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Hellfire from Above
Originally Posted: 06/12/2013 - 8:49am | Type: Magazine Article

Steve Holt More than 1,000 civilians have been killed by U.S. drone strikes. Obama, technology, and the myth of redemptive violence. ...

How Did Religion Play Out in Super Tuesday?
Originally Posted: 03/07/2012 - 5:32pm | Type: Blog

New exit polling shows Mitt Romney continuing to struggle among the GOP’s white born-again/evangelical voters. While Mitt Romney took 10 of the Super Tuesday primaries and caucus ...

Race Down to the Wire, GOP Goes Musical
Originally Posted: 04/17/2012 - 3:18pm | Type: Blog

The unofficial results are in and it looks like former governor Mitt Romney won the Michigan primary with 41 percent of the vote. Many commentators believe that this win indicates a recovery of momentum for the Romney campaign. There are now unconfir ...

Coming to a Computer Near You: It's Tea Party Jesus!
Originally Posted: 01/19/2012 - 11:37pm | Type: Blog

The "Tea Party Jesus" video will be a satirical take of the Sermon on the Mount with various quotes, signs and policy positions of the Tea Party. I can’t say I ever expe ...

Is Iran the New Iraq?
Originally Posted: 01/18/2012 - 8:07am | Type: Blog

It’s hard to remember the warm-up to the Iraq war now almost 10 years old. Following the devastating experience of 9/11 (Sept. 11, 2001), the United States experienced enormous national feelings of anger and s ...

Afternoon News Bytes: Jan. 13, 2012
Originally Posted: 01/13/2012 - 2:03pm | Type: Blog

NPR: Evangelical Leaders Struggle To Crown A Candidate Rick Santorum was fresh off his surprise showing in the Iowa caucuses and fielding questions on a radio program, when a caller challenged the Republican presidential candidate on his overt rel ...

GOP Primaries and Old Country Buffet
Originally Posted: 01/12/2012 - 4:06pm | Type: Blog

If the GOP primaries were like Old Country Buffet, I’d be happy. Think about it. There wouldn’t be so much money involved and we could pick only the stuff we liked and ignore the rest. ...

Romney and Huntsman Tie in First New Hampshire Votes
Originally Posted: 01/10/2012 - 8:15am | Type: Blog

Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney tied former U.S. Ambassador to China Jon Huntsman with two votes each, while Ron Paul and Newt Gingrich both received a single vote. President Obama also won his first vot ...

New Hampshire, the Right to Revolution and the Nation’s First Primary
Originally Posted: 01/09/2012 - 12:50pm | Type: Blog

The old Yankees of New Hampshire don’t like being told who to vote for. And, they especially don’t want to be told who should get their vote by anyone who works for a cable news company. ...

The Last GOP Debate of the Year: Fun with Soundbites
Originally Posted: 12/16/2011 - 2:21pm | Type: Blog

Our friends at the Huffington Post have had some fun with video sound bites from yesterday's GOP debate. Our friends at the Huffington Post have had some fun with video sou ...

The Afternoon News: Monday, Dec. 5, 2011
Originally Posted: 12/05/2011 - 4:06pm | Type: Blog

The Afternoon News: Monday, Dec. 5, 2011 THINK PROGRESS: Ron Paul Defends The 99 Percent: ‘It’s A Very Healthy Movement’ Though most Republican presidential candidates make ...

Gang of Eight: GOP Candidates Debate o' the Week
Originally Posted: 11/23/2011 - 3:46pm | Type: Blog

Another week, another Republican Presidential Debate. This time, eight of the GOP candidates for the nomination spent their evening putting forward their beliefs on the issues of foreign policy and national s ...

Let Your Voice Be Heard in Saturday's GOP Debate
Originally Posted: 11/10/2011 - 6:48pm | Type: Blog

Let your voices be heard! Learn how to submit questions for Saturday's GOP Presidential Debate on issues relating to national security. On Saturday, November 12, at 8 p.m. ET ...

Cutting Foreign Aid: Not The America I Love
Originally Posted: 10/27/2011 - 8:24am | Type: Blog

This article originally appeared on the Huffington Post. This article originally appeared on the Huffington Post . I watched the Republican debates from my hotel ...

News: Quick Links
Originally Posted: 10/18/2011 - 4:30pm | Type: Blog

Tavis Smiley and Cornel West Examine Poverty in America Tavis Smiley and Cornel West Examine Poverty in America Tavis Smiley and Dr. Cornel West have put together ...

Randall Balmer answers, "What is an Evangelical?"
Originally Posted: 11/04/2011 - 9:28pm | Type: Blog

The puzzle here is not that readers of the Bible would tilt toward the political left. That, for me, as well as for thousands of other American evangelicals, is self-evident. ...

Must-Read du Jour: Why the Antichrist Matters in U.S. Politics (NYT)
Originally Posted: 10/05/2011 - 5:24am | Type: Blog

Today's Must-Read du Jour comes from an op-ed by Matthew Avery Sutton in the New York Times. Sutton, an associate professor of history at Washington State University, and author of Aimee Semple McPherson ...

The Republican Debates So Far (part 1)
Originally Posted: 10/05/2011 - 5:24am | Type: Blog

As a liberal, a progressive that stands to the left of President Obama, I do not expect to hear much in a Republican presidential debate with which I will agree. As a liberal, a p ...

Three Steps Toward a Balanced Budget
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 7:35am | Type: Blog

There has been a lot of talk about deficits lately. This is for good reasons. Our personal and national relationship to debt is indeed a moral issue. There has been a lot of talk ...

Wearing My Jesus Goggles to the Boston Tea Party
Originally Posted: 08/31/2011 - 3:40pm | Type: Blog

<p>The Tea Party Express -- the traveling band of conservative speakers, entertainers, and organizers -- stops in Washington, D.C., today on its nationwide effort to "vote them out of office" i ...

Bill To Reject Bipartisanship Receives Broad Bipartisan Support
Originally Posted: 08/31/2011 - 3:40pm | Type: Blog

<p>Leaders of both parties in the House of Representatives hailed the passage of landmark legislation on Tuesday that rejects bipartisanship once and for all.</p> Le ...