Innocence of Muslims, a Week Later

It’s been over a week since protests erupted across the Muslim world in response to the “Innocence of Muslims” video. I’ve seen the video in question — it’s bad. Laughably bad. A VHS recording of my very first nativity play circa 1993 has higher quality production. Sadly, the quality of a video is not enough [Read More...]

12-Year-Old Jackson Ripley Gives Me Hope For The Future

When I was twelve years old, I was really concerned about whether or not I could learn and perform all of the dances from Britney Spears‘ videos.  It was a big deal, and took up a whole lot of my time.  And this was before YouTube and DVRs. I was most certainly not writing concerned letters to [Read More...]

More Mitt Romney Gaffe Goodness!

Perhaps it’s the fact that politicians are under even more scrutiny than ever before, but there seems to be many more high profile gaffes being made of late.  Embarrassing mistakes have always plagued politicians of every stripe in every corner of the globe, but there is just something about the way American Republican leaders have detached themselves from reality that [Read More...]

Black Pastors Are Telling Their Congregations Not to Vote Since Choices Are a Mormon or a Gay-Marriage Supporter

President Obama can’t afford to lose his most ardent supporters on Election Day, but many black pastors are urging their congregations not to vote at all since the choices are a Mormon or the gay-marriage-endorsing President: “When President Obama made the public statement on gay marriage, I think it put a question in our minds [Read More...]

Are Muslim Extremists a Fringe Group?

There’s been plenty of talk already about Newsweek‘s offensive cover… and the backlash… and the backlash to the backlash… … but Ayaan Hirsi Ali‘s cover story is worth discussing just on its own: The Muslim men and women (and yes, there are plenty of women) who support — whether actively or passively — the idea [Read More...]


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