Saturday, October 14, 2006

odds and ends from the blogosphere


He who is punished is never he who performed the deed. He is always the scapegoat.

Hat tip The Shrine of the Holy Whapping
The orignial can be found here.

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"May Christian spouses, aware of the grace received, build a family open to life and capable of facing together the numerous and complicated challenges of our time," exhorted Benedict XVI.
Hat Tip:
A Catholic Mom in Hawaii
Orignial at ZENIT news agency.

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Newsweek of 12 October contains the following passage:
When President George W. Bush starts using fifty-cent words in press conferences, one has to wonder why [Yes, after all, he’s just a stupid chimp, isn’t he? -ed. (LGF)], and on Wednesday, during his Rose Garden appearance, he used the word “caliphate” four times. . . . . Many people live long, fruitful lives without once using the word caliphate.

How quickly the press forgets when their overuse of the five-dollar word "gravitas" grated on the nerves of readers and listeners all over the U.S. Many people live long, fruitful lives without once using the word "gravitas." Hat tip to Little Green Footballs

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