Casting Stones
March 2008 Archives

The U.S. Supreme Court, by a 6-3 majority in the Medellin v. Texas decision, struck a significant blow for the U.S. Constitution and U.S. sovereignty against the encroaching power of international treaties and U.N. authority upon U.S. law. Contrary to […]

I was aware that the ascension of Nicolas Sarkozy, known affectionately as “Sarko the American” to his countrymen, to the presidency of France was going to have positive ramifications, but I had no idea just how much difference it would […]

I’m a supporter of Senator Hillary Clinton, but you wouldn’t know it from all the times I’ve had to come to the defense of Barack Obama over these past few weeks. I like to think of myself as a loyal […]

Senator Obama has a problem: the hardening of the American heart, the closing of the American mind, the shriveling of our souls, the shrinking capacity of our imaginations, our jaded senses, the seen-it-all attitude that makes us into sneering voyeurs […]

Whenever Americans discuss the issue of race, there are always ghosts in the room with us—the ghosts of racial sins and racial hurts from our shared and tragic past. Race has always been the serpent in the American Eden, the […]

The California Second District Court of Appeals ruled Feb. 28 that parents who do not hold a “teaching certificate” but continue to educate their children at home can be found guilty of breaking the law. This is an outrageous decision. […]

Barack Obama called us to our better selves yesterday. Never mind that! Here’s the latest new outrage from Obama’s pastor! FOX NEWS, CNN, MSNBC are all about to start playing new secret footage of Rev. Wright screaming: “If you lust […]

As Prepared for Delivery“We the people, in order to form a more perfect union.” Two hundred and twenty one years ago, in a hall that still stands across the street, a group of men gathered and, with these simple words, […]

When Senator Obama’s preacher thundered about racism and injustice Obama suffered smear-by-association. But when my late father–Religious Right leader Francis Schaeffer–denounced America and even called for the violent overthrow of the US government, he was invited to lunch with presidents […]

Geraldine Ferraro, a trailblazer for women as the first woman on a major party national ticket (Walter Mondale’s presidential running mate in 1984), said the following about Senator Barack Obama: “If Obama was a white man, he would not be […]