There has been much written about the unfortunate shooting Wednesday at the Family Research Council offices near the nations Capitol in Washington, D.C. The gunman, Floyd Corkins, entered the lobby with a bag that held about 15 Chick-fil-A sandwiches and a 9mm handgun. Corkins shot FRC’s building operations manger Leo Johnson in the arm. Johnson… Continue reading Did Labeling FRC a ‘Hate Group’ Prompt Shooter to Target Christian Nonprofit?
Speaking to an audience in Virginia on Tuesday, Vice President Joe Biden told a crowd of about 1,000 – half of whom appeared to be African American – that Republican Mitt Romney would unleash Wall Street and put people “in chains.” The comment drew an immediate response from the Romney campaign, saying the comment was… Continue reading Biden Warns That Romney Will ‘Put You Back in Chains’
Mitt Romney’s selection of Wisconsin Congressman Paul Ryan as his GOP running mate on Saturday gave voters a brief glimpse to the 42-year-old, seven-term public servant. Ryan’s focus on the nation’s fiscal issues have earned him the reputation as a “budget wonk,” as someone who spends an inordinate amount of time crunching numbers in an… Continue reading The ‘Budget Wonk’ Next Door: Meet Paul Ryan
REMINDER: Wednesday, August 1 is Eat at Chick-fil-A Day As a journalist I’ve written three stories within the past week about the controversy surrounding Chick-fil-A (CP has written a total of 18 in 8 days) that began with comments made by the company’s president, Dan Cathy regarding his company’s belief in traditional marriage. Yet one… Continue reading Chick-fil-A Protest Is Not About Gay Marriage, It’s an Effort to Destroy the Church
The latest Chic-fil-A controversy is beginning to take on the nature of a frat house food fight, according to some commentators on both sides of the issue, and calls for restraint have begun. Here’s what’s gone on in just the past few days: • In a July 2 story published by Biblical Recorder and later… Continue reading Chick-fil-A Flap Flips to Frat Food Fight