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Archbishop Chaput Wins the 2014 Coughlin Award!
Originally posted at Talk to Action. It's time again for the presentation of the annual Coughlin Award. This year's award goes to the cultural warrior’s cultural warrior,
Frank Cocozzelli 12/31/2014 21 22 - -
The Author of Loathing Lincoln Explains Why Some on the Christian Right Loathe Lincoln
Originally posted at Talk to Action. One under-reported result of the 2014 elections was the rise of Neo-Confederate politics in the U.S. This included the election of unabashed apologist for the ...
Frank Cocozzelli 11/21/2014 24 26 1 -
Archbishop Schnurr Throws Cold Water on the Ice Bucket Challenge
Originally posted at Talk to Action. The Ice Bucket Challenge has been an outstanding success in raising both awareness and research money needed to find a cure for Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (...
Frank Cocozzelli 09/21/2014 50 93 - -
Thomas DiLorenzo’s Rebel Yelling
Originally posted at Talk to Action. I have written a great deal in the past few years about the odd phenomenon of Catholic Neo-Confederatism. Let's add one more name to the pantheon. Thomas ...
Frank Cocozzelli 09/02/2014 31 40 - -
David Brat as a “Libertarian Catholic” is an Oxymoron
Originally posted at Talk to Action. David Brat, the Tea Party Young Turk who recently shocked the GOP establishment with his primary win over Majority Leader Eric Cantor, is reportedly, a convert ...
Frank Cocozzelli 08/10/2014 22 16 - -
Vatican Defrocks A Bishop Over Sexual Abuse – But Not Finn.
Originally posted at Talk to Action. Pope Francis recently indicated he is serious about ending child sex abuse and cover-ups by Catholic prelates by defrocking a former apostolic nuncio (a nuncio ...
Frank Cocozzelli 07/14/2014 19 28 - -
Bishop DiMarzio's Stilted Hobby Lobby Analogy
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Frank Cocozzelli 07/05/2014 21 12 - -
It Must Be Exhausting to Be Bill Donohue
Originally posted at Talk to Action. The 2013 film " Philomena " tells the moving story of an Irish woman who had an out of wedlock son in the early 1950s. �The nuns with whom she was sent to live ...
Frank Cocozzelli 05/10/2014 16 28 - -
Opus Dei Priest’s Secessionist Roadmap to Theocracy
Originally posted at Talk to Action. Fr. C.J. (“John”) McCloskey is in many ways the American face of the secretive Catholic organization, Opus Dei. He is a former Wall Streeter, who is well-...
Frank Cocozzelli 04/03/2014 30 23 3 -
The Continuing Spectacle of Bishop Robert Finn
Originally posted at Talk to Action. Bishop Robert Finn of the Diocese of Kansas City-St. Joseph, Missouri has so far survived calls for his resignation or removal by Pope Francis. Finn ...
Frank Cocozzelli 03/12/2014 9 9 - -
Mudsill By Any Other Name
Originally posted at Talk to Action. Over the past year , Rachel Tabachnick and I have written a great deal about the Neo-Confederate elements of the Religious Right. I have focused upon Catholic ...
Frank Cocozzelli 02/22/2014 22 44 5 -
A Catholic Right Double Standard -- Koch Style
Originally posted at Talk to Action. Catholic University of America (CUA) in Washington, DC recently set off a firestorm by accepting a $1 million grant for its new School of Business and ...
Frank Cocozzelli 01/24/2014 15 13 - -
Bishop Robert Finn and Friends Win the 2013 Coughlin Award
Originally posted at Talk to Action. It's that time of the year again, folks. It's time for the presentation of the annual Coughlin Award. As it is every year, the competition ...
Frank Cocozzelli 12/31/2013 5 15 - -
Is Catholic University Going Koch?
Originally posted at Talk to Action. Catholic University of America (CUA) in Washington, DC recently set off a firestorm when it announced it has accepted a $1 million grant from the Charles Koch ...
Frank Cocozzelli 12/23/2013 36 55 2 -
Donohue Runs Interference For Conservative Attacks on the Pope
Originally posted at Talk to Action. When a mob of conservative commentators led by Rush Limbaugh and Fox Business News morning host Stuart Varney recently red-baited Pope Francis, many of us ...
Frank Cocozzelli 12/11/2013 73 126 1 -
Is Pope Francis a Marxist -- or Just a Good Catholic?
