The Politics of Fornication

The Politics of Fornication

  By: Paul Murano – March, 2012 A female Georgetown law student testified before Congress last week claiming that she is going through considerable hardship because her Catholic affiliated university does not offer her free contraception to allow her to fornicate with no natural consequences. In response, Nancy Pelosi commiserated, Rush Limbaugh referred to her […]

Women and Children First

Women and Children First

  By: Paul Murano – February, 2012 The capsizing of the Costa Concordia in Santa Marinella, Italy where the captain apparently abandoned ship with passengers still on board recalls the old saying, Women and Children First. It was a saying that captured a cultural assumption that seems to be lost today. Not too long ago […]

Daniel Avila Was Right

Daniel Avila Was Right

  By: Paul Murano – December, 2011 In the October 28th edition of the Boston Pilot, the Newspaper of the Archdiocese of Boston, Daniel Avila wrote a column entitled, “Some fundamental questions on same-sex attraction”. He was highly criticized, and both he and the newspaper apparently bowed to politically correct pressure and issued a public […]

Occupying Earth

Occupying Earth

  By: Paul Murano – November, 2011 No one seems to notice the relationship between two converging occurrences in the news recently. Person number seven billion has joined us on this spinning and rotating rock we call earth, on Halloween day according to demographic analysts. Welcome to the human race number 7 billion! In the […]

Uglo-Americans Unite!

Uglo-Americans Unite!

  By: Paul Murano – September, 2011 The ugly may finally be getting some attention. And I’m not being cute. The New York Times just released an article on how “ugly” people are discriminated against (NYT, Aug. 27, 2011). Being attractive, it states, helps you earn more money, find a more attractive spouse, and get […]

Obama’s Birth Control Plan

Obama’s Birth Control Plan

  By Paul Murano – August, 2011 The Obama administration said last month that health insurance plans must cover birth control as preventive care for women, with no co-pays. This is huge. From the FDA approving the birth control pill in 1960 to the court striking down restrictions to contraception use in 1965 (Griswold vs. […]

Reveling in Death

Reveling in Death

  By; Paul Murano – May, 2011 The Bin Laden saga has illustrated to the world two ugly manifestations of the hate that lurks in the hearts of men. The first happened ten years ago on 9/11 when it resulted in over 3,000 innocent people being killed. The second came last week when countless people […]

What is Truth

What is Truth

  By: Paul Murano – April, 2011 This month the world’s two billion Christians celebrate Easter, their biggest holiday of the year. I want to focus on three words posed as a question by Pontius Pilate just hours before the Easter resurrection event. According to historical records these three words make up the last question […]

Wise Men Still Seek Him

  By: Paul Murano , January, 2011 On December 29th on WHAV radio I wished the host of Paying Attention a Merry Christmas. Tom Duggan, the host, immediately informed me Christmas was over. So I took the opportunity to clarify this common misconception. While the secular world celebrates Christmas from the last bite of turkey […]

The Shallow World of Politics

  By: Paul Murano – November, 2010 Okay, so Republicans have picked up major gains in this midterm election. Is this something conservatives should celebrate? Does it mean the country is turning right? Not at all. It is a pattern that has been happening for decades. There are basically two reasons people win major elections […]