Catholic priorities... Reading in
the Feb. 3rd Detroit Free Press of retired Catholic Cardinal Roger
Mahony’s efforts to “shield priests from prosecution and keep
parishioners in the dark about sex crimes against minors” leads me...
Wants to drive 55... Does
anyone remember why a national 55 MPH speed limit was imposed by a law
signed by President Nixon back in early 1974? This speed limit was in
response to 1973’s oil price increases on oil shortages. Limiting
vehicular speed was intended to reduce consumption of oil...
Pay attention, voters... As
if the lame duck actions of the Michigan legislature weren’t enough,
the GOP is now working on a new law to change the way our electoral
votes are counted. State Rep. Peter Lund, R-Shelby Township, is
sponsoring the bill that would tie our votes to the congressional
districts instead of the number of electoral votes assigned to each
state based on population...
Assaults weapons unnecessary... Do
people really think they need assault weapons that fire 100 bullets
without reloading to protect themselves? Do we really think that the
federal government will confiscate our guns? If that is our fear, it
seems to be a bit unrealistic when the federal government has drones and
other sophisticated weapons which could be used far more effectively
than gun power...