Portrait of a Thriving Family

So, to be a cover family of a thriving family, this must be what people are looking for… White Married Kids Middle-class Patriotic Dear Lord, I hope your portrait of a thriving family is much broader.  Its my prayer that Heaven is full of people who aren’t like me yet thrived in their life with…… Continue reading Portrait of a Thriving Family

Republicans Make Strange Bedfellows

Last night I caught a moment of a news story that made me chuckle. Meghan McCain [stinkingly close to my daughters name, by the way!] was the keynote speaker at an event designed to push Republicans to reconsider their position on gay marriage. John McCain’s former campaign boss, Steve Schmidt, took it a step further…… Continue reading Republicans Make Strange Bedfellows

The Evangelical Swing

With just a few months left until the general election the talking heads are busy hypothesizing about minutia. Of course the truth is that both the McCain and Obama campaigns are largely on hiatus. They are fund raising and building networks while Americans enjoy the summer. I think the media is doing their best to…… Continue reading The Evangelical Swing

Take that James Dobson!

Tired of judges being attacked, retired Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O’Connor has created a video game to teach children how the justice system works.    “In recent years I’ve become increasingly concerned about vitriolic attacks by some members of Congress, some members of state legislatures and various private interest groups … on judges,” O’Connor…… Continue reading Take that James Dobson!

Is James Dobson’s Reign Over?

I’ve talked about this before. But I think it is safe to say James Dobson no longer represents the middle of the road Christian. I don’t think I’m in the middle of the evangelical road, but I think it’s becoming clear that he’s now losing traction with the masses. I hate to sound like Rush…… Continue reading Is James Dobson’s Reign Over?

The Economy of Fear

Back in October I wrote about The Economy of Hate speech on the internet. Here’s a review of the math in the blog world when writing hate content: Normal content + traffic = $1 Hate content + traffic = $5 Remarkable content + traffic = $10  Today I want to talk about something that runs…… Continue reading The Economy of Fear