Day: April 7, 2013

Nine questions for bright people

Quiz for those that think they are Bright There are only nine questions. This is a quiz for people who know everything! I found out in a hurry that I didn’t. These are not trick questions. They are straight questions with straight answers.. 1. Name the one sport in which […]

Saudi Arabia’s Feminist Revolution Has Begun

Source: The Daily Beast: Saudi women attend the Gulf youth conference in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, on April 28, 2012. (Hassan Ammar/AP) The Kingdom’s government is reportedly allowing women to ride bicycles now. How nice—but what about actually doing something to end the country’s gender apartheid, asks David Keyes. More:   […]

Five Questions for a Believer

Source: The Daily Beast: First, evangelicals have had a genuine biblical conversion to how God wants us to respond to “the stranger” and especially when Jesus says how we treat them is how we treat him. Second, evangelicals have had a relational conversion as immigrant families, including the undocumented, have […]

Obama’s Dangerous Nuclear Dance

Source: Daily Beast: By Leslie H. Gelb The White House press corps should ask President Obama this question: You’ve told Iran’s leaders that if they come close to marrying a nuclear warhead with a missile that can hit the United States or our allies, they should expect a U.S. military […]

Christianity As State Religion Supported By One-Third Of Americans, Poll Finds

Huff Post: Although the North Carolina House of Representatives killed a bill Thursday that would have paved the way for establishing an official state religion, a new national HuffPost/YouGov poll finds widespread support for doing so. The new survey finds that 34 percent of adults would favor establishing Christianity as the official state religion […]