Today, we are facing our own public health emergency that is planetary in scope. The only option now is to sideline the Senator Inhofes and the George Wills of this world and mobilize the not-insane people and their governments to bring us back from the brink.
Oklahoma, the home base of Republican Senator James Inhofe, Congress' most outspoken denier of global warming, is in the throes of the worst drought in decades. Where does that leave Inhofe, who unabashedly calls global warming a gigantic "hoax"?
Christians must begin where they want skeptics to go. Lead us into full-throttled remorse. Fall on the floor like our forbears. Be the first to silently to spread your hands in the mother of all Lents -- and open your mouths only to howl.
Who is really damaging the pro-life cause? Is it those who are listening to the movement's inner lucidity? Or is it those who have cloistered themselves in their own subculture and dole out embarrassing, pro-choice fodder for years to come?