Posts Tagged ‘Obama’

Government Shutdowns: Moments of Insanity?

We should stop criticizing government shutdowns and start thinking about what the shutdowns tell us. Our government inflicts us with pain all the time.  The recent government shutdown is the most accessible example of such pain.  This kind of discomfort is so repulsive because it happens without our...
October 18th, 2013 | Politics | Read More

US Policy on Syria: Courage or Cowardice

Press releases from the UN, the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons and even the front lines of Syria itself, universally signaling Syria’s present instability, make one thing clear:  Syria’s future is not clear.   Should the world do anything to improve this situation?  Or should...
October 10th, 2013 | Foreign Affairs, Politics | Read More

Weekly Roundup

Note from the editor:  Evangelical Outpost has nothing to say or share about Miley Cyrus or “twerking.”  That is all.   From First Things:  Buzzfeed as a Cultural Battleground. *** A startling (to some) new development in the Syria affair: U.K. Parliament Votes Against Syria Resolution...
August 30th, 2013 | Links | Read More

No On David Michaels: A Chance to End the Sale of Science

When scientific evidence becomes a commodity, it is cheapened and easily misused, making it difficult for anyone to sort life-saving facts from fiction.  Remember this story about the “scientifically based” scare tactics used to market Bisphenol A -free plastics?  Thanks to the efforts...
September 8th, 2009 | Domestic Policy, Other, Politics | Read More

Around the Horn: Joe Biden for Vice-President

If elected president, Barack Obama has chosen Joe Biden to assume the office of President should something happen to Obama. Media outlets are buzzing with stories on Obama, Biden, and Obama-Biden. Here is a quick trip around the horn: The Trumpet Resounds: Alexander Burns and John F. Harris provide...
August 23rd, 2008 | Democrats, Politics | Read More

The Greatest Speech on Race (Ever Written By a White Guy?)

Yesterday Senator Barack Obama gave an impassioned and heartfelt speech on race in America. After reading the text online my first reaction was, “Great speech…I wonder who wrote it.” Now if that wasn’t your first thought it’s probably a sign that you don’t live in...
March 19th, 2008 | Politics | Read More

Super Tuesday Too:
Reflections on the OH and TX Primaries

The Longest Two Months– While it seems like an eternity has passed, the Iowa Caucus was only 60 days ago. Fortunately this is the last of the significant primaries and the race has been decided on one side and all but determined on the other. Congrats to McCain — If winning makes you look...
March 5th, 2008 | Democrats, Politics, Republicans | Read More