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…gives the election to John McCain. I’ve taken a short break from election madness to try and see it from a different perspective – I’ve been talking to friends in Pennsylvania and non-political friends from around the country and around […]

Thanks to Andrew Sullivan

My friend Joe Carter, who blogs at Evangelical Outpost, left this comment about Obama that I wanted to highlight because it is the polar opposite of mine… I think… Obama’s latests back-pedaling can’t be squared with his original comment. Now […]

“[I]t’s not surprising, then, 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 as a way to explain their frustrations.” This quote is the equivalent […]

I am moved by Joe Carter’s post on America’s silent shame of prison rape: We are justifiably outraged by the human rights abuses occurring in foreign lands. So why aren’t we more outraged by the atrocities here in our own […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

If you haven’t seen this, watch Mike Huckabee talk about Sen. Obama’s speech and Rev. Wright’s remarks:Particularly important is this paragraph: …And one other thing I think we’ve got to remember: As easy as it is for those of us […]