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  • Early endorsements from Democrats for Markey won’t slow Joe Kennedy

    09/27/2019 8:21:26 AM PDT · by luke1825 · 9 replies
    lowell sun ^ | 9/27 | peter lucas
    Can a candidate be a favorite and an underdog at the same time? Ordinarily the answer is no. But if your name is Joe Kennedy III anything is possible, even wresting the U. S. Senate seat from longtime Washington veteran Sen. Ed Markey. But despite the polls that put Kennedy ahead after his decision to challenge Markey in the September Democrat primary, it will not be as easy as it looks. Kennedy must articulate why Markey, a fellow progressive, should be ousted. He did not do that convincingly on Saturday when he made his candidacy official.
  • KATRIN cuts the mass estimate for the elusive neutrino in half

    09/16/2019 6:17:50 PM PDT · by BenLurkin · 22 replies ^ | 09/16/2019 | by James Urton, University of Washington
    The KATRIN discovery stems from direct, high-precision measurements of how a rare type of electron-neutrino pair share energy. This approach is the same as neutrino mass experiments from the 1990s and early 2000s...both of which set the previous upper limit of the mass at 2 eV. The heart of the KATRIN experiment is the source that generates electron-neutrino pairs: gaseous tritium, a highly radioactive isotope of hydrogen. As the tritium nucleus undergoes radioactive decay, it emits a pair of particles: one electron and one neutrino, both sharing 18,560 eV of energy. KATRIN scientists cannot directly measure the neutrinos, but they...
  • Minke whale carcass found at Humarock Beach (mass. sharks

    09/10/2019 7:30:10 PM PDT · by Capt. Tom · 21 replies
    Cape Cod Times ^ | Sept. 10, 2019 | Mary Ann Bragg
    SCITUATE — A minke whale carcass was found Monday afternoon in the surf at Humarock Beach, making for the fourth found in the region this summer. At the beach, New England Aquarium’s marine animal rescue team found the carcass of a 22-foot-long sub-adult. The whale is believed to have died within the last few days. The carcass had been significantly scavenged by sharks. A full necropsy couldn’t be performed because of the amount of tissue that had been eaten, but the good condition of the skin on the pectoral fins and back indicated that the whale had died recently. There...
  • Man kills eight schoolchildren in China on first day of class

    09/03/2019 7:53:42 AM PDT · by BenLurkin · 19 replies
    CNN ^ | September 3, 2019 | Ben Westcott and Serenitie Wang
    A separate statement by the Enshi City police was originally posted on Chinese social media site Weibo but was later removed without explanation. The hashtag "school criminal case in Hubei" had gained 120 million views on Weibo as of Tuesday morning. Attacks on schoolchildren in China have happened before. In October, at least 14 children at a kindergarten in Chongqing were slashed by a woman with a kitchen knife. In April 2018, nine students were killed and others injured after a male suspect began attacking students in Shaanxi province. According to a statement from the local government, a 40-year-old man...
  • Attention to All Catholics: Protest This Satanic Black Mass in Canada

    08/16/2019 6:15:24 PM PDT · by ConernedAmerican · 14 replies
    TFP Student Action ^ | 08-16-19 | TFP
    I regret to inform you that satanists are planning a blasphemous Black Mass in Ottawa (Canada) at a heavy metal bar called “The Koven” on Saturday, Aug. 17, 2019. This new attack against God and the Holy Catholic Church -- billed as a first in Canadian history -- is described in these terms: "Satanic Unbaptism""Black Mass Ritual""Featuring Burlesque performances” Sign your protest now, right here. No words can describe how evil this is because every Black Mass is a direct sin of hatred against God.  Typically -- in a satanic Black Mass -- the true Catholic Mass is twisted and...
  • Judge Shelley Joseph, of Natick, accused of aiding wanted immigrant gets pay restored (Mass.)

    08/14/2019 4:44:05 AM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 13 replies
    The Associated Press ^ | Aug. 13, 2019 | William J. Kole
    BOSTON — A Massachusetts judge charged with helping an immigrant escape a federal agent waiting to arrest him will be paid while her legal battle plays out, the state’s highest court ruled Tuesday. Reversing course in a closely watched case that has showcased official resistance to the Trump administration’s tough immigration policy, the Supreme Judicial Court said Newton District Court Judge Shelley Joseph would resume collecting her annual salary of $181,000.
  • Shooting with multiple victims in Dayton, Ohio

