Americans who do not believe in God have decided it’s time to give President-elect Barack Obama his first memo: the Department of Defense ought not speak for God.
Monthly Archives For November 2008
Moderating, PBS’ Kim Lawton asked for clarity on the role faith and religion had played in the quest for the White House, what impact it had on voters and what the results may mean for the future of the role of faith in American politics.
Americans who have become accustomed to seeing Arab potentates shower lavish gifts upon American universities might be surprised to learn that young people from that region do not fare too well, although they tend to blame the United States for their condition.
President-elect Obama’s message of change captured the American people but what will change first?
In January 2009, Barack Obama will become the 44th President of the United States. Soon he will begin implementing his policies of change, like capping carbon emissions.
The actions of one fifth-grade teacher in North Carolina, Diatha Harris, have elicited anger throughout the nation for comments regarding a student’s support of John McCain. In response to damaging video footage of the teacher’s classroom comments, the local superintendent announced a full investigation into the teacher’s actions last Friday.
The youth vote finally turned out in significant numbers in the last presidential election but the manner in which these idealistic students are spreading their political capital, egged on by organizers—national and community—may not be the best way to “leave the planet a better place than they found it.”
He survived the cruelties of Communism in Cambodia and later emerged to be one of the most influential opinion-leaders in modern America.
An argument could be made that this past presidential election was not so much a choice between a liberal and a conservative as much as what some authors might term a contest between feminine and masculine progressives.
It is very likely that under a new gender equity program, the University of Texas at Austin, home to a professor who favors Title IX requirements for professors, will concentrate on providing gender parity within its science departments.