Tag: newspaper

Man Boobs

It’s hard to argue with this guy’s logic. Then again, St. Anselm’s ontological argument for the existence of God sounds good at first, too. That is, until you really pick it apart. So I leave it to my compitent readers. What’s wrong with this argument? “I usually don’t send out pure opinion pieces, but let …

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Right to What?!

This WaPo headline bugs me. Court Lets Right-to-Die Ruling Stand. The issue is not whether Terri Schiavo has a right to die. At best, it’s whether Michael Schiavo has the right to let her die. At worst, it’s whether he has the right to kill her.

Catholics, Kerry, and a Column

David McCarthy (Pitt News) wonders why a priest at the Catholic Newman Center critiqued his writing. Perhaps this sloppy and uninformative segment demonstrates why. By the way, this article is a follow-up to another of his. Sitting down with a priest at the Catholic Newman Center, I politely asked the clergyman’s opinion [about why many …

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A Study in Contrasts

I'm fascinated by bias and slant in the media. Here are two opposing spins on the same story. Vatican Has Not Denied Automatic Excommunication of John Kerry (LifeSiteNews) "News which broke yesterday about a Vatican consultant's response to a question about canon law application to Catholic politicians who support abortion, has created a media uproar …

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Tabloid Tittilation

The Pitt News has churned out another piece of prize-winning journalism. *sigh* The good news is that not every reader approved of the trashy column.