Notre Dame on Welfare

Anyone who thinks that Catholics don’t understand money should school themselves on the history of my Alma Mater, the University of Notre Dame. The Fathers of the Holy Cross founded

Memories of New York

NEW YORK — I know where I am because there’s no place to use the restroom, I can’t buy food with my beloved trans-fats in it, and a pack of

Ron Won, but for Rudy

Who won the second Republican debate? Ron Paul, of course. Unfortunately, he won it for Rudy Giuliani. “I’m suggesting that we listen to the people who attacked us and the

Did God Misspeak?

Who would have thought that John Kerry and Charlie Rangel would both give interviews speaking out against gun control, right after a major shooting tragedy? Who would have thought that

No Big Brother of Mine

Some people just don’t know their place. Hillary Clinton has risen far beyond where someone like her belongs in politics. Now wait a minute, thought police, this has nothing to

Ban Lawmaking, Not Spanking

Congress has been out of session for a week, and I feel better already. It doesn’t matter which party is in power — late at night, when I stroll home

From 9/11 to 11/7

After an afternoon making calls from the Dubliner and an all-nighter fueled by a week’s worth of Irish whiskey, I put the final edits on the post-election edition of the

Something to hope for

As I sat in the stands of Notre Dame Stadium on September 16, my heart slowly sank into my stomach over the course of the afternoon. My Fighting Irish were