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New Oxford Notes: December 2005

The Miers Disaster

Democrats and Republicans alike seemed to agree that Harriet Miers is not an "ideologue" or an "extremist" -- code words for a prolifer.

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"Thank Goodness, It Was With a Woman, Not a Man"

Conservative Catholic hero Monsignor Eugene Clark, foe of homosexuals in the clergy, is involved in a different kind of scandal.

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Trouble Understanding Father's Accent?

If Catholics don't want to have large families, they should blame themselves for the priest shortage and not blame Father's accent.

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Chrismukkah: It's In the Cards

A newly minted interfaith "holiday" is a multi-cultural mishmash of cherished rituals and customs with "no dogma and no rules."

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The Exception Proves the Rule

LIberals say the cure for abortion is contraception, but more than half of all abortions occur when women have used contraceptives.

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