Analysis

First Blair, Then Bush?

April 27, 2011 Dr. Paul Kengor 0

George W. Bush fell into disfavor with the leaders of his denomination, the United Methodist Church (UMC), the moment he began talking about war with Iraq. “We can’t sleep through this rush to war,” said […]

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Big Questions and Deceptions

April 27, 2011 James Antle, III 0

On March 23, 2008, Pepperdine University law professor Douglas W. Kmiec published a blog entry on Slate—a popular webzine that prides itself on running contrarian pieces— endorsing Democrat Barack Obama for president of the United […]

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Evangelium Biden

April 27, 2011 Dr. Paul Kengor 0

Joe Biden, who once colorfully exclaimed, “The next Republican that tells me I’m not religious, I’m going to shove my rosary beads down their throat,” is now one of the most prominent Catholic politicians in […]

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The Jindal Special

April 26, 2011 Jeremy Lott 0

Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama has a 100 percent pro-gun control voting record, with one all-important exception. In a July 2006 roll call vote on an amendment to the Department of Homeland Security emergency appropriations […]

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An Unnatural Disaster

April 25, 2011 Joseph A. D'Agostino 0

The earthquake in May that rocked the Sichuan province of China and caused an enormous humanitarian disaster there prompted some in the mainstream media to notice a massive human rights violation in that Communist country, […]

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The Gospel According to Nancy Pelosi

April 25, 2011 Dr. Paul Kengor 0

So-called “values voters” twice made the difference in George W. Bush’s victories in 2000 and 2004. This was not lost on Democratic Party pollsters. Only days after the 2004 election, in a November 10 speech […]

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Silent No More

April 18, 2011 Joanna Bogle 0

Soho is famous as London’s sleazy district. There are some excellent restaurants and pubs and some quaint old streets worth exploring. But there’s a sad and lonely side: prostitutes and clubs darkened windows, a faint […]

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Bow to Sharia or Restore Mary’s Dowry?

April 17, 2011 Joanna Bogle 0

The headline writers had a glorious time: “Williams backs Sharia law”; “Archbishop’s call provokes political and religious backlash.” It was also a boon for journalists working on religious issues. I got a pre-breakfast telephone call […]