Archive for January 25th, 2007

Campaign speech to keep religion out of government

| January 25, 2007 | 1 Reply
Campaign speech to keep religion out of government

Author Susan Jacoby has proposed the following as a “little campaign speech” she’d like to hear from candidates running for President.  In proposing this speech, she notes that she is taking it for granted that “the 2008 Democratic nominee will be a believer in God and a member of some church.” It wasn’t always this […]

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Powerful members of Congress

| January 25, 2007 | 4 Replies
Powerful members of Congress

How often have you heard this phrase: “powerful members of Congress.”  It gets under my skin.  It sometimes makes me seethe. I saw it on the front page of yesterday’s St. Louis Post-Dispatch dealing with the President’s State of the Union address: The prospects: Democrats in Congress have proposed raising the requirement to 60 billion […]

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