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    The Greatest Story Never Told

    It seems the majority of Americans have joined me in realizing what a crappy movie Noah is. Take the Bible out of it. In fact, as my friend Brian Mattson points out, Noah isn’t even based on the Biblical telling of Noah, but on a gnostic fantasy where the serpent was the hero. Take all that out and Noah was still a pretty pathetic movie. | Read More »

    Shadrach, Meshach, Abednego, and Mozilla

    Shadrach, Meshach, Abednego, and Mozilla

    The old story is familiar. It is one of the stories I remember my grandmother reading me in her chair — the chair from which I now read the same stories to my children. She had the Golden Children’s Bible, with the old, beautiful illustrations. Daniel in the Lion’s Den was my favorite. It was two stories past Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego. King Nebuchadnezzar built | Read More »

    RNC, Please Don’t

    RNC, Please Don't

    Peruse any of the various stories about the Republican National Committee considering Las Vegas for the 2016 convention and the stories will read as if the GOP is going open handed to its sugar daddy, Sheldon Adelson. Already, Republicans across the nation are tripping over themselves in the rush to bask in Mr. Adelson’s presence and pledge their undying loyalty to him. Many of these | Read More »

    John Ratcliffe for Congress in TX-04

    John Ratcliffe is in a runoff in the 4th Congressional District in Texas. He is challenging incumbent congressman Ralph Hall. Ralph Hall is not a bad guy. He served in World War II and is a real gentleman. But he is also 90 years old and has been in Congress since 1981. He was an elected judge in 1950, went into the Texas Senate in | Read More »

    Steve Lonegan for Congress

    In the U.S. Senate election between Cory Booker and Steve Lonegan, Lonegan won the 3rd congressional district. It is a Republican area and its demographics and redistricting have made it more so. Lonegan won the 3rd, but lost the Senate race. Now he is running for the third congressional district. Again, he already won it. It makes sense to me that we support him. He | Read More »

    Dissent on a One Way Street

    Six years ago, Brendan Eich contributed $1000.00 to the Proposition 8 campaign in California that sought to preserve marriage between one man and one woman. Eich recently became chief executive officer of the Mozilla Corporation. Mozilla, part of the Mozilla Foundation, oversees pieces of the Mozilla web browser Firefox — an open source rival to Internet Explorer, Safari, and others. Half the board resigned when | Read More »

    Satan, Witchcraft, Role Play, and Challengers

    Satan, Witchcraft, Role Play, and Challengers

    You may read this and believe it to be an April Fool’s Day joke. Sadly, it is not. And sadly, I must give a slight NSFW warning. Congressman Ted Yoho is one of the congressmen the Chamber of Commerce and Establishment have problems with. He was one of the congressmen who would not vote for John Boehner as Speaker. He has been one of those | Read More »

    Pete Ricketts for Nebraska Governor

    Pete Ricketts is running for Governor of Nebraska. I’m very happy to endorse his candidacy. Nebraska has a lot of farmers and one of the things Pete has championed is a proposal to reduce property taxes on family farms. Pete is a fiscal conservative and also a solid social conservative. He’s long been involved in Nebraska politics and in conservative politics. He is the former | Read More »

    If You Really Support GOP Unity, Put Your Money Where Your Mouth Is

    If You Really Support GOP Unity, Put Your Money Where Your Mouth Is

    Ken Buck was RedState’s choice for Senator in Colorado. The Colorado GOP was having trouble unifying. Ken had high name ID. He was close to the incumbent Democrat in the polls. But the party was still divided. So Ken decided to switch places with Cory Gardner. Gardner, a Congressman running for re-election, stepped up to the Senate race and now Ken has stepped into the | Read More »

    A Few More Thoughts on Noah

    A Few More Thoughts on Noah

    I get that some of you like art house Euro sci-fi movies. Not me. The scene where Noah is explaining the history of the world and shows silhouettes of people killing each other from tribal men Roman centurions to red coats fighting yankees to the world wars was just silly to me. I did not go for a Christian film or a Biblical film. I | Read More »

    Darren Aronofsky’s Noah

    Darren Aronofsky's Noah

    “[W]e might should consider burning at the stake any Christian leader who endorses this movie.” I don’t get all the claims of radical environmentalism in Noah. I saw it last night. I did not draw out of it the environmentalism. In the movie, Noah took the position that all mankind had corrupted the earth with sin and God intended to wipe them all out. Noah | Read More »


    Who is Lying to @RebeccaKiesslin?

    Rebecca Kiessling is a real pro-life warrior. Her mother was raped. Thankfully, Rebecca was not aborted, but adopted. She is an advocate of the personhood amendment and spokeswoman for Personhood USA. I was kind of flattered she would tweet at me, but then became really disturbed that someone is lying to her. She thinks I am helping create a new pro-life group in Georgia that | Read More »

    The Georgia Life Alliance

    The Georgia Life Alliance

    We had hoped to sit back and make it through this weekend, but opponents are attacking us as “the establishment” trying to weaken the pro-life cause. In fact, in an email from a reporter, I was asked about us having a less hard line position than the other organization. I’m talking about the Georgia Life Alliance, of which I am a part and will be | Read More »

    Matthew Yglesias is Juice Vox Media’s Village Idiot and Liar-in-Chief

    Well, now we know why the Washington Post did not want to invest in Ezra Klein’s “explanatory journalism” nonsense. Turns out it is just a left-wing propaganda tool trying to spin instead of explain. Let us turn our attention to Matthew Yglesias, the Executive Editor of Ezra Klein’s new site. As my friend Pejman Yousefzadeh has well documented, Yglesias is just not that bright. He | Read More »

    Faith and Work

    Faith and Work

    There are moments when I am reminded that there are two Americas. Increasingly those Americas are divided by faith and lack of faith — or at least ignorance of faith. Yesterday was one of those days when a friend emailed me this tweet by Brian Beutler of the left-wing trolling site Salon (though soon to be at the credible left-wing site The New Republic). Beutler | Read More »