About an hour's drive from where I live, a miserable 60-year old man by the name of Donnie Baker murdered two Chilean college students and wounded fiv...
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Last week was not a good week for the planet and I've been taking it personally.
The Club for Growth, the bane of Republican moderates, has taken another shot at Florida GOP Gov. Charlie Crist, this time nominating him for its Comr...
(Sunday, May 31, 2009) - President Obama is a masterful politician who uses his intellect and popularity to confuse supporters and distractors. His m...
A new generation of Evangelical Christians launched The Two Futures Project whose mission is "for the abolition of all nuclear weapons."
Kemp was a fervent believer in "supply side economics," which I just as fervently oppose. But you do not have to agree with all of Jack Kemp's economic policies to be impressed and inspired with his life and leadership.
The shrinkage is primarily due to two facts about the current Religious-Right dominated Republican Party: unpopular ideas and bad attitudes.
Buddhism is deadly serious about nonviolence, because karma has serious consequences. Morality is never about a person's right to choose, but about understanding the consequences of ones actions.
Barack Obama continues to ride a wave of public support as we approach the magic "100th day" of his presidency. Since I wrote about his 100 days (94 ...
If your moral duty is to serve your neighbor and anyone else who is in need, then you don't have the moral right to pursue your own life and happiness.
"I am ashamed at getting my stimulus bill passed so quickly. Republicans, those masters of bipartisanship, offered their sincere efforts to delay this bill for months and, I admit, I ignored them."
Due to a genetic deformity among conservatives, they are seemingly born without being able to spot irony in all its delicious forms.
Is Colbert, and the media in general, taking a cheap shot -- going for the easy laugh using Rand's philosophy of selfishness -- or are they using humor and irony to open a much needed public debate?
While watching President Obama's press conference Tuesday evening, I was struck by a few things that are often forgotten in the criticism of his proposed budget.
Jonathan Krohn, conservative wunderkind and theater geek, made a huge splash at CPAC (Arianna called him "the highlight" of the convention) and this could be only the beginning.
The president shouldn't waste his valuable time in debating Rush Limbaugh. But I would like to make that offer. Hey Rush, I'll debate you.
Dear Outraged Conservative American On The Verge Of Financial Ruin, I am so pleased you have found a way to express your hatred for Obama in reclaiming the word Socialism.
Conservative pundits say we should feel the pain. Let the automakers declare bankruptcy. Let the banks foreclose on homeowners. Let the market decide. Let the weak die. The country has to be strong.
Can somebody spell the words, "advertisers" and "boycott," and then can the congregation give me a resounding, amen?
The day after the inauguration, I will be joining religious leaders at the National Prayer Service for our new president. I will pray that this new era can change the image of religion in our country.
She wants you to wish bad things happen to her. What she means to do is what she always says, "stir the pot." And she is getting what she wants -- book sales!
As Obama steps into this quicksand economy, he seems to realize that short-term stimulus plans are only a Band-Aid solution for a gaping, almost mortal wound.
Both groups are convinced they possess a uniquely superior grasp of reality. Facts and evidence are muffled by their messianic quest to inform society of its delusions and inadequacies.
Krauthammer wants the government to intervene and pump credit back into the economy, but heaven forbid they start to tell banks and industry how they must behave.
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