Morning Report, August 31st: Obama's Quagmire, Black Models, Picking Fights at Tea Parties, A Ridge Too Far, Stressed by 'Stress Positions,' the Deterioration of Journalism, Tutu's No-No, and King Kennedy

One Christian’s perspective on the day’s news: 1.  August was a terrible month for the Obama presidency–according to Rasmussen, his approval rating is down to 46%, another new low–and September looks no less challenging.  Along with tough situations regarding health care, Afghanistan, Iraq, Obama had set a September 15th deadline for the Iranians to respond [Read More...]

Morning Report, August 28: Family Missions, the Gospel in Space, Insurance for Aliens, Mindless Fandom, Stupid Senators, More on KennedyCare, and the Rise of the "Afterbirthers"

One Christian’s perspective on the day’s news: 1.  An excellent new website directs families to ministry opportunities locally and internationally.  Families looking to spend purposive time together will find great resources, and organizations in need of volunteers will find families eager to serve.  I am interested in creating a similar resource for individuals at Patheos, [Read More...]

Morning Report, August 26th: The Last Lion, the Christian Mafia, the Living Lockerbie Bomber, and the Lost Work Ethic

One Christian’s perspective on the day’s news. 1.  Senator Edward Kennedy passed away last night from brain cancer.  The senior Senator from Massachusetts was regarded by friends and foes alike as one of the kindest and hardest working Senators in the Senate. President Obama released a statement saying: “An important chapter in our history has [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...]