Pentagon Suspends Anti-Islamic Course

Last week, news broke that in late April the Pentagon had suspended a course called “Perspectives on Islam and Islamic Radicalism,” offered as an elective at Joint Forces Staff College in Norfolk, Virginia. The suspension came about as a result of a complaint by a student. The course itself is offered five times a year, [Read More...]

Jeff Flake Will Decide What Is and Isn’t Science, Thank You Very Much

Nearly missed by the Beltway media, a tiny little amendment was brought to the House floor on May 9th by Rep. Jeff Flake of Arizona. Here’s what the gentleman suggested should be law: None of the funds made available by this Act may be used to carry out the functions of the Political Science Program [Read More...]

Mitt Romney Mentioned the Non-Religious in His Liberty University Address

When Mitt Romney gave the commencement address at Liberty University, he made a not-totally-evil reference to people without religious faith: Someone once observed that the great drama of Christianity is not a crowd shot, following the movements of collectives or even nations. The drama is always personal, individual, unfolding in one’s own life. We’re not [Read More...]

Why Does Tony Perkins Even Bother Going on TV…?

Tony Perkins, the head Christian at the Family Research Council, made news this week when he appeared on Piers Morgan‘s show and said this incredibly stupid thing: Morgan: You have five kids, right? Perkins: Yes, I do. Morgan: What would you do if one of them came home and said, dad, I’m gay? Perkins: Well, [Read More...]

A Response to ‘Five Reasons Christians Should Continue to Oppose Gay Marriage’

We’re at a point when even a notable Republican pollster is warning the party that it’s to their own detriment to fight equal rights for gay people. You would think Christian groups would come around to that way of thinking eventually, too, but that may take another generation or two. Most Christian leaders refuse to [Read More...]


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