Posts tagged "Kerry"

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 01 November 2004

Gimme That Old-Time Moral Clarity More moral clarity on true evil. Matthew Yglesias reports, “Rep. Peter King, one of our moderate’ Republicans, just said on ‘Crossfire’ that there’s a ‘new axis of evil’ composed of “UN bureaucrats, The New York Times, and Dan Rather.'” Green Bay Bishop: Gay Marriage #1 Election Issue The Bishop of Green Bay wants Catholics...

Daily Links October 25 2004

If Hitler Was a Blogger What if you had a “best blog contest” and Hitler won? Neo-Nazis will have to stick to wishful thinking and settle for second best: hate-spewing anti-Muslim blog Little Green Footballs wonWashington Post’s reader poll for “best international blog” with bon mots about Palestinians and other Muslims such as “I’ve been fond of transfer of these subhuman[s]...

Daily Links October 13 2004

Group Areas Acts Hanna Swaid, head of the Israeli Arab civil rights group, the Arab Center for Alternative Planning, criticized a bill preliminarily passed by Knesset as an “apartheid” act that recreated South Africa’s 1950 Group Areas Act — the law which legalized the de facto segregation already in place. The Israeli bill amends the...

Daily Links October 11 2004

GOP Candidate on Lesbo Bathroom Action BREAKING NEWS!!! Oklahoma GOP Senate candidate Dr. Tom Coburn announces that southeast Oklahoma is THE place for lesbian bathroom sex. “Lesbianism is so rampant in some of the schools in southeast Oklahoma that they’ll only let one girl go to the bathroom,” says Dr. Coburn, known until now as a fiercely anti-homosexual Christian...

Daily Links October 9 2004

Dispatches From Printland Dispatches from printland: Kelefa Sanneh, a new contributor to The New Yorker, outdoes all the old hands with his profile of prosperity preacher Creflo Dollar in the latest issue. Too bad the magazine sees fit only to put its old reliables online. So get thee to a library and learn from Sanneh how it’s...