Just about everything about Pope Francis rings true. A mere two months into his papacy he has shed many of the Church's gaudy and inapt symbols of materialism and returned the philosophical focus of the Church to where Jesus Christ would have wanted it to be: on the poor. Banished to the closets of the Vatican are his predecessors' ornate Renaissance vestments along with an assortment of un-Christ-like ostentatious adornments including a solid gold crucifix.Read More »
Raise your hand if you, like me, have a hard time understanding why the military seems powerless to end sexual assault within its ranks.
By Bonnie Erbe
Former U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O'Connor rocked the world this week when she admitted to the Chicago Tribune that the Justices probably should have not have agreed to decide the now-infamous Bush v. Gore case. That case put George W. Bush in the White House and brought us, among other debacles, the Iraq War.
O'Connor told the Tribune: "Maybe the court should have said, 'We're not going to take it, goodbye.'"
Uh, yeah, right. She's a little bit late perhaps, but absolutely correct. Unfortunately the ineradicable damage has already been done.Read More »
By Katie Snider, Associate Producer
Joining Forces is First Lady Michelle Obama and Dr. Jill Biden’s program designed to help servicemen and women transition back into the workforce. It has already hired or trained 290,000 veterans, almost tripling the original goal of hiring 100,000 veterans by 2013. Dr. Jill Biden helped the First Lady set it up 2 years ago. One thing Joining Forces does is streamline the time it takes to become a licensed professional. Thirteen states have passed laws to do the same thing.Read More »
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