Unrepentant to the End

My wife’s cousin Dick can’t admit he was wrong. Still says “We don’t torture” and “waterboarding is kewl” (water torture not being torture in his tortured reasoning). Says he would have still argued for invading Iraq even knowing what we know now (despite Karl Rove’s statements on the matter).

Excommunicated

Msgr. Dale Fushek, former pastor of St. Timothy Catholic church in Mesa, AZ, founder of the LifeTeen program, accused of sexual abuse of minors, has been excommunicated by the Catholic Church. Not for his abuse of minors, but because he founded an independent Praise and Worship Center. Also excommunicated, Fr. Roy Bourgeois, MM, for advocating…

Episcopalians in the News

The real question is, why are Episcopalians so often in the news, when they are such a small denomination? That’s the question asked by E. E. Evans at GetReligion, echoing what Terry Mattingly wrote in 1994. There are only about 2.4 million Episcopalians. Baptists, Lutherans, Methodists, Mormons, Presbyterians, Church of God in Christ, Assemblies of…

Kudos to Harris County Sheriff-Elect

I voted for the right man for sheriff. Adrian Garcia hasn’t taken office yet, but he’s showing that he is indeed bringing the right sort of change to the office of Harris County Sheriff. The day before Thanksgiving, deputies reportedly terrorized a family of Sikhs when they responded to the call that their home had…