Originally posted at Talk to Action. This post is reworked from one I wrote during last year's presidential election campaign entitled, Is Redistribution Marxism? No, Just Good Catholic Doctrine! . �
Frank Cocozzelli 12/02/2013 23 29 1 -
William Donohue: Will You Please Go Now?
Originally posted at Talk to Action. William Donohue, president of the Catholic League for Religious and Civil Rights, achieved the seemingly impossible in a recent interview with CNN ’s Chris ...
Frank Cocozzelli 10/10/2013 9 15 - -
Priest Gets 50 Years for Child Porn - Bishop Who Knew Remains Bishop
Originally posted at Talk to Action. Earlier this year I wrote that the credibly of the new Pope may depend on how he lives up to his claim of having a zero tolerance policy regarding child sex ...
Frank Cocozzelli 09/29/2013 18 30 - -
Yes, Mr. Woods, You Advocate the Right to Oppress
Originally posted at Talk to Action. This post constitutes my third and final reply to Thomas E. Woods, Jr.'s critique of my series on his neo-Confederate activities. ...
Frank Cocozzelli 09/14/2013 27 26 1 -
The Methods in the Mendacity of Thomas E. Woods, Jr.
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Frank Cocozzelli 08/03/2013 10 13 - -
Thomas E. Woods, Jr.'s Long and Winding "Yawn"
Originally posted at Talk to Action. "Apparently there's been a series against me over at the Daily Kos by a left-liberal lawyer," neo-Confederate author Thomas E. Woods Jr. ...
Frank Cocozzelli 07/09/2013 14 5 1 -
Thomas E. Woods, Jr. And the Right to Oppress
Originally posted at Talk to Action. In the last several posts we have examined an element of the Catholic Right  comprised of neo-Confederate apologists who openly advocate both the state ...
Frank Cocozzelli 06/18/2013 18 44 1 -
Refuting Nullification, Part Two
Originally posted at Talk to Action. In this series we have been discussing the emerging influence of Thomas J. Woods and other Catholic Right neo-Confederates, who are advocating that states ...
Frank Cocozzelli 06/02/2013 4 5 1 -
Refuting Nullification, Part One
Originally posted at Talk to Action. The emerging influence of Thomas J. Woods and other neo-Confederate ideologues within the Catholic Right was the focus of the first post in this series. They ...
Frank Cocozzelli 05/20/2013 28 39 5 -
Why Nullification Matters
Originally posted at Talk to Action. In the first post in this series , I discussed the push for secession and nullification now being made by Catholic Right Neo-Confederates, notably Thomas J. ...
Frank Cocozzelli 05/13/2013 19 16 - -
Thomas E. Woods, Jr. and the Neo-Confederate Catholic Right
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Frank Cocozzelli 05/04/2013 23 16 1 -
No Weigel Room For NBC's Non-Disclosure
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Frank Cocozzelli 03/11/2013 4 7 1 -
Cardinal Dolan's Neocon Cheerleader
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Frank Cocozzelli 02/22/2013 24 13 - -
Who Knew that the Catholic Bishops Support Gun Control?
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Frank Cocozzelli 12/20/2012 25 10 - -
Fidelis's CatholicVote.org Enbraces the Apostate Glenn Beck and More!
Originally posted at Talk to Action. The Tom Monaghan-linked group Fidelis which has seemingly dabbled in financial fiddling seems to be at it again. It's political affiliate, CatholicVote.org is ...
Frank Cocozzelli 11/04/2012 15 9 1 -
Help Us Tell Monsignor Ryan's Story
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Frank Cocozzelli 10/27/2012 1 3 - -
The Catholic Right's Ayn Rand Economics
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Frank Cocozzelli 09/28/2012 61 78 7 611
“But JFK Cut Taxes!”
Yes, that is the cry we hear from conservative talking heads and GOP candidates alike. By doing engaging in this refrain, they slyly avoid being called on the carpet for being less than honest ...
Frank Cocozzelli 09/26/2012 16 6 - 64
Is Redistribution Marxism? No, Just "Good Catholic Doctrine!"
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Frank Cocozzelli 09/22/2012 57 59 7 371
Bishop Finn Found Guilty of Failure to Report Suspected Child Sex Abuse
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Frank Cocozzelli 09/12/2012 7 11 1 57
Cardinal Dolan, Bain Capital, and Archbishop Romero
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Frank Cocozzelli 08/25/2012 6 16 - 106
Paul Ryan's Aquinian Epiphany
I originally posted this piece at Talk to Action in May when Paul Ryan spoke at Georgetown. Events warrant its publication here. This past week we learned that Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI) has had an ...
