Archive for: September 23, 2008

September 23, 2008

Narcotics Trade Fuels Afghanistan Insurgency

Filed under: Crime and Punishment - 23 Sep 2008

The poppy trade that fuels terrorists and insurgents in Afghanistan is a problem that must be addressed but doesn’t have a military solution, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff said during a teleconference for Internet journalists and bloggers. …

Inconvenient Truth from Meltdown: Home Ownership NOT a Right

Filed under: Basic American Rights,Politics In General - 23 Sep 2008

With mortgage giants Freddie Mac and Fannie Mae lying in ruins and private establishments like Lehman Brothers and AIG reduced to welfare queens on public assistance, an irrefutable truth must be accepted: Not everyone can afford the American Dream.

Prophetic Implications of the 2008 Election

Filed under: Religion & Faith - 23 Sep 2008

Does the Bible have anything to say about the 2008 elections in America? Specific outcomes of the race may not be covered in the scriptures but since prophecy is pre-written history the general implications of the election are inescapable, what …

ProPublica Forgets to Mention Federal Judge Being Impeached was Clinton Appointee

Filed under: Academia, Media & Hollywood - 23 Sep 2008

A Federal judge from Louisiana is under a cloud of impeachment and if he’s convicted it’ll be the first Federal judge impeached in almost 20 years. The story was covered by the new wire service named ProPublica, a service …

Cafferty Correct, Racism Is a Factor; Dead Wrong About Whom Racists Are

Filed under: In The News,Politically Incorrect Reality - 23 Sep 2008

CNN’s Jack Cafferty caused a bit of a stir recently by asserting that the McCain-Obama race for the presidency is close only because racism has raised it’s ugly head. According to Jack the Ripper, the only way that Obama …

Taking the Time to Act Like Christians

Filed under: Religion & Faith - 23 Sep 2008

A few days ago I was asked to speak to a men’s group in Atlanta about Catholics in politics. As part of my presentation, I talked about the possibility of greater Catholic and Evangelical cooperation. To illustrate my point, I …

Political Elections, Cultural Elections, and the Votes that Really Matter

To be honest, treating politics isn’t my favorite pastime. Sure, like other commentators I do it, but it’s not something I can truly sink my teeth into. I’ll explain why momentarily. This election season, my pen has …