The Other McCain

"One should either write ruthlessly what one believes to be the truth, or else shut up." — Arthur Koestler

The Pope Joins ‘Gang of Eight’?

OK, that's it. I'm moving to Argentina. Or maybe Vatican City. Don't try to stop me, haters. @AlexPappas @mattklewis — Robert Stacy McCain (@rsmccain) July 8, 2013 When I saw this Tweet by the Pope, I was like, “Did George Soros pay him to say that?” The House is now considering the Comprehensive Piece […]

Under the New Pope’s Teaching, Should Pelosi and Biden Be Ex-Communicated?

Before he became Pope Francis, the Argentine cardinal’s doctrine would have excluded Vice President Joe Biden and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi from Communion. Father Shenan J. Boquet president of Human Life International explains: While we cannot know what is truly in someone’s heart, all too often political or other high-profile figures who profess to […]


The 86-year-old head of the Roman Catholic Church has announced he will retire effective Feb. 28, citing poor health. UPDATE: In a statement, Pope Benedict writes: “After having repeatedly examined my conscience before God, I have come to the certainty that my strengths, due to an advanced age, are no longer suited to an adequate […]

From the NTTAWWT Files: Feds Arrest Transvestite Priest for Dealing Meth

Not That There’s Anything Wrong With That: The Catholic priest busted for allegedly dealing crystal meth was suspended after church officials discovered he was a cross-dresser who was having sex in the rectory at Bridgeport’s St. Augustine Cathedral. . . . Monsignor Kevin Wallin was relieved of his duties in May, but the Roman Catholic […]

The Truth and Its Enemies

Last Friday, Pope Benedict gave a Christmas address, in which he raised serious issues about the role of marriage in society: So it became clear that the question of the family is not just about a particular social construct, but about man himself — about what he is and what it takes to be authentically […]

Naked Celebrity News Update (Or, the Parable of the Prodigal Upskirt)

Because I’m trying not to offend the Pope — he’s on Twitter now, and I’m still hoping to get a “Follow Friday” shout-out — I resisted the temptation to headline this item “Anne Hathaway Upskirt,” although I decided it wouldn’t hurt to use that as the URL.┬áIt seems that at this week’s premiere of Les […]

As Predicted: Now That Obama Is Losing, Democrats Play the Mormon Card

Am I shocked? Not really, although the details are so despicably evil that President Obama himself should be required to denounce it: Just a week ago, I reported a call from an Obama supporter received by a Catholic in Pennsylvania. The caller, identifying herself as Catholic, insisted Obama was not pro-abortion and Planned Parenthood did […]

Sandra Fluke Flunks on MSNBC

Well-known Georgetown University “women’s issues” expert Sandra Fluke was asked on MSNBC to comment about a recent case in which an Indiana woman was fired from her job teaching at a Catholic school because she had undergone in-vitro fertilization treatments. To which Fluke’s answer could be summarized briefly as, “Duh.”

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