Open Letter to Sarah Palin: We Need to Change Our Tone on Guns

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This post is part of a larger conversation on the subject of Christians and guns at Patheos around the new documentary, The Armor of Light.  For more responses to the film, click here. Is there any contradiction between a culture that celebrates the sanctity of human life and a culture that celebrates the instruments of death? [Read More...]

Hating on Bristol Palin, Back in Style

Hank Stuever writes in The Washington Post a review of Bristol Palin’s reality show, which debuted last night on Lifetime, called “Bristol Palin: Life’s a Tripp.”  The review does not get off to a good start.  Stuever notes that “the young Palin claims [her memoir] was a bestseller,” and in context the implication is clear [Read More...]

The Only Person Who Could Bring Obama and Palin Together

Yesterday I posted the first portion of the Introduction to Jeremy Lin: The Reason for the Linsanity (now available at Amazon in print and digital versions). Below is the second, middle installment. * INTRODUCTION – SECOND INSTALLMENT * The seven-game winning streak was a vision to behold. Jeremy entered the game and the momentum slowly [Read More...]

Morning Report: The World Cup Women, More on Casey Anthony, Palin, Bachmann, and the Vanishing Black Middle Class

Palate Cleanser: If you missed it, check out the US women’s astonishing win over Brazil in the quarterfinals of the FIFA World Cup. In the News 1.  If you haven’t been following the twists and turns of the budget and debt-ceiling debate, now might be the time, as we’re entering the final stretch.  Get caught [Read More...]

Morning Report, September 3rd: "Trigger" to a Snowe Job, Another Palin-Bashing Party, the Best Military Reporter Ever?, Giving the Finger to Opponents, First Lady from Venus, and the Rove-Daschle Clash of '09

One Christian’s perspective on the day’s news. 1.  BIGGEST NEWS ITEM OF THE DAY: Happy Birthday to my beloved Joyce. 2.  FORECASTING SNOWE.  The health care reform saga takes another turn, or at least another trial balloon is being floated.  Talk emerges from the White House that the Obama camp and Olympia Snowe, Republican of [Read More...]