The Information Paradox: Pro-Life..Pro-Choice…Both?

So, I guess I am a pro-life, pro-choice, pro-education atheist. Oddly enough this particular centrist view often makes me stand out in a crowd – my family and close friends lean toward the right and I am viewed as the liberal left-wing nut and to most others I am viewed as the conservative, uptight right- […]

george bush rushes to kill off animals before obama can stop him

classy move, bush. just fantastic: Animals and plants in danger of becoming extinct could lose the protection of government experts who make sure that dams, highways and other projects don’t pose a threat, under regulations the Bush administration is set to put in place before President-elect Obama can reverse them. The rules must be published […]

how to save the republican party

Meanwhile, it isn’t necessary to evict the Creator from the public square, surrender Judeo-Christian values or diminish the value of faith in America. Belief in something greater than oneself has much to recommend it, including most of the world’s architectural treasures, our universities and even our founding documents. But, like it or not, we are […]

How Did Sarah Palin Spend $150,000?

Sarah Palin: Ralph Lauren Klondike jacket $4,598 Ralph Lauren Collection jacket $4,798 Ralph Lauren Collection wool turtleneck $855 Armani Collezioni cashmere jacket $1,925 Armani Collezioni blouse $755 Armani Collezioni skirt $960 Armani Collezioni twill jersey jacket $1,325 Armani Collezioni twill jersey skirt $715 Armani Collezioni jersey jacket $1,635 Armani Collezioni jersey tank jacket $1,065 Giorgio […]

Obama: Bad News For the New Atheists and Other Fundamentalists

The Obama presidency is great news for almost everyone. It’s bad news for some odd ideological bedfellows: the Religious Right and the so-called New Atheists. Into the all or nothing culture wars, and the all or nothing wars between the so-called New Atheists and religion the election of President elect Obama reintroduces nuance. President elect […]

Frank Schaeffer: Sarah Palin Will Never Be President — Trust Me

The small smear of red on the otherwise blue electoral map looks more like a minor bloodstain on a dirty Band-Aid than anything resembling a national political party. Who voted for McCain/Palin in bigger numbers than they even voted for Bush/Cheney? Only one shrinking group: uneducated white folks in the deep south and a few […]

My wife made me canvass for Obama; here’s what I learned | csmonitor.com

I learned in just those three hours that this election is not about what we think of as the “big things.” It’s not about taxes. I’m pretty sure mine are going to go up no matter who is elected. It’s not about foreign policy. I think we’ll figure out a way to get out of […]