Apple’s Battery Scandal

  Apple is pushing customer loyalty in many areas and it is risky. They build in obsolescence by pushing new OS phones that cannot take the larger demands, hiding flaws in the batteries, shipping laptops that can not be opened and upgraded. Where are the environmentalists on these wasteful issues? From Business Insider: Apple made a […]

Frontline: Inside the African-American Abortion Battle

WOW….A 15 MINUTE DOCUMENTARY on the BLACK PRO-LIFE MOVEMENT from PBS VIDEO FRONTLINE takes an inside look at the African-American anti-abortion movement in the United States. This short film follows a group of anti-abortion activists and their work inside the black community. The centerpiece of their message: “The most dangerous place for an African-American child […]

New York City Murders Drop to 1950s Levels

Giuliani started the clean up of NYC Officials credit overall decline in crime to the police department’s data-driven approach of targeting the worst offenders  From WSJ: New York City is on track to close the year with the fewest murders since Elvis Presley appeared on “The Ed Sullivan Show.” The New York Police Department has […]

Merry Christmas, Iraq 

Christians are joyful over Islamic State’s defeat—but they’re worried about Iran.  From the WSJ:  A few nights from now the Chaldean archbishop of Erbil, Bashar Matti Warda, will celebrate Midnight Mass with his Iraqi flock. The faithful will walk into their cathedral through a passageway modeled on the Ishtar Gate that was the main entryway […]

Free Market Debate 1st Things vs. Acton

An interesting debate between the Fr Sirico of the Acton Institute and Reno of 1st Things  From Catholic Vote: Francis Fukuyama bears a heavy burden: He wrote the most premature obituary in history. He declared the end of the Cold War marked “the end of history,” ushering in a new era of unopposed democratic capitalism. […]

Catholic Director of “The Star”

  Animated Kids Movie in the style of Veggie Tales in theaters now.  From CWR: Sony Pictures’ The Star, an animated Christmas story told from the perspective of the animals, opens in theaters across the country this weekend. It is the first animated biblical story produced by a major Hollywood studio since The Prince of Egypt in 1998. […]