Posts tagged "Palin"

Who Remembers McCarthy?

Becky Garrison: Over at Killing the Buddha, Garrett Baer addresses the current controversy over Park51 by raising the question, “at what time in American history have particular groups not been the subject of bigotry? He reminds us that “The Tea Party, of course, is defending American values, as are the Minute Men, as was...

Evangelical Women Need Role Models Too

Newsweek's religion editor, Lisa Miller, contributes to the recent conversation about Sarah Palin's "feminism," but instead of parsing definitions (see also here and here for that), Miller tells us why evangelical women see Palin as a saint:  they hunger for a contemporary role model.  Miller opens the article with a recount of...

Faith in our Exceptionalism

We are not ourselves. We no longer know what it means to be American. We are letting our secretive government fleece us. We're broken and we are on the wrong path, at a tipping point, we've lost our way. From Star Parker to Sarah Palin, from Roger Ailes to Glenn...