Archive for October 13th, 2006

To Senator Jim Talent: stop playing God on the stem cell issue

| October 13, 2006 | 4 Replies
To Senator Jim Talent: stop playing God on the stem cell issue

Such arrogance, to oppose the possibility that others with horrendous diseases might be helped by stem cell research. This commercial is aimed at the campaign of Rep. James Walsh. It applies equally to Senator Jim Talent of Missouri. “How come he thinks he gets to decide who lives and dies?” the little girl says of […]

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New Book: The White House disses conservative Christian allies

| October 13, 2006 | 1 Reply
New Book: The White House disses conservative Christian allies

According to this article by the NYT: A former deputy director of the White House office of Faith-Based and Community Initiatives is charging that many members of the Bush administration privately dismiss its conservative Christian allies as “boorish” and “nuts.” The former deputy director, David Kuo, an evangelical Christian conservative, makes the accusations in a […]

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Proselytes, Proseldarks, Proselmarketers

| October 13, 2006 | 2 Replies
Proselytes, Proseldarks, Proselmarketers

     The other day, two nice ladies of the Jehovah’s Witnesses knocked on my door.  This was, in fact, their third visit.  On the previous two, they had spoken with my wife, who was polite and nice and somehow left them with the idea that they had a potential convert here.  They had left literature […]

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