While there might be some similarities between Egypt and China in their long history, China has maintained an orderly transition of leadership and an economic planning process that is producing results.
I have never thought of saints as another species of human but rather as scouts into an unknown territory. The role of a scout is to show the way to others, not to ride back to camp and prevent anyone else to cross the frontier.
According to a new poll, Americans are mixing faiths more than ever before. Many attend worship services of more than one denomination, and many also blend Christianity with Eastern or New Age beliefs.
Obama should rethink the Afghanistan war for lots of reasons. It isn't making us more secure. It's costing us billions of dollars as well as jobs and lives. And now, the latest reason, he's losing key voters.