Mandeville, LA - Mike Church's daily Pile of Prep, chock full of Pope Benedict XVI reaction and other [r]epublican stories used to perform the Mike Church Show on Sirius/XM Patriot channel 125. "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 exercise of the Petrine ministry."- Pope Benedict XVI

Pope Benedict XVI Abdicates the Papacy

VIDEO: Benedict XVI's abdication in his own words

Rod Dreher at AmConMag: The Society of St Pius X has just drawn its last breath (if true than the Sacred liturgy and traditional Catholic who practices it is on his own)

Think again Rod, there may be an exact OPPOSITE viewpoint derived from this: the demise of the post Vatican II liberals

"It is not Ecône [editor's note: the community of the Lefebvrists] that must submit to Rome, but Rome to Heaven: every difficulty between Ecône and Rome will be resolved only after the return of the Church to the dogmatic language that is proper to it.”

Ross Douthat: "Latin Mass Schismatics" and Benedict's efforts to reach them end in "disappointment"- How does one become a "schism" when one is defending a millenia old tradition and rite!?

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Patrick J Buchanan is positively apocalyptic

"The Secular City seems to have triumphed over the City of God. But in the Islamic world, an ancient and transcendental faith is undergoing a great awakening after centuries of slumber and seems anxious to re-engage and settle accounts with an agnostic West. As ever, the outcome of the struggle for the world is in doubt."

Who was the Navy SEAL who killed bin Laden and what is he really like? Discover the real story of his missions and life (warning, major vulgar content on the click through)

TIC - Are there any REAL "intellectual conservatives" left out there and how would you identify them from their "liberal" counterpart frauds (very easily)

SOTU insignificance: Will President Obama propose an actual path out of our spending binge party? Will he give an accurate accounting of the "State" of the union which continues to see citizens doing everything they can think of to LEAVE the Union!?

"Sequester" spending cuts are good for 6 days worth of the National budget

The South's rising star is not just in "economics" but folks, we (southerners) are so farrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrr removed from anything remotely comprising a "conservatism of intellect...or tradition"

Beauty: One priest reviews his life knowing and working with and under Pope Benedict XVI

Today's Latin Phrase: Prodesse quam conspici - To be of service rather than to be conspicuous

The Gentleman's Guide: The TRUE definition of "chivalry" does NOT always involve gentlemanly behavior and has been around for almost a millennia

New e-book dares to state our current state of affairs as...wait for it... entirely the fault of the current sheople consuming the goodies and re-electing the bad guys! Wait...I have heard this argument before...I think, on this radio show hosted by this Mike Church guy... nah, he'd be a nationally syndicated superstar had he said something like that, which is now printed and promoted by the WaPo