Moving back toward the fold

This recent article by Paul Kengor suggests that the Methodist Church might be coming back, closer to the fold.While Kengor is commenting on Hillary Clinton's relationship to the Methodist Church, I find it interesting that there are some very substantial shifts in the platform that the United Methodist Church has embraced for many years. Take a look:Among the steps taken was a statement encouraging the church to ÔÇťassist the ministry of crisis pregnancy centers and pregnancy resource c … [Read more...]

Hillary a feminist?

I'm not a huge fan of Maureen Dowd, but she does have some keen insights on Senator Hillary Clinton and her status as a woman who's a presidential candidate.Dowd makes the point that Senator Clinton got where she is because she's "Mrs. Clinton." So much for doing things on your own. Dowd cites one letter to the WSJ in which the writer notes that the last thing Hillary did on her own was to get into Yale's law school. I'd love to see a woman presidential candidate who's accomplished in her own … [Read more...]