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Kevin Kruse’s essay on Eisenhower’s first 100 days is really fascinating. Basically Ike dedicated it to Making America Love Jesus Again. Prayer coursed through the inaugural ceremonies as well. When Eisenhower took his oath of office, for instance, his left hand rested on not one Bible, but two – each opened to a passage recommended […]

Random WBC Thoughts

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On March 16, 2009

1. Jerry Hairston is Mexican? (To be clear, having read his bio I understand why; I was just surprised to turn on the Korea-Mexico tilt and see him leading off) 2. I guess I’d never really thoug

Faith

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On July 2, 2008

On the question bean raised below, I pretty much agree with the Great Sky-Blue Satan. As long as 1)religious organizations adhere to civil rights, civil service, and other government regulations when

Pope Hates Abortion, But Hates Bad Press More

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On April 17, 2008
Despite his calls for priests to deny communion to U.S. lawmakers who support abortion rights, Pope Benedict will allow Nancy Pelosi et al to take communion at a D.C. area mass today. I guess the Prada Pope (notice the red loafers allegedly from the Italian shoemaker) dislikes the negative press that denying communion would create […]

Quite A Lot, Actually

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On March 21, 2008

Kevin Drum asks: “Two Democrats, two committed Christians. So what’s it gotten them?” Well, in the case of Clinton, the answer is that she’s become a popular Senator of a large

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