Browsing articles from "March, 2009"
Mar
30
2009

Evangelical conservative case against Rush

Most often conservatives, especially evangelical, are portrayed as followers ("easy to command" anyone?). However, there is wide variety among those that claim the label of "evangelical." Case in point, Christian conservative philosopher and professor John Mark Reynolds bluntly describes Rush's recent pronouncements at CPAC as a "bad speech."

Mar
30
2009

Debunking FEMA camps

I don't watch Glenn Beck and I really don't care too much about this, but recently in a discussion here Glenn Beck was brought up as espousing conspiracy theories about FEMA camps. It turns out he does have a story coming up on them, but he has used Popular Mechanics to debunk them (as they […]

Mar
26
2009

A civil compromise

The issue of abortion has long been one of the most contentious policy discussions in our nation, but perhaps gay marriage will (or already has) replaced it as the hot button culture issue. A simple reason for this may be that abortion survivors are few and far between, so no one is confronted with the […]

Mar
20
2009

Why cartoonists can’t draw Obama as a monkey or a thug

One of the grossest sins of leftist ideology is the practice of reverse racism – that is, accepting racist and hateful remarks against the majority, while reviling even basic criticisms of trends in minority populations, let alone the common-sense use of profiling in criminal investigations. So while it is wrong to keep minorities, for instance, […]

Mar
20
2009

SaveCalifornia.com issues alert

One of the conservative PACs that send me emails is SaveCalifornia.com.  Here's their latest, somewhat alarmist missive, which I wanted to share.  And while their tone is a little over the edge, at what point do we get alarmed?  Are we like the proverbial frog in the kettle, not seeing our rights erode gradually?  Should […]

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