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."
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 […]
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 […]
Molotov Mitchell says Harvey Milk drank the Kool-Aid. Mitchell asks, if Pastor Jim Jones was part of Milk’s life, why was that not in the film? Because it was a hagiography, not a biography.
From Marcus Tullius Cicero, on W vs. Obama? (courtesy of Church of the Masses): "I prefer tongue-tied knowledge to ignorant loquacity."
HT: Collide Magazine
French physicist and philosopher of science Bernard d’Espagnat recently was awarded the Templeton Prize, the largest annual prize in the world, which seeks to reconcile faith and science. What makes d’Espagnat’s work noteworthy, particularly to the Templeton Foundation is the contention that a “veiled reality” exists behind the science.
I know this is a dead horse, but honestly is the irony not dripping from this statement at the Yahoo Newsroom blog, after President Obama made an impromptu and inappropriate joke about the Special Olympics on Jay Leno: But in a way, it's heartening to hear our politicians stumble over words, mangle syntax and make […]
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, […]
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 […]
Charles Krauthammer ripped Obama for his speech and executive order completely removing the restrictions which Bush had placed on embryonic stem cell research. He called the whole ceremony, "morally unserious."