Tag Archives: Newt Gingrich

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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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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American Idolization of Republican Primary Process

Let the Republican Presidential contest begin!  With no formally announced candidates entered into next year’s Republican Primary, it’s interesting to calculate the odds of winning for potential entrants.  Based on both polling data and common sense, we could narrow down the field of likely winners with relative ease.  … Continue reading

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Say Anything: John Cusack’s Inane Tweets

John  Cusack, the far less funny brother of Joan Cusack, purports to be an actor and political activist.  He is also an avid user of the social medium, Twitter.  Combine all three and you get the inane and foolish ramblings of … Continue reading

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Weekend Seven: Obama’s Religion and Saudi Torture

Is President Obama a Christian?  And, should Newt Gingrich reconsider using Saudi Arabia as a standard-bearer for religious freedom in light of their eye for an eye paralysis punishment?  Wow!  What a week for the collision of law, politics, and religion!  … Continue reading

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