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The Judeo-Christian Superior Moral Teaching of the Day

The Christian Watershed on the superiority of Judeo-Christian morality:

“The Judeo-Christian worldview stands as a superior counterpart to naturalism. Naturalism does not protect humanity, even those who are conscious and self-aware, because naturalism can always shift what it means to be a “human person.” If the majority decides that having white skin constitutes an element [...]

Americans Elect Encourages Civic Virtue

Senator John Ensign (R-Black Pots and Kettles)

“I wouldn’t put myself hopefully in that kind of position, but if I was in a position like that, that’s what I would do.” — Senator John Ensign, August 30 2007, considering whether Senator Larry Craig should resign for having extramarital sex.

“I came to that conclusion recently, and frankly it’s because of what he [...]

Never Let Them Near The White House Again

“First Amendment speech and press rights may also be subordinated to the overriding need to wage war successfully.”

– Deputy Assistant Attorney General John Yoo, writing the legal opinion of the Republican Bush administration.

Some Do Care: National Religious Campaign Against Torture

Elle and Bob write with some despair in reaction to the Washington Post revelation that the Bush administration wrote two explicit memos specifically authorizing the use of water torture against people detained by the United States government:

Well, you see, since it is being done to arabs and other dusky skinned people, it is not [...]

Aw, How Sweet! Sarah Palin Cut Food Bank Funding in Half

Isn’t that Sarah Palin such a folksy ma? Real heartland type there. Woman of the people and all.

The kind of woman of the people who uses her line-item-veto to cut food bank funding in half.

Slashing funding to the food banks that help families without anything. Isn’t that the folksiest thing?

GOP Appoints Blackwell as Platform Vice Chair, Confirming Moral Rot

I read this morning that the Republican Party has appointed former Ohio Secretary of State and former candidate for Ohio Governor Ken Blackwell to be Vice Chairman of its Platform Committee, the committee dedicated to writing the 2008 platform for the Republican National Convention.

Who is going to be leading the effort to write the [...]