    08/03/2019 11:27:49 PM PDT · by LegendHasIt · 154 replies
    BNO News ^ | Published 54 mins ago on August 4, 2019 | BNO News
    Police and other emergency services in Ohio are responding to a shooting with multiple fatalities near downtown Dayton, local officials and witnesses say. Only few details are currently available. The incident happened just after 1 a.m. on Sunday when police were called for an “active shooter” on or near East 5th Street in the Oregon District. Details about the circumstances of the shooting were not immediately known. According to initial reports, multiple people have been shot, but there is no official word on the total number of victims. A video taken by a witness appeared to show at least two...
  • A Baker three-peat would make history, if he wants it

    07/16/2019 6:05:49 AM PDT · by luke1825 · 12 replies
    lowell sun ^ | july 16 | peter lucas
    Third term, Charlie? How about fixing the second term first? Yet, If Gov. Charlie Baker wants an unprecedented third consecutive term as governor, as is the talk, he probably will get it. Despite the ongoing, systemic problems with the MBTA ( Massachusetts Bay Trauma Authority), the State Police overtime embezzlement scandal, and now suspended driver’s license disaster at the pathetically incompetent Registry of Motor Vehicles, nothing sticks to the man. I’m working on things, the governor says, and in the long run everything is going to work out just fine. So, trust me, he adds. And the people do, which...
  • Cath Cauc:US Bishops ask young Catholics why they stayed in Church. They respond it’s the Latin Mass

    06/14/2019 7:56:50 AM PDT · by ebb tide · 16 replies
    LifeSite News ^ | June 13, 2019 | Clare Chretien
    [Catholic Caucus] US Bishops ask young Catholics why they stayed in Church. They respond it’s the Latin Mass June 13, 2019 (LifeSiteNews) – The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) asked young Catholics who haven’t left the faith what made them stay. While their answer may be surprising to many, it will not be to anyone familiar with the state of the Church today. First of all, the USCCB is to be commended for asking young people why they’ve stayed in the Church rather than left; too often Church leadership takes its cues on catechesis and evangelization from...
  • Ed Markey is currently the luckiest man in the United States

    05/31/2019 6:07:14 AM PDT · by luke1825 · 13 replies
    lowell sun ^ | 5/31 | peter lucas
    Eddie Markey just dodged a bullet, which only goes to show that it is better to be lucky than good. If Shannon Liss- Riordan of Brookline is Markey’s only opponent in the 2020 Democrat primary for the U. S. Senate, then he has little to worry about. He will have even less concern if a second or third Democrat jumps into the primary race seeking to knock him off. That would only further split the Democrat vote and guarantee Markey the nomination. And while there may be a serious Republican out there willing to take the veteran Congressman on in...
  • Mass shooting at Brazilian bar leaves 11 people dead

    05/19/2019 7:02:35 PM PDT · by BenLurkin · 18 replies ^ | 05/19/2109 | Chris Perez
    A group of heavily-armed men — riding on a motorcycle and in three cars — went on a shooting rampage at a bar in Brazil, killing at least 11 people on Sunday, according to officials. Seven men were said to have carried out the 4 p.m. attack, according to Brazilian news outlet G1, which cited Pará officials. Six women and five men were killed. Officials said almost all of them were shot in the head. ... The bar that they targeted is in a high crime area, which had to get police reinforcements earlier this year, according to G1.
  • [Cath Cauc] German bishops back women refusing to go to Sunday mass to protest abuse crisis

    05/17/2019 6:45:37 AM PDT · by ebb tide · 5 replies
    LifeSite News ^ | May 16, 2019 | Maike HIckson
    [Catholic Caucus] German bishops back women refusing to go to Sunday mass to protest abuse crisis GERMANY, May 16, 2019 (LifeSiteNews) – The German Bishops' Conference has surprisingly thrown its support behind a women’s strike run by feminists that calls on women to refuse to enter Catholic churches for one week, including on Sunday, to protest sex abuse in the priesthood.  The women’s strike, called “Maria 2.0”, is taking place in Germany from May 11 until 18. It is organized by a group of women around the psychologist Andrea Voß-Frick from Münster, Diocese of Münster. Along with protesting against...
  • Media blitz foiled: conservatives outnumber liberals in far more states, since Trump's election

    02/24/2019 6:22:58 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 13 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 02/24/2019 | Rick Moran
    You could be forgiven if you thought that the media onslaught against conservatives the last few years would have an effect on how most of the country views the right. That media campaign - directed against Donald Trump but also against conservatives - has been unprecedented in its scope and intensity. Conservatives are routinely portrayed as racist, sexist, homophobic, anti-Muslim, and paranoid xenophobes.  But Gallup found some remarkable conservative strength all across the country. Their latest survey shows that liberals outnumber conservatives in only 6 states and that there are 25 states where conservatives are polling above their national average....
  • A Biography of Bugnini Paints a Startling Picture

