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eNewsletter Subject: Borrowed Time?

Fr. Jerry Pokorsky reminds us this week that we are all Living on Borrowed Time. It's a good reminder of the importance of thinking about things properly.

Speaking of which, in my latest On the Culture commentary, I examine distinctions that ought to be very important not only to the US Department of Justice, but to all of us: Sex vs. Sexual Orientation; Prejudice vs. Discrimination.

Meanwhile, Phil Lawler updates us on other linguistic issues which affect how we think. See Quick Hits: ‘liberal’ and ‘conservative’ Catholics; harsh rhetoric and divisiveness.

While we are waxing rhetorical, I should point out one of the lesser problems created by social networking. This headline (and, yes, it's ours) takes the prize: ‘Free our country from the clutches of Communism and socialism,’ Venezuela’s bishops tweet.

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