Saturday, October 15, 2005

 

Hitler's Pope?

I saw an eye-opening program last night on EWTN, the Eternal Word Television Network. The show was Raymond Arroyo's "The World Over Live," and the guest was a Rabbi who has written a book about Pope Pius XII. The book is called The Myth of Hitler's Pope, and it answers quite neatly all of the liberal anti-Catholic claims that Pius XII was a silent pope who stood by and did nothing while millions of Jews were slaughtered by the Nazis.

Apparently, Pius was not only not silent, but himself saved thousands of Jews from certain death, to the point of hiding many at his personal villa at Castel Gandolfo.

Of course, libs and Catholic-haters don't want to hear that, and I have no doubt that this book will receive scathing reviews in the New York Times, but for everyone who wants a fair and balanced view of this pope, I'd say this book is essential reading. The fact that it was written by a Rabbi speaks volumes, and the fact that this Rabbi is himself a professor at a Catholic college adds substantial weight to his arguments. He points out that such Jewish notables as Golda Meir and Albert Einstein expressed high praise for Pope Pius XII, and Einstein did so in Time magazine, one of liberalism's bibles.

Oh, and one more thing. Rabbi Dalin points out that Hitler did indeed have a more than willing accomplice in religious circles--a Muslim leader, no less, named Hajj Amin al-Husseini. The lengthy Wikipedia article on this shining light of the Muslim world can be found at this link.

Thursday, October 13, 2005

 

Warning to all parents of daughters! American Girl--deep ties to pro-abortion

I found this disturbing, to say the least. My own daughters love the American Girl doll line. I am posting this here in its entirety, so please visit the Pro-Life Action League for more information.

American Girl Doll Company Helps Fund Pro-Abortion Group

The Pro-Life Action League is alerting parents that a seemingly innocent self-esteem campaign launched by the popular American Girl doll company is helping to support the pro-abortion, pro-lesbian agenda of Girls Incorporated.

In August, American Girl launched the "I Can" campaign, which involves a pledge and the purchase of a special bracelet. Seventy cents of each one-dollar bracelet sold will be donated to Girls Inc. American Girl is also donating an additional $50,000 to Girls Inc.

"Parents need to know that this effort to promote self-esteem among girls is not as innocent as it seems," commented League Executive Director Ann Scheidler. "While Girls Inc. has some good programs, they also support abortion, oppose abstinence-only education for girls, and condone lesbianism."

The Anti-Family Agenda of Girls Inc.

Excerpts from the Girls Inc. advocacy statement on girls' health makes their anti-family agenda clear (emphasis added):

"Girls Incorporated supports a woman's freedom of choice, a constitutional right established by the U.S. Supreme Court in 1973 in Roe vs. Wade."

"To make responsible decisions about sexuality, pregnancy and parenthood, girls need and have a right to sensitive, truthful sexuality education; convenient access to safe, effective methods of contraception and protection from disease; and referral to comprehensive information, counseling, clinical and other services that support their responsible decisions."

"Girls have a right to positive, supportive environments and linkages to community resources for dealing with issues of sexual orientation."

In addition, Girls Inc.'s list [PDF] of "Sexuality Resources for Girls" includes books promoting premarital sex, birth control, contraception and abortion. And while Girls Inc. says they promote abstinence, their program for pregnancy prevention depends on providing birth control, and Girls Inc. opposed additional funding for abstinence education in the U.S. Senate.

League Urges Parents To Contact American Girl

The League is urging parents, grandparents and other family members to write and call American Girl President Ellen L. Brothers to object to the company's support for Girls Inc. Letters, phone calls and e-mails should be directed to:
Ellen L. Brothers, PresidentAmerican Girl8400 Fairway PlaceMiddleton, WI 53562
Tel: 1-800-845-0005Fax: 608-828-4790E-Mail:
ellen.brothers@americangirl.com

Scheidler and the League hope American Girl will sever ties with Girls Inc. before the League calls for a boycott of American Girl products and launches a picketing campaign at the American Girl Place retail stores in Chicago and New York.

Wednesday, October 12, 2005

 

Hollywood, biased? Surely you're joking!

Well, they're finally handing out stars in Hollywood to honor mediocre B-movie-level actresses. Of course, said crappy actresses are both flaming liberals, so why am I surprised that the star-bedecked sidewalk will now contain the names of Kirsten Dunst and Charlize Theron?

(Those links, by the way, are to the HTML version of a .pdf file, and you need only search for those illustrious actress' names at the link to see their campaign contributions to John Kerry. If you want the original .pdf file, either google, without the quotes, "Kirsten Dunst John Kerry" and then scroll down, or e-mail me and I'll gladly send it to you.)

If anyone disagress with me that the lovely Charlize and the lovely Kirsten are no more than B-movie (at best) talents, feel free to go out and rent "The Devil's Advocate" (with a bonus for you fellas out there--Charlize is naked for much of the flick! Complete with whip-marks from her encounter with the son of Satan!) or "Wimbledon." Or try "Bring It On" (Dunst) or "Reindeer Games" (Theron), for truly sparkling examples of these actresses' work. ("Reindeer Games" also showcases an Oscar-worthy performance by Ben Affleck, by the way. And I hope the heavy sarcasm in that last sentence comes through clearly.)

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