Category Archives: Social Justice

Iowa’s hispanic population booms

Iowa’s Hispanic population exploded over the past decade, growing by 83.7 percent as Latinos drawn by meatpacking jobs began diversifying in the workplace. Polk County’s Hispanic population growth outpaced the rest of the state, up by 97.9 percent since 2000, … Continue reading

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Catholic Republicans’ political beliefs, challenged by their faith

Faithful Catholics Should Not Belong to a Political Tribe. This goes for Republicans as well as Democrats. Catholicism does not fit neatly into political ideology. Period. Washington Post journalist Michael Gerson, who is not Catholic, understands this better than most … Continue reading

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Meanwhile, Back at the ranch……..

Well we are back from Denver. Lord, I really hate the drive. Ten long hours, and Nebraska is really really flat. But it was great to be able to spend some time with my parents. The traffic in Denver is … Continue reading

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In one Corner…..

The right to life is the most basic of human rights.. This is because all humans are made in the image and likeness of God. All human life is sacred and unrepeatable. The dignity of the human person is the … Continue reading

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