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Better Angels: The Inauguration of Barack Obama

Geoffrey Dunn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Geoffrey Dunn

As Obama takes his oath of office on Tuesday, may he and this country be guided by those "better angels" upon whom Lincoln called. If ever there were a president who was capable of being so blessed, it is he.

Can I Stop Giving Now?

Carine Fabius | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Carine Fabius

People are stressed about money. So, why is the president-elect still asking me to send in donations? You got elected. Can you stop asking me to give you money now?

How Questioning The President Went From an Argument to a Conversation

Jason Notte | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jason Notte

After nearly a decade, it's nice to see that Americans can petition their president again.

Chuck Norris Knows the Real Reason for Obama's Choice of Rick Warren

Chris Rodda | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Rodda

Chuck Norris proposes that the use of Rick Warren's presence at Obama's inauguration might be a diversionary tactic to take attention off a covert plan to reintroduce the Freedom of Choice Act.

Jason Linkins

Sharpton Rips Churches For Support Of Prop 8 | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Over the weekend, Al Sharpton spit some hot fire at the organized faiths that worked to pass California's anti-gay initiative, Proposition 8, castigat...

Gene Robinson: Gay Bishop Giving Obama Inauguration Prayer

The Huffington Post | Rachel Weiner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

New Hampshire Episcopal Bishop Gene Robinson, a vocal gay rights leader, will open President-elect Barack Obama's inauguration with a prayer on Sunday...

HIV Activists Sentenced in Senegal: The Other Side of Rick Warren's "Humanitarian Issue"

Scott Swenson | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Scott Swenson

Christianity is a belief, a choice. Sexuality is gift from God, for believers. I am gay, I don't "believe" I'm gay, and I never had a choice, for which I thank God everyday.

Gay Christian Editor Pens Open Letter To Rick Warren

Queerty | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Pastor Rick, How are things going for you since being selected by Obama to be his hotline to God at the inauguration? We couldn't help but notice tha...

Why Barack Obama Needs To Fail

Hoyt Hilsman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Hoyt Hilsman

Not only is failure an option, it is an imperative. Leaders who actively seek to avoid failure are destined to choose the most expedient, and therefore the most treacherous path.

Rick Warren: Gay Marriage Is A Humanitarian Issue

CBN News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Some of you may have seen portions of the following videos but The Brody File has gone through them and found them to be pretty interesting. Pastor R...

Top 10 Most Overhyped of 2008

John Wellington Ennis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
John Wellington Ennis

Everyone is a sucker for the year-end lists. Beyond re-hashing highlights of hoopla, I propose revisiting the topics herein with hindsight, rather th...

Weekly Pulse: America's Next Top Doctor (Healthcare Newsladder)

The Media Consortium | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
The Media Consortium

The surgeon general has an informal role as the country's leading medical and lifestyle educator, and it's that role the Gupta is uniquely positioned to fill.

Anne Hathaway To Obama: Explain Rick Warren

E! | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Anne Hathaway spoke her mind about Barack Obama on the red carpet at Tuesday night's Palm Springs Film Festival. There to accept an award for her...

Repealing DOMA Will Ease the Warren Sting

Emma Ruby-Sachs | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Emma Ruby-Sachs

Repealing Don't Ask Don't Tell has been floated as one opportunity for Obama, but I encourage the new President to try frying a bigger fish -- the Defense of Marriage Act.

What About a 3 PM Phone Call?

Nora McAlvanah | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Nora McAlvanah

If Obama is going to bring "outsiders" (aka Clinton insiders) to the table, he needs to do it while showing an ability to operate within the current political parameters.

"To Obama:" Introducing A New Verb: Part II

SaraKay Smullens | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
SaraKay Smullens

"To Obama": 1. to rise above personal assault for the greater good; 2. to take rivals, hold them close, and use their innumerable talents for service.

A Solution for Obama

Sam Ciraulo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Sam Ciraulo

For Inauguration Day, I propose an alternative that both respects the choice of the President-Elect of Warren and affirms the dignity of those Gay and Lesbian Americans who have stood with him.

In Defense of the White Ribbon

Johnathan Wilber | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Johnathan Wilber

Maybe it's not so much Rick Warren I should be directing my protests toward as all the gays and lesbians who titter at the very serious idea of equality.

A Response to Melissa Etheridge

Cathy Brooks | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Cathy Brooks

Yes, Rick Warren presents himself as a reasonable, thoughtful and even mostly accepting man. That's precisely the problem.

Barack Obama and the (progressive) Religious Revival

Paul Brandeis Raushenbush | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Paul Brandeis Raushenbush

Barack Obama's transition team is ringing in the New Year with a series of meetings with religious groups. It is striking that the names that dominat...

What to Expect from an Intelligent President

Kathleen Reardon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Kathleen Reardon

Brace yourself. It's going get rocky soon. We are about to have a very bright man as our president. And we've been away from that territory for a very long time.

OMG! Rick Warren! BFD!

John Wellington Ennis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
John Wellington Ennis

It is so small, in such a long day of pageantry, on the first day of some long years of the fight ahead. In terms of the fish-frying before us, Rick Warren is a scallop, and Moby Dick is circling us.

Warren Inauguration Prayer Could Draw More Ire

AP | RACHEL ZOLL | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

President-elect Barack Obama's choice of Rick Warren to deliver the inaugural invocation drew one kind of protest. Whether the evangelical pastor offe...

Controversy, Controversy

Murray Fromson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Murray Fromson

Obama is a compromiser, a political figure committed to building bridges, even to those who will give him heartburn as well as their support.

Rick Warren and Respect

Curtis Black | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Curtis Black

Selecting Rick Warren for the inaugural invocation is a Sister Souljah moment for Barack Obama. It's not his first, but it's the saddest, the most hurtful.