Category Archives: Politics

The Tea Party, Debt & Insufferable Intransigence

With the resolution of the Debt Ceiling “crisis” coming down to the wire, one thing is certain — if both Democrats and the Tea Party oppose a proposed solution, then that is almost indisputable evidence that the solution is both conservative AND reasonable.  … Continue reading

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Obama’s Debt Problem vs. Ramsey’s Debt Solution

“Now, every family knows that a little credit card debt is manageable.”  (President Barack Obama’s Speech on Debt Talks, July 25, 2011) The President is apparently not a fan of Dave Ramsey.  It would not surprise me if Obama has … Continue reading

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Race, Politics & the SBC in Phoenix

Only five days before the Southern Baptist Convention will meet in Phoenix, temperature are rising.  Although I previously wrote that the weather inside the Convention Hall would probably be mild, I am beginning to think I may have to revise my … Continue reading

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Weiner’s Lies, Chief Sinners & God’s Grace!

Liar, Liar Pants on Fire! While no one knows exactly where this phrase — always popular with the school-aged children (or those who act like school-aged children) — originated, if there ever was a poster-boy for the truth that this … Continue reading

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Newt Gingrich & Evangelicals: Strange Bedfellows

Politics makes strange bedfellows Political interests can bring together people who otherwise have little in common. This saying is adapted from a line in the play The Tempest, by William Shakespeare: “Misery acquaints a man with strange bedfellows.” It is … Continue reading

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Obama’s High Tech Enemies List & Nixon’s Ghost

If I believed in ghosts (which I don’t — demons and spirits are another matter altogether), I could almost see the ghost of Richard Milhaus Nixon walking on the grounds of the White House.  That America’s 37th President is haunting  or otherwise … Continue reading

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Israel: With Friends Like Obama, Who Needs Enemies?

This past Sunday, while preaching on the name of Jesus — perhaps the most well-known resident of Israel (past, present, or future) — I asked those in the congregation to call out the first thing that they associated with the name of  the … Continue reading

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Donald Trump’s Elite Christian Posse

When Mike Huckabee, the popular ex-Governor of Arkansas and former Presidential candidate, announced that he would not make another White House run, one of his potential competitors, Donald Trump, said: “A lot of people are very happy that he will not be running, … Continue reading

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Can a 2x Adulterer Be Elected President?

NO WAY!!!  If conservatives want to see Barack Obama become a one-term President, they will not rally behind former House Speaker Newt Gingrich.  Nominating Mr. Gingrich would all but ensure the re-election of one of the weakest Presidents in our … Continue reading

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The SBC & a Collapsing Big Tent Philosophy

Advocates of a big tent believe that people with a broad variety of political approaches and viewpoints can unite within a single party to advance shared core issues, even if they disagree in other areas. This way the party can … Continue reading

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