Posts tagged "harriet miers"

Ad Nauseum

28 December 2005 Popes John Paul II and Benedict XVI; Terri Schiavo and faith-based helping after Katrina; the exploding number of church schisms over homosexuality; Intelligent Design, the Ten Commandments, Harriet Miers, the Vatican’s gay ban, and Billy Graham’s visit to heathen New York. All the stories you heard too much about are back with...

Media-Assisted Suicide

How coverage of the “right to die” keeps us from dealing with death. By Marissa Kantor This is not a piece about Harriet Miers’ evangelical beliefs. This is not a piece about physician-assisted suicide. This is not a piece about federalism and states’ rights. This is a piece about how the media — both the...

Overturning Roe

What did James Dobson know about Harriet Miers, and when did he know it? John Fund of the Wall Street Journal answers those questions with notes obtained from an Oct. 3 conference call involving 13 religious right leaders and two Texas judges. “[A]n unidentified voice asked the two men, ‘Based on your personal knowledge of...

Not a Cheap Commodity

12 October 2005 Bush tries to save his Miers project from implosion by ‘fessing up that his advisors had promoted the nominee to conservative groups by discussing her religious beliefs and background, but it may be too little frankness, too late. Last Friday, five days before Bush made his admission, even conservative Christian groups made it clear...

This Is Not What It Seems

12 October 2005 Sharlet: I’ve a short item on Harriet Miers’ church, Valley View Christian, coming out in an upcoming issue of Rolling Stone. Poking around the site, I came across a startling link, to theGospel Broadcasting Association, which declares: “This ministry is directed to the peoples of the world which historically have embraced Christianity–namely, the Caucasians,...

Pitbull Press

12 October 2005 Sharlet: 10 minutes after I write a Revealer item wondering why the press failed to notice the white supremacist, Christian conspiracy link on the site of Harriet Miers‘ church (it’s not what you think), liberal site Daily Kos brings news of a press biting into a religious question like pitbulls. In a 32 minute press briefing, demanded...

Miers Post

07 October 2005 From Christianity Today Weblog, an exhaustive compilation of links regarding the religious and personal beliefs of Supreme Court nominee Harriet Miers — from Opus Dei to abortion to euthanasia to Mormonism — as well as the reactions of the professionally righteous, disowning Miers or damning her with faint, uneasy support, and the political leanings...