    02/03/2019 5:45:43 PM PST · by marshmallow · 3 replies
    The Catholic Herald (UK) ^ | 1/31/19 | Fr. Dominic Allain
    Many facts once dismissed as conspiracy theories are shown to be historically accurate For Christmas I was given a copy of the newly translated biography of Annibale Bugnini, architect of the Novus Ordo Mass – and hero or éminence grise of the Council’s liturgical reforms, depending on your viewpoint. It is difficult not to tend towards the latter, though I don’t think the author intends it so. Startling things emerge: many facts once dismissed as conspiracy theories because they were originally reported by those who opposed some reforms are here held to be historically accurate, perhaps the most notorious being...
  • Gov. Baker sure walks, talks and taxes like a Democrat

    02/01/2019 5:15:06 AM PST · by luke1825 · 19 replies
    lowell sun ^ | 2/1 | peter lucas
    “Thank you for letting me use your party.” That is what RINO Gov. Charlie Baker should have written to new conservative Republican Party boss Jim Lyons. It would have been appropriate since Baker, a lifelong Republican with liberal tendencies, appears more comfortable these days as a would-be Democrat than as a member of a party that has been taken over by conservative Donald Trump supporters. Baker can be counted on as one of the original critics of the president, beginning even before the 2016 New Hampshire GOP primary and continuing to today
  • Report: Nathan Phillips Led A Group Of Protesters Attempting To Disrupt Catholic Mass In DC

    01/22/2019 8:20:47 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 56 replies
    Hotair ^ | 01/22/2019 | John Sexton
    The Catholic News Agency is reporting that Nathan Phillips, the man who confronted a group of Catholic high school students at the Lincoln Memorial last Friday, attempted to disrupt Mass at the nation’s largest Catholic Church on Saturday. While chanting and playing ceremonial drums, a group of Native American rights activists reportedly led by Nathan Phillips attempted Jan. 19 to enter Washington, D.C.’s Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception during a Saturday evening Mass.The group of 20 demonstrators was stopped by shrine security as it tried to enter the church during its 5:15 pm Vigil Mass,...
  • First Christian mass held in Saudi Arabia

    12/08/2018 3:10:30 PM PST · by aimhigh · 31 replies
    The Arab Weekly ^ | 12/09/2018 | The Arab Weekly
    CAIRO - Egypt’s Christians are optimistic following the first Coptic mass in Saudi Arabia. Dozens of Coptic Christians attended the mass at a tourist facility in Riyadh. The mass, Egypt’s Christians said, reflects the tremendous changes happening in Saudi Arabia. “It even portends more change in that great country in the future,” said Father Polis Halim, spokesman of the Egyptian Coptic Orthodox Church. “Saudi Arabia is showing an admirable degree of tolerance that gives us a lot of hope.” The story began in May when Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz visited Saint Mark’s Coptic Orthodox Cathedral in...
  • For Democrats, upset of Charlie Baker would lead to paradise

    06/26/2018 9:14:00 AM PDT · by luke1825 · 7 replies
    lowell sun ^ | june 25 | peter lucas
    John Walsh, the knowledgeable former chair of the Massachusetts Democrat State Committee, believes that Republican Gov. Charlie Baker can be beaten in November. He may be right. Walsh, after all, played a key role in the emergence and election of Deval Patrick — then a nobody — when Patrick first ran for governor in 2006. But Patrick was unique. Not only was he the first African American elected governor, he was hands down the best campaigner in the business, and he could raise money. Nevertheless, the old saying still goes: You can’t beat somebody with nobod
  • [Catholic Caucus] Young Catholics causing rebirth of Tridentine Mass

    05/27/2018 3:31:24 PM PDT · by ebb tide · 22 replies
    Daily Monitor ^ | May 27, 2018 | TONY MUSHOBOROZI
    The faithful participate in a walk on Palm Sunday ahead of Easter. Fr Christophe Nouveau leading the faithful in a traditional Latin Mass in Kisenyi, Kampala. Every Sunday morning, a special congregation of Catholics meets at the Uganda Catholic Management and Training Institute at Rubaga Cathedral, Kampala to celebrate the Tridentine Mass (traditional Latin Mass). This Mass, comprised of mostly young people, started three years ago when a priest who could lead it became available. Fr Christophe Nouveau is one of a kind in the country. “I was first contacted by some parishioners of Rubaga in late 2004 when I...
  • Migrants Storm A Catholic Church In France During Mass & Have To Be Removed By The Police.

    05/07/2018 7:05:35 AM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 25 replies
    Twitter ^ | 05/07/18 | Mark Collett
    Undocumented migrants storm into a Catholic Church in France during mass & have to be removed by the police. This is what open borders has done to Europe.