Category Archives: Sarah Palin

So Sarah Reads Her Palm, Obama’s Still in the Game

I haven’t done a political post in a while, so here we go! My first point will be conservative. My second will be liberal. 1. So Sarah Palin reads notes off of her palm. Big deal! If I could read … Continue reading

Posted in Health Care, Politics, Sarah Palin

Emergence of Monotheism, Drunken El, Antichrist Defeats Hosts, Palin on O’Reilly

Here are some odds and ends: 1. I read more of Mark Smith The Origins of Biblical Monotheism yesterday, and page 49 is crucial because it offers insight as to when Smith thinks the shift from polytheism to monotheism occurred … Continue reading

Posted in Bible, Politics, Religion, Sarah Palin

Vorlage to I Kings 3, Palin on Oprah, Stupack Interview

Here are three items: 1. I’m continuing to make my way through David Carr’s From D to Q, which is about Solomon’s dream at Gibeon in I Kings 3, as well as early Jewish interpretations of it. Yesterday, I was … Continue reading

Posted in Bible, Politics, Religion, Sarah Palin

Earth Day Ramblings

For some reason, the environment has been on my mind this week. I don’t think it’s because today is Earth Day, since that fact didn’t occur to me until last night. But it’s pretty ironic. On Sunday morning, I watched … Continue reading

Posted in Current Events, Environment, Holidays, Politics, Ronald Reagan, Sarah Palin

Frum and the Relevance of Less Government

In the waiting room a few days ago (to see my therapist), I read David Frum’s Newsweek article against Rush Limbaugh, Why Rush is Wrong. Frum argues that the conservative message of less government will not mobilize voters as it … Continue reading

Posted in Current Events, Economics, Health Care, Political Philosophy, Politics, Regulation, rush limbaugh, Sarah Palin | 1 Comment

Since Ann Coulter’s Been Cancelled from the Today Show…

…I want to share with you this! Couric vs. Coulter. It’s the Katie Couric/Ann Coulter smackdown. This is Ann Coulter on the Today Show after her book Slander came out. Katie can’t beat up on Ann the way she did … Continue reading

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Perception and Narrative

There’s one thing that Sarah Palin has taught me: People emplot reality in different ways. I was reminded of that as I read various stories today on the feuds among McCain’s staff. Some of his staff anonymously portray Sarah Palin … Continue reading

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The Democrats Won

Okay, the Democrats won. It happens! I grew up under a strong Democratic Congress. Here are some reactions: 1. President-elect Obama, please don’t raise taxes on anyone. You may be flexible on this, since you said at one point in … Continue reading

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Has There Ever…

Has there ever been a Presidential election in which the candidates campaign down to the very last minute? I’m still getting automated calls, as well as calls from Obama volunteers. And Obama and McCain are still stumping. Amazing! While I … Continue reading

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Thoughts on the Election

I voted this morning! I was planning on sleeping in and going to the polls at 10, but I couldn’t sleep because I was in my self-pity mode, so I got up at 5:30. When I got to my polling … Continue reading

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