Joshua Mercer

August 6, 2018

LOOP: Lawmakers concerned about tariffs with China

  MONDAY, AUGUST 6 TRADE WAR WITH CHINA  Lawmakers in both parties are uneasy over the escalating tariff escalation with China. But there seems to be little
August 3, 2018

LOOP: Pope revises Catechism to declare death penalty ‘inadmissible’

  FRIDAY, AUGUST 3 DEATH PENALTY  Pope Francis changes the Catechism to say that the death penalty is “inadmissible.”  Cardinal Laradia, prefect of the Congregation for the
August 2, 2018

LOOP: Church made ‘grave moral failures’ says USCCB president

  THURSDAY, AUGUST 2 McCARRICK SCANDAL  Cardinal Daniel DiNardo addressed what he called the “grievous moral failure” in the Church that allowed Archbishop McCarrick’s abuse to be
August 1, 2018

LOOP: Doctors’ group pushes funding for Planned Parenthood

  WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 1 WHAT HAPPENED TO “DO NO HARM”?  The American Medical Association is defending abortion giant Planned Parenthood. The AMA, which is a powerful lobbying
July 31, 2018

LOOP: Trump threatens shutdown over immigration

  TUESDAY, JULY 31 GOVERNMENT SHUTDOWN COMING?  President Trump said he is open to partially shutting down the federal government at the end of September to get
July 30, 2018

LOOP: Bishop Olson: McCarrick’s enablers must be dealt with

  MONDAY, JULY 30 NO LONGER CARDINAL  Theodore McCarrick is no longer a member of the College of Cardinals. Pope Francis accepted Archbishop McCarrick’s resignation on Friday.
July 27, 2018

LOOP: Economic growth expected to top 4%

FRIDAY, JULY 27 ECONOMIC GROWTH AT 4%?   Economists expect that second quarter growth in the economy will top 4% when the federal government announces the official
July 26, 2018

LOOP: Trump and EU strike deal to avoid trade war

THURSDAY, JULY 26 EU-US TRADE DEAL   President Trump said that he and European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker would work toward a deal with “zero tariffs, zero non-tariff
July 25, 2018

LOOP: Democrats refuse to meet with Supreme Court nominee

WEDNESDAY, JULY 25 – 50TH ANNIVERSARY OF HUMANAE VITAE DEMOCRATS WON’T MEET KAVANAUGH   Only two Senate Democrats (Joe Manchin, WV, and Joe Donnelly, IN) have scheduled