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[29 Nov 2013 | Comments Off | ]

'A Horrible Thing to Happen on a Wonderful Day': Jefferson Park Woman Slain

Maria Gonzalez’s throat was slit outside her home in what police said could be domestic incident.

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[27 Nov 2013 | No Comment | ]

Here’s one of his “five most radical statements about capitalism and poverty”: Capitalism Is Idolatry In an open letter to British Prime Minister David Cameron on the eve of the G-8 Summit, Pope Francis called capitalism a new form of idolatry, saying the money should serve humanity, not lead it. “The goal of economics and […]

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[27 Nov 2013 | No Comment | ]

* A story from last summer to refresh your memory…
A fundraising consultant and longtime acquaintance has filed suit against Jason Plummer over outstanding debts from his failed Congressional campaign.
Franny Decker of Decker Consulting Services in Washington, D.C., has sued Plummer personally and his election committee, Plummer for Congress, for more than $50,000. Decker alleges that […]

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[27 Nov 2013 | No Comment | ]

He launches “a salvo against global capitalism,” recommending we Catholics say “‘thou shalt not’ to an economy of exclusion and inequality.”   Our current economic system is “unjust at its roots,” in that it “defend(s) the absolute autonomy of the marketplace and financial speculation.” Such a system, he warned, is creating a “new tyranny,” which […]