What's Wrong with the White Working Class

"It's not surprising that they get bitter, they cling to guns or religion or antipathy to people who aren't like them or anti-immigrant sentiment or anti-trade sentiment." No one jumped ...

What the Pope Has To Say

When popes come to America, so comes the inevitable criticism, pre- and post-visit, heaped upon the media for not understanding what the pope is really doing here. This is all ...

All BHO's Catholics

For the record, the complete National Advisory Council list: National Co-Chairs * Senator Bob Casey Representative Patrick Murphy (PA-08) Former Congressman Tim Roemer, President of the Center for National Policy ...

Catholic Problem?

The generally astute Marc Ambinder chews over Obama's alleged Catholic problem and, like most commentators, misses the point. As has been noted in this space before, taken in the aggregate, ...

Obama's Catholic Team

The Obama campaign rolled out its Catholic Advisory Council today, including: Senator Robert P. Casey, Jr. (D-PA), Congressman Patrick Murphy (PA-O8), Former Congressman Tim Roemer, Sr. Catherine Pinkerton, Congregation of ...

TV Guide

I know what I'll be watching Saturday evening...Jesus Camp Part Deux. Add to Favorite Articles

Waiting for the End

Comedy Central weighs in on the Huckaticktock. As for me, I'm expecting The Great Disappointment. Again. Add to Favorite Articles

Olympic Sacrilege

The ancient Olympic Games were as much a religious affair (honoring Zeus and King Pelops of Olympia) as an athletic one, and the modern Olympics should also be recognized as ...

Born Again Not

Beliefnet's God-O-Meter (jeez, I could live without that bit of cutsie-poo) usefully calls attention to the Baptist Press Association's interview of the pastor of the North Phoenix Baptist Church that ...

Powell Contexualizes

Colin Powell's remarks on Jeremiah Wright in this morming's interview with Diane Sawyer on "Good Morning America" serve notice. "Rev. Wright is also somebody who has made enormous contributions in ...

Huckaback?

Mike Huckabee is nowhere near leaving the political scene. Instead, he is staying in the public eye and will be delivering a speech on April 15th called "In God We ...

Pa. Catholics for Clinton

Buried in the release of Quinnipiac's latest Pennsylvania poll is an item showing that white Catholics prefer Clinton over Obama by 65 percent to 29 percent. So far as I ...

Dreams of my Abba

Barack Obama's first book has just been translated into Hebrew and appears in a full-page ad in Haaretz today. Thus far, among the other presidential contenders, no book by John ...

Brody sez

David Brody claims to have the scoop on John McCain's outreach to evangelicals. The idea, it seems, is to put together a "committee of 50"--old and new style evangelicals but ...