Posts tagged "bush"

Showing Them to the Dining Room

The Obama administration has failed to regulate discrimination by federally-funded faith-based organizations By Andy Kopsa I have been investigating and reporting on an anti-gay Christian political organization, the Iowa Family Policy Center (IFPC), for over a year now.  The IFPC, a state affiliate of the Family Research Council*, a premier national anti-gay rights organization, has received over...

Just Another World For Everything Left to Lose

25 January 2005 Roosevelt spoke of four freedoms. Yesterday, Bush counted 49. A critical analysis of the the fundamental meaning of Bush’s word. By David Domke In his second-term inaugural address on Thursday, George W. Bush used the words freedom or liberty, in some form, 49 times. Say this for the president: He can hammer home a...

Daily Links 08 November 2004

Gary Hart Preaches The prophetic voice of the moment comes from… Gary Hart? Who wouldda thunk? And yet here he is, talking some serious God and history on the op-ed page of the NYT, no less. “To participate in a discussion of ‘faith’ one must qualify oneself,” and he goes on to do just that...

Daily Links 02 November 2004

For Those About to Rock Billboard: GOP would rather you did not rock the vote, thank you very much. Bush/Cheney evidently prefer punk: Ohio GOP poll challengers slam the vote. Christian Right Packs It Up, Calls It A Day Liberals getting giddy — and delusional. Village Voice, two hours ago, “What If Kerry Wins”: “The Christian...

Questions of Faith

Questions of Faith 01 November 2004 A pastor reflects on the religious questions he wishes the press had asked Bush & Kerry. By Ben Daniel In presidential politics religion matters. Religion matters because a majority of American voters repeatedly have expressed a desire to have a man of faith in the oval office, but more...

Daily Links October 21 2004

NYT Gets It Wrong NYT gets it wrong: David E. Sanger reports that “Mr. Bush has never answered the question of how he would react if Iraq or Afghanistan or other nations in the Middle East held free elections, and freely chose fundamentalist Islamic governments.” That contradicts this report on BBC News, from Tuesday: “Bush has said he would...

Daily Links October 19 2004

None of the Above Mark Noll, America’s leading evangelical historian, explains why he won’t be voting for Kerry — or Bush. Pagan Sox What is the faith of the Red Sox faithful? Though Mark Sappenfield of The Christian Science Monitor speaks with Cornell University V.P. Isaak Kramnick about the effects of the Puritan legacy on New Englanders who believe “that bad can...

President or Prophet?

President or Prophet? 11 October 2004 An analysis of 70 years of presidential rhetoric reveals the radicalism of Bush’s religion. By David Domke and Kevin Coe The religious outlook of George W. Bush has been the focus of recent stories by several major news media. In these pieces White House officials and allies consistently have...