Breakfast Links for 12/13/12 – Leave Your Snakes Home; Jedi Knights and Faith; Positive Negative Thinking

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BREAKFAST LINKS 12/13/12: Arlene Sanchez-Walsh, Patheos/Re-Generacion: “When I started teaching a class on global Pentecostalism this fall, I think the word was out that I was Pentecostal, and one of my students was stunned that I did not show up the first day of class in a long skirt, long hair, and no make-up–to which [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...]

Political Quotes of the Day: Debt-Ceiling and Standard and Poor's Special Edition

I’m going to begin a series that I’ll try to post every day.  It will be called Quotes of the Day.  It will take quotations from both sides of the aisle, and link to some of the better commentary on the day.  The viewpoints represented below are not necessarily (and in some cases obviously not) [Read More...]

Whom Would Jesus Indebt?

One of the gravest dangers of the Budget Control Act passed yesterday is that it could provide Americans with a false sense of security.  Washington has finally taken action.  The crisis has passed.  The sky is brightening, the trees are parting before us and — we’re out of the woods.  Right? Alas, but no.  Not [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...]


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