Morning Report, August 24

One Christian’s perspective on today’s news: 1.  Robert Wright, author of The Evolution of God, penned an Op-Ed in the New York Times today, “A Grand Bargain Over Evolution.”  Worth reading.  The argument, essentially, is that believers should accept that natural evolutionary means are quite capable of explaining the development of such things as moral [Read More...]

Morning Report, August 20: Public Splition, Reverend Obama, Rabbi Obama, WWJD, In Government We Trust, LaRouchitler, Abortion Mandate, Ted Kennedy, Hold the Mayo (Clinic), and Avatar

1.  Democrats are now considering splitting the health care reform into two or more bills–which, as I’ve said previously, is what they should have done from the start.  The question is: can you get the water back into the glass?  More specifically, however, Reid proposes to set the budgetary elements into one bill, which can [Read More...]

Public Droption Dropped, the Blue Dog Battle, one Weiner of an Argument, Iranian Nukes, Obamanauts, Obama Goes Brazilian, the Amazing Disappearing Cargo Ship, and the Perils of Worldview

1.  Interesting spin coming out of the White House and Congressional leadership about the deterioration of the health care reform effort.  Suddenly, they announce (or see the NYTimes article here), they’re no longer going to try to include the Republican party in their solution.  This is absurd, but it’s excellent rhetoric.  The Dems have made [Read More...]

The Economic Calculus of the Health Care Reform Fight

Verum Serum, which has been driving some of the conversation on health care reform with its videos, has some interesting information on who is funding and organizing support for health care reform.  To summarize (see more here), a variety of liberal interest groups are cooperating to pay people $4000-$6000 to canvass and agitate in favor [Read More...]

Morning Report, August 7th: Angry Mobs, Jokers, Union Thugs, the Hopeless, A Huge Fannie, Taxpayer-Funded Abortions, Justice Sotomayor, and Cash for SUVs

1.  Health care reform town halls turn ugly.  I find myself conflicted.  I am very much in support of the beautiful chaos of democracy, whether or not the protesters are voicing my own views–and it certainly is true that politicians seems increasingly distanced from the constituencies they represent, increasingly unaware that they are the ones [Read More...]


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