Entries Tagged ‘politics’

Faithful should stay in politics but remember to make Jesus first

Quotation-Timothy-S-Goeglein-culture-politics-Meetville-Quotes-216001I think as we descend into more cultural and societal chaos on the road to the last day, it will be more and more important for those of us in politics to decide which comes first, faith or politics. They can be balanced. I try, sometimes fail, but keep trying. A growing number of people on the right are no longer trying to balance. They are either going completely out of the public square, or all in without Christ in their heart or on their tongue thinking they can just visit him on Sunday.

Will abortion enthusiasts continue to support Waffling Wendy?

Stand-With-Wendy-Davis-Tim-Doyle-Print-OrangeAll she’s doing with this parsing is trying to walk the line between signaling to casual Texas voters that she’s kinda sorta socially conservative while reassuring abortion warriors who follow this issue closely that her “ban” would have no teeth in practice.

But that’s not her brand; the left loves her not because she’s willing to hide behind loopholes but because she’s a loud-and-proud filibusterin’ bulwark against the pro-life patriarchy. Says Jonah Goldberg, what exactly are people who “stand with Wendy” standing for at this point? Do they even know?

Pelosi: Committing late-term abortions is “sacred ground”

As the mother of five children (my oldest child was 6 years old the day I brought my 5th child home from the hospital), as a practicing and respectful Catholic, this is sacred ground to me when we talk about this. I don’t think it should have anything to do with politics. ~ House minority […]

Andy Moore: Speaking for the speechless on two continents

Many of you know the story of my son-in-law, Andy Moore. But you may not know what he’s been up to since marrying my daughter Daena and settling in America. Today New Zealand’s Sunday-Star Times features a full-page spread on Andy.

Apparently immigrating to the U.S. has only increased Andy’s public persona back home. The Lord is giving Andy a louder voice in New Zealand than he had while living there! I know Andy gets homesick and hope knowing this brings him comfort. The Lord works in mysterious yet wonderful ways!

The article is quite good. I’m very proud of my SIL. Read below the screen shot.

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The article:

Pro-choicer needs advice on how to handle family abortion confrontations

… [F]or those of us with anti-choice family members, how do you handle family gatherings? I have typically tried to avoid discussing health care or politics. But that strategy crapped out on me over the holidays when my mom started asking me why I don’t support adoption over abortion. I walked away from a fight […]

Left-wing Catholic not exactly a fan of Rick Santorum

But it’s a political delusion to think Rick Santorum is a standard-bearer of authentic Catholic values in politics. In fact, on several issues central to Catholic social teaching – torture, war, immigration, climate change, the widening gap between rich and poor and workers’ rights – Santorum is radically out of step with his faith’s teachings […]

New poll/Old poll

The new poll question is up: The Alliance Defense Fund Sept. pastor revolt to defy a 1954 IRS tax amendment stripping churches and pastors of the right to discuss politics and candidates. ADF hopes this will spark a court battle ultimately finding it unconstitutional. Should pastors and churches be free to discuss politics? 49.4% got […]

New poll/Old poll

The new poll question is up: Do you think a pastor or priest would violate a church’s tax exempt status to state from the pulpit: “We have a duty to elect candidates who will protect the lives of the unborn.” My goodness, I don’t know what it was about last week’s question that engaged so […]


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