Frank Cocozzelli 08/11/2012 10 19 1 106
Let's Listen as Bill Donohue's Silence Speaks as Loudly as His Words
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Frank Cocozzelli 08/10/2012 30 30 - 248
Back to Rev. C. John McCloskey's Dystopian Future
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Frank Cocozzelli 08/03/2012 20 5 - 64
Bill Keller's Collapse of Faith and Reason
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Frank Cocozzelli 07/05/2012 24 16 - 206
Why The Hierarchy Fears The Nuns
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Frank Cocozzelli 06/23/2012 136 374 10 1571
Video Threatening Damnation for Obama Voters Goes Viral
Originally posted at Talk to Action A small group of conservative Catholics has produced an election-year YouTube video that has gone viral. The dark, somber three-minute production recites the ...
Frank Cocozzelli 05/31/2012 56 46 1 403
Finn Takes A Deal While Donohue Defends the Indefensible
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Frank Cocozzelli 11/27/2011 12 12 - 97
A Day of Hope at St. John's University
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Frank Cocozzelli 11/07/2011 13 19 2 201
Ross Douthat Turns a Blind Eye To Perry's Anti-Catholic Pals
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Frank Cocozzelli 09/05/2011 13 5 - 84
Do Three GOP Presidential Contenders Embrace Anti-Catholicism?
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Frank Cocozzelli 08/28/2011 37 28 2 188
Catholic Right Rushes to Defend the Ayn Rand Federal Budget Plan
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Frank Cocozzelli 06/29/2011 5 7 - 71
43 Years Ago Today; The Mountaintop Speech
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Frank Cocozzelli 04/03/2011 9 19 2 46
The Catholic Right's Assault on Keynes
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Frank Cocozzelli 02/21/2011 14 10 1 102
Gun Lobbyist Wants a Patron Saint for "Hand Gunners"
Originally posted at Talk to ...
Frank Cocozzelli 02/05/2011 24 3 - 108
Robert P. George's Cross of Gold
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Frank Cocozzelli 12/03/2010 6 8 - 273
The Meaning of Wealth
Originally posted at Talk to Action. I based the title of my last post,
Frank Cocozzelli 11/15/2010 5 9 1 54
The Miserly Society  
Right here in North Carolina, the State where I stand, poverty has left its mark. Some people say that if these Americans are poor, it is their own fault. I have even heard others say ...
Frank Cocozzelli 11/03/2010 3 6 1 45
American Taliban is an Oxymoron
As a liberal, I admire Markos Moulitsas. He has risen to national prominence thanks to his vision, dedication and hard work. He was a young Army veteran and became such an influential voice for ...
Frank Cocozzelli 09/19/2010 131 18 - 101
Note to Dems: Run Against the Koch Brothers.
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Frank Cocozzelli 08/29/2010 34 50 2 70
Embryonic Stem Cell Funding Blocked by Religious Right
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Frank Cocozzelli 08/24/2010 19 17 - 36
Mel Gibson's Troubles = A Weakened Religious Right? Oh, That's Rich!
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Frank Cocozzelli 07/21/2010 20 4 - 23
Kristof Gets It Right - And Wrong
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Frank Cocozzelli 05/06/2010 16 4 1 23
Bill Donohue's Inexplicable Obsessions
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Frank Cocozzelli 04/18/2010 17 10 - 36
Bill Donohue: Defender of Glenn Beck.
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Frank Cocozzelli 03/16/2010 29 14 - 50
When the Truth Is Shown to Be Lies
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Frank Cocozzelli 03/08/2010 14 8 - 19
SNAP (Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests) Needs Our Help!
SNAP (Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests) Needs Our Help. For the last 21 years SNAP has been a voice for Catholics seeking answers and ...
Frank Cocozzelli 01/10/2010 8 12 - 10
The Madness of Robert P. George
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Frank Cocozzelli 12/31/2009 18 9 - 31
Is the Tobacco Industry Pro-life? Let's Ask Bart Stupak and Friends!
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Frank Cocozzelli 12/08/2009 27 18 - 80
Is the Tobacco Industry Pro-life? Let's Ask the Bishops.
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Frank Cocozzelli 12/03/2009 27 23 1 244
Catholic Remonstrance Now!
