A White House Petition set up on the 14th December, the same day as the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre, has become the most popular petition of all time, and currently stands at 262,708 signatures. The petition reads thus: Legally recognize Westboro Baptist Church as a hate group. This group has been recognized as a hate group by […]
Did you see this over the weekend? A Hasidic newspaper photoshopped the Secretary of State out of the briefing room picture: A big hat-tip to Failed Messiah (who gave a hat-tip to Critical Minyan) for breaking the news that an Ultra-Orthodox Hasidic Jewish newspaper, Der Tzitung, has determined that the photo of top U.S. leaders […]
What? Surely not me? But, yes, I am. The White House Press Secretary said, “The only thing that would be archived other than what I produce is if you respond directly to me and only me,” So…. They say that if you tweet @presssec it becomes part of the official WH Records 4ever, so, here […]
This is only since June 1st, when I switched to self-hosting, but I have to wonder, does President Obama read my blog?
The Rev. Jim Wallis, a political voice in his own right, has responded to a recent action by religious leaders who have asked that the Attorney General remove protections for religious groups who discrimination in hiring. His basic answer is that theses religious groups should discriminate in providing services (note, that they groups are those […]
100 days are up…. From expanding the White House’s faith-based office to opening his rallies with prayer, Barack Obama has embraced faith in a more visible way than any other president in recent memory. At the same time, Obama’s actions on a variety of fronts, from abortion policy to accepting a speaking invitation at Notre […]
Here is an article on MSNBC. I am opposed to congregations getting involved with politics on any level and indeed, people who use the name of Christ to get involved as well. What worries me is that the Constitution provides for a clear separation of Church and State, and while people bemoan and wail if […]