A call for civility

American politics has become increasingly virulent in recent years. As we've grown used to talking about Red and Blue States, it seems the language of politics, the give and take debate on issues, has become more and more aggressive, angry and divisive. Opponents hurl insults at each other and ... Continue reading

Electronic graffiti

Don Imus has been fired for using a racial slur to insult the Rutgers womens' basketball team on his radio program. JV and Elvis, WFNY radio personalities, think Imus has gotten a bad deal. "You're going 100 miles an hour on radio. You want to have fun, you're just making observations — how ... Continue reading

Send a message to Congress day

Today is "Send a Message to Congress Day." The masses will go to the polls — or perhaps stay home in disgust — and will either throw the bums out or give the bums another chance. The message won't be easy to decode. Scrambled together, it'll sound like "stay the course get out of Iraq now Bush is ... Continue reading

Jihad thy neighbor

Saul was one of the official witnesses at the killing of Stephen. A great wave of persecution began that day, sweeping over the church in Jerusalem, and all the believers except the apostles fled into Judea and Samaria. ... Saul was going everywhere to devastate the church. He went from house to ... Continue reading