Sounding more like a potential 2012 candidate than ever, Palin bets the winning argument in two years will be an emphasis on restoring American exceptionalism in the world and on faith -- specifically, Judeo-Christian faith -- at home.
Mr. Beck, I would never call a quote from George Washington ridiculous, but I will call the one on that t-shirt what it is -- a fake! Even your new pal David Barton tells his followers not to use this quote.
Obama needs more than a redecoration of his oval office; he needs a rediscovery of the man so many looked to with hope and respect. I say this not to discount the good he has done, but to redirect him towards the good he must do.
When I was in elementary school, a bully used to spit on me and my Jewish friends and call us Kikes and Christ killers. I wrote to the ADL and Abe Foxman himself answered my letter to tell me what to do.
This ideological dichotomy in our body politic has become the defining feature of the upcoming November elections, and it was put on full display this past Saturday at two mass rallies in our nation's capitol.
While everyone is focused on the crowd sizes or Glenn Beck's tall tale about holding in his bare hands George Washington's inaugural address at the National Archives, the more important questions ought to be about the money.
In a scene that would make Unitarians shout in joy, standing beside the Mormon Glenn Beck were conservative Christian icons like Palin and Bachmann and even Richard Land, the spokesman for the Southern Baptist Convention.
Any rally on the mall honoring King must acknowledge that the government, rightly led, can be a force for good. Hating the government, to King, was no less despicable than hating one's fellow human being.
Secular observers may wonder why Beck devoted so much of his rally to communicate an overtly religious message. Why didn't he use such an occasion and venue to mobilize the multitudes for political action? Actually, he did.