Voting Biblical Values

A day behind in the newspaper, yesterday I opened the Sunday New York Times to this full page ad from the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association imploring the American people to vote “biblical principles” next week.  The full text portion of the ad reads: The legacy we leave behind for children, grandchildren, and this great nation [Read More...]

My Foreign Policy Reality

I did not watch the third debate between President Obama and Governor Romney.  I simply did not have the emotional energy for it.  As a resident of what feels like the mother-of-all-swing-states, Florida, I am utterly campaigned out.  I hung in as long as I could through the rallies, the radio and television ads, the [Read More...]

Whatever You’ve Done for the Least of These

This week the nation has had the opportunity to see a side of Governor Romney we don’t see very often.  He offered a clear, concise, unadulterated position- and that position happened to be a shot at the 47% of people who he claims will vote for President Obama regardless of what he says or does [Read More...]

I Don’t Like Violence.

It seems like such an obvious statement but with recent, and not so recent events, feels like something that needs to be said: I do not like violence. I have a visceral reaction every time news of another attack, another shooting, another horrific act breaks.  I don’t sleep well because I know there’s violence on [Read More...]

Unpacking a Faithful Democrat

There’s a lot of talk about the relationship between church and state.  Whether it’s the Catholic Council of Bishops accusing President Obama of trampling on their religious liberty over contraception or the long-awaited and disputed opening of the Islamic Center of Murfreesboro who have been told their faith is not a religion and threatened at [Read More...]


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