Anti-Defamation League Condemns Ben Carson’s Statements About a Muslim Running for President

This morning the Jewish Anti-Defamation League issued a condemnation of Donald Trumps inaction and Ben Carson's actions. Sunday on Meet the Press, Carson said he could not accept a Muslim president. This morning, his spokesman Armstrong Williams categorized Muslims as believing in killing Jews and gays. The ADL posted:ADL Troubled by Comments of GOP Hopefuls, Including Ben Carson, Suggesting a Muslim Should Not Be President New York, NY, September 21, 2015 … The Anti-Defamation League (ADL) … [Read more...]

Ben Carson’s Muslim President Comments and the 1788 Debate in North Carolina Over Ratification of the Constitution

So Ben Carson said he wouldn't support a Muslim for President and Islam is inconsistent with the Constitution. Watch:Then he said he might vote for a Muslim for Congress.This was such an easy question that I am surprised Carson botched it up.  Even if you personally would not vote for a Muslim, the Constitution prohibits a religious test so it doesn't matter what Ben Carson's opinion is. All I can figure is he wanted to bounce with anti-Muslim sentiment.The issue of a Muslim … [Read more...]

Donald Trump for President?

March Madness is here.And I don't mean NCAA basketball.GOP suits are in Iowa testing the waters for a run at the nomination. The most entertaining aspect has to be the potential for Donald Trump to enter the fray. Although Trump was not there, he sent a water tester along to find out what Iowa is.Michael Cohen, executive vice president and special counsel to Trump's company, met with Iowa Republicans."We do understand that Iowa is the first stop if anyone is interested in the … [Read more...]

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Out with the old, in with the new.It is on. … [Read more...]

Nov. 5 New York Times Front Page Leaked

Well, I can't actually verify this but it might look something like this.Here is a little better view of it.I might be done for the night; I am not sure I can watch this. FOX just called VA at 10:41pm for Obama. Virginia.Jedi mind tricks.Some GOP people I talk to hope for buyer's remorse and a resurgence in the mid-term elections in 2010. As a historical parallel, Bill Clinton, in 1992, met immediate problems with his health care initiatives; one wonders if Obama's pledge to … [Read more...]

Obama says faith-based is okay if it isn't entirely based in faith

I am not sure my headline captures it but it is close. In this New York Times article, Barack Obama is shown Zanesville, OH (near my old stomping grounds) promoting a kind of faith based initiative. After all the reading, I think the issue at odds is whether faith-based groups should be able to take Federal money if they can discriminate in hiring by only hiring people who support the faith on which the group is based. John McCain and most conservatives say such groups should be able to … [Read more...]


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