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The silly smear of Bill Barr as
an agent of a ‘Catholic cult’

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Posted By: AltaD, 1/14/2020 9:05:25 AM

Bill Barr is plugged into, and gets his marching ­orders from, a network of reactionary Catholics, whose tentacles reach into the highest echelons of power. At the center is a sinister, secretive organization with a Latin name: Opus Dei, “the Work of God.” That’s the impression you might take away from a new profile of the attorney general in The New Yorker. All that’s missing are the hair shirts, cilices and murderous albino monks — the kind of thing too many secular elites believe about the lives of devout ­Catholics generally and members of Opus Dei especially.

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Reply 1 - Posted by: bgarrett 1/14/2020 9:09:36 AM (No. 288100)
wait! I thought Catholics were liberals, approving of homosexuals and communists
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Reply 2 - Posted by: Jebediah 1/14/2020 9:41:58 AM (No. 288141)
The New Yorker! Yet another magazine I used to subscribe to religiously (!) in the "olden" days, before it became biased and crappy. The cartoons are even sub-par now.
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Reply 3 - Posted by: fayebeck 1/14/2020 10:06:38 AM (No. 288167)
I just think he's only a swamp rat..
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Reply 4 - Posted by: columba 1/14/2020 10:50:20 AM (No. 288231)
I have read a bit about Opus Dei. It is quite conservative, but it is not a cult.
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Reply 5 - Posted by: cor-vet 1/14/2020 11:06:38 AM (No. 288249)
It appears to me that the tentacles reaching into the highest echelons of power are the Obama jihadi muslims, the unashamed babykillers and the militant LGBTQers! But that's just me.
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Reply 6 - Posted by: Rumblehog 1/14/2020 12:02:07 PM (No. 288307)
Sounds like some people are Catholophobes.
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Reply 7 - Posted by: Vuulfie2 1/14/2020 12:34:41 PM (No. 288363)
Hmm...beer and cookies after a meeting. Sounds like a good organization to me.
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