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This Insights eNewsletter was sent to subscribers on December 13, 2013.

eNewsletter Subject: Catholic Politics?

My title today comes from the fact that I have written a new In Depth Analysis that suggests how we can make our political commitments more Catholic. See Political principles rooted in Christ? This is not easy.

Sometimes emphasizing the negative can shake up our thinking even more effectively than searching out the positive. That's why I've also written a relatively brief On the Culture piece entitled My Six-Step Formula for Destroying Everything.

Speaking of politics and culture, many American states are adopting something called “Common Core” to control educational standards. Unfortunately, State control of education is misplaced and inherently dangerous. The Bishop of Madison, Wisconsin recently explained the position of his diocesan schools: Catholic Schools in the Diocese of Madison Will Not Adopt the Common Core State Standards.

Meanwhile, the sex, marriage and human life issues continue to plague our declining social order. Two recent news stories bear this out:...

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