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This year may be the last January March for Life. I’ve attended many of the annual pro-life gatherings in our nation’s capital, and it’s a sight to behold. There’s always a big showing from North Dakota, thanks to the University of Mary in Bismarck. The day before the march, I almost always …

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So here’s my question: Let’s say you’re Attorney General Merrick Garland. Filing a criminal indictment against former President Donald Trump should be a fairly straightforward matter, even though conspiracy charges are notoriously hard to prove. After all, much of Trump’s Jan. 6, 2021, attem…

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This week, the incoming New York City Mayor Eric Adams — the supposed rational corrective to uber-radical outgoing Mayor Bill de Blasio — announced that he would allow legislation to proceed allowing local voting for 800,000 noncitizens. The same week, the legislature in California took up a…

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A persistent and pernicious infection is tearing through America as the new year dawns. But it’s not called delta or omicron. It’s not caused by a virus. And it cannot be prevented by wearing a mask or standing 6 feet away from the next customer at the grocery.

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Archbishop Desmond Tutu died the day after Christmas at the age of 90. The Nobel Peace laureate was a leader in the movement to overthrow apartheid, South Africa’s brutal system of racial segregation. After that historic victory and the election of Nelson Mandela as South Africa’s first Blac…

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“Be my Mommy!” the banner in the CVS window read, part of a display of surplus Baby Emma dolls. It was the fifth day of Christmas, and I noticed during Mass — shortly before I went to the drugstore to pick up prescriptions — that one of the petitions during the service was for those struggli…

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In 2020, Americans learned that if emergency dictated, we could lock down, mask up, and blow out spending to temporarily stymie the impact of a global pandemic. We learned that if uncertainty required massive response, we could mobilize massive response, including the creation of new vaccine…

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Christmas is a season, not just a day. And it only begins on Dec. 25. The Rockefeller Center tree and elves on shelves and all the rest can be deceiving. We were merely preparing for Christmas, and are now celebrating it, at least until the Epiphany. Others will celebrate until the feast of …

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