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A Bit on the San Fran Radio Ban of the Lorde Song Royals During World Series

A Bit on the San Fran Radio Ban of the Lorde Song Royals During World Series

Lorde on RoyalsAfter the San Francisco Giants beat the St. Louis Cardinals to clinch their right to represent the National League in the 2014 Major League Baseball World Series, two Bay area radio stations made waves.  Both KFOG and KOIT announced bans on playing the minimal art pop song “Royals” by New Zealand chanteuse Lorde.  This ersatz outrage is a silly attempt to generate civic pride for the a World…

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Some of Pope Francis’ Closing Speech at the Extraordinary Synod on the Family

As the Extraordinary Synod on the Family concluded at the Vatican, Pope Francis made an remarkable closing speech. SEE MORE at DC-LausDeo.US

Some of Pope Francis’ Closing Speech at the Extraordinary Synod on the Family

As the Extraordinary Synod on the Family concluded at the Vatican, Pope Francis made an remarkable closing speech. SEE MORE at DC-LausDeo.US

Peyton Manning on Legacies

Peyton Manning on Legacies

Well, now Peyton Manning’s legacy includes the all-time NFL career touchdown record.


 Peyton Manning surpassed  Brett Favre with 509 TDs in 56 fewer games than the prior record holder. 
As for the dethroned TD champion, Favre was nonchalant about having his mark surpassed. Favre opined:

“I don’t really care to be…

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Thomas Sowell on Politics
Pope Paul VI on Liturgy
Rosalind Russell on Life
Cardinal Walter Kasper on Deliberations at the Synod of the Family
Bernadette Rostenkowski Wolowitz on Life
Cardinal Schoenborn on the Nature of Same Sex Relationships

Actor Paul Rudd Jocularly Celebrates KC Royals Advance to World Series

The Kansas City Royals swept the Baltimore Orioles in the 2014 American League Championship Series, breaking a World Series drought of 29 years.

Ill. Gov. Pat Quinn’s Populist Push for Re-election
Cardinal Zbigņevs Stankevičs on the Family
Mark Pryor on the Middle Class

Mark Pryor on the Middle Class

Mark Pryor Arkansas Middle Class

Senator Mark Pryor (D-AR) is engaged in a tough fight to retain his Senate seat against freshman Congressman  Tom Cotton (R-AR 4th).   Pryor is a two term incumbent who was also the scion of former Arkansan Governor and US Senator David Pryor (D-AR).

Politically, Arkansas skews conservative as it voted 60% for Republicans in the 2012 Presidential race.  So the Democrat can not just make a…

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Mark Twain on Genius