Are Mormon and Evangelical Views of God Really That Different?

Because of a certain person who shall go nameless — let’s call him M. Romney or Mitt R. — the question of Mormon differences from historical Christianity has been very much in the air.  Not too long ago, for instance, we published an article (part of a broader discussion on the topic) in which Warren [Read More...]

Obama's Debt

According to numbers published yesterday, the federal debt has increased by over $4.2 billion for every single day that Barack Obama has been in office, or $3 million per minute.  In Obama’s 945 days in office, the federal debt has grown over $4 trillion.  As a criticism of President Obama, it’s a bit of a statistical [Read More...]

The Upside to the Downgrade for Mitt Romney

Let’s review for a moment. The American stock market is cratering.  It’s lost roughly ten percent of its value in the last two trading days.  In fact, by some measures, yesterday was the worst day ever for stock markets worldwide.  Just when the European sovereign debt crisis seems to be easing away, the contagion flourishes [Read More...]

Will Democrats Cave in Order to Avoid Revisiting the Debt Ceiling Before 2012? – UPDATED

[Note: See Update Below] I did not wake up this morning expecting to be impressed by the clever political maneuvering of John Boehner.  If I correctly interpret the events of the past few days, however, then count me impressed.  I suspect that Boehner might have cornered Democrats, so they will have to make major concessions [Read More...]

Bye-Bye Biden? Obama to Call on Cuomo?

I’ve been wondering when people would start talking about this possibility: President Obama is reportedly considering tapping New York governor Andrew Cuomo to take the place of Vice President Joe Biden in the upcoming 2012 presidential election, a move that could add a fresh face to the Obama administration. There are many reasons why this [Read More...]


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