The last taboo

the last taboo

“Societies are defined by what they will not permit,” said Tucker Carlson in his new show, “Tucker on Twitter.” These are called taboos. Taboos may not be illegal, says Carlson, but they’re not permitted. Eight score and three years ago (163 years), the two political parties agreed on practically every taboo, but one. They agreed…

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A scary and subversive movie opens on April 14th


The pro-life movement long ago recognized that spiritual warfare lies at the heart of the abortion movement. Blaze TV host, Steve Deace, has teamed up with the crew that produced the movie, “Unplanned,” to create a subversive film called “Nefarious” that fittingly opens seven days after Good Friday. On Good Friday, Pontius Pilate asks the…

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Is Jane Fonda getting senile?

Jane Fonda

Jane Fonda went on The View television show and made a point of standing up for human abortion. Said Ms Fonda: “We have experienced many decades now of having agency over our body, of being able to determine when and how many children to have. We know what that feels like, we know what that’s…

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Top ten religious movies for Lent 2023

top ten religious movies

By TOM QUINER   People like stepping up their game during Lent, and that includes focusing on entertainment with good values. I’ve blogged on top religious films for Lent for over a decade. Movies come and go from my list depending on what I’ve seen recently. I dropped The Mission from this year’s list, even…

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Sex and procreation are holy

sex and procreation

The 2nd reading at Catholic Masses yesterday included this passage from I Corinthians 3:16-17: Brothers and sisters: Do you not know that you are the temple of God, and that the Spirit of God dwells in you? If anyone destroys God’s temple, God will destroy that person; for the temple of God, which you are,…

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Why the worst Super Bowl in history was my favorite

worst Super Bowl

By Tom Quiner, Pulse Life Advocates Board President The worst Super Bowl in history was number V. And I loved it. Looking back, it reminds me of the epic battle of pro-lifers against Roe v Wade, which all happened at about the same time. A young Baltimore Colts fan As background, I’m a lifelong Colts…

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John Lennon’s most obnoxious song

John Lennon’s most obnoxious song

The late, great Beatle, John Lennon, has written some very fine songs. But boy has he written some clunkers. Two songs stand out as being particularly insufferable: “Imagine” and “Happy Xmas (The War is Over).” Let’s start with the latter. The first sentence asks: “So this is Christmas, and what have you done?” Take a…

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The Case for Marriage Grows

case for marriage

The media is noticing. The Wall Street Journal ran yet another piece touting the case for marriage. They reported on the mystifying tendency of married couples to become wealthier than their non-married counterparts in a November 7th piece (“Moving in Together Doesn’t Match the Financial Benefits of Marriage, but Why?”). They cited data released by…

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The Age of Contempt

age of contempt

We live in an age of contempt, fueled by abortion’s ugly legacy. Did you catch the testimony of a Senate witness, Professor Khiara Bridges?  Professor Bridges was asked a simple question by Senator John Cornyn: “Do you think that a baby that is not yet born has value?” She answered: “I believe that a person…

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Top ten religious movies for Lent

top 10 religious movies for Lent

By TOM QUINER Lent has started. What a perfect time to enjoy a good religious movie. At some time or other in your life, probably during your Lenten fast, you have asked yourself the question, “what is the meaning of life?” And the answer is, that life has meaning. That meaning comes from being adopted…

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