Breakfast Links for 11/27/12 – Liberal Women and Sex; Marriage and Greener Pastures; Hobby Lobby’s Objection

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BREAKFAST LINKS 11/26/12: Richard Florida, Patheos/The Jesus Creed: “The math is terrifying. Add the ranks of the unemployed, the displaced, and the disconnected to these tens of millions of low-wage service workers, and the population of post-industrialism’s left-behinds surges to as many as two-thirds of all Americans.” The Guardian: Supreme Court Allows Challenge to Obamacare [Read More...]

Comparing Christmas Speeches: Queen Elizabeth, President Obama, and Ronald Reagan

Sometimes I wish we belonged to the British Commonwealth.  Watching this video was one of those times: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=olEp_3Spc1g From there, on The Royal Channel on Facebook (how fantastic is that?), one can see Queen Elizabeth’s first Christmas broadcast, from 1957.  It’s fascinating, and worth your time. All of this led me to want to compare [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...]

The Circle of Protection, Poverty, Obama v. Romney, and Aaron Rodgers: The Morning Report

In the News 1.  “Christian Coalition Asks Obama to Protect the Poor During Meeting.”  There’s a lot to say about this.  On the surface it’s a simple matter: of course the budget should not be balanced “on the backs of the poor.”  Underneath the surface, it’s not so simple.  What if some programs designed to [Read More...]

Neville Longbottom, Barack Obama, Rick Perry, Nikki Haley, Joy Behar, and Jim Wallis: The Morning Report

Friday Morning Palate Cleanser: I don’t typically link to gossip articles, but…Pretty amazing that of all the young Harry Potter actors, the one that played Neville Longbottom has turned out to be the most handsome.  By far. In the News 1.  In debt and Election 2012 news, Governors Rick Perry and Nikki Haley argue that [Read More...]


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