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Frank Cocozzelli 11/27/2009 50 41 4 304
Bill Maher: Enabler of the Religious Right
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Frank Cocozzelli 10/06/2009 441 39 3 104
Irving Kristol Did Not Die
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Frank Cocozzelli 09/27/2009 7 19 1 49
Catholic Right Takes Aim At the Public Option.
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Frank Cocozzelli 09/03/2009 56 13 - 48
How Do You Solve a Problem Like Scalia?
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Frank Cocozzelli 08/28/2009 70 24 1 47
Universal Health Care, Harry S. Truman and the Throne of God.
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Frank Cocozzelli 08/24/2009 16 26 2 251
Defending Private Property Through Universal Health Care.
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Frank Cocozzelli 08/15/2009 21 20 1 172
George Weigel's Laissez Fairy Tales
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Frank Cocozzelli 07/17/2009 10 6 1 9
CBS's Go To (Rightwing) Catholic Guy
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Frank Cocozzelli 06/30/2009 31 13 - 66
Which is it Newt: Catholicism or the Constitution?
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Frank Cocozzelli 06/02/2009 8 8 - 28
A New Nadir for William Donohue
Originally posted at Talk to Action. Just when I thought ...
Frank Cocozzelli 05/26/2009 20 17 - 62
A Catholic Bishop's War on Obama & Notre Dame  
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Frank Cocozzelli 05/17/2009 49 36 1 163
Is Newt the New Neuhaus?
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Frank Cocozzelli 04/09/2009 19 11 1 12
Charles Murray's Latest Balderdash
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Frank Cocozzelli 03/24/2009 13 8 - 22
Today Is a Great Day for Science and for Enlightened Faith
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Frank Cocozzelli 03/09/2009 16 16 - 29
What About Embryonic Stem Cell Research, Mr. President?
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Frank Cocozzelli 02/22/2009 32 21 1 246
Progressive Christians Saving Capitalism
Reclaiming Capitalism Through Principles of Distributive Justice As many of you know, I am an associate director for the think tank,
Frank Cocozzelli 02/09/2009 11 11 3 6
The SSPX Wound Festers
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Frank Cocozzelli 02/03/2009 3 3 - -
The Vatican Reinstates the Far, Far Religious Right
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Frank Cocozzelli 01/24/2009 146 42 2 22
A Jindal Primer (You Betcha!)
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Frank Cocozzelli 01/22/2009 39 10 - 5
Finally, Someone Acknowledged LBJ!
I have often have mixed feelings about President Lyndon Johnson. He escalated a war in Vietnam that we as a nation should never have been involved. However, when it comes to the Great Society and ...
Frank Cocozzelli 01/20/2009 218 310 2 56
The Significance of the Passing of Richard John Neuhaus
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Frank Cocozzelli 01/12/2009 22 12 1 27
Religious Right Turns a Blind Eye to a Real Life Issue
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Frank Cocozzelli 01/06/2009 39 37 - 187
Catholic Neocons Distort Church Teachings on Economics
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Frank Cocozzelli 11/03/2008 39 23 2 27
Marxism? No, Just Good Catholic Doctrine!
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Frank Cocozzelli 10/31/2008 59 16 2 12
CrossLeft Issues Press Release On Palin's Ongoing Association With Anti-Catholic NAR Clergy.
In light of Alaskan Governor & Current GOP Vice-Presidential nominee Sarah Palin’s ongoing association with clergy affiliated with the New Apostolic reformation movement,
Frank Cocozzelli 10/10/2008 18 25 3 12
The Question Catholics Must Ask Sarah Palin
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Frank Cocozzelli 10/08/2008 14 14 1 5
Donohue: Bewitched, Bothered and Bewildered
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Frank Cocozzelli 09/26/2008 26 9 - 14
The Last Temptation of Keith
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Frank Cocozzelli 09/14/2008 226 12 - 34
Saving Monsignor Ryan
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Frank Cocozzelli 08/27/2008 11 27 2 189
When Opposites Attack
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Frank Cocozzelli 08/11/2008 21 10 - 4
"…he hated the liberal movement" of the congregation.”
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Frank Cocozzelli 07/29/2008 26 18 2 47
John McCain's Catholic Problem
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Frank Cocozzelli 07/27/2008 33 35 2 181
Donohue's Deal on Hudson
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Frank Cocozzelli 07/20/2008 19 27 1 176
What Is a "Life Issue?"
Originally posted ...
Frank Cocozzelli 06/23/2008 10 14 1 9
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