- Abortion is selfish.
- Notre Dame recommended sending Manti Te'o to Medjugorje but Mormon officials instead assigned him to search for Joseph Smith's golden plates.
- In news coverage of the death of Jennifer McKenna Morbelli at the hands of abortionist LeRoy Carhart, the Washington Post suppressed her name. One of its columnists blasted those who revealed it publicly. Perhaps there's still some stigma attached to abortion.
- Bill Clinton is the National Father's Day Committee's Father of the Year. How many kids has he fathered out of wedlock, and how many of them were aborted?
- "We use our femininity because any means is valid," said Efrat, Mossad's senior female operational commander in an interview Mossad okayed. "But even if we think that the way to advance the mission is to sleep with [Iranian President] Ahmadinejadís chief of staff, no one in the Mossad would allow us to do it. Women agents are not used for sexual purposes. We flirt, but the line is drawn at sex." Can Israel's targets bank on that?
- "[T]he 'gay' passage of Obamaís [Inauguration] speech underscored the lingering gap between the American ideal and the American reality," wrote Frank Bruni, the NY Times's gay op-ed columnist. "As long as we gay and lesbian Americans don't have [the right to marry], weíre being told that our relationships aren't as honorable as those of straight couples. And if that's the case, then we're not as honorable, either. Is there really any other reading of the situation?" Yes, there is: Love the sinner; hate the sin.
- Our political system's cluttered with little Herods, petty politicians terrified they'll lose office if they don't advocate killing unborn children.
- President Obama went to Newtown, CT to show that America values some children.
- Christmas Gibberish. "Almost everyone who keeps Christmas seriously and loves this season for reasons secular or sacred cherishes the ritual of going through the decorations that have gathered over time," opined the NY Times in a Christmas Day editorial. How do you keep Christmas seriously for secular reasons?
- If a presidential candidate adopted positions fully congruent with the social doctrine of the Church, what percentage of the Catholic vote would he get?
- The Salt of the Earth: Blessed are the homeless, for they shall starve. NYC bans food donations to its homeless shelters because it canít assess their salt, fat, and fiber content.
- Culture Clash. Romney campaigned against Big Bird while Elmo was buggering boys.
The final page of each monthly issue of Culture Wars consists of short commentary, entitled Bullets,
written by James G. Bruen, Jr. This web page is a sampling of Bullets from recent issues.