Boston Strong: Grace under relentless pressure
Sheila Liaugminas | 22 April 2013
The day after last Monday’s Boston marathon bombings, the former mayor who embodies the great big heart and soul of that great city was defiant and determined. They not only responded to the terror with great humanity that day he told me on Tuesday, they would come back stronger and in greater numbers for next year’s Patriot’s Day landmark event. Nobody could have yet known what the week would still hold for Bostonians, and how drained they would be by the end of it. But, thank God, it ended.
‘The Fog of Benghazi’
Sheila Liaugminas | 04 November 2012
This is getting more attention, finally. Warranted attention.
What the Muslim outrage is really about
Sheila Liaugminas | 17 September 2012
Power. Not a ‘dopey’ short video, which few rioters likely even saw.
Apologizing for America again?
Sheila Liaugminas | 21 April 2010
President Obama’s comments are, of course, listened to carefully around the world. What he’s been saying doesn’t sound like commanders-in-chief who have gone before him. Slips of the tongue, or revealing ideology?
The desire not to offend
Sheila Liaugminas | 09 January 2010
It’s given just about exclusively to Muslims these days, and that’s
no personal observation.
Media outside their comfort zone
Sheila Liaugminas | 14 November 2009
They tend to be fine with insulting and finding fault with
Christians. But everyone else’s beliefs are out of the bounds
of serious scrutiny in our diverse and multi-cultural society.
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24 May 2013
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23 May 2013
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23 May 2013
“Comfort women”, carpet bombing, atom bombs, lethal drones and genocide can all be justified by appeals to necessity.
Digital multitasking: scourge or blessing?
22 May 2013
How can we teach students to focus on what they ought to be doing?
Who or what is a “child”?
22 May 2013
Canada's Parliament lacks the courage to take a stand on defining when an unborn child will be protected by the…
Catholic social teaching,