Do Call it a Bailout


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Chris Dodd and the Democrats’ new financial reform bill authorizes bailouts in perpetuity.

NewsReal Sunday: The End of a Dynasty? Patrick Kennedy Bows Out


Representative Patrick Kennedy has announced that he is not running for re-election; an unheard of event in the last generation, but it may be a sign that the magic of the Kennedy clan has faded among today’s Catholic voters.
For the past four decades, a portrait of President John F. Kennedy was proudly displayed on the walls of Irish Catholic homes, between the [...]

Hey, Hey, LBJ: How Many Kids Did You Starve Today?


Last week, one of our hottest discussions on NewsReal involved the controversy over Bishop Thomas Tobin recommending that Congressman Patrick Kennedy not partake of communion as long as he is a proponent of abortion.
Former Johnson Administration official, Joseph Califano Jr. had a rather chilling op-ed in response to this principled action by the Bishop in [...]

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