a woman, regardless of what the law may say, regardless of what changes he’s done to his body. He’s a man pretending…

“Pope Benedict to Rehabilitate Martin Luther”

An Irish friend in the comments below links to an Irish blog, Clerical Whispers, which links to a Times article that says Pope Benedict XVI will be issuing a new evaluation of Martin Luther this September [Update: the story is bogus]. Pope Benedict XVI is to rehabilitate Martin Luther, arguing that he did not intend…

The SSPX and Antisemitism

Thanks to one of my UK Catholic readers for sending me this link to Britain’s Catholic Herald: Lefebvrists face crisis as bishop is exposed as ‘dangerous’ anti-Semite. A senior bishop of the Lefebvrist Society of St Pius X (SSPX) has endorsed the Protocols of the Elders of Zion, a notorious anti-Semitic forgery that enjoys widespread…