Breakfast Links, 11/2/12: Religious Opium; Romney Riot; Don’t Vote for Jesus!

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BREAKFAST LINKS 11/02/12: Timothy Dalrymple, Patheos/Philosophical Fragments: “No, I’m not saying that a vote for Obama is a vote for Jesus.  I’m saying that a vote for Jesus is a vote for Obama…And a vote for Obama is a vote for abortion.” – on why casting a ballot for Jesus is a very bad idea [Read More...]

Remembering September 12th: Can Morning in America Dawn Anew?

Ronald Reagan’s famous “Morning in America” campaign commercial heralded the end of a long dark night in America’s common life.  By 1984, we had endured the malaise of the Carter years, the 1979 energy crisis, the Iranian hostage crisis, stagflation, and unemployment that remained in double-digits for ten months.  Yet the economy was growing again [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...]

Morning Report, August 24: Maybe Bush Wasn't the Problem, the Dangers of Public Employee Unions, Super-Rubio, Complementarianism, Evolution and Mahaney

In the News 1.  OBAMA: THE MAN WITH THE PLAN?  Although it contains a generous helping of the usual Obama-adoration (“He’s Tiger Woods — a natural who’s lost his swing”) from someone whose own sensibilities align with the President’s in almost every particular, Thomas Friedman’s column today is worth reading if only for this point: [Read More...]

When Christ is Lord, Nothing is Secular

There’s a saying attributed to John Stott: “When Christ is Lord, nothing is secular.”  Or try a slightly different phrase from Madeleine L’Engle: “There is nothing so secular that it cannot be sacred, and that is one of the deepest messages of the Incarnation.” In other words: Everything matters.  Everything has spiritual significance when it [Read More...]


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