The Cigarette Veto is Coming Tomorrow

Speaking of disagreements, Governor Sanford will have a press conference tomorrow announcing his decision on vetoing the 50 cent per pack tax on cigarettes. In case you think the outcome is in doubt, the Governor has already stated that he would veto any bill that did not have an offestting tax cut. This bill doesn't, … Continue reading The Cigarette Veto is Coming Tomorrow

God bless Cal Thomas, too

In the midst of the season of poison, when the former first woman President hints darkly that a vote for her is a vote to save her opponent's life, and the Republican scream machine keeps cranking out e-mails stating that Barak Obama is a radical Muslim who will not recite the Pledge of Allegiance, it … Continue reading God bless Cal Thomas, too

The Candidates At Play in the Fields of the Lord

Of course, it comes as no surprise to those of us who understand the doctrinal swamp that is premillenial dispensationalism. But to a secular press, and a naive John McCain, the revelation that one of McCain’s most prominent evangelical supporters believes some pretty weird things about the meaning of scripture, the role of the Jews … Continue reading The Candidates At Play in the Fields of the Lord

The Children of Eldorado

Now that Austria has replaced Texas in around-the-clock media coverage of child abuse, the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ has moved from the front pages to the inside. The polygamist group, housed in an Eldorado “compound,” has long promoted the plural marriage as the divinely ordered state of holy matrimony, after splitting from the mainline … Continue reading The Children of Eldorado