In this war, no one wins. The country will be decimated, mistrust among the citizens will abound, and black/white racism will be rampant in the populace. What could possibly start a war among fellow citizens who share everything except the same skin color?
Recently the newly elected Republican members of Congress gathered to discuss whether or not there should be a moratorium on the use of earmarks in spending bills. It was a discussion they didn’t need to have. Any and all of the old procedures for determining how our taxes are spent should have been viewed as […]
Desperate times call for desperate measures. So shortly before the November 2 elections, Barack Obama pulled out all the stops to woo the fading female electorate, unveiling a multi-pronged effort to “end domestic violence against women,” as the president theatrically called it. But did the president’s 5-point initiative deliver on the goods? Let’s begin with […]
It is unfortunate Pew Research Center for the People & the Press does a religious survey, and gets most of its premises incorrect. First, they assume all religions are equal. Second, they fail to mention the largest religion in the US, even though their analysis concerns the population’s religious traditions.
Last Tuesday, 51% of the female electorate pulled the lever in favor of the GOP candidate to the U.S. House of Representatives. And for the first time in recent memory, a majority of women voted Republican. Refusing to concede defeat, the National Organization for Women promptly instructed its members to organize. And to the Gender […]
On November 2, 2010 the Republicans were again given control of the House of Representatives. When the Republicans were first given control in 1994 they did not keep the promises made by the Republican Contract with America to reduce the size of our government. Not all of them could be kept due to the natural […]
Tuesday’s election marked a stunning turn-around for the Republican Party, which gained 60 new seats in the House and an six additional seats in the Senate. As much as any other demographic, it was conservative men who brought the GOP back from two dreary years in the political wilderness. Overall, 56% of the male electorate […]
In the interest of fairness, I will admit right up front, I don’t care for Rachel Maddow. In my role as a political commentator, I watch, listen to, and read the ideas, positions, and beliefs of perhaps hundreds of people each week, many with whom I don’t agree. I can respect people who don’t share […]
When one questions the greatest minds in astrophysics and cosmology (e.g., Albert Einstein, Steven Hawking) about finding a “Creator”, they could not propose a universe with no beginning, and found the task impossible. Show Me God is a scientific account of the cosmos written by Fred Heeren, Science Journalist, Science Journalist, pointing directly to (a) […]
Some want you to believe spiritual leaders across the land are a bunch of cowards more afraid of the IRS than the Almighty. For instance, Wayne Gruden, research professor of Theology and Biblical Studies at Phoenix Seminary, recently opined that since 1954 the IRS has forced churches to refrain from promoting or opposing any political […]