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When We Were the Pre-Party to the Tea Party
Originally Posted: 10/30/2013 - 12:02pm | Type: Blog

We’d pass by all these well-attended, high-steepled liberal churches to worship in a squat, utilitarian building hidden on a back road in the woods, with a congregation of 30 or 40 strong: The Moral Majority. ...

Faith Groups Condemn Bachmann's Muslim Brotherhood Allegations
Originally Posted: 07/27/2012 - 10:17am | Type: Blog

On Wednesday, 42 interfaith religious and advocacy organizations signed on to a letter condemning Rep. Michele Bachmann and others in Congress for their accusations that the Muslim Brotherhood had infiltrated ...

Bachmann's Muslim Brotherhood Claims Draw Fierce Fire
Originally Posted: 07/19/2012 - 12:00pm | Type: Blog

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Accusations by Rep. Michele Bachmann, R-Minn., that an Islamist group has infiltrated the U.S. government are drawing fierce criticism from fellow lawmakers and religious groups. ...

No Country for Evangelicals
Originally Posted: 01/26/2012 - 8:04am | Type: Blog

With the Iowa caucus, the "First in the Nation" New Hampshire primary, and South Carolina's primary now behind us, the field of contenders for the Republican nomination continues to shrink. I� ...

After The Caucus: Googling Santorum
Originally Posted: 01/04/2012 - 3:10pm | Type: Blog

The results of the Iowa Caucus are in. Romney edged it out with 8 votes over Santorum. Ron Paul came in third and then Gingrich, Perry and Bachmann came in fourth, fifth and sixth respectively. ...

Ms. Bachmann Has Left the Building
Originally Posted: 01/12/2012 - 10:24am | Type: Blog

U.S. Rep. Michele Bachmann pulls out of the 2012 GOP presidential race. After a poor performance last night’s Iowa Caucus — with a sixth place finish and only 6 percent of the ev ...

Oh My God! A Response to the GOP Presidential Debate on Foreign Policy
Originally Posted: 11/15/2011 - 1:44pm | Type: Blog

“Oh my God” was the refrain that kept going through my mind as I watched the Republican presidential candidates talk about their positions on foreign policy at their debate over the weekend. ...

Must-Read du Jour: Why the Antichrist Matters in U.S. Politics (NYT)
Originally Posted: 10/05/2011 - 5:24am | Type: Blog

Today's Must-Read du Jour comes from an op-ed by Matthew Avery Sutton in the New York Times. Sutton, an associate professor of history at Washington State University, and author of Aimee Semple McPherson ...

What is an Evangelical, anyway?
Originally Posted: 11/04/2011 - 9:28pm | Type: Blog

Not long after the 2004 presidential election, I was dining with some friends in Brooklyn when the conversation turned to religion and politics - the two things you're never supposed to discuss in pol ...

I'm Not that Kind of Feminist
Originally Posted: 09/24/2011 - 4:14pm | Type: Blog

Over the past few weeks various news outlets have run stories on the so-called feminism of Sarah Palin and Michele Bachmann. Over the past few weeks various news outlets have run ...