Posts tagged "presidential campaign"

A Very Perry Christmas

Ashley Baxstrom:  It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas! Christmas tree lots sprouting up like weeds, Christmas lights hung on trees in every wannabe-hip-neighborhood in the five boroughs, a whole new set of Christmas displays in the Macy’s windows. And of course, the turtledove on top:  pundits and politicians decrying the "War on Christmas." There...

As Goes Iowa:
The Family Leader, Religious Politics and 2012

by Andy Kopsa America’s culture wars are at full throttle: defunding Planned Parenthood, chipping away at a woman’s right to an abortion – and if possible taking away that right altogether, preventing or ending gay marriage (because it could lead to Sharia law), enacting Religious Freedom Restoration Acts to “restore religious liberty” that was never...

Campaign ’04 Coverage

n search of religion on the campaign trail. The “R” Word Campaign Coverage Forum: Revealer Publisher Jay Rosen’s introduction to the forum Debra Mason’s “The ‘R’ Word” Jason DeRose’s “Politics and the Religion Reporter: A Story” Amy Sullivan’s “Religious Men” Rod Dreher’s “The Non-Negotiable Dream” Shahed Amanullah’s “Beyond the Zero-Sum Game” Plus “Bush Channels God“: Jack Brubaker of The Lancaster New Era already knows what’s missing. Jay Rosen’s “Democratic National...

20 August 2004 Daily Links

Tired of Deal Hudson? Much better Catholic writing is to be found in V.Y. Mudimbe‘s story atWords Without Borders, a terrific site that translates literature from around the world. Mudimbe’s narrator is a nun in the former nation of Zaire, circa 1978, at the brink of civil war: “I reread the Passion of our Lord according...