The original design of the new $621 million visitors center on Capitol Hill had a simple policy regarding religion: Don’t Ask. Don’t Tell. But a group of more than 100 Congressmen objected to the removal of religion from the American story. They raised a racket and now — roughly a year later — changes have […]
Month – September 2009
AP’s Dylan T. Lovan has written a fascinating story about a convicted child molester who has just been ordained as a minister in Kentucky. Lovan was smart to describe the gay-friendly congregation as a “self-described Pentecostal church.” Just as most Jews reject Jews for Jesus, most Pentecostals would argue that no authentically Pentecostal church would […]
The cheerleaders were waving banners bearing Scripture verses. Then somebody complained. And school officials, fearful of lawsuits, stepped in. For more, click here. This is the constitutional amendment, by the way, that unambiguously guarantees freedom of speech. To see the constitutional amendment that unambiguously prohibits cheerleaders from sharing their faith, click here.
I received a nice letter from Col. Daniel B. McElwain of Culpepper, Va. A few years ago, he wrote a book proposing 13 new amendments to the United States Constitution. Now he’s come up with a 14th amendment — but this one would need to be ratified by a higher power than Congress. It’s titled: […]
I am a procrastinator. For the last ten years, I’ve been drafting a letter in my head to William Safire, the former Nixon speech writer, Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist, author and wordsmith. I was working on the letter again today. It involves a tombstone at Mount Vernon.
The Episcopal Church is offering supporters an opportunity “to support the Church’s unity” — by footing some of the denomination’s multi-million-dollar lawsuit tab against breakaway parishes and dioceses. According to this description on the church’s Web site:
Apparently, some Catholic bigwigs are second-guessing the decision to give U.S. Sen. Ted Kennedy a Catholic funeral. David Gibson at PoliticsDaily.com has all the details.
Apparently, the Beatles truly are more popular than Jesus — at least on Google. The number of people searching for the Fab Four is higher than the number of people seeking the Messiah, according to this report.
A top Capitol Hill staffer is warning that heterosexual pornography may cause homosexual orientation. Click here for more…
In their first head-to-head matchup of the 2012 presidential election, former Baptist pastor Mike Huckabee easily defeated former Latter-day Saint bishop Mitt Romney in a straw poll Saturday at the Values Voter Summit in Washington.