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The Secret to a Better Life and Less Political Violence Is Here

If you read a lot of business and personal improvement blogs, you know they feed a lot of tips for living a better life. By “better” they mean making more money, getting a promotion, being more productive, whatever. Are those things really what makes life better? If so, why do so many successful people burn out? John Belushi, River Phoenix, Amy Winehouse, Janice Joplin, Michael Jackson. Is it show business? Read more →

Did Pope Francis and Vatican Sec State Admit Viganò’s Testimony?

One week after Archbishop Carlo Viganò released his bombshell letter, it looks obvious that Pope Francis admits the key allegation: Francis knew McCarrick to be a serial molester, and he returned McCarrick to public ministry anyway. As we’ll see later in this post, Pope Francis has a pattern of letting molesters and their protectors off the hook. Speaks for Itself Did the pope admit to the horrendous allegations directly? Not directly. Read more →

Jim Towey Is Confused

God bless Jim Towey and the work of his school, Ave Maria University. I am confident that he is confused, and we should pray for clarity. I’m talking about his recent series of letters and clarifications regarding how Catholics should express their obedience to the pope. Jim is partially right and partially off base. What Jim Towey Gets Right Jim is right that that conservative Catholics need to be very gracious and obedient when they challenge the pope’s formal teaching on matters like the death penalty. Read more →

Pope Emeritus Benedict Can Settle It All

One man can confirm or deny the central allegation against Pope Francis. The Catholic Church needs that man to step up now. In an 11-page letter by former US Nuncio (ambassador) Archbishop Carlo Maria Viganò, Pope Francis is accused of ignoring warnings about Cardinal Timothy McCarrick. Viganò claims he personally delivered the warning to Pope Francis in 2013. The pope allegedly ignored the warning and the dossier on McCarrick in 2013. Read more →

The Fisherman’s Other Shoe Just Dropped

God, come to our assistance O, Lord, make haste to help us Pope Francis ignored evidence of crimes and overturned punishment imposed by Pope Benedict on the wicked and disgraced Cardinal McCarrick. That’s according to a former papal nuncio and corroborated by a former first counselor to the nunciature to the United States speaking on the record. The two men have direct knowledge of the matter. Pope Francis refused to comment on the allegations that he personally covered up McCarrick’s crimes. Read more →

Breaking News: Multiple Deputies Down in Shooting South of Denver (Active)

Latest: Sheriff sets up emergency shelter for displaced residents: Due to the size and cope of this investigation an emergency shelter has been set up @ East Ridge Rec Center, located at 9568 University Blvd. in Highlands Ranch. If anyone has been displaced from their homes due to this event please feel free to head there. — DC Sheriff (@dcsheriff) December 31, 2017 Earlier: Domestic disturbance led to shots fired, via Douglas County Sheriff: Read more →

Breaking: State Department releases Huma Abedin emails found on Weiner’s hard drive

The US Department of State released 2,800 emails involving Hillary aid Huma Abedin that were found on Anthony Weiner’s hard drive last year, Judicial Watch reports. You can read all the emails here: FOIA Abedin Emails In a statement, Judicial Watch, which forced the release through lawsuits, said this: This is a major victory. After years of hard work in federal court, Judicial Watch has forced the State Department to finally allow Americans to see these public documents. Read more →

Equifax Update: More Breaches, More Lies

You will be mad. You probably don’t have a contract with Equifax. Your creditors do. When you apply for a loan, you give creditors permission to: 1. Obtain your credit file. 2. Update your credit file. You expect that creditors vet their vendors, don’t you? You assume banks and credit card companies test their vendors’ security. And you expect financial services companies like Equifax to be on the up and up. Read more →

I still think James Comey is a felon, and the FBI is corrupt

James Comey exonerated Hillary Clinton three months before he interviewed her. James Comey exonerated Hillary Clinton before interviewing 16 key witnesses. James Comey exonerated Hillary Clinton before he gathered any significant evidence. James Comey gave Hillary Clinton permission to destroy evidence in a felony investigation. James Comey leaked classified information to the media. These are all facts. No one disputes them. They are all crimes of various degrees. Some felonies. Read more →

Why I’m Betting on an Indictment of Comey

I made a lot of money on the election. Most of that money I cashed out. But I left a small balance in case I saw another opportunity to bet against the prevailing wisdom. I saw that opportunityt last night. My PredictIt Success In January 2016, I bought three kinds of shares on PredictIt, the prediction market. 1. Trump would win the Republican nomination. 2. Trump would win the White House. Read more →