Jerusalem Post Chides Mike Huckabee for Holocaust Analogy

Adding to the fallout over Mike Huckabee's ill-advised comparison of the Iran nuclear treaty to the Holocaust, the Jerusalem Post rebuked the GOP presidential hopeful earlier today.Certainly, the Israelis oppose the Iran deal but lament that Huckabee's comment make it harder to secure the opposition necessary to derail it. The Post says: As for sense, Huckabee’s comment just made it tougher for Israel and its allies in Washington to round up Democratic votes needed to override a p … [Read more...]

Who Do Evangelical Leaders Prefer for President in 2016: Good News for Marco Rubio, Scott Walker and Carly Fiorina

This just in today from World  magazine:WASHINGTON—Good news for Marco Rubio, Scott Walker, and Carly Fiorina. Mixed news for Jeb Bush and Ted Cruz. Bad news for Mike Huckabee, Rick Santorum, and Ben Carson. And if anyone thought Donald Trump or Chris Christie were picking up support from evangelical leaders, pop that bubble. Those are the findings from a survey of nearly 100 evangelical leaders and insiders. Numerous 2016 GOP candidates have identified evangelicals as a key part of their ro … [Read more...]

Donald Trump Shall Become the Trumpet: My Entry for Best Article in the “Wait, This Isn’t Parody?” Category

If I was of a mind to write a parody of a Charismatic minister writing about Donald Trump, an article like this would have been a good result.Writing for Charisma Magazine's Prophetic Insight section, "prophetic minister" Jeremiah Johnson compared Donald Trump to Cyrus in the Bible. Referring to Trump or someone like him, Johnson says: Could God not use the wicked and ungodly to bring about His plans and purposes thousands of years ago and can He not still do the same thing again, … [Read more...]

Fact Checking Donald Trump’s Criticism of John McCain

I like fact checking. I do a fair amount of it here on the blog (for example, yesterday) so I like to read fact checking articles on topics of interest. On such topic for me was Donald Trump's criticism of John McCain's record on veterans.USA Today ran an article a couple of days ago fact checking Trump's USA Today op-ed defending his criticism of McCain. I link to it here and recommend it to interested readers.It takes a special kind of hubris to criticize a former POW. Trump is riding … [Read more...]

New York Times Stands by Claims on Ted Cruz’s; Says Book Could Make the List Next Week

The New York Times told me this morning that Ted Cruz's book could make the best seller list next reporting period if sales warrant. The paper also stands behind the claim that "the overwhelming preponderance of evidence was that sales were limited to strategic bulk purchases."Times spokeswoman Denise Rhoades Ha said this morning that "The book could appear on a future list. Every week is a new sales reporting period and could have a different outcome." Thus, if strong sales have resulted … [Read more...]

Glenn Beck Tells Fellowship Church America is a Covenant Nation Like Israel

I told you Glenn Beck was going to teach theology at Fellowship Church and he wasted little time doing it.  Watch (at about 4:00 into the full clip available on You Tube):Beck told the Baptists: I have a lot of stuff and very little time. I wanna just kind of go through because its essential that we ask ourselves: who are we? Who are we? Because most people don't know. And what keeps us going? Again, most people don't know. We came here for a reason. We are a covenant nation. We are the … [Read more...]

David Brooks Wants Us to Fight a Different Culture War; Retraining Required

Brooks is a good writer and makes a good case for what I consider to be the right position.In essence, he says evangelicals have lost the culture war over sexual matters, and so should consider being more like the Salvation Army than the Moral Majority. Become useful again. Actually, there is a lot of that going on and Brooks says evangelicals should become known for our good works of community as opposed to outrage over gay marriage.It is hard to look at the ministry of Jesus and find … [Read more...]

Which Same-Sex Marriage Related Action is Lawless?

The Supreme Court last week ruled 5-4 that the 14th Amendment required the states to recognize same-sex unions as legal marriages.Today, the Family Research Council released the following press release:Family Research Council Commends Texas Officials for Declining to Blindly Follow Five JusticesWASHINGTON, D.C. -- Today, Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton issued a statement calling the U.S. Supreme Court ruling an act of "lawlessness" and provided guidance that "county clerks and t … [Read more...]


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