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March 2008 Archives

Writing about, reviewing, and discussing a book written by a friend who is also your boss is a no-win proposition. If you are too kind to the book you will be accused of being a suck up. If you are […]

I just finished reading two pieces on Obama and Wright. One was by Richard Land, the other by Rod Dreher. The pieces were on different topics – Land’s more general, about the speech and about race, Dreher’s more specific, about […]

John McCain is under attack from Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton in a rare moment of Democratic unity. In an economic speech on Tuesday, McCain (Ariz.) said he supports government assistance for Americans facing home foreclosure because of the turmoil […]

From Mark Helprin in The New York Times, a way to end the genocide in the Sudan… yesterday: DESPITE almost 1.5 million bombing sorties flown against Germany during the Second World War, the United States and Britain failed for lack […]

Rumor – and Bon Appetite magazine – have it that DiFara Pizza at 1424 Avenue J in Brooklyn, NY may have the world’s best pizza… …anyone had it?

Carlos’ wife, Heather, writes of seeing Matt and Jefferson for the first time from a different perspective: We get seated, the music starts and the girls and I begin to grove. Then it happens, I see them. A couple cuddling […]

What does Jesus look like? He looks like this: My only question is which one is he? The reality is that Jesus is both. Jesus is the poor and the broken and lonely and the lost. Jesus is the lover […]

Charles Murray has written a longer piece about the Obama speech. It is definitely worth reading: I understand how naïve it is to read a presidential candidate’s speech as if it were anything except political positioning, but that leads me […]

Anna Grace has been sponsored by Eliot Ware. Thank you Eliot. I am so excited, so thrilled, so happy. I had been checking all day long to see if anyone had sponsored her and when I saw that Eliot had […]

Anne Rice has posted an extraordinary essay on her faith. Click here for the full text. Here are some key excerpts: Look: I believe in Him. It’s that simple and that complex. I believe in Jesus Christ, the Second Person […]