Sikh Ye First

It was a thoughtful gesture to invite Ishwar Singh, president of the Sikh Society of Central Florida, to deliver an invocation at the Republican National Convention.  The shooting at the temple in Oak Creek, Wisconsin, was brutal and horrific.  We still don’t know a great deal about the motivations of the shooter, except that he [Read More…]

Does Romney’s Mormon Faith – or Obama’s Muslim Faith – Really Matter?

 JUST KIDDING.  I know that President Obama is not Muslim.  I think.  I mean, he attended a UCC church for 20 years, which is far too big a price to pay just to hide your true Islamic beliefs!  Right?  That’s like being waterboarded every Sunday for twenty years straight.  (To all my United Churches of [Read More…]

Is Rape Rape?

It’s a remarkable but unsurprising thing that a relatively unknown Congressman from Missouri’s “legitimate rape” comments have gotten so much more media attention than the Vice President of the United States mimicking urban African-American language and suggesting that the leaders of the other party want to “put y’all back in chains.” It’s remarkable because Joe [Read More…]

Melissa Ohden, Abortion Survivor, Speaks Against Obama

An ad showing in Missouri from the Susan B. Anthony list featuring Melissa Ohden, abortion survivor.  Some of you will love it, some of you will hate it: What do you think?  I’ve always found this to be the most disturbing part of Obama’s record. [Read more…]

Winning the “Heartbeat Away” Argument

Anyone else wondering why so many Romney surrogates and conservative pundits are jumping into the attack against Biden?  Sarah Palin, Rudy Giuliani, John McCain, all suggesting that Obama should abandon Biden.  They don’t actually want him to replace Biden with Hillary, of course; that would make for a much stronger Dem ticket.  But, knowing that [Read More…]