Thoughts on Day 02 of the DNC 2012 – Bill Clinton Delivers the Policy Narrative Obama Has Struggled to Articulate

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Bill Clinton should still be a political punch line. After the Monica Lewinsky scandal and his impeachment by the House of Representatives one might think that he would still be too radioactive for the prime time slot at the DNC. Apparently not… because last night Bill Clinton stole the show. It was a legend do [Read More...]

A Few Thoughts on Day 01 of the DNC 2012

If you missed night 01 of the DNC2012 – here’s the one paragraph summary: “Democrats opened their convention here on Tuesday night with two simple messages for voters: Mitt Romney does not get it, and President Obama does. A parade of Democratic officials spent the first hours of the gathering detailing a political indictment of [Read More...]

Public Jesus: How Churches Can Talk about Politics in an Election Year (Without Killing Each Other) – From Sojourners

I’ve got a new article up at Sojourners that you can read here. Here’s an excerpt of 4 helpful hints on how to talk about politics in an election year with your church community without hurting/killing each other. 1. Love the One You’re With The two most divisive words in the English language during an [Read More...]

The Biggest Liars in Politics?: “Outside Spending Groups”

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In the midst of the uproar over the Supreme Court’s decision to uphold the Affordable Care Act, and the courts decision to strike down three-fourths of the Arizona immigration law, their failure to deal with the disastrous Citizens United decision was largely unnoticed, which is interesting given that Citizen’s United could end up being the [Read More...]


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