Casting Stones
November 2007 Archives

Beliefnet contributor Rabbi Brad Hirschfield , author of You Don’t Have To Be Wrong For Me To Be Right, Finding Faith Without Fanaticism, offers this post on a “What Would Jesus Do?” question about the death penalty at last night’s […]

The most important political question in the Democratic race is whether Barack Obama will win the black vote. We forget that in 1988 Jesse Jackson won 13 primaries and caucuses while appealing to a smaller sector of the white vote […]

Comparing himself to McCain, Thompson and Giuliani on the gay marriage amendment as the only one who is for it but he leaves out Huckabee (who is also for it): For the first time, Mitt Romney is using direct mail […]

Yes, politics does make for strange bedfellows, doesn’t it? Republican presidential candidate Ron Paul, an underdog Texas congressman with a libertarian streak, has picked up an endorsement from a Nevada brothel owner. Dennis Hof, owner of the Moonlite BunnyRanch near […]

If this is true and he leads in contributions, it will be a sad day for the Republican party and won’t bode well for next year. In an interview to be aired later today on Bloomberg’s Political Capital with Al […]

After making a splash by implying that Bush was part of a conspiracy: In an excerpt from his forthcoming book, released Monday on the publisher’s web site, McClellan recounts the 2003 news conference in which he told reporters that aides […]

On Sunday Huckabee rejects the idea of the states deciding the abortion issue: Republican presidential hopeful Mike Huckabee, who is gaining in the polls, said Sunday that he believes that individual states should not be able to decide if abortions […]

John Fund asks Romney about giving “the speech” and about what Rep. Bob Inglis is reported to have said to him, “You cannot equate Mormonism with Christianity; you cannot say, ‘I am a Christian just like you.’” “I don’t recall […]

Hugh Hewitt absolutely eviscerated National Right To Life Executive Director, David O’Steen on his show over the committee’s endorsement of Fred Thompson: HH: All right, let’s go back…again, that’s bad data on your guys’ part, but I can’t substitute data. […]

When I read Gail Collins’ column I couldn’t tell if she was serious or not. It would be amazing to me that a Democrat would be happy that her candidate would rather duck the issue than answer a question as […]