Archive for February 2016

Marco Rubio is wrong: The Bible has more questions than answers

Marco Rubio is wrong: The Bible has more questions than answers
In the latest “holier than thou” fight of the Republican primary campaign, Ted Cruz has fired campaign spokesman Rick Tyler. This was in the aftermath of something Tyler had tweeted which seemed to question the faith of Marco Rubio, as the Chicago Tribune reports (emphasis mine): Tyler’s offense had not, initially, looked like the sort... Read more »

Why Reform Jews should (partially) agree with Donald Trump about Pope Francis

Why Reform Jews should (partially) agree with Donald Trump about Pope Francis
At a press conference today Pope Francis, in a clear reference to Donald Trump’s immigration stance, said: “A person who thinks only about building walls, wherever they may be, and not building bridges, is not Christian. This is not in the gospel.” Donald Trump responded: “No leader, especially a religious leader, should have the right... Read more »

Scalia dies, Republicans plan for more obstructionism

Scalia dies, Republicans plan for more obstructionism
Just hours after the death of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, Conservative leaders and pundits have reacted with calls for obstructionism. Here’s a quick sampling on this quickly developing story. Sadly, it (the right-wing reaction, not Scalia’s death) should hardly be surprising. Here’s what Canadian-born Presidential candidate Ted Cruz had to say: Justice Scalia was... Read more »
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