Year in review: Top ten stories of 2008

As in year's past, I have enjoyed reviewing the posts from the year and coming up with the top ten stories.1. Cancelation of the American Psychiatric Association symposium - Amidst threat of protests, the APA pressed to halt a scheduled symposium dedicated to sexual identity therapy and religious affiliation. Whipped up by a factually inaccurate article in the Gay City News, gay activists persuaded the APA leadership to pressure symposium organizers to pull the program. Gay City News later … [Read more...]

Should we be culture warriors? Thoughts on church and state

Sally Kern, with help from my friend and colleague at Grove City College, T. David Gordon provides today's open forum discussion.Mrs. Kern is in the news today about a speech she gave in Norman, OK about her entrance into government and her role as a "culture warrior." She says:“I started praying about whether or not the Lord wanted me to run,” Kern said. “And the more I prayed, the more I felt He did.”Kern said she expected to “run, lose and just be a much better government teacher.” … [Read more...]

Kern packs a hot lunch

Why would you need a gun in your legislative office?Oh, now I get it...OKLAHOMA CITY - Outspoken state Rep. Sally Kern was turned back by security Wednesday morning when she arrived at the Capitol carrying a pistol in her purse.Kern, R-Oklahoma City, was nearly as surprised as security when a camera spotted the small handgun when her purse rolled through the camera-equipped conveyer.The lawmaker, who has a permit to carry a concealed weapon, said she routinely removes it before … [Read more...]

AP reports large rally for Sally

The Associated Press reports 1000 people attended a rally supporting Sally Kern in Oklahoma City today.Concerned Women for America say the turnout was more like 2000.Wow. … [Read more...]

Sally Kern meets with PFLAG

Interesting development here... … [Read more...]

Sally Kern on morning talk show, Flashpoint

On Easter morning, Sally Kern faced off with Cathedral of Hope pastor, Dr. Scott Jones for a spirited debate regarding her comments on terrorism and homosexuality. The show is Flashpoint on KFOR-TV. The video with Kern and is the first two segments with an analysis by their hosts in the third. I cannot embed it here but provide the link to the Flashpoint page.She asserts scientific evidence proving her views but provides none. I have asked her via email for this evidence and asked those who … [Read more...]

Sally Kern: What should she do?

Sally Kern is an Oklahoma state representative who recently found herself a YouTube star thanks to gay advocacy group the Victory Fund. Mrs. Kern, a second term lawmaker from Oklahoma City and Baptist pastor’s wife, was secretly taped giving a rambling speech to her Republican colleagues regarding threats to conservatives in local political races. Her comments, now viewed over 1 million times on YouTube have ignited a firestorm of controversy and opposition, particularly among homosexual rights g … [Read more...]

Follow up on Tucker's letter to Rep. Sally Kern

Because I was moved by the letter I described here, I have been seeking to verify the authorship (between grading papers, of course).It is thus far a frustrating pursuit. I can't find full names of Tucker or his Aunt Elizabeth. In response to the interest in the Tucker letter, someone posting as Elizabeth left this message on March 14, on the KWTV - News 9 forum:Alex wrote: Hi Elizabeth, I hoping that you follow this forum and will check on this. I'm trying to contact you (and Tucker) in th … [Read more...]


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