Monthly Archives: August 2008

It’s Biden vs. Palin!

Okay, so now we know that it’s Barack Obama and Joe Biden vs. John McCain and Alaska Governor Sarah Palin. Is this an overall plus or minus for McCain?  I would argue a minus.

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Podcast #24 – Saddleback Forum

Saddleback Civil Forum – On August 16, presidential candidates Barack Obama and John McCain appeared on stage together at Saddleback Church to be questioned by Pastor Rick “Purpose Driven” Warren.  We analyze their performance, especially on matters of church-and-state.  But … Continue reading

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No Science Debate (yet), but…

…Lord knows we’ve haven’t heard enough about the candidates’ religion!  Really, I can’t think of the last time McCain or Obama muttered something about the Savior or their faith-walk.

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Random House Loses Nerve on Muhammed Novel

Everybody in the West knows by now that Muslims get a bit tetchy when it comes to the Prophet Muhammed.  You can’t draw him, you can’t insult him…you’re even putting your neck out by publishing anything critical of him.  Danish … Continue reading

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Podcast #23 – Lori Lipman Brown

We talk to Lori Lipman Brown, director and lobbyist for the Secular Coalition for America [secular.org].  Until recently, Lori was the only full-time lobbyist working with Congress on behalf of non-theistic citizens.  She recently got an assistant.

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